What better way to spend a refreshing and playful time with your family than going swimming! Even if you don't have access to a swimming pool in your own backyard, you can always take a trip to your local lake or beach. You won't need money to enjoy the water, but you will need enough gas to get there and back ;-)
Plus, you can always take a picnic basket full of your favorite healthy snacks with you for a quick lunch. Now, if you happen to live in an area that doesn't have access to lakes or ...
Every amateur genealogist is bound to hit a dead end every once
in a while. Don't lose hope. The information you're looking for
IS out there...it just might take a little more digging to find
it. Here are some common problems - and their solutions -- that
trip up many family tree researchers:
1. Sorting out names.
Names can get you into a muddle if several of your ancestors
share a name. Names were often passed on from one generation to
the next, so you could find that three of your ancestors ...
With summer fast approaching, many families will be making the
decision to finally get the pool they have been dreaming about
for so many years. While you have the choice of getting an above
the ground pool or an in-ground pool many families choose the
above ground pool.
One of the most common reasons most families decide to go with
an above ground pool is the cost is considerably less expensive.
While cost is a definite consideration there are other factors
to take into account before making ...
OK, you are eating healthier meals and now you want to get your
family to exercise together. First, sit down and talk about the
different things you all like to do. Give everyone a turn to
come up with a week’s worth of activities. Numerous studies have
shown that if you exercise for 30 consecutive days it becomes a
habit. So once you all get past the first month it will become
routine and part of your lifestyle. Just remember to keep it fun
and give everyone a chance to participate in ...
If you are interested in genealogy or history, royal family
trees are excellent illustrations of the strange, convoluted,
and always interesting tales of kings, queens and nobility. Take
a look at a few them and you will be able to find the most
remarkable tales with every line.
Thanks to both the adequate resources and the bookkeeping
available to the nobility, royal family trees are among the most
complete, most accurate, and longest kept family trees in the
world. The nobility is often very ...
Looking for a great weekend outing for the family? Come see the
wildflowers in Texas in the spring. The highway medians and
hillsides are full of color – bright red, yellow and blue, pink
and cream – but you better look out because cars are always
pulling off the side of the highway to ogle and take
photographs. It’s a tradition to get in your car in the spring
and go look at the wildflowers. Nearly everyone in Texas has a
photo of their kids in the bluebonnets.
Typically, in ...
January 19, 2005, Norfolk, VA –As more and more families are
keeping in touch via the Internet, today more than ever, it’s
easier to arrange family reunions. According to a recent
statistic from the Travel Industry Association of America, 27%
of travelers (56.2 million) choose a destination in order to
attend a social or family event. Traditionally family reunions
have been coordinated in hotels or on campsites, but now
families can choose the convenience of staying in a vacation