Labor Day weekend is upon us. Did you forget to make plans? Check out some of these last-minute ideas ... Book a hotel now! Pick a place within a couple hours of your house, one that's an easy drive away and book it. The longer you delay your booking, the better deals you can get.Read More
With the kids home from school, it’s okay to relax stringent school-year eating rules, right? Not a good plan. “Children tend to be less active in the summer because they have more downtime,” says Melinda Johnson, MS, RD, a registered dietitian in Phoenix, AZ, and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.Read More
Backyard cookouts, beach days, and dinner by the campfire are essential get-togethers during the summer. But the heat that makes outdoor events so pleasant also provides the right climate for food-borne "bugs" to multiply and thrive..Read More
It's really hot. We know. But don't let your desperation to cool down short-circuit your better judgment. Not all swimming situations are created equal, and some can get you into downright hot water when it comes to your health. Lakes, pools, and even the ocean can be dangerous places that land you in the emergency room if you aren't careful.Read More
If only staying safe this summer were that simple. Between bug bites, sunburns and the waves of nausea that erupt during long car trips, parts of summer can feel like one big hot, itchy, queasy roller-coaster ride.Read on for eight summer safety tips.Read More
As the school year winds down and the dog days of summer beckon, we must take a few baby steps to readjust our household schedules. Here are some simple ways to tie up loose ends and truly enjoy some time with your family.
According to an annual study conducted by one of the top grill manufacturers, close to half of Americans fire up the grill all year round—so these BBQ tips for cleaning your grill and getting it ready aren't necessarily just for Memorial Day!Read More