50 Fun Things to Do This Summer!

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(Image Credit: Monkey Business)

With summer in full swing, it’s not too late to start planning all the ways we’ll spend those precious and fleeting moments of warm sunshine and good vibes. We all have our favorite summertime activities, but sometimes we blank when it comes to thinking up what fun thing to do next. Well, here’s a list of 50 awesome activities covering tons of interests and cost-levels the next time you’re stumped about what to do! Continue reading

Gardening for Beginners: How to Make the Best of Your Garden

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(Image Credit: ZoomTeam)

Are you looking to put your green thumb to the test as you finish up the summer? That’s a beautiful idea, but we think that it’s important you keep in mind, a garden literally does not grow overnight. There are many steps you should take in order to make the best of your new hobby, including picking the right gardening location, choosing your plants and your garden’s theme, and keeping everything up.

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5 Natural Wonders to Add to Your Bucket List!

The Great Blue Hole (Image Credit: Eric Pheterson)

The Great Blue Hole (Image Credit: Eric Pheterson)

It would come as no surprise if you’ve added seeing natural wonders such as the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef or Mount Everest to your bucket list. Don’t get me wrong, those are obviously amazing places to want to visit. But what about the natural wonders that don’t make the esteemed Seven Natural Wonders of the World list? Well, they’re pretty incredible too. Here are five lesser known natural wonders to add to the bucket list! Continue reading

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Your First Time… Going Camping

Camping (Image Credit: Robert S. Donovan)

Camping (Image Credit: Robert S. Donovan)

After weeks-long camping trips when I was younger (including one that was literally one month long), I think I’ve earned the right to consider myself a camping expert. So if you want to know what you should do on your first time camping, you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading

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5 Ways to Have Fun This Winter

Snowman (Image Credit: Jesse Courtemanche)

Snowman (Image Credit: Jesse Courtemanche)

When the weather outside gets frightful, don’t fret! Although there might be an icy chill or a freezing blizzard outside, it doesn’t mean you are limited to your house this winter. Here are some things to do this winter that might even make you fall in love with the cold, wintry weather. Continue reading

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5 Ways to Have Fun This Fall!

Fall Fun (Image Credit: Maridav)

Fall Fun (Image Credit: Maridav)

Sweaters, football, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Halloween, crunchy leaves and chilly days – what’s not to love about fall? Even though it is a beautiful time of year, summer lovers may find themselves stumped when it comes to planning activities as the brisk air and early darkness ushers its way in. No worries, though. There is fun aplenty to be had this fall!

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Finding the Right Bike for You!

Bike (Image Credit: Wen-Cheng Liu)

Bike (Image Credit: Wen-Cheng Liu)

When I think back on my childhood, I’ve noticed most of my fondest memories revolve around adventures on my bicycle. Over the years, I have owned plenty of bikes and as I’ve grown up, I’ve strayed away from the activity because I haven’t had the time or the motivation to get out there and ride.

However, there comes a time in everyone’s life where the nostalgia sets in and the yearning for that “wind through your hair” sensation of bicycle riding comes back in full force – and I’ve been hit pretty hard. So how does someone who’s been bit by the bicycle love bug find his or her perfect match? It’s actually much easier than you would think.

Before heading to your nearest bicycle retailer, make sure to brush up on your terminology and have a general idea of the style you want. Below are the names, description and price ranges you’ll find at most bicycle shops… Continue reading