How to Keep Social Media from Eating Your Life

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Here are a few ways to keep them from eating your life (some of which you may already be familiar with, but they’re worth revisiting) — allowing you to enjoy social media sites when you’re ready, but don’t feel the need to come running every time they call.

Fast, Eco-Friendly Ghost Lanterns

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With a few items you probably already have, you can make ghost lanterns that are re-usable, recyclable, and eco-friendly.

Five Ways to Geek London With London Pass, Part 1

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I’m a literary geek, a nautical geek, and a time geek; the husband is a bit of a history geek, with a particular interest in Londinium; and our daughter? She thought most of what she wanted to see in London was Platform 9 3/4. That changed.

Product Review: Wii Fit U and Wii Fit Meter

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We had a lot of fun with the Wii U and Wii Fit U. Loved the included games. And I liked the Wii Fit Meter much more than I thought I would. One concern below, but overall: Yup! it’s a go.

How to Travel to Middle Earth With Kids

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Dozens of practical tips and resources for a family trip to New Zealand. Assemble your Company for a visit to Middle Earth via airplanes, campers, cars, on foot, and horseback.

How to Geek a 5K

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Last weekend I ran my second 5k. The first time, three years ago, I ran by myself. This time I ran it with one of my best friends, which made the race even better. Know what will make it superb next year? Costumes.

Road Trip App Thunderdome

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Four Road Trip Apps Enter! One and Two-Thirds Road Trip Apps Leave! Drive 466 miles with us to find out which trip planners we found most useful on the road.