11 Jun 2019

The Best and Most Personal Father’s Day Gifts – A Wish List

If your Dad is one-of-a-kind, and you want to celebrate his special interests, skills, and just general amazingness this Father’s Day  – check out the ideas we’ve put together. It’s time to step away from that BBQ grill, walk on by the power tools, and instead think about getting him
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27 May 2019

Memorial Day in the United States – Honoring Soldiers and Tradition

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer season in our country, with the three-day extended weekend kicking off travel and observance rituals all over the country. In enjoying all the retail sales, barbecues, and vacations, it’s easy to forget the actual meaning of the holiday. The first Memorial
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09 May 2019

Mosaic Art for Summer Travel: The Corn Palace

There are some fine examples of mosaic wall art in the United States. If you’ve come to appreciate the many ways that it can be displayed, you might even think about mapping out some of the locations where particularly outstanding pieces can be seen. New York City springs to mind
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24 Apr 2019

10 of Our Eye-Catching Installed Mosaics

Mosaic art is absolutely unique in its presentation. The results of putting thousands of tile pieces into each design are spectacular textures and a rich effect. The medium yields art that is perfectly suited for locations that might otherwise lack ornamentation. Since ancient times, lucky viewers have regarded scenes that
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16 Apr 2019

Over 2 Dozen of the Easiest, Most Creative DIY Easter Decoration Ideas

  Easter is just around the corner, and in addition to your plans for an Easter egg hunt and other activities, it’s time to think about what to choose for Easter decorations and about other fun ways to welcome the season into your home. We’ve done the footwork to round up
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26 Mar 2019

Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Glorious Past is Preserved on the Bay of Naples

Both Pompeii and Herculaneum, its neighbor in western Italy, were thriving in 79 AD. With their location on the Bay of Naples, their affluent residents, and their thriving economies, they were showplaces for displays of wealth among the newly rich merchant classes – as well as the nobility who vacationed
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