Balanced Growth Expected in Construction Industry in 2015

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost 10 years since the housing market crash that led to one of the worst recessions in our country’s history first made national headlines. The crash left millions of Americans upside down on their mortgage, led to hundreds of thousands of foreclosures, and crushed the construction industry. Over […]

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How to Wow Your Friends While Sitting Around the Campfire   Recently updated !

If you’re willing to brave the cold, winter is a great time to get your friends together for a camping trip. Whether you are roughing it in a tent or spreading out in a log cabin, chances are you’ll be huddled around a campfire at some point while you’re away. Want to wow your friends […]


New App Makes Home Improvement Projects Easy

  Truth be told, I’m not much of a handyman (apparently, this is the first time this family gene has ever skipped a generation). Sure, I can handle some basic repairs around the house and change the oil in my car, but when it comes to major fixes, I reach for the only tool that […]

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Want a Winter Wedding? You Can Do It in 6 Easy Steps

For obvious reasons – the holidays, crappy weather, etc. – couples have shied away from throwing weddings in the winter. Why have your big day ruined by record snowfall, an ice storm, or a randomly-scheduled family holiday party? Although it might seem crazy to tie the knot this time of year, it can be done […]


New York Set to be Pounded by Biggest Blizzard Ever

If you live in the northeast you better be set on food and entertainment. Wind-driven snow will be falling as fast as 4 inches per hour, likely bringing travel and commerce to an icy crawl from New York to Boston. New York is looking at 24 inches of snow and  Boston might get the worst […]

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Drug Smuggling Drone Crashes South of U.S. Border

Just when you thought a problem couldn’t get any worse, the tech industry exacerbates the issue by enhancing and magnifying the anxiety that existed before the technology. In recent news, DEA and border control agents have a new enemy to combat–drug smuggling drones. As if stopping the human drug trafficking flood wasn’t difficult enough, a […]


Ice Skate Like a Hockey Player with These 5 Simple Tips

Truth be told, there aren’t that many hockey players in our neck of the woods. But if you have a son or daughter who loves to pass the puck around out on the ice but isn’t that great of a skater, we can help. Below, we’ve shared a handful of tips from Kyle Melinn of […]

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Sundance Film Festival 2015 Set to Take Over Park City, Utah

The Sundance Film Festival is set to take place on January 22 – February 1, 2015. The festival’s aim since its inception in 1985, is to bring forth the most original storytellers for film loving audiences in Park City, Utah. The festival was originally known as the Utah/US Film Festival until 1991 when it was […]


Campout in the Winter (and Live to Tell About It)

The winter is a great time of the year for a lot of things – celebrating the holidays, visiting family, football, playing in the snow – but camping isn’t one of them. Sleeping outside in freezing temperatures isn’t exciting, it’s flat out crazy. If you don’t mind a little frostbite and are up for braving […]

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6 No-Brainer Ways to Keep Your Apartment Warm This Winter

Several years ago, I lived in an old apartment building just north of downtown Cincinnati. The building was beautiful and charming but was more than a little drafty when the season turned to winter. If your apartment gets a little chilly when cold weather rolls in, check out the tips on weatherproofing your unit from […]