Category Archives: travel
Dianne Klinger of Eaton Rapids, Mich., packs a little something extra on vacation: time-saving address labels and stamps for postcards. “I just pull out the labels and stamps and I’m ready to send a message along.”
When packing jewelry for traveling, no velvet-lined sleeves or pouches for Jackie Austin of Rock Rapids, Iowa. Instead, she raids her kitchen pantry for this clever safe-keeper that keeps her valuables kno tand trouble-free. “I keep my matching necklace and … Continue reading
Reader Tracy Britton of Los Angeles shares a grime-stopper for storing ice chests and other containers. After each picnic, party or trip, she rinses out the cooler, then leaves about an inch of water in the bottom with half a … Continue reading
When Carol W. Grantham of Augusta, Ga., stays at a hotel, she brings her own pillow and has this advice: Put a colored pillowcase on it. That way, “it does not blend in with the white linens and you are … Continue reading
Here’s a smart way to find your way in the dark and avoid a fall: Whenever Bob Murphy of Champion, Pa., and his wife travel, they take along a small, battery-powered motion-sensor light. They put it on the floor next … Continue reading
When she travels, Linda Snapp of Wabash, Ind., brings along a night light. That way, when she wakes up late at night in an unfamiliar hotel room and is trying to find the bathroom, she doesn’t have to leave the … Continue reading
A checklist of items to make sure your car is safe and back to school ready.
With the rise of baggage costs, Sherry Roth of Coral Springs, Fla., has devised a way to cut the amount of clothing she packs. “If I know I will be able to do my own laundry at my destination, I … Continue reading
Check out this article from Your Life on how to use lists to make leaving more less stressful. Continue reading
Check out this article over on usaweekend.com that has tips for saving on gas!
Take the plunge and get out camping with the family this summer. You'll create memories for sure, but preparing well is key to a good time. Get a head start with this camping checklist of what to take.
4 tips from travel expert Laura McKenzie. Plus, a video! Continue reading
Vacation is most excellent, but packing bags for the whole family is not so fun. Use this vacation packing list to make quick work of packing up the family so you can get on to vacation, without forgetting the toothbrush.
Becky Foster of Russellville, AR, has a great tip for the summer. “Take pictures with your camera phone! Never let that picture perfect moment pass you by!”