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Best Tents for Camping: Wenzel vs Coleman vs Eureka vs Kelty & More!

Row of tents: Best Tents for Every Occasion

There's nothing worse than camping when it is pouring down rain. What makes it even worse? If your tent is not waterproof and begins leaking water. Everyone's lost sleep, and all your gear is soaking wet. It's important to plan for the type of climate in which you'll be camping, and that's why choosing a tent is not an easy task. We've reviewed various categories of tents so you can be sure to find the right one for your next adventure. If you want happy campers, get a tent that is right for your camping expedition... Read More »

Are You Prepared? The Best Camping Gear List

Guy camping in dark: Best Camping Gear List

Camping is one of the most relaxing vacations you can take. After you've purchased your camping equipment, camping can be a pretty inexpensive vacation. We've selected the best camping supplies and reviewed them below. To our surprise, we found some pretty reasonably priced camping accessories. As you daydream about your next adventure, picture exploring a new camping spot with this gear... Read More »

Viva la Cuba: Travel Services Guide

License plate in Cuba

Thinking of making the trek down to this Spanish speaking haven? There are three options to choose from. We've have put together a comprehensive list of each, complete with pricing, departure dates and the pros and cons. All the info you need to compare and find the best fit for you and your budget... Read More »

For Better (or Worse?): Best Online Wedding Rings

Couple exchanging rings: Best Online Wedding Rings

Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials! We're assuming you found this article because you're doing research on purchasing wedding rings—and you came to the right place. If you already have styles in mind, or just want to browse before you decide, there are a lot of high quality wedding rings that you can purchase online. Yes, it's a major purchase—an enduring symbol of your love for each other—but don't let the "online" aspect of this purchase scare you off. You can save a ton of money by buying online and not skimp on quality, guarantees, and much more. Use our reviews to find the best online wedding rings... Read More »

Take a Tasting Adventure: Best Wine Clubs Reviews

Best Wine Clubs Reviews

Are you a wanna-be wine connoisseur? Or just tired of the limited selection at your local market? Wine is one of life's great pleasures -- and mysteries. How do winemakers transform grapes into such superb sipping sensations? If you're a wine lover and want to explore beyond the normal retail offerings, you should consider joining a wine club. You might be amazed at the variety of tastes, aromas, grape types, growing regions, etc. that you can explore with a subscription to one the best wine clubs -- not to mention the savings on elegant, premium wines you'll enjoy as a wine club member. Read our best wine club reviews to see our top picks... Read More »

Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Ever wonder what mysteries lurk within your family tree? You might be surprised at what you can dig up about your roots and how fun Ancestry.com makes genealogy research. The most well-known genealogy website, Ancestry.com lives up to its high-profile reputation. This company placed first in our best genealogy software online comparison review and second in our best DNA ancestry test comparison review... Read More »

Best Online Eyeglasses: Zenni Optical vs Warby Parker vs Coastal vs EyeBuyDirect vs Goggles4u

Pair of glasses: Best Online Eyeglasses

You're driving down the road at night and you notice that you aren't seeing as well as you used to—that's how it always happens for me. You realize you need to schedule a checkup for your eyes. Yay, bet you're excited to spend a couple hundred dollars on new glasses. Why are they so expensive anyways? Has anyone ever told you that you can buy eyeglasses online, and for much cheaper... Read More »

Family Tree DNA Review: Is FTDNA the Best DNA Test?

DNA Strand: Family Tree DNA Review

Where we come from is one of life's biggest mysteries, and genealogical research can fill in some of the blanks. Want to take your family tree research to the next level? You should consider doing a DNA ancestry test. DNA testing is a fun and informative way to discover more about your roots. Several online services offer DNA testing for ancestry, and, in our opinion, Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) is the best out there. See our Family Tree DNA review below to see why we picked them as our number one pick for best DNA test in our Best DNA Ancestry Test comparison, which also gives you more detailed information about what you can learn about your history from a simple DNA sample... Read More »

What is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

Kimberly and her mom: What is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

My mother was diagnosed with ALS in March 2016. To be blunt, when she told me about her diagnosis, I felt a type of heartache I've never felt before. The crying wouldn't stop, my eyes burned from all the tears and my head was consumed with the worst headache ever. My body was exhausted from mourning my mother who was still alive. The idea that she wouldn't be around for as long as I wanted to was terrifying to me. But, my fears prompted me to learn more... Read More »