Friday, March 20, 2015

Welcoming Spring With Stylish Camping!



March 20th... 


The first day of spring, our founder, Dawn Bitz' birthday, and our one year anniversary of our flagship store in Boulder, CO! It's a big day, and we are excited for what this wonderful season will bring! Here we will be sharing our excitement with some of our newer and favorite products that will make any camping/picnic/tailgating trip awesome. Get ready for camping season with Grasshaven Outdoor... we're here to make it stylish, comfortable, easy, and most of all, memorable!



Glamping, Stylish Camping, & Outdoors in Style

We're here to tell you that "glamping" doesn't have to be over the top, frilly, expensive, or out of the question. You may think of glamping as a fantasy that only exists in europe when you pay to stay at a resort with yurts and treehouses... not the case. Grasshaven embraces glamping, but more of a DIY style. Pick and choose your favorite, most useful products: pop-up tents, stylish (nonbreakable) dinnerware, fun accessories and gadgets, etc., pack it yourself and camp with YOUR OWN style! We help knock out some of the set-up time with easy-to-use products, and get back to making (stylish) memories with your family and loved ones!





  
This colorful yet stylish picnic bag/cooler for four is perfect for day trips, car camping, and RV vacations. Pack full lunch, snacks, two bottles of wine, and all of the utensils you need for an elegant outdoor dining experience. Gift it for a spring birthday or keep for yourself to use with your family and friends ( we don't blame you if you want to keep it)! Luxurious yet affordable and practical, this four person cooler is leakproof, and includes everything you need including corkscrew, cheese knife, four acrylic unbreakable wine glasses, four coordinating melamine plates, napkins, and stainless steel flatware. Also includes an adjustable shoulder strap, handle, and extra front pocket! Learn more about it here!



Grasshaven Outdoor Travel Wagon


Outdoor excursion, here we come! Get out without the hassle of doing multiple trips to the car. Practically four wheel for all terrain, compact storage, and heavy duty, let this wagon take the weight off your shoulders and back on your next outing in the sun! Think the GH Adventure Wagon is right for you? Check it out here









Camping, picnic, beach day, tailgating, pretty much any event can be improved with this fully portable and collapsible outdoor kitchen. With nine square feet of counter space, 30lbs, on wheels, and excess storage space, this is the ultimate gadget dressed to impress and serve many uses. Outdoor camp kitchen status: beyond par: purchase now. (Also free shipping for a limited time)!










Grasshaven Vintage Day Pack


This stylish and vintage outdoor backpack is perfect for day trips, picnics, baseball games and more! Ample storage and pockets carry everything needed to make your next outdoor trip a success. Weathered canvas and leatherette trim offer timeless style while adjustable, padded straps and back padding make carrying on short trips a breeze! Pictures and more info available on our website.









Happy Spring, Happy Camping, and Happy Memories! Grasshaven wishes you the best 2015 spring/summer season yet! Visit our website for more product, camping recipes, lists, tips and outdoor games!

Monday, February 9, 2015

Disc Golf: Outdoor Fun for Every Age

Getting Outdoors is Easier than you Think


Disc Golf is a fun family sport that anyone can play! It doesn't matter how old you are or how good you are. The rules are easy and there are free courses all over the US. If you can take a walk in a park, then you can play disc golf. It can be played uncompetitively and is a great way to get the family outdoors and moving.

Look up local disc golf courses near your neighborhood, you will probably be surprised that there are quite a few close by. You can buy discs new at any sports store or used on amazon. Remember to get a Putter, a Driver, and a Mid-range. Every player needs their own set of discs. After you have those you can gather up some family or friends, throw on your sneakers, get up and go!

Now Glam up you Disc Golf Outing

Make your trip to the course more than just playing disc. Pack a picnic, bring some portable music, brews anyone? We have gathered a few items that would be perfect to elevate your disc golf experience.

Packs

You will need something to carry your discs in! Also water, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and anything else you may want on your outing. A backpack, satchel, or even a wagon are all awesome choices for disc golf. 






Picnic Perfect

Sit down, relax, eat, drink and be merry.




Drink and Enjoy


No glass no problem, enjoy the outdoors with some of these great drink options!





