Thursday, August 15, 2013

Getting Ready For College: A Student's Checklist

This week, college students are gearing up to get back to school - and for many freshman, this means the first time they'll be living away from home. To make this transition easier, has put together a great guide to everything you'll need to start the semester off right. This useful, printable checklist is filled with all of the important essentials you'll want as you start your life in the dorms - from vital items such as toiletries and bed sheets, to the not-so-obvious things that will help make life at college easier, and more fun.

Get all the details on how to make sure your new home away from home is great - check out's 2013 Back to School Student Checklist!

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Kayaking on Long Island: How to Get Started & Where to Gear Up!

 The calm waters of Long Island's rivers are an ideal location to enjoy easy paddling amidst beautiful scenery. Anyone can rent a kayak and begin to paddle, most people don't take a lesson to learn the essentials of kayaking - it's a fun way to enjoy the outdoors, and you don't need to be a pro to have a day of fun kayaking. To help you on your way, we've put together a guide to the beginning skills you'll need to understand before getting into and paddling a kayak, and where you can get everything you'll need to hit the water once you've learned!