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Nowadays, furniture like cabinets, drawers, doors can be really expensive. Even worse, most of them are just plain-looking. Benches are no exception. It’s difficult to find a beautiful looking seat that is affordable for your budget. But don’t worry, there are amazing designs of benches that you can construct by yourself. With the right tools and instructions, you’ll have the best looking addition to your beautiful home. After all, a right saw made it easy for us to perform DIY projects.

Cedar Wood Corridor Bench

The Cedar Wood Corridor Bench is a kind of planter bench that you can put in your home’s car parking lot or the corridors to your doors to improve the dull look. Although, you have to make sure that you have the whole day free to complete this bench since you’ll be doing time consuming tasks. The overall outline of this plan consists of making spaces on each side to put some beautiful potted plants, like roses or flowers, depending on what you like.

Tree Garden Bench Seat

Why buy an expensive but plain-looking tree bench if you can easily make one for yourself? It isn’t entirely impossible to make a DIY version. With this bench set, you can have a space for your family during cold nights and rainy season. To make this bench seat, you have to look for a quite thick pine tree and a great effort.

Antique Style DIY Garden Bench

It sounds complicated, but all you actually need is to make a basic bench for your garden using whatever wood you have. Then, the oil-based polyurethane and oil paint applied on the surface will finish the look. This great if you have a garden, or if you want to make your car parking space more attractive than boring.

Dinning Chair Outdoor Bench

The Dining Chair outdoor Bench is one of the most sought out benches by a lot of homeowners. Besides, the name and the concept itself is quite attracting.  Thankfully, you don’t need to scavenge every furniture store for the perfect chairs for this type of outdoor bench. Just make sure that whatever you choose do not have cracks. With a nicely-printed fabric, foamed seat, and two chairs, you can make a wonderful wood garden bench.

Arbor Garden Bench

Another wonderful idea is to add a cedar-made bench, framed with arbor, and then placing it in your garden. You can also do it yourself, without spending a lot of money. Added to that, it doesn’t really require you to spend the whole day to make this garden bench. It can be a great addition to a dull garden.

Crib Style Outdoor Bench

For you to be able to make a beautiful looking outdoor bench, you have to make sure you have an appropriate space either in your garden or your backyard. By transforming the wood into a crib style, you can make a bench that is a great addition to your garden. If you still have time after constructing the bench, you can some planter to go with the seating area.

 


 

Kids love parks, no doubt about that. They would nag you in the afternoon just so you can take them to their favorite spot. Most parks have parts where kids can safely use them, without injuring themselves. Here are some of the reasons why they really love spending their time in these public places.

Playground

The parks in the state of Washington all have playgrounds tons more complicated and amusing that kids can play on than anything on your own backyard. There have been swings and slides, and a citadel to climb via and over, and all sorts of other fixtures to play on and with other kids in town.

Massive Sandbox

The parks that we frequented all had huge sandboxes, with backhoe and bulldozer simulators and other high-quality toys for digging and pushing sand around. The most common you’ll probably have is a space that your child can play with all that people crowding in the sandbox.

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Every summer season, a population of squirrels and/or chipmunks seemingly increase in parks. Kids love feeding these lovely fuzzy animals, and after doing so, they try to catch them. If you fear for the animal’s life, don’t worry, the chances of a child to catch one can be good as impossible.

Swimming or Wading

Usually, big parks include small ponds or wading swimming pools, and even swimming areas that are totally safe for them. There is nothing better than changing into swimming clothes during a warm sunny day and dipping into a refreshing pool.

Watch or Feed Geese and Ducks

Parks are filled with lots of harmful animals, including geese and ducks. The body of water may have both geese and ducks, and some even have swans enjoying some floating time. This simple scene can already be entertaining to the little ones, especially when they get the chance to feed them with bread crumbs.

Skipping or Throwing Pebbles

You can’t deny the amount of fun and fascination that kids find in the simple act of throwing pebbles in the park water. Whether you’re throwing them in certain distances, attempting to hit floating sticks, or skipping tables across wavelets, children love throwing rocks.

Play Tag, and Other Group Games

There are many games you can play with your kid(s) at a park, you can even invite other kids and parents. Parks is one of the ideal places to play these games, where it is easy to find other play to play with.

Biking

Parks have roads around that your kids can bike on. They’re usually made for biking, preventing other vehicles to use the road. If you don’t have your own bicycle, there are parks in the place that allow people to rent bikes.

Nature Trails

Either by walking or biking, following natural rains can be exciting and fun for your adventurous little one. In their mind, it’s a magical place where they’ll find magical creatures. Some love challenges of being able to find how to get to the safe end of the trails.

