It’s probably no surprise that we love to camp. Being immersed in the natural world is itch that needs to be scratched pretty often. When we camp we like to keep it simple, but it can be difficult to decide what is important and what to leave at home. But when it some to starting a fire, we don’t know what we would do without fatwood. It’s the perfect, no frills, easy-to-use, all-purpose fire starter. We use it at home, when we car camp or when we backpack. It goes everywhere with us.
In the March issue of the Indianapolis Monthly magazine Visualingual is featured as the month’s maker. We are excited to be sharing our company and the steps that go into our biggest selling product. It is on newsstands now so be sure to pick up a copy. Brandon is very excited about his first shot as a hand model.
One of rising stars are the Bee Seed bombs. Which is a fun fact because the author of our maker feature was Kate Franzman. In addition, to writing for Indianapolis Monthly, she is a beekeeper, farmer and the founder of Bee Public. Continue reading
Coming up this August the National Parks will turn 100 years old. Parks like Yosemite were protected years ahead of the formation of the National Park Service. Yosemite was actually protected during the Civil War, but it wasn’t until 1916 that Stephen Mather was successful in getting the National Parks Service (NPS) created.
So this year we celebrate 100 years of service from the NPS. Of the 58 National Parks, we have been to a few parks as a family and Michael has knocked out even more on his own, his current count is around 15. Social media doesn’t quickly come to mind when you think of the parks, but NPS and the National Parks Foundation have found a way to merge the two with the #FindYourPark campaign. Continue reading
For the third installment of our gift guide, we take you into the kitchen.
This holiday season, encourage the people in your life to get in the kitchen and find comfort in the act of cooking and sharing food with close friends with these gifts. Hopefully, you will reap the rewards from their time in the kitchen.
For the second installment of our gift guide, we take you into the wilds.
Whether it’s the wilds of your city or the wilderness, encourage the people in your life to get off the beaten path and find solace in the company of nature and close friends with these gifts.
Having our work included in a publication never gets old. It is especially great when that means learning about a publication that celebrates our own backyard. Driftless is a beautiful display of food, art and adventuring in the Midwest. The current issue is a continuation of excellent coverage of the assets of an often overlooked region. Featuring beautiful imagery and great writing Driftless reminds us of the value of holding a printed publication in our hands. Get cozy next to a fire this winter with a copy. Find one near you or order one online at readdriftless.com