We want you to get outdoors as much as possible, and if having some fun product to make the experience better is what it takes, then great, shop away. If that's not your style, that's fine too, our goal is to get families outdoors experiencing nature. If your not already a disc golfer, we hope you give it a try and tell us how it went! Enjoy and happy day :)



For more outdoor fun gadgets head over to our website at grasshavenoutdoor.com






Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Holiday Gift Giveaway

Happy Holidays from the Grasshaven Team!

This Holiday season we are giving one of our fans a grasshaven exclusive gift basket stocked with stylish outdoor (glamping) housewares! Valued at $200, this gift includes 2 red rimmed burlap placemats, our Provence collection melamine dinnerware set for two, a small square food tent, 1 pair of red grilling gloves, red 24 piece flatware, double sided magnetic measuring spoons, travel checkers, a 5-in-1 wine corker and aerator, and a lovely outdoor inspired journal.

Have a wonderful holiday and New Year, good luck!

To view all gift items or shop more camping and RV housewares visit our website.


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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Grasshaven Outdoor Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays & Easy Shopping 

This holiday season, let us do the work for you. With the combination of form and function in mind, we can offer outdoor gifts that will surely delight your loved one. From savvy kitchen and grill gadgets to stylish camping gear, we have it all in one place and have compiled a list of what we think would be the perfect gifts. Whether it's your spouse, sibling, parent, child, or pet, you're sure to find something great at Grasshaven!

Big Stuff First: 

Know a Car Camper That Needs a New Kitchen Setup?


The GH Outdoor Camping Kitchen serves as an all inclusive kitchen setup! Fully collapsible, on wheels, and only 30 lbs, this kitchen will satisfy any camper. Features include 9 sq. feet of counter space, spice and utensil holder, spatula rack, sink, garbage, paper towel holder, and even organization racks that double as storage space after it's all closed up!





                                               

GH Director's Chair is Perfect for any Outdoor Occasion!

Camping, sporting events, BBQ's, tailgating and more can be improved with this ultimate director's chair. Complete with side table, side pockets, and umbrella holder. Also lightweight collapsible, with over the shoulder strap. A great gift for any outdoor guru.



If this doesn't encourage someone to get outdoors, then what will? This unique, divided Thermal Shield insulated cooler has separate sections for wine and food, and an easy drinks access panel in the lid. The cooler is leak proof, so it may be used with ice to extend cooling. Set includes combination corkscrew, cheese knife, four acrylic, unbreakable wine glasses, four coordinating melamine plates and napkins, and stainless steel flatware for four. Picnic bag includes an adjustable shoulder strap, handle, and extra front pocket. The four person picnic cooler makes a wonderful gift for a young family.


Sunday, November 23, 2014

Outdoor Inspired Thanksgiving: Menu, Decor & More

Holiday season greets us again...


As much as Thanksgiving is about tradition, it feels like deja vu every year when you get the same plate of food, as delicious as it is. This Thanksgiving why not change up some things! Surprise your guests with new and creative recipes. Were talking bold flavor and different cooking styles. And not just food, make your house flourish inside and out with fall festive decor. Let the kids help decorate with fun crafty projects leading up to the day! We are here to help make your Thanksgiving stand out from the rest.


Thanksgiving Menu



Replace those same mashed potatoes with something full of flavor and exciting: Maxwell Roasted Potatoes  The secret is to use already cooked potatoes to start. Tossing the cubed potatoes with a hefty dose of olive oil and sea salt creates the crisp coating. Cook up extra baked potatoes one evening and make Maxwell potatoes the following.   
                                


How about a tasty side dish to compete with green bean casserole... Cauliflower and Potato Gratin
Creamy, comfy and divine are the only ways to describe this dish. Potatoes and cauliflower make a perfect match especially when paired with a gooey, cheesy sauce. Topped off with Panko breadcrumbs and the result is a crispy crust that forms.



Boring Creamed Corn.... Fire Roasted Corn on the Cob with Rosemary Butter!      
This holiday classic can be elevated to sophistication with the addition of exotic herbs and spices.
                       
                
                                                              
                                 Ever Tried Deep Fried Turkey?                                        Brined Deep Fried Turkey
Cooking a turkey outside over an open propane flame means only one thing, the plump juiciness that only a fried turkey brings while brining the turkey infuses it with tremendous flavor (although this step can be made optional). Deep frying is easy outdoors and yields a crisp and irresistibly tender turkey dinner.





Still need a green? Mix it up with brussels sprouts
rather than the traditional green beans.
Even though some people turn their nose at these little green morsels, we think they need a second chance.  For us, it’s all in the prep. We bet even the most skeptic will find this preparation irresistible. 



