Dad’s Deserve the Best

Dad’s Deserve the Best

He mows the lawn, he fixes stuff, but most of all, he’s the best adventure buddy. For Dad, it’s more than just a new fishing pole, BBQ, or tool for the garage. It’s something you and him can enjoy together. With our selection of quality grills,...
Deep Cleaning Your Traeger

Deep Cleaning Your Traeger

Spring is here and we’re all feeling the excitement of longer, warmer days ahead. If you’re an all-season griller, or just opening the lid on your Traeger for the first time since fall, we know getting your grill ready for spring BBQ is on your mind. With...
A field guide to surviving a winter on Donner Summit

A field guide to surviving a winter on Donner Summit

Employee Owner Hayley is one of our only staff members living on Donner Summit. While she claims she’s no expert on winter living, a few winters at 6,768ft elevation can constitute at least a novice title. Aside from prepping and having the right equipment and gear,...
Painting Kitchen Cabinets with Benjamin Moore

Painting Kitchen Cabinets with Benjamin Moore

Extending the life of your existing kitchen cabinets is a lot easier than replacing them. Painting kitchen cabinets with Benjamin Moore’s in any one of their 3,500+ colors gives your kitchen a bold new character and a smooth, furniture-like finish. It’s time to bring...
Ahi Poke Bowl on the Grill

Ahi Poke Bowl on the Grill

Delicious Grilled Ahi Poke Bowls on the Weber done in less than 20 minutes? We think yes! Simple yet full of flavor, this dish by Weber Grills will easily have you back for seconds.       Grilled Ahi Poke Bowls     Serves: 4 | Prep time:...
Building a Smart Home

Building a Smart Home

So what’s a smart home and why is it important? Building a smart home means you have a collection of cameras, doorbells, light bulbs, and other components that connect to a hub. Having this hub helps all your smart items communicate with each other… and...
5 Tips for Cooling Down Your Home

5 Tips for Cooling Down Your Home

There’s no question it’s been a hot Tahoe summer. If you don’t have an air conditioner, or can’t always be at the lake or river cooling off, we have 5 tips for cooling down your home.         Windows closed & shaded...
Backcountry or Backyard Camping Fun

Backcountry or Backyard Camping Fun

From solo backcountry adventures to backyard camping fun. Keep cozy, warm & having fun all adventure long with these camping and outdoor favorites!         Bishop Pass 15 degree bag Made with a footbox that follows a more natural position,...
A look back – Celebrating 1 year at Soaring Ranch

A look back – Celebrating 1 year at Soaring Ranch

On July 1st of 2020, we officially opened the doors to our second Truckee location at Soaring Ranch. Opening up this new store during a pandemic brought hardships and triumphs that no one could have expected. But, even with the challenges we faced, with the help of...
Revitalize Your Outdoor Lighting

Revitalize Your Outdoor Lighting

Years of sun and snow can cause rust and unwanted weathering on your outdoor lighting and hardware. Freshen them up with just a few coats of rust stop primer and spray paint. Add an extra upgrade with an LED dusk to dawn bulb that will turn on at night and shut off...
Air Fried Smoked Spicy Lime Wings

Air Fried Smoked Spicy Lime Wings

Bring some saucy, smokey, zesty delicious Traeger air-fried wings to your next get-together or family dinner with Employee Owner Betsy Farley’s smoked spicy lime wing recipe!         Air Fried Smoked Spicy Lime Wings     INGREDIENTS...
Gifts For Dad

Gifts For Dad

For the outdoorsman, craftsman, fisherman, or anything in-between. Find all the project tools, supplies, and adventure gear that you and Dad need to make long-lasting memories this Father’s Day!     For the Grill Master 1. Traeger Pro 780, 2. Traeger...
Refresh Your Outdoor Space for Summer

Refresh Your Outdoor Space for Summer

We know how important it is to have an outdoor space that you love. From power washing, planting, to a fresh coat of stain,  we have a few ideas on how you can refresh your outdoor space for summer.     Power Washing Using a power washer can remove years of...
Memorial Day Essentials

Memorial Day Essentials

There’s nothing quite like firing up the grill and enjoying time outside with family and friends. For some Memorial Day Essentials, we decided to pull together a few of our festive favorites that will keep you having fun all summer long!     Go big on...
Get Your Garage Organized

Get Your Garage Organized

Does winter clutter have your garage feeling crowded and messy? The garage may not be the most stylish part of your home, but for busy adventurous families, it’s important to keep it organized. With these few garage cleaning and storage tips, you can get your...
Easy-to-make Tomato Cage Table

Easy-to-make Tomato Cage Table

Add quick and fun table space to your patio this summer with an easy-to-make DIY tomato cage table. With only a few supplies (even some you may have leftover from previous projects) you can create a table that’s perfect for graduation parties, outdoor...
Gifts For Mom

Gifts For Mom

Mom deserves the best this year… and every year. Here are a few gifts for mom we think she’ll love this Mother’s Day. Find something you like and we’ll even gift wrap it for free!     Kitchen & Home 1 – Keisha Rolling Pin 2...
Celebrating Our 8th Year 100% Employee-Owned

Celebrating Our 8th Year 100% Employee-Owned

In 2011, when our original Founders were considering retirement – instead of selling off the company to just anyone, they decided on an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). And just 8 years ago, when they decided the time was right to retire, we became 100%...
Mastering the art of reusable containers

Mastering the art of reusable containers

There are many ways we can master the art of using reusable containers. From used aluminum soup cans, to mason jars collecting dust from grandma’s homemade jam in the basement. Finding useful and crafty ways to re-use these items can help reduce waste, stop...

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