Spring Summer

Pet Care, Dog Walker, Summer Job

5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.

07/01/2015

Sparklers, Fireworks, July 4th,

Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

Vacation Rental Home (credit: Randy Yagi)

Ask An Expert: How To Find A Vacation Rental Home

With many advantages over a hotel room, rental vacation homes are more popular than ever in America.

06/26/2015

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mount Rushmore, July 4th,

America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

Scavenger Hunt, July 4th, Red White and Blue,

July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Best Restaurants With A View Of July 4th’s Fireworks In The North Bay

Whether you are making plans to go out, have a backyard BBQ, the choices and options on July 4th are endless. In the northern part of the San Francisco Bay Area, there are a myriad of choices and places to go to see a spectacular fireworks display. We take a look at some of the best in the North Bay, with the fireworks over the Golden Gate most prominent, but we also venture further north in Sonoma County as well.

06/24/2015

Red White and Blue Food, July 4th Foods, Fruit Salad

Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/23/2015

Beach Reads, Best Books for Summer Reading, Book Club, Summer Reading

7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2015

Hitting the beach this summer? Alongside your flip-flops, towel, and plenty of sunscreen, no beach bag is complete without one of the summer’s hottest reads.

06/23/2015

Two men make a toast prior to drink a beer (credit: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Spots In The East Bay For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21 and what better way to celebrate this special day than having a drink with dad. While there are plenty of places to go in the East Bay, your father may already have a few spots in mind. But if you and dad are still undecided on a place, there’s no time to waste, especially if you want to have a meal along with your drink. Here are five of the best spots in the East Bay for a Father’s Day drink with dad.

06/18/2015

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Best Restaurants For Father’s Day Dinner Weekend In The Bay Area

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 21st. Honor Dad by taking him out on the town for a celebratory meal at one of these Bay Area spots.

06/17/2015

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