Removing Mold from Boat SeatsIt is not uncommon for boat seats to develop mold. There are things you can do to not only remove the mold but prevent it too. This is a page about removing mold from boat seats.
Cleaning a Pontoon Boat?This is a page about cleaning a pontoon boat. Pontoon boats are great for enjoying a day out on the lake. As with any boat periodic cleaning will keep your boat looking nice for many years.
Saving Money on Tennis BallsThis is a page about saving money on tennis balls. Whether you play tennis regularly or just like to have tennis balls for your dog or kids, their cost can really add up. Here are some ways to find tennis balls at discounted prices.
Inflating Pool ToysThis is a page about inflating pool toys. With the arrival of summer comes the lung capacity test associated with blowing up all of your pool toys. Don't turn blue, there are much easier ways to do this seasonal task.
Visiting Opal Creek (Oregon)This is a page about visiting Opal Creek (Oregon). A natural wilderness area that is located east of Salem and contains thousands of acres of untouched old growth forest, with trees over 1,000 years old.
Lighting Matches in the WindEven a light breeze can make lighting a match a battle with nature, unless you come up with ways to shelter the flame. This is a page about lighting matches in breezy areas.
Planning a Backyard CampoutCreate a summer night to remember in your own backyard camping with the kids. This page is about planning a backyard campout.
Keeping Raccoons Out of a Campsite?This is a page about keeping raccoons out of a campsite. Getting away to the great outdoors for a camping trip does mean that the wildlife may visit your campsite, perhaps looking for a nice snack.
Homemade Waterproofing Spray for a Tent?I was wondering if anyone has/knows of a homemade recipe for a spray to waterproof our tent? I hope I explained that right. We bought a new tent and want to spray it with something to insure waterproofing it in case of rain.
Breaking in a Baseball GloveWhen you first get a new leather glove, it can be very stiff and hard to use. Here are tips to softening and breaking it in for use on the baseball diamond or just to play catch.
Tent Camping TipsThis is a page about tent camping tips. Tent camping is a very different experience than motor-home or trailer camping. This more primitive camping choice can be made even more enjoyable by incorporating a few important camping tips.
Camping Cooler Tips and TricksWhen roughing it, maintaining your food and beverage's temperature for safety and refreshment can be a challenge. This is a page about camping cooler tips and tricks.
Keeping Dough Ball on the Hook?I just recently started fishing, and I need suggestions on how to keep a doughball on the hook. I like to experiment with lots of different things: chicken livers, shrimp, cat food, tuna, etc. I use flour, bread crumbs, and I even tried mixing an egg in.
Airport Tips When It Is Difficult To Walk?This is a page about airport tips when it is difficult to walk. It can be a very long distance to get from security to your flight's gate, and you may need some assistance.
Saving Money When Visiting Las VegasLas Vegas is a popular destination for many travelers, even if you don't enjoy gambling. There are all sorts of music events, museums, tournaments, fine dining and sightseeing options year round. Many businesses will hold conferences there, taking advantage of the lower airfare and bulk discounts for lodging. However, the costs can really add up if you are not careful. Here are some ways to avoid spending too much when you visit.
Terry Fox Memorial (Thunder Bay, Ontario)Terry Fox attempted to walk across Canada years ago to raise money for cancer research. He had lost one leg to cancer. This monument was erected in his memory.
Saying Goodbye to a Paradise: The Steinhatchee River StoryWe found Steinhatchee quite by accident. We owned land right on the Suwanee River just outside Old Town and someone told us about a seafood restaurant in Steinhatchee.
Take a Day TripWe live in the northern Piedmont area of North Carolina. On a day trip, we can go to the mountains or the beach and have a great time and be back home before bedtime.
European Travel Photos and InformationEurope has many wonderful travel destinations that are accessible by plane, train or boat. You can visit modern cities with Old World architecture, beautiful shorelines and majestic mountains.
Find Worms for FishingDo you fish with worms but don't want to dig up the yard looking for them, and don't want to purchase them? Then get out your pitchfork, bury the tongs all the way in the ground by standing on the pitchfork.
Clips To Hold Straps In SuitcaseIt drives me nuts when the straps that hold your clothing gets down under the clothes that you've already packed in your suitcase. Now I always clip the strap to hold them up until I have everything packed in there now. Makes it much easier and saves time when packing a suitcase.
Taking Plants from the US into Mexico?Alright, this summer my family is going to Mexico, and we always go by car (in a truck). I'm going to be going by car from Texas to Mexico, and I want to take my Norfolk pine tree with me. But I don't know how to take it with me and make sure it's safe on the way, because the trip to Mexico from Texas is a day long.
