diverse group of young adults working
Starting your new career after graduation can be quite exciting. You get the chance to meet new people, work on interesting projects and hone the skills you developed in school. This…
Beneficial Insects for Your Backyard Garden
When you think of bugs, you may think of insects that crawl across your walls and buzz around your head. Some of them bite, some sting and others make annoying…
How to Defend Your Garden From Common Pests
Your backyard garden may be home to beautiful flowers and fruit and vegetable plants. While it makes your view colorful and produces some homegrown food, a flourishing garden may also…
Mom pushing daughter on swing set
Swings and slides are staples at the typical neighborhood playground. But what about installing a swing set in your own backyard? If you’re thinking of getting a set for your kids, it’s…
How to Make a Snow Sculpture in Your Yard
You may have seen elaborate sculptures made from sand or carved in ice, but what about snow? While building a snowman may be a traditional winter activity, creating a snow sculpture…
5 Unique Ways to Enjoy Fall
It’s always sad when summer ends, but autumn brings new opportunities for family-friendly adventures. Sure, the usual seasonal standbys, like apple picking and pumpkin patches, are fun, but this year we’ve…
7 Kid-Friendly Tips for Fall Hiking
The weather’s crisp, the leaves are changing and it’s the perfect time to enjoy a hike with the whole family. With the kids in tow, hiking isn’t as easy as…
Canning
As the “going green” trend continues to gain popularity, many people are finding passion in plants. It’s not a new idea; people have long grown food in their yards, and in…
How to Light a Campfire Without a Match
No matches? No problem. Using some items you may already have at your campsite, like a soda can and some chocolate, you can get a fire going. Just be sure you’ve…
End the Summer in Style with a Block Party
Soon enough, summer will be winding down, and the kids will be heading back to school. But before we all say goodbye to sunshine, swimsuits and sunblock, consider one last…