Does Your Outdoor Living Space Spark Joy?

Does Your Outdoor Living Space Spark Joy?

Marie Kondo has started a new way of living for many people. Whether you’re looking to go minimalist the way Kondo explains and supports or if you just want your home and your outdoor living space to spark joy, let’s see what needs to be done! Take a few...
Do I Need A Pool Cleaning After It Rains?

Do I Need A Pool Cleaning After It Rains?

You’re at work and you remember you forgot to cover the swimming pool. That may not always be a bad idea, but the weather reports are calling for a stom. Do you need to leave work or call someone to take care of the pool? It depends on whether it’s a...
Enjoy Your Solo Pool Workout

Enjoy Your Solo Pool Workout

NOTE: We don’t recommend swimming when you’re home alone BUT you can let a family member know you’re going out to swim. Whether your friend or family member sits poolside, he or she should come and check on your frequently. We recommend, even if they...
Plan Fun Swimming Pool ‘Contests’

Plan Fun Swimming Pool ‘Contests’

Did you know you don’t have to know how to swim to have some fun, friendly “competition” with your friends and family? It’s true! You can plan fun swimming pool ‘contests’ that don’t leave anyone out of the fun and that can be...
Have Fun In The Pool With Your Dogs

Have Fun In The Pool With Your Dogs

It’s not just the humans in the family who love to swim, the family dogs love it too! How can you have fun in the pool with your dogs? First, you need to know whether your dog will want to be in the swimming pool. Contrary to popular belief, not all dogs love to...
Backyard Barbecues Call For Ribs Done Right!

Backyard Barbecues Call For Ribs Done Right!

When you think backyard barbecue, what do you think? For many people, their thoughts turn to hot dogs, hamburgers and chicken. Ho hum! We think that your next backyard barbecue calls for ribs done right! Ribs really aren’t any more difficult to cook than any...
Start Planning For ‘Hot Tub Season’

Start Planning For ‘Hot Tub Season’

We know. We know! Summer hasn’t even arrived and we’re talking about a soak in a hot tub?! We know that many hot tub owners use their hot tubs more often in the cooler months of the year, even though there are those who use them year round. Start planning...
Oh My Aching Back: Swim Away Pain

Oh My Aching Back: Swim Away Pain

Oh my aching back. Do you say that to yourself when you wake up in the morning? Are there day when it is a struggle to get out of the chair where you’ve been watching television? Is walking up stairs, picking up your children or grandchildren or walking the dog...
Fun Ways To Teach Your Children To Swim

Fun Ways To Teach Your Children To Swim

Have you heard the old chestnut that your parents were taught to swim by their parents by simply dropping them into the water. “Sink or swim” they were told. Well, we hope those stories aren’t true, but even if they are, “sink or swim” is...