So it's Halloween and you don't have a costume? Took a look at costume ideas online and shrieked in fright at the level of complexity most costumes seem to have these days? Well fret not, for I have some tried and true last minute costumes for you!
Happy Fall Equinox! We often associate starting over or trying new things with the New Year, but Fall is also a great time to step back and reevaluate ourselves before we go back into our usual office or school routines. As such, I've decided to make self-improvement— both mental and physical— our focus for the fall season. If you haven't been keeping up with our blog, here's some of what you've been missing:
If you love water but don't necessarily love getting wet, then aquatic sports might not seem right for you. But what if there was a way to be near the water without ever getting wet and you get a workout out of it? Sounds too good to be true? Don't take it from us, hop on a kayak or canoe and try it out for yourself!
As a Texan, I am no stranger to large and crowded State Fairs. However, in spite of living nearly 6 years in upstate New York, I never had the time or opportunity to make it down to the NY State Fair. So when a good friend of mine (and Syracuse native) offered to show me around, I immediately said yes!
Summer is the time for festivals and fairs. If you haven't had the chance to grab a funnel cake or fried Oreo then you're doing summer wrong, my friend. Still, summer festivals, with their large crowds and hot weather, are no walk in the park. As a seasoned festival-goer here are some of my quick rules to enjoying (and surviving) a summer festival.
Memorial Day, the kickoff of cookouts, is next week. As anyone born and raised in Texas knows, cookouts are no casual affairs— they're a way of life! Planning and preparing for a cookout can seem insurmountable; it's certainly easy to get lost in the details of preparing for such a big event. But don't worry we got you covered. Here are 5 easy steps from a seasoned veteran to prepare for a cookout!
With the start of summer comes the start of Walk season! This means that several organizations around the country are gearing up to host Walks for fundraising and to increase awareness of the cause they represent. If you decide to participate in a Walk this summer, here are a few things you should do to prepare yourself for the big day...