As hard as it is to ignore the below-freezing temperatures and snowflakes (yes, it’s snowing as I’m writing this), I can’t help but daydream about being out on the links. This winter has been brutal, there’s no doubt about it. However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel – it’s known as the Michigan Golf Show.
It’s that time of year again! Many schools are on winter break, and spring break is just around the corner. Unless you’re taking a vacation, that means a completely open week for you little ones. But don’t worry; there are plenty of crafts and activities to keep them entertained over break.
If you’re not a regular Golden Bear, or if you don’t know who the Golden Bear is, then it’s time for you to start playing the great game of golf. Now, golf is not a cheap sport. It’s not like basketball where you can play with just a ball and a hoop; there’s a lot of necessary equipment needed to even begin to play golf. So if you’re tired of playing virtual golf on your Xbox, or if your boss invited you to play a round and you don’t want to embarrass yourself, the Zing Blog is here to advise you and offer you the best tips and advice for stepping into the world of golf.
There are plenty of opportunities to go on a just as good (dare I say better?) spring break trip for a very small fraction of the cost. Here’s a guide to doing spring break on the bare minimum budget.
This past week, we miraculously escaped the polar vortex by spending the week in Orlando. Since Orlando is a twenty-some hour car ride from metro Detroit, we decided to fly. It was my 2-year-old son’s very first plane ride, and I have to admit, I was more than a little nervous about taking him on a plane – especially since my fiancé wasn’t able to come with us. But I survived the airport (and airport security) with a 2-year-old, and you can too! If you’re lucky enough to fly away from the winter cold, here’s what you should know about flying with a young child.
Whether it’s due to cold-weather blues or holiday hangover, packing up your bags and getting far, far away for a little while can be very tempting during the frigid months. If this sounds familiar, you’re in luck. Booking travel between mid-January and mid-February can often mean big savings.
We’ve all been in this situation before. It kind of reminds you of when you were in elementary when bad weather forced your class to stay inside for recess and the teacher would pull out the box filled with out-of-date board games, rock hard Play-doh and a half-empty box of crayons. Well, now that “indoor recess box” is your home. Here are some ways to to entertain yourself when you’re stuck inside.
When it comes to Thanksgiving traditions, the Lions’ annual Turkey Day game has been a staple for football fans since 1934. Aside from a six-season gap from 1939 to 1944 due to World War II, the Lions haven’t missed a Thanksgiving Day showdown.
The Big Apple, Gotham, The City That Never Sleeps – whatever you call it, New York City is a place that everyone should visit at some point in their life. The trouble is that visiting New York City can potentially put a damper on your bank account. I recently visited a few friends and family in Brooklyn and actually managed to come out under budget. It’s possible to eat, drink, explore and shop in New York for a reasonable price, so follow this guide for my best tips.
Are you interested in obscure destinations, or are you a big-city traveler? Are you a snowbird, flocking to the same warm destination, or are you interested in a backpacking adventure? Does a cruise excite you, or would you rather hit the slopes? Or maybe you’re more of a nature lover? Depending on your answers, there is a perfect vacation tailored to your interests.