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Friday, December 9, 2022
How to Rent an RV for $1 a Day

How to Rent an RV for $1 a Day

Photo: EB Adventure Photography (Shutterstock)The idea of hopping in an RV with some friends or family and exploring off the beaten path completely on your own schedule might be pretty compelling—at least until you look up the price of the rental. If this sounds like something you want to do, though, don’t be scared away…
How to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

How to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Photo: JaySi (Shutterstock)Now that summer is in full swing, people lucky enough to have their own pool (or at least live near someone who does) are probably spending a lot of time in the water. And while that’s a great way to cool down on a hot day, you could end up with some less-than-pleasant…
The Best Way to Serve Cold Food During Your Cookout

The Best Way to Serve Cold Food During Your Cookout

Photo: Elena Veselova (Shutterstock)Grilled meats like hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken tend to take centerstage at cookouts—like the many happening over this holiday weekend—but the sides are what make the meal. And because most cookouts take place in warmer summer weather, it can be tricky to keep sides like potato salad and coleslaw cool.Fortunately, there’s…
How to Choose the Best Cheese for Any Burger

How to Choose the Best Cheese for Any Burger

Yesterday, I read an article that claimed brie was the “best” cheese to put on your burger. I was, frankly, a little stunned. I’m a big fan of brie, and a big fan of a big pan of brie, but the “best” burger cheese it is not. “Best” is a weird word to begin with.…
How to Add an Easy DIY Water Feature to Your Garden

How to Add an Easy DIY Water Feature to Your Garden

Photo: Gardens by Design (Shutterstock)Water can help your garden feel more tranquil—and it can encourage birds and other wildlife to spend more time in your yard. Adding a water feature can sound intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. You can get all the benefits of having a backyard oasis without a lot of hassle.…
Why You Should Check Your Luggage As Late As Possible

Why You Should Check Your Luggage As Late As Possible

Photo: CatwalkPhotos (Shutterstock)As a rule of thumb, I try to never check luggage when I fly, but there are times when it is simply unavoidable. Also unavoidable is the subsequent required trip to the luggage carousel. You know the scene: The area is littered with your fellow exhausted travelers who are eager to get their…
Should You Choose a Hotel or an Airbnb for Your Next Trip?

Should You Choose a Hotel or an Airbnb for Your Next...

Photo: Davizro Photography (Shutterstock)One of the many decisions to make when traveling is: Airbnb or hotel? While you’re probably going to consider the obvious, like location, availability, and cost, there are many other factors that could influence your experience.Of course, if the final bill is the only thing that matters to you, you might simply…
How to Stop Your Marshmallows From Getting Stale

How to Stop Your Marshmallows From Getting Stale

Marshmallows have two seasons: Rice Krispies treat season, which is around the holidays, and s’mores season, which is now. Unless you’re a true ‘mallow head, you probably don’t go through that many bags of the fluffy white confection each year. In fact, you could have a half-consumed bag of marshmallows hanging out in your pantry…
How to Make a Hospitable Outdoor Space In Less Than a Day

How to Make a Hospitable Outdoor Space In Less Than a...

Photo: Klem Mitch (Shutterstock)If you’re fortunate enough to live in a home with some outdoor space, you probably should use it. Whether you have acres of land, a compact backyard, or an apartment balcony, it’s entirely possible to create a dedicated, hospitable area where you can sit and enjoy being outside—even if you don’t have…
These Airlines Let You ‘Carry on’ for Free

These Airlines Let You ‘Carry on’ for Free

Photo: Have a nice day Photo (Shutterstock)As the cost of flights continue to go up, consumers are looking for ways to rein in the total cost of their airfare. One fee you can avoid if you play it right is paying for the honor of bringing your luggage onto their plane. Each airline has its…

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