Sustain Yourself Through Arduous Hikes with these 15 Protein-Packed Foods

Ever wonder what affordable, nutritious, and long-lasting food you can bring on long hikes, camps, or backpacking tours? I’ll bet the first thing that pops into your mind is the same old boring raisins, nuts, and granola schtick you’ve been hearing for ages – you’re not wrong, those are definite staples, but it’s not the ONLY staple. Far too often, newbies to backpacking get the nutrition side wrong – the exclusion universe of these foods are not just limited to just pounds and pounds or sacks and sacks of homemade trail mix and granola bars. See, prepping for arduous outdoor activities such as the ones mentioned need proper sustenance, and that’s just what we’ve come up with – 15 amazing […]

Going Up the Headlands on a Weekend? Don’t Forget to Take These 5 Items With You

The contemporary digital age has, without a shadow of a doubt, changed how individuals live on a daily basis – and that includes taking to nature. Not very long ago, a hiker or backpacker had to be completely self-reliant once they went off the beaten track. At most, the only devices one would have to assist along the way were maps and compasses. Yes, these were as far as technological implements many a hiker had. If your navigational skills were abysmal, you would have to risk dealing with the remorselessness of nature – to often tragic results (Christopher McCandless and Into the Wild, anyone?). Fortunately, technology has made it possible not only to adequately deal with an emergency, but it […]

So You Wanna Be a Hog Hunter, Huh? You’ve Come to the Right Place

So, you and your buddies caught the hog hunting bug, huh? You think of hog hunting as an escape from the oversanitized, bland, and overly sheltered confines of city life, and desperately want it for you and your buddies to get back to a more primal lifestyle, even if only for a few hours – just to get away from it all. Regardless of what your motivation is, and regardless of what animal rights activists say about hunting, hunting for feral hogs does provide a thrill like no other. Like any other hobby you might want to get into, getting your feet wet may be a daunting task – so much so that you may not even get around to […]

How to Transform a Spare Room into a Home Office

Even if you have a 9 to 5 job or a place of business, having your own home office definitely has a lot of benefits. Those days that you have to bring home work or on weekends when you want to work on sideline jobs, an area in your home made specifically for this type of use would be best. We always hear about our homes being sacred and as soon as we get home, we shouldn’t take our jobs with us. However, there are times when we simply have no choice. We’d rather take home those files and folders rather than spend an all-nighter in the office and miss out on our family dinner. Then there are people who […]

Tips on How to Save Money for Minimum to Average Income Earners

Having a stable job truly is a good thing. You can go on with your life, buy food, pay rent or mortgage, pay bills and even go on an occasional vacation. However, for many individuals working a 9 to 5 job on a fixed monthly paycheck, putting money in the bank for their life savings could be quite a challenge. Especially if you don’t really earn a lot of money, you have to struggle to make ends meet. If you manage not going into debt then good for you. Having savings is very important though because this allows you to prepare for your family’s future and you are ready for any kind of emergency. Try to find out which items […]

Allergies and Heat Related Illnesses during summer

With the holidays and the trips, summer brings a lot of worries as well. Some of them are in the form of diseases inflicted by the extreme temperature. If one is exposed to extreme temperatures for a prolonged period of time, they become prone to heat related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Besides the heat related illnesses, humidity of hot weather also provokes allergies which becomes more of a reason to be more careful during hot weather. People who dwell in the regions which suffer extremely hot weathers during the summer need to have the lore to plan accordingly. Below mentioned are heat related illnesses and allergies and how to prevent them. Heat Cramps A […]

How to Decide Whether You Need a Stand Mixer or Not

In this era, where the battle between different appliances is raging and you become a victim of dilemma which tools to include in your arsenal and which tools won’t be worth what they cost. When you come upon the verdict of giving a kitchen equipment some serious thought, the first thing you need to do is be honest with yourself because that’s the only way you can come upon a sound deduction and the right decision. A stand mixer is one of the tools that looks really cool sitting in your kitchen but is it really worth buying? Does it pay for what it costs? If you are wondering if you should buy it or not, this article will aid […]

The Secret of Calories-In vs Calories-Out

Despite the reality that you have searched a thousand websites of read hundreds of articles about the secret of getting fit and staying fit, the single constant that never changes is calories. More specifically, it’s your net calorie intake that is the deciding factor of your health. As you might already know, calories are the most crucial factor no matter what your goals or plans are, there is no other thing that affects the outcome of your diet plans as much as calories. If we sum up all the steps you take to achieve a certain health goal, then it’s only calories that will differ according to your goals. Once you have established a goal, then all your intake (carbs, […]

The Three Important Supplies and Equipments you Need for your Next Camping Trip

Camping is definitely a fun activity as it gives you a chance to come closer to the Mother Nature and escape from all the worries and tensions of the busy life. You want your camping tour to be a smooth and relaxing it could be, therefore you need to make sure to make a list of all the necessary items that you may need during your next trip way in advance. While making the list, do not forget to add the following three most important supplies and equipments that you will definitely need to enjoy your camping time. 1. Tent Whether you are going camping alone or with some friends and family member, you may need to sleep at night […]

Must-Have Tools and Equipment for Cleaning Your House

In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, we should clean our house thoroughly (internally and externally) every once in a while. There are a lot of different cleaners out there for different purposes from which you can choose, but having the right tools for cleaning is what that counts the most. Even the best cleaner can’t just produce good results on its own; you need a tool that brings the most out of it. That’s why we have listed some must-have tools below that everyone should have with them in order to complete clean their house. Mop and Broom These are the basic tools that are used to clean hard surfaces such as tile or wood. Most of us would […]