Outdoor Gear


40-Quart Anker EverFrost Powered Cooler Review: A Fantastic Way to Keep Food and Drinks Chilled Everywhere You Go

Cooler season is upon us; it’s time to camp, picnic, BBQ, and take trips to the beach! It is much easier and less messy if you do not have to haul ice to keep everything chilled. Anker EverFrost, now on Kickstarter, is billed as the world’s longest-lasting battery-powered cooler, and we took an early look. Read on to see how the EverFrost cooler performs.




Thermacell LIV Smart Mosquito Repellent System: Getting Ready for My 2nd Mosquito-free Summer

Last year, the Thermacell LIV Smart Mosquito Repellent System changed my outdoor experience. I am a magnet for mosquitos, and, in the past, they have made my backyard experience rather unpleasant. The LIV system changed that and created two mosquito-free zones. This season, thanks to a few additional repellers, I’ll have the entire backyard protected, whether I’m swimming, eating, or simply hanging. Let’s dive in.



BougeRV CRPRO30 30-Quart Portable Fridge Review: An Ice-Free Way to Keep Cold Things Cold and Frozen Things Frozen

There are plenty of times when having a portable fridge in your vehicle can come in handy; some of the ones I can think of off of the top of my head include when you’re spending time doing outdoor activities, traveling, when you have medications that need to be kept at a certain temperature, or when you just want the convenience of not having to stop for a cold drink during a long commute. Whatever your reason for needing one, the BougeRV CRPRO30 30-Quart Portable Fridge might just be the perfect solution.


Watch the EcoFlow Live Stream for Their Newest Smart Devices, the Blade, Glacier, and Wave 2

During CES, Judie was able to visit with EcoFlow to see some early versions of their new battery-powered smart devices. The EcoFlow Blade is a lawn sweeping mower, the EcoFlow Glacier is a portable refrigerator with an ice maker, and the EcoFlow Wave 2 is the next version of their popular portable AC and heater. These latest products are finally ready for sale, and they’ll be revealed in-depth during the EcoFlow live stream on April 26th.







BlenderCap by Cruz Review: Don’t Leave Home Without It If You Enjoy Smoothies on the Go!

We’ve reviewed portable blenders before, but the BlenderCap by Cruz is something else. Designed by two former Apple Engineers, BlenderCap is one of the most functional and best-designed solutions we’ve yet seen for making smoothies, shakes, frozen drinks, or flavored ices while traveling or on the go. All you need to create your favorite concoctions are the ingredients, some ice, a wide-mouth bottle, and the BlenderCap by Cruz will do the rest.


Litheli B600 Portable Power Station with100W Solar Panel Review: An Expandable Power Option with Removable Battery Packs

Litheli has launched a new idea that takes the power station to the next level; the Litheli B600 Portable Power Station is a small portable battery power station that includes the new U Battery, which provides small portable power and expands into a new line of tools. The optional 100W portable solar panel will help the power station stay charged so everything can stay powered for long periods.



Dreaming of Summer? Aiper’s Latest Cordless Robotic Pool Cleaners Are, Too!

The Aiper Seagull 1500 cordless robot I reviewed last summer has done a fantastic job helping me keep my pool clean. At CES last week, Aiper announced its new flagship Seagull line, with models including the Seagull Pro, the Seagull Plus, and the Seagull SE; Aiper has also introduced a limited edition Elite Pro. If keeping your swimming pool clean has become a tedious daily chore, Aiper can help you spend less time cleaning your pool so you can spend more time enjoying it.



EcoFlow Adds the Glacier, Blade and Wave 2 to Its Ecosystem

We’ve reviewed several of EcoFlow‘s products, and all have exceeded expectations. However, the company makes more than portable power solutions, and they’ve just announced three exciting new products today at CES! On top of the Whole Home Backup Power Solution announced today, EcoFlow is also adding the Glacier, Blade, and Wave 2 to their lineup.