 


 

One way to bring your family to eat together is a fun family picnic. It’s a great way to keep them away from distractions such as the television, computer, online games, and gadgets. But before you bring them together, you should follow these tips:

Find the Perfect Location

We’re very serious. You should not forget to do this part. Location varies depending on the age of your children. For your small children, it is a great plan to have picnics near playgrounds and toilet rooms. You can reward them time to play at the playground with other kids if they can sit down, eat the veggie salad, and spend time with your family for a certain amount of time. For your older kids, you can find places near to Pokestops. However, make sure that they’re not too indulged to their hunting more than the actual family picnic (the actual reason why you’re there at the first place).

Prepare Delicious Picnic Food

Every parent knows that children can be really picky with what they eat. But preparing a delicious picnic food is easier than you think. You can pick an order of sushi at a local Japanese restaurant. While for the other dishes, you can make your own one, such as your family’s favorite French fries, and then you can make some delicious chicken sandwiches. Don’t forget some fresh fruits and vegetables! It’s not bad to add some few chips as well.

Bring Some Family Picnic Gear

If you want to have a comfortable family picnic, the first equipment that you should prepare is a blanket that could fit your family, your food, and other things you want to bring. You can choose from your old blankets, or you can buy one that is waterproof. There are new picnic blankets that allow you to conveniently roll it and pack it in the back of your car.

Another thing you’ll need is a picnic basket to put your food and utensils (plates, forks, spoons, knives, and etc.) It has to be big and strong enough to hold everything that you packed inside. Your baskets should not exceed the capability of a certain number of adults that will join the family activity. Aside from picnic baskets, you should have a cooler for your drinks to stay cold. Don’t forget that the drinks should stay healthy and delicious at the same time. Your kid may not eat the food you brought, but you don’t want them to be thirsty.

Host Some Games

You don’t want your kids to be bored, they usually result to nagging, or indulging to their gadgets the whole time. For your little ones, you could bring their favorite toys. For your older kids, you can get them to action by playing ultimate Frisbee, baseball, and kite. You can also bring some of your family’s favorite board games, or you can introduce them to new ones. Unless you’re having your picnic in your own backyard, limit the things you’ll bring.

 

 

 


 

There are many places you can play table tennis, whether in your own house or in a public park. Most parks provide Outdoor ping pong tables are provided so you don’t have to set them up yourself. Here are the reasons why you should even play ping pong at all, not just because playing pingpong with Outdoor tables make it fun.
It’s gentle on the body. It is far from too harsh for anyone’s body. Basically, everyone can play the sport according to one’s capacity and constraints, but still be competitive during the games. Likewise, as being a non-contact type of sport, you can stop worrying about accidents like getting craters or broken bones that players of contact athletics usually get.That makes you healthy and fit. The sport is helpful for one’s health–it is well suited for people who wonts to sweat and get their heart pumping. Enjoyed at the larger levels, Desk tennis is between the most effective sports on the globe. Although, you no longer have to be a professional table tennis player to makes a great exercise routine. A couple of hours of many table tennis video games can already change your fitness.

Everyone can play the activity. Despite your age or gender, you can play ping pong. In fact, there are a lot of stand tennis clubs that acknowledge senior citizens. In addition, there are organizations that train kids with the sport as early on as 4 years old. You can play with your household, without worrying about each one’s height, built or weight. There are also a lot of athletes that are disabled that compete with other individuals who also has another disability.

This can be a lifelong sport. You can start participating in at 5, and you may still continue playing it even at the age of 80 and above. Right now there is no certain era when you should start playing the activity, and you don’t have to give up the activity either just because you’re “too old”. In fact, when you grow older, you have better strategies, and supporting technology that can recompense for the declining reflexes and speed that you used to have when you were younger.

That keeps you mentally sharpened. Like I’ve said before, your brain enhances as you get old participating in the sport. There will be lots and lots of thinking, devising a plan, and making strategies before, during, which after each game.

You can play table tennis any time. Table tennis is usually enjoyed indoors, with no season required to do so. You can choose to play it from January – December, whether early in the morning or overdue at nighttime (as long as there are lights). And since you’ll be participating in it indoors, you avoid have to worry about getting hit by the sun’s UV rays, and the gloomy weather crying and moping for you.

You can play table tennis anywhere. Besides, indoors, you can also play it outside. Presently there are table tennis dining tables that you can flip, which means you can use the room for other activities. In the event that you don’t want to buy your own desk, there are several titled ping pong clubs in the country that provide a table Tennis robot available for table tennis player enthusiast like you.