Saving Money on Camp LightingThere are a some great options for camp lighting, including solar lights and crank flashlights, in addition to the traditional battery powered ones.
Frugal Camping TipsCamping is a great way for families and friends to gather in the great outdoors. It's easy to spend a mint on fancy supplies but that is not necessary. Planning and smart shopping can make camping the most frugal vacation for a strapped budget.
Oahu (Hawaii) Travel PhotosOahu is one of the islands in the Hawaiian Island chain. It is the home of the state capital, Honolulu. Favorite tourist attractions include Waikiki beach, the Pearl Harbor memorial, the Polynesian Cultural Center, Diamond Head, and more. This page contains travel photos taken on this beautiful island.
Beware of CocklebursCockleburs are a nuisance to remove from clothing and pet hair. It is exactly this trait, the hooked ends on their spines, that actually lead to the invention of VELCRO® hook and loop style fasteners. So as you are deburring your clothes and pet's fur, remember that they were inspirational to Swiss inventor George de Mestral, it may make the task a bit more fun.
Oklahoma Photos and InformationOklahoma is located almost exactly in the middle of the country. It is a great travel destination because of its history, western and Native American culture, an abundance of state parks, wildlife refuges, rugged mountains, and plains.
Cuba Travel Photos and InformationHere's some information and beautiful photos about traveling in Cuba. Whether it is the frugal living, warm water and weather on the beach, or the music, Cuba is an interesting island to visit.
Visiting World Heritage SitesWhen traveling be sure to seek out world heritage sites. There are thousands of places throughout the world of historical or cultural importance, as well natural beauty.
Virginia Photos And InformationThe first people likely arrived in what is now Virginia some 18,000 years ago. In 1607 it became the first British colony in the new world and was the 10th state to be added to the union. More than half of the state is covered in forests. There are numerous species of wildlife to see, historic sites and breathtaking landscapes to visit and photograph as well. This page includes photos and information about Virginia.
Visiting the Carter Mansion (Elizabethton, TN)The Carter Mansion is a popular tourist attraction in Elizabethton, TN, part of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park. This beautiful old home was built prior to 1780 and is the oldest frame house in Tennesee. Carter County and the town of Elizabethton are both named after these early settlers.
TSA Approved Thread Cutter for In-flight CraftingA good use of time on a airline flight can keep your hands busy. Scissors are not allowed, but nail clippers work well to cut thread. This is a page about TSA approved thread cutter for in-flight crafting.
Use Hair Dryer to Remove Wrinkles in ClothesIn an emergency clothing situation, spritz the piece of clothing with a spray bottle of water and blow with your hair dryer to remove wrinkles. No iron needed. This is a page about using a hair dryer to remove wrinkles in clothes.
Making Lists for TravelingAn important first step when preparing for a trip is to make an all inclusive list of things to take along with you. This list can save you time and money. This page contains ideas and tips for making lists for traveling.
Philippines Travel PhotosThis southeast Asian country is actually made up of thousands of islands. It is a popular travel destination, especially known for its colonial architecture in Manila, the capital, and its beautiful beaches. This page contains Philippines travel photos.
Thrifty Disney World VacationA trip to Disney World is fun and can also be very expensive. There are some easy ways to save money, such as taking your own water, food, and snacks. This page contains suggestions for planning a thrifty Disney World vacation.
Remove Home Address From LuggageIf you have your home address written on your luggage tag, it's best to remove it. It's become more common these days that criminals are stashing illegal items in people's luggage, then keeping the home addresses in order to retrieve those items later.
Orcas Island Photos and InformationOrcas Island is located in the Puget Sound (Washington State). It's a popular vacation destination, containing natural beauty, a vibrant artist's community, and Mt. Constitution, which is the highest point in the San Juan Islands. This page contains Orcas Island photos and information.
Renting a Cabin for Summer VacationRenting a home in a vacation area can be more relaxing than camping and much cheaper than staying at a hotel. This is a page about renting a cabin for summer vacation.
Traveling With MedicationIf you are going on a trip, you need to make sure you have your medication refilled prior to going. It is recommended to bring your original packaging with you to avoid any problems.
Visiting Voodoo Doughnuts (Portland, OR)Naughty and nice, the doughnuts offered at this funky bakery are worth the wait in line. Try their signature voodoo doll, complete with a pretzel stake and jelly blood. This is a page about visiting Voodoo Doughnuts (Portland, OR).
