Children born in the summer can usually benefit from the joys of playing outside with new toys in the sun, at the beach or enjoying the local park. But winter born kids receiving birthday presents might prefer something they can use right away, whatever the weather. From snowy surroundings to cold and rain, it can be hard inspiring kids to get outdoors or get enough exercise. And, if you’ve got kids, you’ll know they don’t always want to wear their winter clothes even when it’s freezing!
With a smaller home, you no doubt tend to host parties during the warmer months, when guests typically feel more comfortable outside. However, this time around, you thought it might be interesting to try your hand at hosting an outdoor party in the colder winter months instead. Although this is going to be a new experience for you, there are a few things to consider when hosting an outdoor winter party. Continue reading “House Too Stuffy for Guests? 4 Tips for Hosting an Outdoor Winter Party”
Children who are born in summer months have access to a wide range of outdoor party ideas. Depending on the age of the child, this may include a pool party, a party at a splash pad or local park, a paintball party or even a party in the backyard. In the winter, these fun party ideas are not practical. While it may seem like your winter-born child is at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to planning a birthday party, there are actually several wonderful ideas to consider.
The winter can be rough on cars. It’s not just the ice and snow that are problems, but rather the cold itself. There are a few types of typical car damage that can occur when the temperature begins to drop and it’s vital that every driver knows what to look out for during the winter.
People tend to think of dangerous weather as something that happens during the spring and summer with wildfires and hurricanes. In actuality, some of the most dangerous extreme weather in many parts of the country occurs during cold winter months. If you don’t take steps to protect your home from the damage that winter weather can do, you may end up having to pay thousands of dollars in repair bills. With that in mind, below is a checklist of five safety measures to prep your home for winter storms.
You’ve most likely heard about the benefits of engaging in spring cleaning, but have you ever thought about starting early? Consider skipping over the spring cleaning in favor of getting it done in the winter. Here are just a few of the reasons that you should get your spring cleaning done before spring has a chance to arrive.
Lots of homeowners are surprised at how cold it doesn’t have to get for pipes to freeze. Some pipes freeze when the temperature is as high as 50 degrees Fahrenheit, well above the freezing temperature of water. In many cases, all you may have to do is wait for the pipes to warm up, or warm them up manually. In other cases, frozen pipes burst. Here are some ways to prevent frozen pipes:
It’s that time of year when families across the country begin their spring cleaning process, and a huge part of this tradition involves reducing the amount of things in your possession. Do you have stacks of stuff piled up around the house? Is your garage stuffed from floor to ceiling with items that haven’t been used in years? Do you have so much stuff that you’re now throwing money away on public storage because your house is filled to the max?
If you answered, “Yes” to any of these questions, then it’s time to make some major changes and make the decision to let go of some of your clutter. Go through your home and assign every item you come across to one of the four following categories.
Contributed by Katey Carter
Who said that sunbathing is necessary for the summer? All the borders have long been open, and it’s not necessary to go on vacation in July or August to fully enjoy the sea and the sun. Simply buy a plane ticket, pay for a visa, and spend some wonderful days in the palm and liana, listening to the sound of the surf and enjoying exotic fruits. Read the article below and choose a rest where the summer blossoms in the middle of winter.
The cold and dark days of winter don’t always have to spoil your fun. You can still partake in many activities that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Here are four year-round activities to help you keep the good times rolling and beat the winter blues.
There might be an indoor waterpark in your area that features waterslides and other aquatic attractions that can be enjoyed without having to bear the frigid outdoor temperatures. If you don’t live near an indoor waterpark, you can still likely find a local indoor public pool where you can go swimming. You can even try visiting a health club in your area that might have a hot tub where you can sit and relax in the warm bubbling water.