Autumn is finally here! With it comes a break from the heat of summer (in most places), a hint of crisp to the air and the bounty that is fall produce.
The Mid-Atlantic region of the United States is known for being the historic heart of the country, home to commerce and industry, politics and power. What makes up the Mid-Atlantic region? It’s generally considered to be New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia. That’s a lot of territory! Whether [...]
When you live near destinations known for their cultural interest, natural beauty or fun attractions, it’s easy to take them for granted. But don’t! Whether you live in Vancouver, Toronto or Calgary, you’re only a car (or ferry) ride away from a host of great day trips and weekend getaways. Before summer’s over, take in [...]
There’s nothing like sinking into a fragrant tub or stepping into a shower scented with all your favorite things to make you feel pampered. But sometimes it’s tricky to find just that right fragrance for your mood or the moment, or maybe you have sensitive skin and can’t use a lot of commercially available bath [...]
For Midwesterners, the hardest part about taking a summer road trip is narrowing down where to go. With an abundance of national and state forests, lakeside beach resorts and historical cities and towns that take you to another time and place, the Midwest truly offers something for everyone. So don’t let summer pass you by [...]
The end of summer is fast approaching! Things start to wind down; students and teachers are preparing to get back to school and everyone is trying to get their last fun activity in before the season is over. Luckily the Southeastern U.S. is filled with an endless variety of things to do. From gorgeous beaches [...]
It's raining, it's pouring...but it doesn't have to be really boring! No parent wants to hear their child complaining because they can't go out and play on a rainy day or weekend. Get your community involved! Other parents in your neighborhood are in the same position and there is power in numbers. Use your community newsletter [...]
Ah, wilderness… Some folks thrive on spending time roughing it just so they can be out in nature. You know the type: They hike into the woods with everything on their back. They set up their own tent and cook over a campfire. Then, when the day is over, they crawl on hands and knees [...]