January 2024 Newsletter

Hello, Outdoor Fans! It’s Backyard Brian from Bear Creek Outdoor Living. Is it is winter time and we are all inside, I got thinking about why many people don’t hang out in their outdoor spaces. It’s not just cold weather – when summer comes, there are other problems. Let’s talk about the top five reasons […]

FAQ: Are We Local?

Hello, Brian Mininger with Bear Creek Outdoor Living here and wanted to answer a question that we get asked a lot, is are you local? And understand the heart behind that question is people want to understand, are you from here? Can we trust you? Are you going to be here? Are you going to […]

August Evenings

As another summer cools off and schedules fill up, make it a priority to spend time outdoors! 1.) Fun, Easy Entry Sports – Pickleball and Disc Golf are both fun sports to start in any stage of life. Disc Golf is a self guided walk through a park while throwing frisbees. Pickleball is a fun low […]

November 2021 Newsletter

Keep an eye out for our Black Friday furnishing packages and bundles. You won’t want to miss the deals on these great backyard experiences. Hygge (pronounced hue-guh) is a Danish word to describe a feeling or moment as cozy, charming or special. It can be alone or with friends, in a home or outside, while […]

October 2021 Newsletter

As our homeowners start to plan their outdoor living space, we want it to be a place that truly brings the outdoors closer to home. Click here to read the five keys that we believe can help. We want our homeowners to explore their unique personality to fit their lifestyle. We hope to keep the […]

September 2021 Newsletter

On October 9-10th, the Fall Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival will feature over 120 artists, craft demonstrations, live music, children’s activities, food, and Virginia wine and beer. It has become a destination for Exhibitors and shoppers alike. The quality and diversity of fine art and handmade craftwork is truly impressive and speaks to the reputation […]

July 2021 Newsletter

Last month, Bear Creek Outdoor Living celebrated five years of being in business. While we have grown, our mission has stayed the same: community. We love to create backyard spaces that help people connect with their community. Thank you for being a part of our story these past five years! We have added a Furnishing […]

Team Member Spotlight: David Mininger

Dave Mininger After 35 years in insurance, Dave Mininger joined the Bear Creek team in April of 2021.  After growing up in northern Pennsylvania, Dave and his wife reside in Stuarts Draft, VA.  Dave was brought onto the team by his son Brian, following his departure from his insurance office.  He now works as a […]

Team Member Spotlight: Leslie Carter

Leslie Carter Leslie Carter has been with the Bear Creek team since March 2021 and is a fast learner and loves to help in anyway she can. She is currently working as our Sales and Design Manager.  Leslie is married to Brett, one of our amazing Foremen, and they both are from and currently reside […]

Team Member Spotlight: Elberto “Beto” Luna

Elberto “Beto” Luna Elberto “Beto” Luna joined our team in June of 2021 and is working as a foreman.  Originally from Barranquilla, Columbia, Beto was introduced to Brian and Victoria through his wife and has been a great addition to our team.  Out in the field he enjoys working with wood, especially building decks More […]