Volunteer Vacation

5 Ways to take a volunteer vacation

Relaxing for a week in an exotic location sounds pretty great, but what if you want to get more out of your trip? A volunteer vacation might be the answer. Voluntourism, as it’s known, is growing in popularity as more and more organizations have sprung up to pair volunteers with… Read more



Summer Decor Ideas

5 unique summer picnic decor ideas

The warm weather brings the feeling that anything is possible — well, at least in terms of entertaining outdoors. Picnics are great opportunities to get together with friends and family to celebrate just about anything, and hosting one can be a lot of fun. If you’re interested in creating an… Read more



3 day trips without planning wine

Take a weekend trip without having to plan

If you have a long weekend coming up, take advantage of it! It probably isn’t all that often that three days of a clear schedule presents itself, so do yourself a favor and plan a trip. Getting out of your usual setting is a great way to reset and recharge… Read more



Family Trip Unplanned

Weekend family trips (that don’t take a lot of planning)

Summertime and vacations go hand in hand. Extended vacations aren’t necessarily better, though. If you can’t swing a weeklong trip but you still want to have a little getaway, a good idea is to opt for a long weekend instead. Three days can actually be the perfect duration for a… Read more



Hot weather Pet Safety

How to keep your pet safe in the hot summer sun

Spending time outdoors with your pet is one of the joys of spring and summer, but prolonged exposure to heat can be dangerous for your furry companion. Animals deal with heat differently than humans, so temperatures that feel comfortable to us can be too much for your pet. Dehydration and… Read more