Nothing says summer quite like splashing around in the water. And whether it’s on a lake or the ocean, no good home on the water goes unappreciated in summer. If you’re one of the lucky few owners of a lake or beach house, your summer is probably already packed full of weekend visits and house guests. That being said, if you have a free weekend or two, maybe you should consider adding one of the following crazy home add-ons to make sure yours is the hottest house on the water this summer.Outdoor shower
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It’s summer, which means… great seafood! But for some people, waiting around for their favorite fish to come into season just isn’t enough. If you’re a seafood aficionado, you’re in luck – the U.S. enjoys some of the widest variety of fish options in the world–from the blue oceans of Hawaii to the lobster traps of Maine, there’s something for just about everyone. So pack your bib and butter, these five cities offer great seafood options, along with amazing fishing for anyone who likes to catch their own dinner.1. Portland, Maine
Nothing says shellfish like New England. Portland may be famous for its lobster and clam, but the [...]
For some, a wine tour is a great way to spend a Saturday – for others, it’s a religious experience. After a brief dip in the early 90s, the U.S. wine consumption has grown steadily for the past 20 years, and the multi-billion dollar industry supports over 9,000 vineyards across the country. The U.S. is swimming in wine, and if you’re a wine lover, you could be too!
The booming U.S. wine industry has transformed towns and regions, creating havens all over the country for winos. So, if you worship at a barrel-shaped shrine, check out these five towns where any true oenophile will feel right at home.1. Walla Walla, Washington
Most people associate Walla [...]
It’s easy to fall in love with television. There’s a show for everyone and new shows are released every day – even if you can’t find anything on, there’s always a show you can binge on Netflix. But even as TV providers offer more channels every day, some TV fanatics want more. Whether you work in television or you are just a passionate couch potato, check out these five cities where the TV-obsessed will feel right at home.1. Los Angeles, California
Let’s get the easy ones over with right away – if TV is your life, LA is your calling. Home to Hollywood and its myriad studios, Los Angeles is a global hub for TV making. What’s [...]
Homeownership is a huge step for young families. One of the best parts of owning your own home is being able to improve it to suit your needs, and young families certainly have a host of needs. Kids are busy, messy, and full of energy, and the right home can help channel all of those.
If you have the time and resources, there are a slew of home improvements that will make your house more family and kid-friendly, as well as give your home a bit of whimsy. Read on for more!Indoor Playhouse
When blanket forts just aren’t cutting it anymore, a serious upgrade may be in order. Indoor playhouses offer a wonderful place for kids to explore their imaginations. [...]
As America continues to shift into an economy that better favors freelancers, remote workers have more options and resources available to them than ever before. From a greater variety of jobs, to more choices in transportation, the U.S. is becoming an easier place to live for workers who only commute from their bed to their living room. Still, some places stand out for work-from-home employees and subscribers to the gig economy.
There are a few factors that affect quality of life for remote workers. Home prices are very important, as they often work from a home office. Public transportation can also be a concern for people who work from home and therefore may not need to own a [...]
It’s easy to get sucked into fish gear lust. The more you fish, the more you realize that there’s gear to improve everything – from your cast to the kitchen in your ice shack. So, when it comes to an angler’s home, the shore’s the limit. Check out these awesome home add-ons that any true fish lover should definitely check out.Fishing Rod Rack
For the angler who doesn’t like breaking down and packing up their rods, a rod rack is a perfect addition. From DIY racks to a rack that allows you to store rods inside your garage door, anything’s better than leaning rods in the corner of a room.
If you work in the tech industry, you already know about the hottest spots for tech workers – San Francisco and New York City. These cities are regularly featured as top destinations for techies, but if you want to avoid a high cost of living and the big city lifestyle, there are still options galore. Indeed, over the past two decades, cities and metro areas across the country have branded themselves as “Silicon X” (or in the case of Philadelphia – Philicon Valley).
Whether you’re a recent grad or just tired of spending most of your salary on rent each month, check out these awesome destinations for tech workers.Las Vegas, Nevada
No longer just a hub [...]