 This soup will amaze even the biggest skeptic of vegan dishes. What is so remarkable about this soup is that everyone swears it is made with cream or some sort of dairy product. Curiously, there is no dairy and that’s where the magic comes in. 


                    

Make your Home Flourish in Thanksgiving Decor


Thanksgiving festive decor for your home can be as simple as putting vegetables in a vase. You're going to have to stock up on onions anyway, might as well buy some extras to add to the natural decorations that they provide. Using a variety of colors and sizes keeps it diverse, whereas using all of the same color will give you a more crisp look. Colors and texture are what bring together the thanksgiving theme. Think oranges, reds, soft purples, and light browns or creams. As for texture, leafy, crinkled, and natural substances create the feel for the festive holiday. 

Onions work well because of their leafy surface and their stringy roots. Gourds, squash, chilis, and shallots also double as natural decoration for your holiday adorned home. Other naturals substances you can use are dry split peas, red beans, and corn kernels. These arrange beautifully in contrast with each other. Fill a mason jar or vase and insert a candle in the middle. Tie some twine around the outside and voilĂ ! So many simple ways ways to brighten up your home with the colors of the season. 


Another great indoor or outdoor decoration for the season is a pumpkin vase! Simple and fun, can even be a craft for the kids to join in on. Cut out the top and clean out just as you would for carving. Place a short vase inside the pumpkin filled with water and add a bouquet of festive flowers! This decorative craft will sure surprise and delight your guests.




Thanksgiving Craft 


Now how about letting the kids get in on the crafts? Another simple but fun project to keep the kids busy and decorate the house. For this one all you need is a few pinecones, construction paper, glue, scissors, and any additions such as leaves and markers. Simply cut out "hand turkeys" in a variety of colors and glue them to the back of the pine cone, you can also include leaves here. Cut out a turkey head shape and glue it to the front of the pine cone and add on a gobble and an eye. For the feet, you can use construction paper or pipe cleaner. Decorate your porch with these fun little gobblers or above the fireplace. Any way you display, these are sure to get attention!

For more crafty tips and recipes go to grasshavenoutdoor.com

Monday, September 29, 2014

Fall Decor For The Outdoors

Pumpkins, Colors, Leaves and More Pumpkins!


Fall is a time when the colors change and the outdoors become even more beautiful, but that doesn't mean you have to leave it for nature to do all the work. There are many things that you can do around your outdoor setting to glamorize it.



Pumpkin Tablecloth Weights


A subtle and unique way to bring the natural accessories of autumn into your dining space. Simply find 4 Jack be Little or Baby Boo pumpkins with curved stems (a necessity). Tie the stems to a foot long piece of ribbon, twine, or string, and tie opposite ends to each corner of the tablecloth. VoilĂ , a beautiful and simple addition to your fall decor. You can use this fun accessory for any fall outdoor occasion whether your camping, tailgating, or having a backyard party. Glam up your outdoor space! 




Greens: Center Pieces, Dinnerware, and Food


Since the trees outside are colorful, bring back the green with your dinnerware and accessories. These beautiful pumpkins are Blue Maxes or Jarrahdales. Bring in vegetables for your centerpieces as well, eggplant and artichokes are good for this. And for the dinnerware, have fun with colors and styles. For more dinnerware inspiration click here







Whites, Lights and Clears


Let the natural colors of fall stand alone for a nice clean look with white and clear dinnerware. Simple designs and patters can go a long way though. Shop for these styles and more. For a fun and classy centerpiece, use a casper pumpkin (white) or another, cut out stem, gut, and fill with flowers. Any easy and unique way to incorporate pumpkins into stunning decor pieces.  








Vibrant and Festive Reds and Oranges


The colors of Thanksgiving come alive with these bold Cinderella and Red Warty (yes, it's real name) Pumpkins. You can even add pinecones and fallen leaves to your decor to give it a beautiful and festive feel. For Vibrant dinnerware think patterns, and eye catching designs. Visit our site for more options and inspirations.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Winner of GH Outdoor Kitchen

And the Winner is....


Sherrill Rigney

Thank you Sherrill Rigney for entering to win our annual GH Outdoor Kitchen Giveaway!

Here is a picture to show the features of this collapsible kitchen!


If you want to have one too you can purchase here