5 Tips To A Safer Backyard Pool

Having a pool in the comfort of your own backyard can be extremely rewarding for you and your family. Not only will it help the resale value of your home, but it will provide an activity for you and your kids to take part in during those hot summer days. While swimming is a great […]

Fire Safety Tips for a Dry Summer

This past summer has been one of the driest on record for many areas of the U.S. I’ve been doing some reading and I’m seriously amazed at how little weather some places have had. My city usually sees a significant amount of rain and thunderstorms during Tornado Season, but even then it was dry and […]

It’s the Heat, Not the Humidity: Surviving the Heat Wave, 2012

As temperatures hover around and above 100 degrees, citizens of states from North Carolina to New Jersey, and as far west as Illinois, are dealing with power outages and worse. Employees are forced to drive on roads with darkened traffic lights, the heat is felling trees that crash through ceilings, and power lines are repeatedly […]

Ambient Windchimes for Your Home

At times, we all want to add a bit of tranquility to our living quarters. The current popularity of adding live bamboo or another Asian inspired décor item speaks to our interest in utilizing pared down classic Asian ideas to add ambience and peace to our home décor. One surefire way to add beauty and […]

Perfect Summertime Side Dishes

Perfect Summertime Side Dishes On a hot summer day, nothing beats grilling out under the sun with family and friends. Juicy hamburgers and grill-marked hot dogs are a dinner staple, along with a beautiful steak and barbeque ribs. There are standard go-to side dishes: corn on the cob, coleslaw, and potato salad. Sometimes, you need […]

How to Plan a Beach Outing with Your Family

this post answers the following questions 1. Why is beach the most favorite vacation of all time? 2. Why plan the schedule for yourvacation? 3. Why ensure the destination of the vacation is best for your family? 4. Do you need to make a reservation for your vacation? 5. Why should you make a checklist? […]