Entries by Big R

5 Ways to Thank a Veteran on Veteran’s Day

On November 11th, we come together to honor those who have put their lives on the line to serve and protect the country we love: military veterans. With more than 21 million veterans currently living in the United States, it’s important to recognize their selfless service for our freedom and their bravery in the face […]

Why Fall is a Great Time for Lawn Fertilization

Yes, Fall is a Great Time for Lawn Fertilization You’re probably thinking something along the lines of… “Fertilizing your lawn in fall? It’s going to snow in a couple months!!” Well, maybe it’s time to rethink what you know about lawncare. Fall is a great time to fertilize your lawn and has greater benefits than […]

9 Ways to Celebrate Pumpkin Season

If you’ve been dreaming about fall since July, then now is the time to rejoice! Bring out your best scarves, jump into a big pile of leaves, and, most importantly, pick out the roundest pumpkins from the harvest. Though there are so many reasons to love fall, the best reason might be that it’s pumpkin […]

Preparing for Opening Day of Hunting Season

Preparing for Opening Day Attention hunters! You’ve been patiently waiting for almost an entire year to put your ammo and decoys to good use again – and soon your patience will be rewarded. While there are still a few days left before opening day, time’s sure to fly by quickly and there are some very […]

Your First Puppy & Kitten: A Guide for New Pet Owners

Congratulations on your new bundle of furry joy! As the proud parent of a new puppy or kitten, you have your work cut out for you. Bringing in a new family member can be challenging but is very rewarding. Take great care of your puppy or kitten, and you’ll have a best friend for life! […]

Indiana Hunting Schedule 2016

Getting ready for the start of Deer or Duck Hunting season in Indiana? Whatever your game of choice may be, stay on track with this handy Indiana Hunting Schedule from Big R:

Illinois Hunting Schedule 2016

Getting ready for the start of Duck or Deer Hunting season in Illinois? Catch the game you’re looking for with this handy Illinois Hunting Schedule from Big R:

How to Vacation in Your Own Backyard

If you found yourself busy all summer, and didn’t get to take your dream vacation, it’s not too late! Forget stressful airports, cramped road trips or expensive hotels – try a “stay-cation” in the comfort of your own backyard! Create your own slice of vacation heaven with a few curated items from Big R. Here […]

Winterizing Your Pool

Cannonball! It’s time to make your last big splash as we head into the fall season! Is your pool ready for the colder months? Get it protected from damage caused by freezing temperatures and weather. Don’t live in an area that typically freezes? Best to play it safe and still take the proper precaution. If […]