Emergency Light from a Sports DrinkAttach a regular light to a bright colored Gatorade or other energy drink to amplify it as an impromptu lantern. This is a page about making a emergency light from a sports drink.
Dealing With Dirty Clothes When TravelingThis is a page about dealing with dirty clothes when traveling. Your well packed suitcase becomes less so as clothing gets worn. Now you need to find a convenient way to store the dirty clothing until you get home. Packing it into a pillowcase or a mesh bag is one solution.
Disneyland Travel TipsThis is a page about Disneyland travel tips. Disneyland and Disney World are fun places to visit, but can be quite expensive. Finding hotels a bit away from the park can save money. You can also, buy food deals, or bring your own snacks and water. Purchase hats and sunscreen before you get there. Look for discounts on-line. Do your research and have a fun time.
Postcard Tips and TricksThis page contains postcard tips and tricks. If you like to send postcards while traveling consider preparing address labels before you go. It can make the process easier and you don't have to look up addresses or carry an address book on your journey.
Receiving Compensation for an Overbooked FlightSometimes, an airplane flight is overbooked, requiring some flyers to be bumped to another plane. This is a page about receiving compensation for an overbooked flight.
Bow Hunting Tips and TricksMany hunters prefer to use a bow instead of a rifle and pride themselves on accuracy. This is a page about bow hunting tips and tricks.
Kansas Frugal Travel GuideThis plains state has many things to offer the traveler. Check out the famous barbecue in Kansas City. Other cities offer pioneer, history, or dinosaur museums. This page contains Kansas frugal travel guide ideas.
Protecting Against Bedbugs While TravelingThis is a page about protect yourself against bedbugs while traveling. Encountering bedbugs when you travel can make for an awful trip. Its important to know how to check for them and how to prevent bringing them home with you.
Frugal Travel TipsTravel can expensive very quickly but with a little planning it doesn't have to be. Here are some frugal travel tips to help you save money during your next family vacation.
Taxi Tips and TricksWhether it's for convenience or necessity, sometimes you are going to need a taxi cab ride. Here are some handy taxi tips and tricks.
Traveling With a DogIf you are traveling, especially if you are gone for several days, it a wonderful experience to bring your dog along. This is a page about traveling with a dog.
Oregon Factory ToursOregon has many manufacturing locations that offer tours of their facilities to the public. This is a page about Oregon factory tours.
How to Avoid Leaking Containers in LuggageShampoo and lotion bottles are examples of the kinds of products that can leak and make a mess in your luggage or damage clothing. Try some of the tips on this page to stop this from happening. This is a page about how to avoid leaking containers in luggage.
Harry and David Factory Tour (Medford, OR)Harry and David is a well known online store where you can buy delicious fruit and yummy snacks. This is a page about taking a Harry and David factory tour (Medford, OR).
Using a Bucket as a Camping ToiletIf you camping in a primitive space, a bucket can easily be used as a toilet. This is a page about using a bucket as a camping toilet.
Florida Frugal Travel GuideFlorida is known around the world for being a wonderful vacation destination. However, you don't have to break the bank to have a great time when you travel to Florida. This is a page about Florida frugal travel guide.
Visiting Breitenbush Hot Springs (Oregon)Breitenbush is a year-round intentional community of like minded individuals. According to their website, their mission is "to provide a safe and potent environment where people can renew and evolve in ways they never imagined". Whole families live and work on the property, leaving a light footprint with sustainable living choices. This is a page about visiting Breitenbush Hot Springs (oregon).
Campfire Chicken and Dumplings RecipeCamp outs are a perfect time to make this easy chicken and dumplings dinner for your hungry campers. This page contains campfire chicken and dumplings recipe.
Visiting Anna Ruby Falls (Helen, GA)Anna Ruby Falls is a beautiful location to visit next time you are in Georgia. This is a page about nature walk at anna ruby falls (GA).
Norway Travel PhotosNorway is a beautiful country located in Northern Europe on the Scandinavian Peninsula. This page features Norway Travel Photos.
Homemade Waterproof MatchesWaterproof matches can be a handy thing to have, especially if you are out campaign or hiking. This is a page about homemade waterproof matches.
Use Pill Minder for Camping SpicesWhile keeping the other 6 days closed, spoon in the spice of your choice. Once filled, making sure they are snapped closed, turn it over and mark your spice with a felt tip marker.
