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#5 Dads Go Wild
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5 Dads Go Wild; Winter Edition

This week I’ve been thinking back to August when the #5dadsgowild crew headed out to Ross Lake Campground in the Skagit Valley Provincial Park. We spent time hiking, talking, sitting around the campfire, stargazing, and of course photographing products. While we were sitting beside the campfire watching the fire and the sky we were counting […]

Thermacell
Durable Goods

The Thermacell Patio Shield; Extreme Conditions

I am now back from the 3rd annual 5 Dad’s Go Wild camping trip. And you may or may not know, this year we went on our trip much earlier than previous years and we went to a different location than we normally do. Rather than going to Manning Park in late September, this year […]

5 Dads Go Wild
Durable Goods

The 5 Dads Go Wild Tell All Vlog

Disclosure: for our 3rd annual 5 Dads Go Wild camping trip we partnered with a collection of brands to test out their products. However, as always, editorial control remains with me. This year we went on our 5 Dads Go Wild camping trip a lot earlier in the year than we have the last couple […]

Brave Star Selvage
Durable Goods

Brave Star Selvedge Denim Update

At the start of the school year that just ended I received a pair of heavy weight Brave Star Selvedge denim jeans. When I say heavy weight , I mean really heavy. For comparison, the unwashed, “shrink to fit” denim jeans I have from Levi’s are about a 12.5 ounce denim. The Brave Star heavy […]

BN3TH
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BN3TH Underwear Made my Dream Come True

You know how people talk about “bucket lists” and all the things they want to do before they go for the big dirt-nap? Well one of my bucket list items has always been to be an underwear model. And thanks to the good folks at BN3TH – my dream has come true. Disclosure – BN3TH […]

Pen Holder
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The Handiest Little Device; A Fridge Pen Holder Pouch

I don’t know about your situation, but in our house virtually every morning there has been at LEAST one, usually two, three or more “morning meetings” going on at any one time. And before each meeting the battle cry would sound, “I NEED A PEN OR PENCIL!!” Everyone would begin to scramble to find a […]

Plywood Plank Flooring
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Plywood Plank Flooring Update

Back in September of 2018 I installed a plywood plank flooring in our kitchen and I shared here about it. Well, it is long past due for me to update how the floor has been aging. Well, I am happy to say that … they are still awesome! They have “aged” a little which has […]

Bonfire
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How to Make a Bow

Like you, I have been in self-isolation for the last few days and probably like you, I have been watching lots of tv about how to flip a house and other useful YouTube videos on things like how to make a bow. In this current economic climate I didn’t think it was possible to flip […]

Konquer Military Custom
Vehicles

Vancouver Motorcycle Show – January 24-26th

It is happening this weekend! Like right now, at the Tradex in Abbotsford, the Vancouver Motorcycle Show has the best and newest motorcycles, scooters, ATV’s and side-by-sides on display. Most of my buddies and I consider the Vancouver Motorcycle Show to be a can’t-miss event. This is our opportunity to see, in real life, all […]

Weather Forecast
Vehicles

Country Tire for Winter Tires

If you live in Metro Vancouver and you commute by car, things are about to get “real” and you probably want to get winter tires for your car. The forecast is calling for … SNOW in Metro Vancouver. Before we go any further, be aware that this is not a blog post I have been […]