When everyone in the nation is trying to get across the state or country to be with family and friends on the same couple of days, there are bound to be issues—even if things are mostly working out in your favor. But you needn’t subject yourself to complete misery. Here …keep reading
Ever had a carpet’s color fade or a photograph lose its luster? Chances are you couldn’t pinpoint when it happened or why, but if it was in the direct line of sunlight, the culprit was probably ultraviolet (UV) energy.
The sun’s harmful effects on our skin have been …keep reading
Steven Veit clearly remembers his first volunteer vacation, in 2008. Recently retired, he’d decided to embrace his love of nature by joining a trail-maintenance trip with the Sierra Club, one of America’s first service-trip coordinators (it began offering them in 1958).
His destination? Arizona’s Saguaro National Park—a sweeping …keep reading
Garages were born for storage. After all, the name comes from the French word garer, meaning to shelter. But “stored” doesn’t necessarily mean “protected.” A cold, wet garage can wreak havoc on your possessions, which aren’t nearly as rugged as you might think. Everything …keep reading
Irresistibly tender and quick to cook, the allure of the deep-fried turkey has increased in popularity in recent years. Note that safety is a critical component, especially with pets, curious kids and other small fry around.
Ingredients for success
First, decide: indoors or out? …keep reading