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Sightseeing a place, especially in cities regularly filled with heavy traffic at every road, is much easier to do with a two-wheel vehicle like a motorcycle. You can squeeze yourself into heavy traffics, and go to more places, compared to riding a sedan. You don’t have to worry if you ever get lost in your 2-wheel trip of Washington, D.C. you can always say to your motorbike “, GPS give us the directions.” Ready? Here are the top places you shouldn’t miss.


US Capitol Building

us capitolYou know when you’re already at the heart Washington when you reach the Capitol Building of the United States. It houses the federal legislative bodies, the House and Senate, and one of the oldest establishments in the capitol. The building has been standing since 1811. The capitol building itself is an art, designed in the style of neoclassical, constructed with several statues and murals. Inside, there are beautiful paintings of the American history, with the walls of rotunda surrounded by 8 marvelous murals and 11 statues. It’s a great place to go if you want to educate yourself about the political history of the United States. Or, you can just pass by, going straight to your next destination.

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As the world’s tallest stone structure, and world’s tallest obelisk, this simple looking Washington Monument shouldn’t be ignored. It was the tallest building back then until the Eiffel tower stole its crown. You can visit the monument during the day, but you’ll have to reserve admission tickets (which are free) at the Washington Monument Lodge, or simply online. This is one of the reasons you’ll need a motorcycle because tickets run out fast.

White House

white houseIt’s not easy to be able to land a tour inside the white house. And if you’re late, they probably won’t wait for you and start the group tour by themselves. Having your two-wheel is a great advantage in this situation, zooming into the traffic (just don’t break any traffic rules).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardenmuseum

Do you want to take a break from all that political history? Don’t worry, we have the best place for you. One of the best modern art museums in the country, the Hirshhorn Museum showcases over 12, 000 art pieces! Your eyes will never blink from all the beautiful item you’ll be able to see inside. The museum has also a sculpture garden that houses the artworks of Henry Moore, David Smith, and a lot more.

The National Zoo

zooIf you’re tired of seeing inanimate things, then you should drive to Smithsonian National Zoo. One of the oldest zoos in the country, they have more than 2, 000 animals of 400 various species from all over the planet. You’ll see giant pandas, elephants, large cats, monkeys, eagles, butterflies, and even the infamous Piranhas! Even better, the admission is free for everyone!

 

 

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You probably have a thing for aircrafts and space exploration, and you’ll miss a lot of things if you don’t visit this museum. They
showcase around sixty aircrafts, 50 bigger items from humanity’s escaped and space exploration, and more than 2,000 smaller pieces.


 

If you stay in a public place, like a park for a long time, a sensible would think about what it can give, such as a public toilet if you ever need to do some restroom business. This is why a lot of people urge parks to have toilets, and a portable type would do.

What are PORTALETs?  

PORTALETs, also known as portable toilets are mobile toilets that are used in a wide variety of circumstances, like in urban slums, festivals, camping sites, boats, and public parks. There are also several types of portable toilets, but the most usual one is the chemical toilet. Compared to your toilet at home, the PORTALET is not connected to a hole in the ground, a septic tank, or into a system. There are PORTALETs that are convenient to be carried by a single person, and there are some that need to be carried by more than one individual, or a lifting machine.

Why Should Public Parks Have PORTALETs?

In the King County, Washington alone, there are already numerous public parks. Some are near to public establishments, others are hidden somewhere else. Although it is required by law for public establishments to have toilet rooms, there is no such requirement for outdoor parks & recreational facilities. For example, a football field, or a basketball court doesn’t need to have public toilets in the vicinity.

In reality, several parks and recreation providers discern public toilets as a pain in their wallet, especially with the maintenance. Added to that, giving a budget for the construction or renovation is commonly found at the very last of the long list of city improvement.

We are not denying that there isn’t money involved in providing PORTALETs. However, having one (or two) is a need, and there are advantages that can counteract its disadvantages. With a usable toilet facility, a lot of individuals will stop using the public parks. Instead, they’ll choose to spend their time in malls, where there are a lot of toilet rooms they can choose from.

If you don’t want to waste the money for constructing and maintaining an actual toilet room outside, there is a cheaper solution and that are portable toilets.

Aside from being cheap, a portalet flushing toilet at a public park brings a lot of positive effects. One of which includes attracting people to use your park, knowing that there is a usable PORTALET whenever they need to do their thing. Aside from that, it’s also a hygienic choice, preventing park goers to do their business on the beautiful bushes or on the walls. You don’t want the park to smell like poop or pee. Having a PORTALET (or more) in a public park is obviously a great benefit, especially if there are no public establishments nearby. Some don’t even have toilet rooms, and there are others that don’t allow their restrooms to be used if you’re not a customer. Therefore, if you want to pack your park with people, instead of foul smell, invest in one or two PORTALETs.

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