Beach Mother's Day

5 Ideas for Mother’s Day That Your Mom Will Love

Mother’s Day is about showing the mother figures in your life appreciation so give them something that’s more precious than any t-shirt, perfume, or diamond necklace: time. Of course your mother is a ‘number one mom’, so she doesn’t need another mug to prove it. If your mom is like 80% of Americans, she’s done with tchotchkes and would rather have an experience than a physical gift.  So, give her what ...

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Camping Recipes

Creative Camping Cuisine

Surveying the average campsite, you’ll see the typical supplies to make a meal: graham crackers, marshmallows, hot dogs, and mountain pie makers. But there’s more to camp food than the rustle of a chocolate bar wrapper and the clang of hot dog sticks! Getting a good cooking fire going and serving up new recipes is a great way to breathe new life into your family’s camping trip. Before you reach beyond ...

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Firework Displays

6 Must-See Fourth of July Firework Displays Across the United States

Fireworks have been an integral part of celebrating the Fourth of July since 1777. For the past 240 years, these dazzling explosions have lit up the sky in remembrance of the date the Declaration of Independence was signed. Every year, pyrotechnic technology has increased, making firework displays continually brighter (and louder) than the year before. This year is going to be a big year for fireworks, so why not treat your ...

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A Brief History of Earth Day

Many people have participated in some sort of Earth Day event, whether it was planting a tree outside of an elementary school, or participating in a work place recycling initiative. But do you know how Earth Day came about? It was first celebrated in 1970 and was created as a way to transform public attitudes about how the environment should be treated. The idea for Earth Day was a brain child ...

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Crowd

Survival of the Fittest: How to Win Black Friday

The holy grail of American consumerism is almost upon us. The name Black Friday refers to the shift in retailers’ accounting books where many “go into the black” or make a profit the day after Thanksgiving. Every year the deals get bigger, the lines grow longer, and the people get crazier. In more recent years, Black Friday has leaked into Thanksgiving night, forcing hard-core bargainers to trek out right after ...

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Hawaiian Estate

5 Amazing Beach Destinations on AirBNB

Airbnb is a privately owned accommodation rental website based out of San Francisco, California.  Founded in 2008, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, and is now present in more than 34,000 cities and 191 countries.  The service has experienced fabulous growth, not only in popularity, but also in its community of users.  It offers hosts the ability to sign up to rent out their space ...

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Coastal Christmas Traditions From Around the World

For many, the visions conjured up when thinking of Christmas includes wreaths, snowflakes and Christmas lights. But what if you live in a coastal area that has white sand beaches instead of snow-capped mountains? What kind of effect does that have on the average holiday traditions? We traveled from coast to coast in search of different warm weather holiday traditions around the world. Maybe you’ll even consider adding a few ...

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