Protect Your Heart In The Heat

Summertime heat brings with it special considerations for those with heart conditions, and it’s especially important to stay hydrated and as cool as possible during these dog days. For every degree your body’s temperature rises, your heart beats 10 BPM...

Where To Vacation And Avoid The August Crowds

Peanut butter and jelly. Gin and tonic. August and crowds. They just go together. It’s understandable, as work schedules and school schedules seem to allow for a majority of the population’s vacations to occur within the same short window of time. With a...

Grilling Corn On The Cob

Corn on the cob is a crowd favorite during the summer, and according to Oh Sweet Basil, four secrets will help you prepare it on the grill perfectly. The first step is to pull the husks back on the corn without removing them and strip away the silk strands. Next, fill...

What Do You Call That Pretty Firework?

Cake. Chrysanthemum. Waterfall. If you’ve ever wondered what to call the different types of fireworks you see during a professional show, other than “that cool one that trailed off,” you’ve come to the right place — and can impress (or...

Fireworks Safety

* Use fireworks on a hard, flat and level surface. The surface should be in an open area away from buildings, vehicles and shrubbery. * Use a long-handled lighter so you can keep as far away as possible. * Light one at a time. If it doesn’t light, don’t...