Ways to Keep a Car Cool in the Summer

Tweet I still have hideous memories of getting into an oven-like car as a child and not being able to breathe over the extreme waves of heat surrounding me. Although the burning hot metal of the seatbelt on my fingers left no lasting marks on my hands, it is branded into my mind. In an attempt to prevent my kids from having to endure the same dreadful conditions I have been picking the brains of everyone around me to compile a list of ways to keep a car cool in the summer. These tips are legit and you’ll undoubtedly find a way to put a few into practice in the sweltering summer of your own lives. Go readHow to Keep Your Car Cool in the Heat and see what will work best for you. These ways to keep your car cool will save you sanity and prevent scorched skin if you make a point of doing them! Tweet

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Enjoy Gardening With Family for Lifelong Benefits

Tweet Gardening is one of those things I’ve always WANTED to do, and appreciated the time others in my life put into it, but it wasn’t until we moved out into the country that I decided we would be down right sorry if we didn’t take advantage of everything around us. We’ve thrown ourselves into it, and while it hasn’t been perfect the benefits of gardening with family are worth their weight in gold. My father has cultivated an amazing garden for the past few years at our family farm (which is a fascinating place in its own right). The kids and I thoroughly enjoyed helping him pick the bounty and weed those long rows last summer, as long as it wasn’t too late in the day, because that’s never enjoyable in the Southern heat. We decided that the kids should be part of the gardening experience from the very beginning with soil preparation to the end where the spent plants will be plowed under. They’ve also been a part of creating our very own family garden on our land so they can do the daily tending and reap the benefits of watching it grow. I’m realizing more and more,…

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6 Reasons to Choose Car Travel Over Flying

Tweet Unless you’re a bird, choosing car travel over flying to your destination in an airplane holds many benefits. I’ll admit that the luxury of soaring through the air, being served soft drinks in tiny cups, and arriving faster at my destination does hold appeal for me, but I’ve found that there are many upsides to enjoy a car road trip over flying. Unless the distance is more than about 10 hours, my family chooses car travel for a myriad of reasons. There are certain things that traveling by plane eliminates from the experience of traveling, and those important parts of a journey should be enjoyed. If you’re debating on flying or sticking with traveling by car read 6 Reasons to Choose Car Travel Over Flying ! Tweet

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