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Ski Trip Packing List

It’s officially ski season! Packing for a ski trip can be a bit of a challenge — trying to fit your bulky ski clothes and stylish apres ski outfits all into one bag. But no need to fret. We’ve made a simple ski trip packing list for a 5-7 day vacation! SHOES: Booties Boots Moccasins… Read More >

where should you go this summer

Where Should You Go This Summer?

Where should you go this summer? Are your summer vacation plans still up in there air? Do you want to plan a last minute getaway? Use our handy decision map to select your summer destination. And after you have discovered your location, contact a Brownell Advisor to customize your trip just how you want it!… Read More >


The Ranch at Live Oak: Part III

For the final section of Troy Haas’ three-part post on The Ranch at Live Oak, he shares his takeaways from his experience. Takeaways Most significant, I found that eating better is not a hippie/Spartan/tasteless endeavor. Substituting light red wine vinegars for Italian dressing is no sacrifice. Having a few more all vegetable meals a week… Read More >


The Ranch at Live Oak: Part II

In the second part of Troy Haas’ post about The Ranch at Live Oak, he delves deeper into his ranch experience. From the food to the exercise to the accommodations,Troy gives insider info that is a must read for those wanting to visit The Ranch. (You can read Part I here!) Overall ambiance From the… Read More >

The Ranch at Live Oak: Part I

Brownell CEO and President Troy Haas recently returned from a week at The Ranch at Live Oak. He shares his amazing experience in a three part post. In Part I below, he gives background on the Ranch and answers why people go.  I am just home from a very powerful week at The Ranch at… Read More >