Making Two Ingredient S'moresWhen you use chocolate covered graham crackers or cookies, you won't need to buy the chocolate bars to still have delicious s'mores. This is a page about making two ingredient s'mores.
Visiting National ParksThis is a page about visiting National Parks. On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law. This first national park was designated and protected for the enjoyment of US citizens and world visitors. Many more were established over the years.
Keeping Bait on Your Fish HookThis is a page about keeping bait on fish hook. Keeping the bait on your hook while fishing can sometimes be a challenge.
Camping Food IdeasThis is a page about camping food ideas. There are several things to consider when choosing the best foods to take on a camping trip.
Camp Cooking With TealightsThis is a page about camp cooking with tealights. Depending on the type of camping you like to do, there may be several methods that work well for cooking your meals.
Hiding Cash While TravelingThis is a page about hiding cash while traveling. Carrying a bit of backup cash while traveling is a good idea.
Packing Light When TravelingThis page is about packing light when traveling. Carrying only what you will need can be a challenge when taking a trip.
Inflating an AerobedAn inflatable airbed is convenient to use for camping, sleepovers, or out of town guests. This is a page about inflating ann Aerobed.
Taking a Cruise With Children?This is a page about taking a cruise with children. There are special things to consider when planning a cruise accompanied by your children or grandchildren.
Planning a Cruise?This is a page about planning a cruise. Planning your cruise is very important to its ultimate enjoyment.
Visiting Knott's Berry Farm Marketplace...This is a page about Knott's Berry Farm Marketplace (Buena Park, CA). You can have a fun outing without the expense of the theme park by limiting your visit to the Knott's Berry Farm Marketplace.
Visiting Irvine Regional Park (Orange, CA)This is a page about visiting Irvine Regional Park (Orange, CA). This little hidden gem was a great find and perfect for a casual inexpensive outing for families. The small zoo focuses on plants and animals native to the southwestern United States.
Colorado Factory ToursThis is a page about Colorado factory tours. On your next vacation to Colorado consider adding a factory tour or two to your itinerary.
Attire for a Wickie Wackie Golf Tournament?I've been invited to a golf tournament. The dress is: wacky chic. There is a prize for the wackiest ensemble.
Weighing Luggage at HomeThis is a page about weighing luggage at home. Weighing your luggage before arriving at the airport can save money and prevent frustration.
Leavenworth, WA Frugal Travel GuideThis page contains Leavenworth, WA travel information and photos. A Bavarian themed town beautifully nestled on the east side of the Cascade mountains. A popular year round destination for summer and winter fun.
Visiting San Juan Capistrano (CA)This is a page about visiting the San Juan Capistrano (CA). Located in Orange county, this quaint community was built around a Spanish mission built in the late 18th century.
Swimming PhotosThis is a page about swimming photos. Swimming is a fun activity for young and old alike. Photos allow us to capture those moments and enjoy them even years later.
Visiting the La Brea Tar Pits (Page Museum)This is a page about visiting the La Brea Tar Pits (Page Museum). Travel back in time with an exciting visit to this Los Angeles science attraction.
Visiting a Pumpkin PatchThis is a page about visiting a pumpkin patch. You can have a fun adventure and pick the perfect pumpkin for your jack-o-lantern, by visiting the farm where it is grown.
Portugal Frugal Travel GuideThis is a page about Portugal frugal travel guide. Portugal, situated on the Iberian peninsula with Spain is a great travel destination. The friendly people, good food, and diverse landscape offer something for most visitors.
Camp Cooking with TealightsToday I cooked scrambled egg on toast and coffee, using two "burners", and had it all piping hot and delicious at the same time. I used the top of my kettle to keep the buttered toast hot whilst I was cooking the scrambled egg.
Hot Springs National Park Photos and...This page contains Hot Springs National Park photos and information. Soothing thermal waters, beautiful gardens, and a colorful history can be found at this national park.
Texas Frugal Travel Information and PhotosThis page contains Texas frugal travel information and photos. The "Lone Star" state has seven distinct geographical areas, vital diverse cities, the Alamo, and other historic monuments.
Games and Craft Ideas for Camp?This is a page about games and craft ideas for camp. There are many fun games and craft projects that are suitable for a camp experience.
Maximizing Your Vacation DollarsThis is a page about maximizing your vacation dollars. It doesn't have to cost a lot to have a wonderful family vacation.
Craft Ideas for Camping?This is a page about craft ideas for camping. A variety of craft activities can be brought along on a camping trip.
Hiking TipsThis is a page about hiking tips. Hiking is an easy outdoor activity that most of us can inexpensively enjoy.
