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Hammock Care: 6 Ways to Extend the Life of a Hammock

Most people don’t know this, but the use of hammocks for rest and relaxation dates back thousands of years. When you’re in one your cares just seem to melt away and you begin to view the world a little differently. Somehow, that sunset, garden or beach scene takes on the appearance of something straight out of a postcard. Maybe it’s just because you’re in the moment. Whatever it is, if you want more moments like these here are six really simple hammock care tips to extend the life of a hammock and add years of enjoyment. (more…)

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6 Things to Consider When Selecting a Spot to Hang Your Hammock

Whether you’ve just moved into a new place with a hammock already in tow or you’re purchasing one for the first time, there are some things to take into consideration when selecting a spot to hang it. A lot depends on preference, but some practical considerations also come into play when choosing a proper location for rocking the hours away. (more…)

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5 Hammock Mounting Options When Trees Aren’t Available

So you want to hang a hammock but you don’t have any trees within close proximity. Fortunately, there’s a number of ingenious ways you can approach the dilemma while still maintaining secure mounting options. Safety is paramount—you wouldn’t want to see anyone get hurt while trying to get a little R&R. Here’s a list of five ways to tackle the problem. (more…)

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Hammocks in Landscaping

Landscaping a yard can be a big undertaking with a fair amount of planning ahead of time. It’s also an opportunity for creating a dream space you’ll want to come back to again and again. Whether you’re in the process of designing your own small slice of nirvana or the job has already been completed, you can use a hammock as a way to create a wonderful focal point for accenting your yard and get years of enjoyment out of both. All it takes is a beautiful hammock and a little bit of thought. Here are a few things to think about when looking for ways to incorporate a hammock into your yard’s overall design. (more…)

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Family Hammocking: A Look at the La Siesta Joki in the Wild

Hammocking is a way of life. In some way, it’s an expression of personal values — a statement of belief.

I believe in the importance of relationship and also of individuality. In family bonding alongside introspective reflection. I believe in the critical importance of physical and mental rest, even though our world of deadlines, multitasking, and power lunches struggles to quantify – and therefore value – its treasured effects. And above all, I value finding and doing what works – what brings personal happiness, regardless of societal norms or expectations.

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Why You Should Ditch The Tent And Camp In A Hammock

Though hammocks have been in use for hundreds of years, they’re now taking parks and college campuses everywhere by storm; however, many people are less familiar with the use of hammocks in camping. Here’s why you should consider getting rid of your tent and picking up a hammock. (more…)

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6 Hammock Friendly Beaches on the East Coast

There’s nothing more relaxing than plunking down in a hammock and spending the day staring out into the ocean and enjoying the breeze—or just taking a long nap. It’s a joy many East Coasters might not think they can experience often, but they’re wrong. The East Coast might not be home to the world’s largest coalition of palm trees, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few great beaches to tie up and lie down. (more…)

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Free like a bird

Jugenheim/Germany, May 2013. Travelling. The big adventure. No matter where you go or what your plans are. But with “not being at home” space often becomes an issue: (more…)

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