Anyone who works with a youth group knows that summer camp is one event that’s looked forward to all year, and slightly feared by most adult leaders. Whether it’s a group of giggling girls or rambunctious boys, the ideal summer camp has enough to do to keep everyone busy. Joe attended the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) owned Camp Kiesel, and told me a little about his trip. Nestled in Utah’s mountains above Causey Reservoir, The camp offers excellent programs geared towards Cub Scouts and Webelos. The camp teaches archery, wrist-rockets (aka "slingshots"), outdoorsmanship, physical fitness, boating/canoeing, and even a BB rifle range. Although individuals are required to pack their own lunches, the camp offers a large area of Lifetime Picnic Tables…The perfect place to relax, share stories, and for camp ... More

Last weekend, we had a chance to finally see our sheds on national TV. Our shed was a featured product on "Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford." We have had our products featured on literally hundreds of news stories and remote features, but this is the first time we have been built into the content of a show. About Danny: Danny Lipford, a veteran remodeling contractor, is an expert on homes and home improvement. As Host and Executive Producer of the nationally syndicated television show, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford®, Danny helps viewers keep up with the latest home trends and understand the steps and products involved with both small and large home projects. In addition, Danny is in his eighth season as home improvement contributor on The Weather Channel and CBS’ The Early Show where he provides... More

Over here at Lifetime Products Mission Control, we try to keep our flagship website up-to-date not only with the latest content, but also with the latest in techology and design. When we visit websites we tend to like the ones that frequently update their content; have a clean, easy to use navigation scheme; and are fun to interact with. We think these kinds of sites encourage people to come back (that's called "repeat viewership" in web lingo) and to explore the site (that's called "multiple page views").  So, we added some flash, we added some interesting articles, and much more before wrapping it all up in a fancy new design that we hope you'll love!  Why don't you head on over to www.Lifetime.com, surf around a little bit, then come back here and let us know what you think!  More

 
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Let Your Orange Pumpkin Go Green After Halloween
My husband helped the kiddos carve our jack-o-lantern last night. Honestly, I don't know why we go to the effort every year because they kids never help. They both think it's gross and stinky. They do like the finished product, just not the actual scooping and carving process. Oh well. I guess we just keep hoping that one year they'll actually find it fun. So, after your jack-o-lantern glows for three or four nights, now what do you do with the pumpkin? Well, you could do what some of my neighbors do and let it simply rot on the porch. (Personally, I'd vote against that smelly option!) Most people probably just throw the pumpkin in the trash and think nothing of it. Instead, this year, why not let your orange pumpkin go green! Composting pumpkins is a great way to dispose of your pumpkin. Be sure to remove the candle and ...
Winter Picnic Fun Playing Fox and Geese
My husband, kids, and I traveled from Texas to my parents' house in Ohio for Christmas. In addition to spending quality time with the cousins and grandparents, the trip was extra special for my kids since it was the first time my daughter was able to see snow (and the first time my son really remembers seeing it)! The trip provided all the magic for our kids that you envision with first-time snow fun including snow angels, sledding, tubing, ice skating, snowball fights, and snowmen. One night, we surprised them with a unique winter treat of roasting hotdogs and s'mores over a campfire on the ice! My parents have a large wetlands area on their farm land perfect for ice skating. So, we invited the cousins and some neighbor kids over for our fun winter evening. We took bales of hay and some folding camping chairs for seating ar...
Taking Sit-On-Top Kayaks to the Next Level with New Lifetime Tamarack
As I promised in previous posts, its time to unleash a brand-spanking-new sit-on-top kayak! This season weve introduced our LifetimeTamarack 120 and the Lifetime Tamarack 120 Angler and I dont think youll be disappointed! The Lifetime Tamarack 120 comes in a beautiful vibrant red with tons of added features like shock cords, carry handles, storage deck and a sealed hatch! This kayak also features our new folding seat back! It folds up when youre using it to give your back the support it needs and then, at the end of the day, it completely folds down for transport.What more could you ask for? But wait, theres more! Weve specially designed this kayak to be fast, track well and be extremely stable, so no matter where your paddle adventure leads, our Tamarack 120 is equipped to take you there! So maybe you are an avid fisherman...