Become A Rainfall Reader

Here’s a great idea for those of you looking for an inexpensive hobby, one that fits all ages. It’s also a wonderful opportunity for a family project, teaching children how the weather impacts our lives. The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is a non-profit organization with more than 11,000 active volunteers monitoring […]

RVing: Camping On the Open Road

For those of you who love camping but can’t afford the toll that sleeping bags take, then you may want to consider the RV route. Yes, recreational vehicles are monsters to navigate and they cost a small fortune. But, smaller units are available and RV rentals are available. You may want to check out some […]

Doll Making

Doll Making is a great activity to either share with a child or one where you can express some truly creative and artistic flair. From the traditional Teddy Bear, Raggedy Anne and Andy dolls or to the Halloween Scarecrow, basic clothes, fabrics and odds and ends can be used. But for those looking for the […]


What one pastime brings joy to all those it touches? Good Cooking! For those that enjoy creating delicious food, we delicious food lovers salute you. It’s never been easier to get started in gourmet cooking. Cooking lessons are never farther away than your television with the popularity of FoodTV on cable and satellite television, and […]

Family Tree

Genealogy is the study, discovery and documenting of your relationship ties with your ancestors, often referred to as a family tree. Researching your family tree is fast becoming one of the internets’ top hobbies. Past family tree detectives had to rely on remote libraries and difficult to access resources. But today, all this is changing […]