Making Ice Last LongerThis is a page about making ice last longer. The ice in the cooler you use for camping or picnics often seems to melt too quickly.
Minnesota Travel Photos and InformationThis page contains Minnesota travel photos and information. Known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota's urban culture is centered in the "Twin Cities" of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Oregon Frugal Travel Guide and PhotosThis is a page about Oregon frugal travel guide and photos. A beautiful diverse western state with progressive cities, mountain wilderness, the Columbia river, beautiful beaches, and so much more. A wonderful destination for the whole family.
Galveston, Texas Frugal Travel GuideThis is a page about Galveston, Texas frugal travel guide. Galveston is located on Galveston Island off the Texas Gulf coast, southeast of Houston. The city is a popular tourist destination offering a semi-tropical climate, a historic district, Moody Gardens, and a number of museums.
Parke County, Indiana Frugal Travel Guide?This is a page about visiting Parke county, Indiana. Turkey Run State Park, one of Indiana's first state parks, is located in Parke county. The county also boasts 31 covered bridges, and is known as the "Covered Bridge Capital of the World", a distinction celebrated annually with a festival in October.
Frugal Travel Tips for New York City?We are on a budget. Does anyone have suggestions on where to eat, sleep, and enjoy entertainment on the cheap in NYC? We want to see Ground Zero and as many sites of the city as possible. Does anybody know how to enjoy the city on the cheap?
New Jersey Frugal Travel GuideThis page contains information and photos about frugal travel in New Jersey. With a long distinguished history, this Eastern state offers art, culture and family fun.
Washington State Frugal Travel GuideThis is a page about Washington state frugal travel guide. A wide variety of city life, mountain wildernesses, deserts, Puget Sound, and ocean beaches await travelers to this incredible western state.
Fishing for Sustainable SeafoodThis is a page about fishing for sustainable seafood. You want to make sure the seafood you eat is both safe and remains productive.
Ludington, Michigan Frugal Travel GuideThis is a page about Ludington, Michigan frugal travel guide. On the shore of Lake Michigan and far removed from large cities, the scenic beaches and recreational opportunities, make this area great for a vacation.
Request Check for Airline OverbookingIf you are ever in a situation where you are involuntarily bumped from a flight, be aware that it is U.S. federal law that the airline compensate you with a check instead of a voucher, if that is your wish.
Frugal Camping TipsMany plans for vacation travel and events have been cancelled this summer, causing a renewed interest in camping trips. Camping is seen as a cheap way to vacation but the costs can really add up if you are not careful and wind up buying forgotten items. Here are some tips to keep your camping trip affordable and enjoyable for all.
Breitenbush Hot Springs (Oregon)My husband and I recently had the opportunity to visit Breitenbush Hot Springs. The resort and conference center is high in the Oregon mountains, next to the Breitenbush River in. It is near Detroit Lake (Hwy 22) and about 90 minutes east of Salem, OR. We visited in late March but there was still snow on the ground and dusting the trees high on the hills. The road is unimproved and bumpy for the last 20 minutes of the drive and chains are required for much of the year.
Helpful Picnic TipsUse two small coolers -- one for fruit and beverages, which will be opened frequently, and one for such perishables as meats, poultry, salads, sandwiches, and cheese.
Emergency Bag for Car TripsEvery time my friend and I go on a trip in her car, we need something and don't have it. So today, I made a kit for all the stuff we have needed. It doesn't have everything, but it does have the things we have needed over the last few trips.
Free Admission for National ParksThe U.S. National Park Service will celebrate its 100th birthday on August 25th and admission for visiting over 400 parks will be waived. The Washington State park system is also waiving fees this weekend so be sure to check with the parks in your area.
Acres in Lake Stella Florida?How many acres is Lake Stella in Putnam County FL.?
Affordable Taxi Service in London?I live in London, guys. Usually I book a cab with BookRide Minicabs at an affordable price but they cover only London. I need to travel out of London and can't find the affordable taxi service. Can anyone please help me out? Any suggestions?
Frugal Tips for Trip to Niagara Falls?Our family of 4, including 2 children 9 & 13, is traveling to Niagara Falls from Nova Scotia in one month (at the end of August 2017). I am looking for tips and tricks to reduce costs. We will want to do the Maid of Mist tour and Marineland.
Homemade Crawler Caller?How do I make my own "Crawler Caller"?
Finding Inexpensive Airline Tickets?How do I find the cheapest way to fly to Tampa, Florida for a week?