News — 5

Need things to do in the car for adults? Here's our best tips for things to do in vehicles (with dozens of long car ride trips under our belts)

1 2 3 4 5 6 Cars

Need things to do in the car for adults? Here's our best tips for things to do in vehicles (with dozens of long car ride trips under our belts)

Our family moved to the desert (El Paso) last summer. We had no idea how great of a location this was both in and of itself, as well as a jump-off point for lots of day trips and long weekend trips. Not to mention, we have family that are all either 7 hours, 8 hours, or 11 hours away (by car). We made the initial 11.5-hour drive from Houston to El Paso, and have since traveled into New Mexico. Next up is more exploration in New Mexico, Arizona, and perhaps, Dallas. Needless to say, we’ve become experts on things to...

Read more →


Natural and man-made disasters can strike at any time

1 10 11 12 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 BadWeather Disasters Drought Fires Flooding

Natural and man-made disasters can strike at any time

It is crucial that you have a planned response whether you are at work, at home, or on vacation. However, not all-natural disasters are the same. In fact, you may not even think of all the different disasters that could happen. Below, are 12 types of natural disasters you should prepare for.  12 Types of Natural Disasters Most of us know about certain disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and snowstorms. However, we tend to overlook other natural disasters that plague the United States. Here are 12 types of natural disasters to prepare for: #1 HeatWaves Did you know a heatwave...

Read more →


Need things to do in the car for adults? Here's our best tips for things to do in vehicles (with dozens of long car ride trips under our belts)

1 2 3 4 5 6 Cars

Need things to do in the car for adults? Here's our best tips for things to do in vehicles (with dozens of long car ride trips under our belts)

Our family moved to the desert (El Paso) last summer. We had no idea how great of a location this was both in and of itself, as well as a jump-off point for lots of day trips and long weekend trips. Not to mention, we have family that are all either 7 hours, 8 hours, or 11 hours away (by car). We made the initial 11.5-hour drive from Houston to El Paso, and have since traveled into New Mexico. Next up is more exploration in New Mexico, Arizona, and perhaps, Dallas. Needless to say, we’ve become experts on things to...

Read more →


Natural and man-made disasters can strike at any time

1 10 11 12 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Disasters Drought Earthquakes EmergencyPreparedness Fires

Natural and man-made disasters can strike at any time

It is crucial that you have a planned response whether you are at work, at home, or on vacation. However, not all-natural disasters are the same. In fact, you may not even think of all the different disasters that could happen. Below, are 12 types of natural disasters you should prepare for.  12 Types of Natural Disasters Most of us know about certain disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and snowstorms. However, we tend to overlook other natural disasters that plague the United States. Here are 12 types of natural disasters to prepare for: #1 HeatWaves Did you know a heatwave...

Read more →


While we should be prepared for when SHTF, we rarely are

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 EmergencyPreparedness Hurricane Hurricanes Storms

While we should be prepared for when SHTF, we rarely are

As I write this, hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas at a category 5 before scaling the Florida coast and causing quite a mess there. Many people were not prepared for a hurricane, let alone a category 5 hurricane. When it comes to a hurricane, you need to make sure you are stocked to bunker down, as well as stocked to get out of town. You never know when a category 1 could turn into a life-threatening category 5 hurricane. Below, you will find things to stock up on before a hurricane that will get you through the mild or severe! ...

Read more →