"Just-In-Case" Info and Reminders for Winter Survival

We have heard a lot of stories about snow mishaps during winter. We have heard and read about winter survival. We feel and think like we’ve mastered the dangers in this weather, but accidents are accidents, no matter how careful we may be are inevitable. Unless we are in this situation we really would not know how prepared we actually are. But winter can be fun too. Winter hiking is a popular activity during this weather. So the best thing to do is continuously understand and be aware of all possible situations in a snow mishap. Here are trinkets of facts that are as important as the winter survival kit that you have packed on any winter trip: Hypothermia – …

5 Affordable Tips for Building an Outdoor Dog Kennel

Not all dogs are inside dogs. Some dog owners choose to let their pets live outside. Living outside without a safe, weather proofed, spacious living area is not only dangerous it can be down right miserable for your dog. In this article we’ll discuss five ways to build your own outdoor dog kennel without breaking the bank to provide your dog with an enjoyable, safe, weather proofed, outdoor living area. We have a lot to cover so let’s dive right in… Tip #1: Semi-Homemade Dog Kennel Many dog owners have found it more cost effective to build onto a smaller pre-made outdoor dog kennel. Think of it like an addition to your dog’s house. If you plan it correctly starting …

Weathervanes- Monitor your wind direction with beauty!

A weather vane, also called a wind vane, is a movable device attached to an elevated object such as a roof for showing the direction of the wind. The weather vane must be balanced so that half its weight is on either side of its axis, but also designed so that the areas exposed to the wind are unequal. This unequal area causes the vane to rotate and minimize the force of the wind on its surface. The design of the vane causes the end with the smallest area to turn into the wind, pointing to the source of the wind. Because winds are named from their source direction, the pointer enables the viewer to name the wind easily. Most …

Camping Fun and Survival: Weather Prediction

When camping you are vulnerable to the elements, but don’t let that scare you off. You have all the tools in nature to predict upcoming bad weather, allowing you to be prepared at anything that mother nature throws in your direction. These survival tips are great for everyone, of all ages, and fun to learn. Predicting upcoming weather is not only a great skill when out living it up in the great outdoors, but it could save your life someday. Don’t worry if you don’t get it right the first time. Great weather predicting comes with experience. With time the subtle cues of your environment will be picked up by your subconscious awareness and you will be predicting without even …

Water-Proof Jutis and a Travel Friendly Face Wash: Survival Skills for the Wet Weather

However, the monsoons also bring along their own sets of problems and headaches. Running and streaking mascara to wet clothes, when you need to be somewhere, trudging through the slick weather can be a difficult task. Here are some basic survival tips that can make the weather enjoyable and not stressful- Water Proof Shoes The moisture and water during the rains can be very harmful to your feet. From soggy skin to a breeding ground for infections, taking care of your feet in this weather is very important. But just because you are anticipating rainfall does not mean you can give up on being fashionable. Look at Jutis – for the Rainy season available online. These weather ready shoes can …

Party tents

Tents can play a big part in any event. Whether it is to keep the participants dry in the rain or provide cool shade in the sun. Party tents are extremely versatile shelters for outdoors and backyard events. Weather there is wedding, birthday party, celebration, block party, an outdoors wedding/reception or simply get-together picnic for that party tents are best. Tents shelter can enhance special events all over the world everything from backyard weddings to elaborate parties and corporate events. Party tents can be a great addition to your home and garden party for many reasons. Not only can they greatly enhance the appearance of your home or garden, they can also greatly increase the comfort of the party by …

Log Cabin Homes – Internalize The Outdoors Beauty

Those of us who work in large cities often wish to get away from the maddening crowd and spend some time in a peaceful location (those of you who have never felt like this…should stop reading this article and get back to work!) where you can feel the arms of nature. This wish has been converted to log cabin home weekends for many city dwellers. These weekends spent at log cabins can really help rejuvenate people and give them space and peace of mind as well as energy to face few more hectic weeks in their regular lives. You can spend the weekend at log cabin homes, either on your own or take down a group with you who are …

Informative Weather Information: Read this article and become informed about the weather and ways the affects our everyday lives.

Weather is not the same as climate. Climate is the average condition of the weather, such as average temperatures, amounts of rain or snow, averages of sunshine, wind, and humidity, and the number of days when certain weather conditions may be expected in a month or year. Everybody is affected in mind and body by climate and changes in the weather. A long period of the same kind of weather may be depressing or irritating. The constant heat of the tropics is depressing, but an occasional hot day is not. Unless changes of weather are too severe, they are stimulating to mind and body. Human comfort depends largely on temperature, but also on air movement and moisture in the air. …