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Roughing It Easy

Roughing It Easy is synonymous with fun. From starting a fire with steel wool and two batteries, to boiling water in a paper cup and cooking eggs and bacon in a paper bag, you will be fascinated with these creative ideas. Dian’s career started out with showing people how to be creative in the outdoors. After she joined the NBC Today show, her segments led to her sharing ideas about creative holidays, handy craft ideas, family fun, and travel adventures. Come join Dian and learn how to savor life.

1709, 2020

The Market

September 17th, 2020|

For the Chinese, going to market every day is just a way of life. [...]

1709, 2020

The Market

September 17th, 2020|

For the Chinese, going to market every day is just a way of life. [...]

Backyard

Backyard

Backyard Roughing it Easy is synonymous with fun! Dian Will take you on outdoor adventures with her creative ideas for family and fun. You can
create memories that last a lifetime with these ideas that are easy and memorable.
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Holidays

Holidays

Make every holiday special for your family and friends. Here, Dian Thomas, known to millions as the first lady of creativitywill share her unusual and imaginative ideas.

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Recipes

Recipes

From high-energy breakfast to delicious desserts and everything in between, these are some of the best recipes you will find anywhere. Start by making ice cream in a tin can!

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Travel

Travel

There is nothing that will expand your learning faster than travel. Learn from Dian, who had spent her career and life exploring this amazing world. She enjoyed being a tour guide for over 15 years and is now ready to share with you.
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Creative

Creative

Creativity is the spice of life and the solution to most of life’s challenges. Dian’s goal was to come up with simple solutions to everyday problems. Here unusual ideas earned the name of First Lady of Creativity on the NBC Today show as well as the ABC Home Show.

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Kids

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Craft

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Camping

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Meet Dian

During the past 25 years, Dian Thomas has delivered more than 5,000 media appearances. She is the author of 19 books, including the New York Times best-seller, Roughing It Easy, which has sold more than a million copies.

Dian was a network reporter—for eight years—on NBC’s Today show. Tom Brokaw, NBC’s news anchor, said, “Dian made her network television debut on NBC’s ‘Today’ Show and quickly became one of our most popular featured performers.”

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Meet Dian

During the past 25 years, Dian Thomas has delivered more than 5,000 media appearances. She is the author of 19 books, including the New York Times best-seller, Roughing It Easy, which has sold more than a million copies.

Dian was a network reporter—for eight years—on NBC’s Today show. Tom Brokaw, NBC’s news anchor, said, “Dian made her network television debut on NBC’s ‘Today’ Show and quickly became one of our most popular featured performers.”

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Adventure is Dian’s middle name, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to glean ideas that will pay everyday dividends. Keep-up-to date on the latest of Dian’s creations, travels, outdoor adventures, and fun and creative ideas to do with your family.