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A Beginners Guide to Camping

Posted On: June 19th, 2018
We love camping; it is a great escape from the stresses of everyday life and a fun and inexpensive way to enjoy the great outdoors with your family. I must confess, though, I am still fairly new to camping. My husband is a pro; he grew up camping and spent most of his youth in the Boy Scouts for America. Last fall, after 10 years of coaxing, he finally wore me down to go camping – with our toddler no less. ...read more

4 Ways to Make Your Staycation Awesome

Posted On: June 15th, 2018
Going on vacation is a wonderful experience for the entire family. It is a great way to explore new places and spend quality time with those important to you. Vacation can be expensive, though, and if you are looking for a lower-cost alternative to vacationing away, consider a staycation! ...read more

Fun Activities to do with Dad

Posted On: June 12th, 2018
Can you believe Father’s Day is this Sunday? Comparatively speaking, Father’s Day is a relatively young holiday for the United States. In 1966 President Lyndon Johnson issued the first presidential proclamation declaring the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day. It wasn’t a national holiday until President Richard Nixon signed it into law in 1972. It’s only been an official holiday for 46 years! ...read more

Happy Memorial Day!

Posted On: May 25th, 2018
Memorial Day is this upcoming Monday. It is the unofficial start to summer. Public pools start to open. Schools are either out or will be soon. Better still, we get an extra day off of work. There are parades, festivals, cookouts and American flags everywhere. Retail stores have massive sales ...read more