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Enjoy Summer with a Shady Nook

Posted By Jessica Fisher On June 26, 2010 @ 12:30 pm In Family Fun,Memory Making,Summertime | 9 Comments

Many of my childhood summers were spent at an old farmhouse in the midwest. In the side yard was a cluster of shade trees where my mom had the wisdom to hang a hammock. I loved retreating to that cool, quiet spot to read a book.

Our backyard here in San Diego has very little shade during the day, making it a not-so cool, quiet spot. However, all that has changed.

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A few months back I received a Quik Shade Go Hybrid Backpack Canopy [5] to review. While it is super convenient to transport thanks to the backpack size, I recently decided to test it in our own backyard. And we’re hooked!

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The littles and I have read quite a few books in this shady nook. Talk about cool, quiet places to read!

Since I am not one to read directions, I can testify that this Quik Shade Go Hybrid Backpack Canopy [5]is super easy to assemble. I needed a few extra hands to pull it to full size, but that could be avoided if I used the lawn pins to secure the canopy to the ground.

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This will be a great tool to take to the beach and to the river, but in the meantime, we’re so pleased to have it at home.

Create some shade at your house! Add a blanket, a few chairs, maybe even a kiddie table for picnics. Mix in a few books and a sword, of course. Kick off your shoes and take a nap read a book with your peeps.

Do you have a quiet, shady nook at your house?

Disclosure:  Bravo Sports [8] provided me with this canopy to review. I was not compensated in any way for reviewing this product, nor was I required to do so. My opinions are my own. For more information, please see my disclosure policy [9].


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