Boat Buyer's Guide: How to Buy a Boat

Now that you have decided to embrace the boating lifestyle, you'll want to establish a budget so you can start building and prioritizing your wish list. That budget will likely be a key factor in the decision to buy a new or pre-owned boat. Either way, the considerations for size and type of boat will be the same.

  1. Boat Buyer’s Guide: How to Buy a Boat

    Determine What Type of Boat To Buy When it comes to determining the right size for your boat, there are a number of factors to consider: People: How many people will you regularly have on board? Will you host just your immediate family or will you bring extended family and friends? Towing: If you are trailering your boat,…

  2. Playground Safety

    Why Is Playground Safety Important? Playgrounds and outdoor play equipment offer kids fresh air, friends, fun, and exercise. But it’s important to make sure that faulty equipment, improper surfaces, and unsafe behavior don’t ruin the fun. You can make the playground entertaining and safe for your kids by checking equipment for possible hazards and following…

  3. How to Store Vegetables to Keep them Fresh

    Storing leafy greens to keep them fresh Leafy greens stay fresh longer if they’re rinsed, wrapped in a paper towel or tea towel, and refrigerated in a container or sealed plastic bag.   You can do this with lettuce greens, Bok choy, Swiss chard, kale, and spinach. Time saving tip – Washing and storing leafy greens as soon as…

  4. Natural Remedies for Everyday Illnesses

    Natural remedies for cough and sore throat Tea – teas with ingredients like licorice and slippery elm have throat-coating properties that help reduce irritation. Honey – its throat-coating properties can soothe sore throats and suppress coughs. Have some on a spoon or stir it into tea. Echinacea* – can reduce the duration of cold symptoms,…