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Camping Season Summer is just around the corner, which means camping season is in full swing! On our blog, we talk a lot about all the adventurous outdoor activities you can partake in while camping, such as hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, bouldering/rock climbing, etc. What about all the time in-between those activities when you are relaxing with family and friends at your campsite? Well, that’s our favorite time to play games! So, today we are going to go over some fun camping games that are perfect for the whole family! Camping Games Camping is such a great experience because it gets...

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The 2020 Holiday Season A global pandemic, shutdowns and stay-at-home orders have caused 2020 to be a rough year for everyone. Travel plans were canceled, special events were postponed, and many adventures had to be put on hold. While this holiday season may not look like most, we can still make it special! One way to do that is to find the perfect gift for your family and friends. A few trends have emerged as a result of 2020, including buying American made products and focusing on local, outdoor adventures! So, we have created the perfect holiday shopping guide with...

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What Is The Alliance for American Manufacturing? The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) was founded in 2007 by leading domestic manufacturers and the United Steelworkers, North America’s largest industrial union. They have one simple mission: strengthen American manufacturing through smart public policies! They are dedicated to highlighting the importance of supporting "American Made" products and why we should "Keep it Made in America!" This organization also conducts research to reveal how American's feel about products made in America. Some highlights from their research includes: 95% of Americans have a favorable view of U.S. made products.  80% of American voters support Buy America policies...

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A Growing Trend If you check the tag or sticker on products while out shopping, you will notice that most say “Made in China” or maybe Taiwan, Mexico or even India. Though it is still rare, products are beginning to say “Made in America” again.  The Reshoring Initiative, founded in early 2010,  is a nonprofit that focuses on restoring American manufacturing jobs and training suppliers on how to sell against lower-priced offshore competitors. This organization’s founder and president, Harry Moser, reported that about 170,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs were announced to come back from offshore in 2017, which is up 2,800%...

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