It's the time of year when you load up in the car and head out for a fun family vacation. Here are 10 activities your kids can do in the car that don't involve screen time.
Are you lamenting the end of summer vacation too? Memory jars are a sweet and lovely way to preserve those sun-filled memories we've amassed over the last few months. A PERFECT project for the kiddos
There's something about fire towers that I find romantic. Their isolation, their locales, the hunky rangers that might be housed in them....I dunno. What I DO know is that this fire tower home in western
AirBnB.com is a service that helps connect people who have homes, apartments, or spare rooms to rent. On principle, I love the idea (why bother with hotels when you can stay in a real person's house?), but in practice, I have to admin results are mixed. We used AirBnB for a trip to New York City last year, and the place wasn't nearly as nice as the pictures made it out to be.
Still, if you just want to window shop, AirBnB is one of the best places on the Web to get tours of amazing living spaces around the world. Here are some of my recent, modern-ish favorites:
A friend of mine is suffering from a major case of the winter blues, which isn't so unusual this winter. Last week I suggested she take a tropical stay-cation. The idea sounded so appealing, my boo and I did just that last Sunday. It was super fun and just what we needed to break the winter doldrums. Besides that, it cost us next to nothing, we weren't subjected to security pat downs or
Located on Grand Cayman, this jaw-dropping vacation home is 48,000 square feet of over the top opulence. Amenities galore, the ocean front home features--among many other things--an outdoor kitchen, billiard room, spa, steam room, wine cellar and outdoor tennis court. So how much will all this
A camping or hiking trip can go all wrong if your dog gets hit by skunk spray. Be prepared. Put together your own de-skunking shampoo kit just for good measure. Here's what you need to put in your kit:
Nothing says summer like a road trip. Some of the best trips are short and sweet and no matter what happens, memories are made on the road. Here are 10 simple tips that will make it easier to jump in the car and get-a-goin'. Here are a few things to get you started:
The goober and I are heading to Ireland tomorrow for a week and a bit. My sweetie is sitting this one out which means I don't have to worry about the flat being empty.When leaving someone at home just isn't an option, there are plenty of things you can do to worry-proof your home they include:
- giving your neighbours a heads up, and a contact number
- using timers to turn on lights, radio's etc
- turning the phone ringer off
Recently, Business Week reported on how the really rich spend as much money for temporary rentals as regular folk spend for entire houses. The report suggests that the willingness of affluent leasers to fork over so much dough is do to the need of interim housing while their mansions are remodeled. Others, like Oprah Winfrey and Robert De Niro, who have been known to drop 40 grand a day for a slice of heaven on Nygard Cay (Bahamas), just want a...