Vacationing On A Budget: Create The Ultimate Stay-Cation

June 17th, 2014

Staying home might not seem like an exciting way to use your vacation days, but with a little organizing you can create your own stay-cation. This is like a vacation, but you don't have to deal with stress of travel and budgeting for a big trip. A vacation is supposed to be a relaxing time to get away from everyday life with the family, but often the price...


Tips For Throwing A Memorable Summer Party

June 12th, 2014

During the summer, you should take the opportunity to make the most of the gorgeous weather and throw a party! It can be tough to host a big party in the winter, especially if your home isn't large enough to comfortably accommodate all your guests. In the summer, you can have your guests spend most of the time in the backyard, and not have to worry about everyone...


The Best Places For A White Water Rafting Adventure In The U.S.

June 6th, 2014

If you are looking to experience an exciting adventure on your next family vacation, chances are there's a unique white water rafting destination not too far away. 1. Salmon River, Idaho: Middle Fork  This rafting haven remains relatively untouched by humankind, since the river is protected by Congress under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968. ROW...


How To Find Summer Internships

May 22nd, 2014

Preparing for life after college can be an intimidating undertaking. If you feel worried about your post graduation job prospects, the access to summer internships can be beneficial not only for your professional career but also your peace of mind.If you feel like you don't know where to start or want some help, here are some ideas to get the ball rolling on your search.Make...


What Should You Wear To The Office In The Summer?

May 20th, 2014

When the weather gets hot, your first instinct is probably to reach for shorts, flip-flops and a tank top that will help you stay cool. However, if you work in an office, you may not be able to wear these casual clothes. It can be difficult to know what to wear in the summer while you're at work, since you want to be comfortable but you also need to look professional. You may...


Fun Springtime Activities For You And Your Kids

May 12th, 2014

Spring represents a lot of things, the most important of which is that you can finally go outside without a 5-pound jacket. Celebrate your liberation from winter with your kids and these fun activities!Decorate eggs This project doesn't have to be limited to Easter (or spring, for that matter). Brightly colored eggshells make great springtime decorations, and...


How To Play Shuffleboard

May 1st, 2014

Looking for new indoor games to play to keep you and your friends entertained while staying warm? Try learning how to play shuffleboard. Shuffleboard can be played in a number of different ways in both indoor and outdoor environments. Table shuffleboard - one indoor shuffleboard variant - follows most of the same rules as outdoor versions of the game, making it a good starting...


Celebrate The Legacy of Patriots' Day

April 17th, 2014

In most states, April 19 is a day like any other - people go to work and school if it's a weekday, and if it falls on a weekend, they likely participate in fun activities and get family errands done.But in Massachusetts and Maine, April 19 is Patriots' Day, a holiday that commemorates a special day in American history. It was then that the first shots in the...


The History of the Easter Bunny

April 14th, 2014

In many homes, children wake up on Easter morning to find colorful baskets filled with chocolate in the shape of eggs and rabbits that their parents tell them were brought by the Easter Bunny. One of the traditional activities they may participate in during the Easter holiday is decorating hard-boiled eggs with dyes and various embellishments. They might have an...


How To Create The Perfect Easter Basket

April 12th, 2014

Stores everywhere are already preparing to stock Easter-themed decorations, gifts and cards. Surprise your family and friends with a considerate basket or gift bag this season. Here are some things an Easter basket or gift bag shouldn't go without!Candy It may seem obvious, but never forget to consider allergies when buying Easter candy! There's nothing like a trip to the...