Santa Clara to Welcome Big Crowds, Not Drones for Super Bowl 50

This year, the most popular sporting event in the United States will take place near San Francisco and is expected to draw over 70,000 people to the Bay Area on Sunday. While the city will certainly welcome the tens of thousands of Super Bowl fans in town for the big game, one particular group isn’t […]

"No Drones Zone" in effect at Super Bowl 50

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How to Plan a Camping Trip in Northern California   Recently updated !

It’s no secret that Northern California is one of my favorite places to visit. In fact, I’ve written about San Francisco several times over the past couple of years right here on this blog. As winter continues to freeze the midwest, I can’t help but think about taking a trip west to visit the Bay […]


How to Go Camping in the Winter

When you think about winter, the last thing that probably comes to mind is sleeping in a tent outdoors in freezing temperatures. However, camping in the winter can be a lot of fun. Below, we’ve shared some some tips for camping in the winter, courtesy of Nikki Fotheringham for the Huffington Post Canada. Have fun […]

Tips for camping in the winter

Construction industry expected to continue growing in 2016

U.S. Construction Industry Growth Expected to Continue in 2016

Let the good times roll. According to a study by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), U.S. commercial and industry construction growth will continue despite a weak global economy. A summary of the results of the study were recently reported by Electrical Construction & Maintenance. Led by strong consumer spending, ABC forecasts growth in nonresidential construction […]


How to Pack for a Backcountry Winter Ski Trip

For ski enthusiasts, this is the most wonderful time of the year. While many of us are buried under blankets, sitting by the fire and clutching a cup of coffee, backcountry skiers are hitting the slopes and exploring the wilderness this winter. If you have been backcountry skiing before, you probably know how to pack […]

Tips for packing for a backcountry ski trip

Mario Kart 64

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Nintendo 64

Every generation has its own gold standard form of entertainment for children. Over the decades toys such as G.I. Joe, Barbie, Tonka, Milton Bradley board games, Hot Wheels and Lego construction sets have given generations parents alone time and their kids something to do while sitting Indian-style on their living room carpet. For my age bracket, one of those […]


AEDs Can Save Lives But Only If They’re Available

It’s a proven fact that automated external defibrillators save lives (if they didn’t, they wouldn’t exist). The problem, at least according to the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation (SCAF), is that they aren’t always readily available when a need arises. According to a recent article in the Huffington Post, sudden cardiac arrest is the third leading […]

Importance of making AEDs readily available

Tips for staying safe on the ski slopes

Stay Safe on the Ski Slopes with These Tips

Winter is finally here which means many outdoor enthusiasts will be heading for the slopes to play in the snow. Whether you are into skiing, snowboarding, snow biking or some other winter sport, it’s always important to put safety first. To help you stay safe wherever it is you shred, we’ve share a list of […]


5 Affordable Winter Home Improvement Projects

With temperatures dropping drastically here in Kentucky, there’s not much work that can be done outdoors this time of the year but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things you can do around the house. Below, we’ve shared a list of five home improvements that can be done during the winter months, courtesy of HarryHelmet.com. Tend […]

Winter Home Exterior

Planning a kid's birthday party on a budget

Tips for Planning a Kid’s Birthday Party on a Budget

When it comes to party planning, it’s easy to go overboard – especially when the guest of honor is your child. To make sure you stay under budget when putting together your kid’s birthday party, we’ve shared a list of tips from Kristin Colella for MainStreet.com. Have fun (and good luck)! Plan Ahead: Colella says […]