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Festival Essentials, What to Take to a Festival What Necessities You Need to Bring to Festivals You’ve had the date on your calendar for weeks and it’s time to pack up the car for that festival you’ve been looking forward to. Whether it’s an arts and music fest or a hot air balloon show, there are some things that everyone needs to bring with them! Check out these festival essentials:  A Phone Charger It never fails, when you finally need to get a hold of somebody via call or text, your battery starts to drain down faster than it...


Top Events and Festivals in March

February 22, 2018 | Steve T

Top Events and Festivals in March Here are some of the top organized activities and festivals in march that are sure to be a smash. Whether you’re watching online or packing up for a road trip, here are a few to keep your eye on: Mardi Gras You’ll find the biggest Mardi Gras parties in New Orleans. Depending on the year, it falls in either February OR March (so be sure to check your calendar!) Marked as the beginning of Lent, Mardi Gras is known for big parades and lots of partying on “Fat Wednesday.” https://hellogiggles.com/news/where-new-orleans-mardi-gras/ White...


Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 15, 2018 | Steve T

Random Acts of Kindness Day It’s not too late in the year to work on a resolution to be a better person and build a better community. This February 17th provides you with the perfect opportunity: Random Acts of Kindness Day. While most of us think about random acts of kindness as opening the door for strangers or paying for the coffee of the person behind us in line at the drive-thru, here are simple, free ways you can show kindness to others this February 17th. Pick Up Trash You’re not the only one who...


Great Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

February 07, 2018 | Steve T

Great Valentine's Day Gift Ideas A box of chocolates is good every once in a while, but sometimes your Valentine enjoys getting a special gift that “gives” all year long. When your significant other likes spending time outdoors or focused on a favorite hobby, it’s time to get creative with your annual Valentine’s Day giving. Here are a few creative valentine's day gift Ideas to get you started. Custom Star Map Where were you when you first met, finally had that first kiss, or the day you got married? Now you can plug that date and...


Fun Family Outdoor Activities in the Winter

January 11, 2018 | Steve T

Fun Family Outdoor Activities in the Winter Most of us don’t think about family outdoor activities during cold weather, but there’s just as much to do when it’s winter as there is when summer break rolls around. If you’re at a loss for ideas beyond building snowmen and ice forts, and are starting to get cabin fever, here are some great recreational ideas to get you started: Snow Painting   You know to avoid the yellow snow…but what about red, green, or blue? “Snow painting” can be fun for all ages, and give you something fun to look...