Whether you’re trying to eat healthy or just looking to get in and out fast, grocery stores can be a minefield of distractions. Stores are designed to draw you in and purchase things you don’t need. But a few smart choices ahead of time can make a big difference.The simplest tip is also the one we forget the most: you need is a shopping list! It might seem rather obvious, but having a list keeps you focused. Going in with no plan leads to unnecessary and unhealthy purchases. Instead, go in

via FacebookAhoy there! Make plans to come to the Pirate on the Beach Party on May 11 and 12. The two-day madcap event will include music, pirate reenacting, costume contests, a treasure hunt, games and a movie. It will also feature hijinks and swordpl…

If you’re looking to purchase an RV, there are many factors to consider. Brand-new RVs are a big investment but a used one comes with its own problems. Here are a few things to look for in a used RV. Learn the history of the RV. Is the current owner th…

At Big Item Storage, our units aren’t just for your big vehicles. Whether you are moving to a new place or need to temporarily store your household items, our storage units are perfect for furniture. For both short- and long-term use, your items are sa…

As we age, it gets harder to get the exercise we need for a healthy life. We either lack the time or the energy. However, it’s crucial to get in at least a little activity each day. Here are a few tips to help make getting exercise less daunting.Your major focus should be consistency. Even if you only have a few minutes, it can really add up. Start small and dedicate a few minutes between your normal activities to do simple exercises such as jumping jacks or marching in place. Just get started!

via thedigs.netCalling all volleyball fiends! Make plans to take part in the DIGS Volleyball Tournament on May 17 to 19, being held at Virginia Beach KOA. Whether you’re a participant or a spectator, it will be a fun event. Participants and spectators …

There are many reasons why you might find yourself in need of a storage facility for your boat. Maybe you have deed restrictions on your property or are temporarily relocating. Whatever the reason, at Big Item Storage, we know you want your boat to be …

It’s the time of year for letting in the air and sun after a long winter. Our thoughts naturally turn to giving our homes a thorough once-over as well. But where do you even begin? With a few easy tips you can make spring cleaning just a little easier!First, don’t worry about purchasing a bunch of different cleaning products. Store shelves are lined with specific cleaners for everything. But you really don’t need all of that. A microfiber cloth and a decent all-purpose cleaner can get the job

via YalohaMay 4 and 5 are the dates of the Atlantic Coast Kite Festival, a popular annual event that is a delight for all ages. Those who would like to participate in the contests can bring a kite that they have either made or bought. Kites will be jud…