5 Warm-Weather Getaways

With average winter temps in the 60s or higher, these five adventure-packed cities provide a break from chilly northern blizzards – no passports required. Charleston, SC When it hits 60 degrees: Late January With its lantern-lined cobblestone streets, this colonial … Continued

5 Digital Trends That Are Dominating Home Security

The rising popularity of smartphones is playing a role in the growth of home security systems. Now, security systems don’t just trip an alarm if an intruder comes through the door anymore, they enable homeowners to watch live streaming video … Continued

Chill Out With a Winter Motorcycle Ride

For many motorcycle enthusiasts, winter spells the end of the riding season. But for others it’s just a reminder to bundle up and take a few extra precautions. Cold weather doesn’t have to mean the end of your two-wheel fun, … Continued

5 Snowmobile Trips to Take This Winter

More cities, resorts and parks are going the extra mile to accommodate the booming activity of snowmobiling. The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association (ISMA) estimates 150,713 were snowmobiles sold worldwide in 2015. If you’re considering a snowmobile trip, here are five … Continued

5 Ways to Winterize Your Roof

If the Farmer’s Almanac is correct, the winter of 2015-2016 will be a repeat of last winter – and even more scientific predictors agree. Here are five steps you can take to winterize your roof and help prevent roof damage. … Continued

Avoiding The Many Obstacles of Moving

Moving is notoriously stressful. When you’ve got plenty of expected things to tackle, the last thing you need is dealing with the unexpected. In short, before you rip open the bubble wrap, it’s helpful to know what’s covered by insurance … Continued

What Mobile Lifestyle Do You Want? There’s an RV for That

One look at today’s recreational vehicles will tell you these are not your grandparents’ campers. Modern motor homes are packing in creature comforts that couldn’t have been imagined even two decades ago – and they’re making “roughing it” on the … Continued

Find the Best City for Your Budget

Where in the United States does your hard-earned dollar go the farthest? There’s an answer: McAllen, Texas. According to the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), the price of goods and services in McAllen is just 80% of the … Continued

Puppy Proofing 101: Making Your Home Dog-Friendly

You may be ready to give your new puppy lots of love and attention, but how ready is your home? Puppy proofing a house is like baby proofing. And like babies, puppies are inquisitive explorers ready to get into whatever … Continued