Now that we’ve rounded the corner of the winter solstice and the days are beginning to get longer again (thank goodness), we’re starting to get cabin fever. Being from the Pacific Northwest, I need to spend as much time outside as possible. It’s still below freezing around here, though, btu I’m not sure I care. I’m… Continue reading Stay Warm During Winter Hikes
Are you ready to join the millions of people who are setting out on their 2017 resolutions to get fit and healthy? While some people might feel like it’s cliché, I assure you that there’s nothing cliché about taking great care of your body. Get Outfitted for Fitness Something that motivates me to get fit… Continue reading Get Ready to Get Fit in 2017
Training during the winter months can be a drag. Between the cold weather and lack of daylight, it is no wonder that many people slack off from exercising when the temperatures grow cold. Here are some ways to stay in shape in this winter. Ways to Stay in Shape During the Winter It may be… Continue reading Ways to Stay in Shape During the Winter
If you are lucky enough to be home with your little ones on a Snowy Day, then use it as an opportunity to bond! Here are just a few ideas to pass the time (and still leave time to get that load of laundry done!). Bake Always keep a box of cookie mix in the… Continue reading Snowy Day? No Problem.
Are you planning on taking your family on a ski vacation to a fun, snow filled mountain this year? If so, your first priorities might include booking flights, reserving a hotel, paying for ski lift tickets and scheduling ski and snowboarding lessons for your little ones. Your next priority is purchasing ski-related gear. But what… Continue reading Essential Gear for Your Next Ski Vacation
The big game day is fast approaching. If you’ll be having the party at your house you’ll need all the tips you can get for Hosting A Super Bowl Party. This is a day filled with fun and excitement whether your favorite team is playing or not. Tips For Hosting A Super Bowl Party Has… Continue reading Tips For Hosting A Super Bowl Party
When the new year comes, many people have the goal of getting into shape…or at least better shape than the previous year. The problem is, making fitness a priority can be tiring and expensive. Between gym memberships, healthy meals, and getting the right gear for a workout, it can really set you back. If you’re… Continue reading Get in Shape With These Unbeatable Fitness Deals!
Ah, snow days. Can you remember back to your own childhood when you wished for and dreamed of snow days? Did you stay up late, hoping to catch the first few flakes falling from the sky before you went to bed? Did you sit in front of the television set just waiting to see if… Continue reading How to Survive a Snow Day with Your Family
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With the New Year upon us you might find yourself or those around you wanting to make lifestyle changes. A big change may be in wanting to get in better shape. Finding the Best Fitness Gear and Gadgets no matter what your ability is will help you make some positive changes. Best Fitness Gear and… Continue reading Best Fitness Gear and Gadgets
Living on a lake in upstate New York in winter is exciting. As soon as the lake freezes over, you can count on the ice skating, ice fishing and ice hockey to begin. If you live somewhere that gets cold during the winter, it is best to embrace winter activities and sports, or you may be miserable.… Continue reading Exciting Winter Activities
If you held out over the holidays and did not buy yourself the store, you did the right thing. Stores are going crazy right now because come January, NY Fashion Week will be in full effect and the stores are looking ahead toward Spring. Now is the perfect time to give your winter wardrobe a… Continue reading Finding a Winter Coat on Sale
When the weather outside is frightful, why not pack up and go somewhere delightful? If that sounds good, you will be happy to know you can find some great travel deals on Winter getaways. One of our family’s favorite winter destinations is Great Wolf Lodge! There is so much for kids to do and their… Continue reading Great Travel Deals on Winter Getaways
Christmas is so close, the excitement is palpable and little ones will sure find it hard to sleep tonight. If you have kids, they are likely off school for the next week at least. You are probably wondering what you can do as a family that is fun and will make excellent memories. I would… Continue reading Host a Sledding and Cocoa Party for Family Winter Fun!
Your child might have anywhere from one to two weeks off this winter. What to do with all this time? The holidays can be quite stressful and many of us will be glad when it’s over. But, don’t let the stress take away from the time you get to spend with your family. If you’re… Continue reading What to Do During Winter Break
If you’re shopping for a football lover this holiday season, figuring out what to buy is pretty easy. You can just go to the NFL Shop, pick their favorite team and be met with a bunch of different gift options, all of which they’re sure to love. This time of year, there are also sales… Continue reading Gifts for the NFL Fan
Plan your design. Do. Not. Wing. It. Really, trust us. Everyone will see your house lit up and every day that you pull in your driveway, you’ll curse the lopsided-ness of your overall design. To avoid that, begin by picking a focal point. Start with the home itself by focusing on columns or an entry… Continue reading Keeping Your Sanity While Hanging Xmas Lights
Did you know that half of Americans start their holiday shopping by or before the month of September? Many savvy shoppers like to start shopping early, so that they don’t wind up with a huge holiday shopping list and don’t have to spend a ton of money all at once. Spacing out your holiday related… Continue reading How to Save Money When Holiday Shopping
It’s not winter yet, but many of us, especially those of us who live in New England, associate the end of summer with the end of all outdoor activities. But for much of the country, this year is still unseasonably warm. Get out there and enjoy it so the long winter doesn’t feel so darn… Continue reading Six Fun Things to Do in October
Fall is an incredible time to camp. The summer heat has likely eased up, the leaves are beginning to change, and the crisp fall evenings make for a perfect time to gather round a campfire. You may think that shopping for a camping trip is overwhelming, but chances are you can shop online from places… Continue reading What to Pack for a Fall Camping Trip (for Beginners)