smart aquarium technology makes maintenance easier
Aquarium equipment is becoming smaller, more efficient and "smarter" to make aquarium keeping easier than ever. Some of the smart aquarium gadgets and apps available today make the bubbling treasure chest of yesterday look like a Neanderthals’ fish tank. There are so many things to consider when setting up a tank -- who would have [...]
Iced tea is a great summer beverage option.
Iced tea has long been a summertime favorite for outdoor events, barbecues and picnics. It’s even known as the “house wine of the south.” Depending on what part of North America you are in, iced tea may be sugar sweetened or not. In many restaurants in Canada and the northeastern United States, sweet tea is [...]
Spring is filled with gift-giving holidays, from graduations and end-of-the-year thank-you tokens to Father's Day and spring wedding anniversaries. It can get a little crazy to keep your shopping list organized, but you can turn what might be a chore into a fun project if you go the DIY route. Instead of fighting crowds at [...]
Make a great cheese plate for your next community association or block party!
Cheese could be a food group all its own! Whether you're looking for appetizers, main courses or even desserts, cheese can easily be a core ingredient. A lot of the cheese dishes in this collection can be made ahead and travel well, perfect for your next community association block party! A good cheese plate is [...]
The beauty of Old Florida
Vacation time is undoubtedly one of the best times of the year, but flights across the country or world are not always budget friendly. Day trips and road trips are often the best way to travel while on a budget and in Florida, there is just so much to do. While many may think the [...]
The Southwest in summertime can be brutally hot. With temperatures often exceeding the 100-degree mark in parts of Arizona, Nevada and southern California, summer may not seem like the ideal time to take a road trip in search of the great outdoors. But whether you’re just itching to get away for a day or you [...]
Measure carefully when you build a deck on your home.
If you’ve ever thought about adding a deck to your home, now is the time! A deck can add value to your home, as well as provide additional space for entertaining and relaxation. It doesn’t have to be a difficult proposition, but there are several factors you need to consider before you build a deck. Whether [...]