Bear Lake

Recently I heard that Bear Lake (in Utah/Idaho) is called the “Caribbean of the Rockies.” Take a look at these photos and tell me that you don’t agree! We try to do a family trip at least once a year with each side of the family. This year with COVID-19 it make things a bit…

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Kayaks – Worth the Investment

At the beginning of the summer, Cassidy’s brother invested in some Kayaks. Result: Best. Investment. Ever. We have seriously considered getting some after using his on some various family trips. We are all about investing up front to have endless amounts of fun after. This is true with most backyard games, pickleball, snowboarding, etc. Josh…

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Game Review: Bottle Bash

Recently the Backyard Buffs took a trip to California to visit Merek’s family. Our trip wouldn’t have been complete if we didn’t play any games or even….play a NEW GAME (new to us, of course)! Thanks to Merek’s father, we were able to try out Bottle Bash for the first time! Bottle Bash is a…

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DIY: Gardening on Small Patios

In our new place, we do have quite a bit of space behind our house, but it’s actually a shared area, not necessarily our own. We both really enjoy gardening, and wanted to make something work for our little patio. How were we going to grow our own little garden? We decided on a pot…

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Happy 4th of July!

This Fourth of July is probably looking a bit different than any others in the past due to COVID-19. This is 100% Cassidy’s favorite holiday. Cassidy’s whole life, the morning is spent going to an amazing hot air balloon festival (as shown in the feature photo above), a family BBQ in the afternoon typically with…

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Game Review: Chip-Down

Golf lovers, unite! Have to admit, we are not much of die hard golfers. Our new place is actually right next to a golf course and we have had some time to observe the golfing crowd, and ultimately gained a great appreciation for golfers. They are up at sunrise playing the course, mid day, and…

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Game Review: Shaka Ball

First off, I think they have one of the best logos we have seen so far. The sweet shaka gives off a fun, chill vibe. The branding for this game is: “Shaka Ball – Beach Game.” A perfect description in our opinion, because our first thoughts while playing were, “this would be the perfect beach…

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Game Review: Knock ‘Em

Did you invent a game at the age of 14? Well, neither did we. BUT, Jeston did–the creator of Knock ‘Em. We were able to meet up with Jeston and his dad to play Knock ‘Em. He said that what started as a game with some quarters and dice in his room, quickly turned into…

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