REVIEW – Do you like seeing things in the dark? Harnessing the power of the sun? Supporting a company with an amazing mission? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be interested in this review of the PackLite Titan and Bloomio Twist solar lanterns made by LuminAID. What is it? The […]
NEWS – The NEBO Big Poppy is a goofy name for a light with multiple uses. Use it as a 300-lumen lantern while you’re in nature on a camping adventure, or use it at home when the power goes out. There’s even a mode to switch from a white light lantern to a flickering flame
NEWS – The Helix Backcountry lanterns from Princeton Tec have a unique design that allows them to fold down to a much smaller size when they are not in use. There are 4 different models of the Helix lanterns available including one that is USB rechargeable and can be controlled via Bluetooth. The lanterns have
REVIEW – We all need a little light in our lives. For your consideration, here are two little lights from BioLite, the AlpenGlow 250 & 500 rechargeable lanterns. These LED lights are designed to sit on a flat surface or hang from their built-in hook. They also double as USB battery packs, providing on-the-go charging
NEWS – I love products that have two functions and the NEBO Glow fits that category very well. It’s a handle for 20 and 30 ounce tumblers like Yeti and similar brands that not only gives you a good grip on your drink but it doubles as a light. The handle features a 220 lumens
NEWS – The Radiant Micro Lantern from Niteize is the perfect lighting companion to add to your EDC. It can clip to your bag, the top of your tent, etc and has a 360º swiveling disc-shaped LED light that can shine in white, red, green, or blue. It features a water-resistant casing and a rechargeable
NEWS – Most emergency lighting is designed more for function than for beauty. That’s why you often have to go searching for flashlights and emergency lanterns in the dark when there’s a power outage, because you’ve hidden them away in drawers or utility rooms. This Carrier Portable LED Lamp will always sitting out and adding
NEWS – Usually, using a light when you’re camping or sitting around outdoors simply attracts mosquitoes to bite and bother you, but this little ENKEEO 2-in-1 Camping Lantern Bug Zapper is designed to lure them in and zap them. In addition to the light for you to see by, the lantern also has a 360nm-400nm ultraviolet light to
Set the mood anytime, anyplace with the Travelamp lantern style light diffuser by Fred and Friends. When you just need a little light, or maybe you don’t want to wake your partner while you get ready for bed at night, this little silicone lantern may do the trick. Besides being adorable, it’s functional and unbreakable
Maybe you’re a camping enthusiast who makes sure everything that you put in your backpack is as lightweight as possible, or maybe you’re an EDC fanatic who is looking for a portable lighting solution. The Goal Zero Lighthouse Micro is a lantern that can also be used as a flashlight and is recharged via USB.
I love all things that glow which stems from my childhood days when I was fascinated with glow in the dark toys and fireflies. Thus, it’s not unusual that the Firewater Solar Bottle Lantern caught my eye. This unique 700-milliliter silicone water bottle (6.5″ x 4″ x 3.5″) doubles as a lantern that when turned on
Ah, LEDs! The darlings of everyone from makers to artists to environmentalists. Low energy, low heat, long life, high output – what’s not to like? So it hasn’t surprised me that most of the battery-operated portable lights that have come across my desk in the last few years have used LEDs as a source. Most
The Sun King Pico Portable Solar Lantern is a pretty slick looking little light that can be used for a lot of different activities. When my kids were younger they used to fall asleep reading and I always worried about the lamp getting too hot, or it being left on all night. This is a
In the central Texas, mosquitoes are a year-round problem. We have those tiny Asian Tiger mosquitoes that love shade, hit quick, and bite hard. When the weather is nice, we love to sit outside at night in our live oak-shaded back yard and chat, drink iced tea, and occasionally toss a ball for the dogs.