Safe Boating Tips as a Family with Kids

Basic tips to make boating as a family both safe and enjoyable (for you and the kids) by BoaterKids.com. Boating can be one of the most enjoyable ways to spend time together as a family. Family boating is a great way to slow down the pace of your daily life – getting back to nature, cruising […]

How to Buy a Vacation Home With Family or Friends

You want a lodge in the woods, a cottage by the sea, a chalet by a ski run or a lakeside retreat. But vacation homes are expensive, and who has the time to care for a second home in addition to a primary residence? So, here’s an idea: Split the financial obligations with a friend […]

Great Ideas About Kids and Fishing

Courtesy of takemefishing.org. Freshwater fishing can be done in many ways – from shore or a boat, from a bridge or dock, in lakes and ponds, and rivers and streams. There are a variety of freshwater fishing techniques, in addition to gear, baits and lures, depending on the type of fish you’re after. Involve your […]

Tiny House Living: How Two Families Made It Work

Tiny House Living: How Two Families Made It Work—Teenagers, Sleepovers, Alone Time, and All…by Liz Pleasant posted Dec 24, 2014, YES Magazine How do you fit a full-sized family into a tiny house? The Morrisons and Kasls found that the benefits of life in 200 square feet outweigh the difficulties. Andrew and Gabriella Morrison live […]

Water Tubing Tips: Which Tubes are Best for Your Family?

While wakeboarding may get the TV coverage on ESPN2, most boaters in America are towing tubes for family fun. Suitable for all members of the family, tubes are among the most popular types of towables on the market today for those enjoying the lakefront lifestyle. They’re available in a wide range of shapes and sizes, […]

How to Make the Most of a Frozen Lake

Ice Fishing Basics: by Lee Pilkovsky During the long winter months, many anglers hole up in front the fireplace or at their fly tying bench, dreaming of warm days with full stringers of trout or live wells brimming with bass.  What many of these anglers are missing out on is some of the best action of the year; […]