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Holiday gift guide 2015

They'll be thrilled to find these gifts under the tree on Christmas morning! Browse our gift guide full of fun ideas for those Living the Country Life.
  • Keep it cold or hot

    Yeti tumblers are incredibly popular right now, and with good reason: they keep drinks hot or cold for hours longer than traditional plastic insulated mugs. Made of kitchen-grade stainless steel with double-wall vacuum insulation, this Yeti Rambler Tumbler holds 30 ounces, and comes with a clear lid. $64.95 at amazon.com.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Make delicious smoked meats

    The Masterbuilt 30-inch electric digital smoker features 730 square inches of cooking space with four chrome-coated racks, an 800-watt heating element, digital temperature and timer controls, thermostat control for even cooking from 100 to 275 degrees F., top air damper, removable drip pan, and a side loader for adding wood chips. $177 at Amazon.com, or $198.96 for smoker, cover, and a 3-pound bag of apple wood chips.  A stand for this smoker is also available for $58.19.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Go sledding!

    The Sports Stuff Gizmo snowmobile-style inflatable sled features heavy-duty PVC construction with cold-crack additive, heat-sealed seams, and reinforced grommets.It has oversized PVC handles to ensure plenty of room for mittens, and a tote strap for pulling it back up the hill. Weight capacity is 170 pounds. $35.99 at cabelas.com.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Do chores in style

    These women's Hale multi-season Muck boots have a cute winter knit pattern. The lightweight boots are waterproof and feature 4mm flex-foam for warmth, a breathable mesh lining, and pull-tab for easy on. $119.99 at fleetfarm.com.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • The gift of dry feet

    The DryGuy wide-body boot dryer dries boots, liners, shoes, or gloves in about an hour while killing odor, using room temperature or heated forced air on both the inside and outside of the garments. It features four extra tall chambers, a 3-hour timer, and high-impact lightweight construction. You can also use it to heat up boots and gloves before going outside in the cold. $79.99 at cozywinters.com.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Fashion for Fido

    The North Country Dog Coat with LED Safety Light is made from durable Ripstop material with a fleece lining. It's waterproof and machine washablele, and features a zippered opening for lead access to collar or harness and a flashing LED strip with reflective piping so you can find your dog in the night. Five sizes available. $45 at kurgo.com. This website also offers other cool-weather and travel accessories for pets.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • The gift of a sweet new hobby

    Beekeeping is a great hobby for acreage owners! This kit includes everything you need to get started ... all you'll need are the bees! It comes with two western red cedar deep 10-frame Langstroth hive boxes, 20 frames, outer and inner covers, a cedar bottom boards, assembly materials, hat with veil, gloves, stainless steel smoker, brush, hive tool, tung oil, and beekeeping guide book. $339 at beethinking.com.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Light up the night

    The PowerCap lighted micro-fleece beanie features four built-in LED lights that produce more than 48 lumens of light, and a hidden on/off switch in the band. Two soft flood lights are angled down to illuminate your hands while doing close-up tasks, and the two bright spotlights are aimed forward to light the distance up to 42 feet away. Four coin cell batteries hidden in the band provide up to 43 hours of life and are replaceable. $16.97 at homedepot.com (not sold in stores).

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Scoot around your garden

    The Gardener's Supply Deluxe Tractor Scoot lets you work from a seated position in a swiveling tractor seat. It has heavy-duty construction, supporting 400 pounds, and 10-inch pneumatic tires (steerable in the front).  A long handle lets you pull the scoot around like a wagon, then locks upright to make a sturdy handhold. The seat adjusts from 16 to 19 inches high. There is a storage tray under the seat and a bucket basket on the back, which will hold a 5-gallon pail and carry up to 40 pounds. It comes in red, green, or blue. $89.95 at gardeners.com.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • A stylish accessory for your canoe or cabin

    United by Blue has made a set of Sanborn Canoe Paddles that are as beautiful as they are functional. Each paddle is made by hand from western red cedar, aspen, and dark walnut in Winona, Minnesota. For every product sold, United by Blue pledges to pick up one pound of trash from our oceans and waterways. $180 apiece at unitedbyblue.com.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Trim and edge easily

    With removable, in-line wheels, this tool easily transforms from a trimmer to a rolling edger. A high-capacity 56V MaxLithium battery allows gas-like performance and extended run time with no emissions. The Command Feed line control provides additional line when needed with the touch of a button. $199.96 at worx.com.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Keep an eye on your home and pets

    The KODAK Video Monitor CFH-V10 lets you keep an eye on your home and pets while you're away. The video camera has instant HD color streaming video and two-way audio to any smart phone or device, so you can say hi to your pets while you're away and make sure they're OK. A smartphone app lets you move the camera and adjust the view remotely, and lets you watch motion-sensor-detected videos recorded within the past 24 hours. $79.90 at wellbots.com.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Rugged workwear keeps you dry

    The Walls Workwear Muscle Back Coat and Bib Overall from Walls Outdoor Goods are made of a Kevlar/cotton fabric blend for durability. They feature a water-repellent finish, Realtree quilted lining, and tons of pockets. The coat is $131.99 and the overalls are $141.99 at www.walls.com. This site features many other outdoor and work apparel items as well.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015
  • Protect your neck like a cowboy!

    Cowboys have long worn silk scarves around their necks, since silk is absorbent, wicks away moisture, is warmer than wool, and softens with wear. Wild Rag scarves are all the rage for men and women alike, and there are several colors and patterns ranging from $19.99-$29.99 at nrsworld.com. Scarf slides are also available.

    Date Published: November 13, 2015
    Date Updated: November 13, 2015

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