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Best Charcoal Grills: Durable Options for Outdoor Cooking

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A good, dependable grill is a must-have item for backyard parties, cookouts and family fun. Charcoal grills offer versatility in cooking, impart that delicious smoky flavor, and can be an affordable choice for your outdoor fun. The best charcoal grills hold heat for slow, low-temperature cooking, can burn hot for quick high-heat cooking, and provide easy-to-use …

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How to Plant a Butterfly Garden in Your Backyard

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Do you like and enjoy seeing butterflies in their natural habitat? Are you filled with joy when you see their delicate wings in the morning sunshine? You can see and experience this at home with your very own butterfly garden. A butterfly garden is a garden that is designed and grown to attract pollinators like bees …

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Gas vs Electric vs Charcoal Grills: Which Is the Right BBQ for You?

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Whether you already own a grill, are looking to replace a grill, or want another cooking option, a new grill is an investment that should be considered carefully. There are endless options, but to find the right grill for you, you first have to decide: gas, electric, or charcoal? We’ve broken down the pros and …

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Maintenance 101: How to Store a Grill for Winter

a man uses a propane grill in the snow outdoors near a cabin in winter

It’s time to start thinking about winter storage. Plummeting temperatures and increased precipitation can wreak havoc on your grill surface over time, and the lack of use over prolonged periods of time can invite critters of various shapes and sizes into its interior. If you don’t plan on using your grill through the winter, you …

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Best Grill Accessories: The Best Choices For Your Outdoor Cooking Experience

grill accessories in use grilling veggie skewers and meat in a basket and using tongs

Outdoor grilling is a fun, popular way to mix up your favorite cooking techniques and create flavorful masterpieces. If you love to grill, whether you are new to it or not, there are many accessories that you may want to consider to help make your experience the best possible. There also are, however, a lot …

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15 Awesome Water Games For Families

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We’re nearing the end of the Summer and you’re probably all bored of the same old outdoor activities. Swimming, hiking, camping, etc. It’s getting super hot, and no one, especially the kids, wants to go outside. So what’s a family to do? It’s time to get creative, that’s what! These awesome ideas should help inspire …

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