Archive for the ‘Weekly Roundup’ Category

Weekly Roundup: Winter Fashion and Style Tips

In Weekly Roundup on February 26, 2010 at 8:15 am

If Spring seems a long, long way away, now may be a good time to update your winter wardrobe with some accessories and a few trendy pieces of clothing. Whether you’re bundling up for (another) snowstorm or hibernating indoors this season, stay stylish with these fashion tips from AC Contributors:

Sexy Winter Fashion for Women: Dressing Warm Without Bulk by Sarah Ganly

Latest Trends in Women’s Winter Fashion by Richa Arora

Winter Fashion 2009: Shoe and Boots by V.S. Lee

5 Winter Coats Under $50 by Sylvia Branch

Gay Man’s Guide to Fall and Winter Fashion 2009 by Kareem Simpson

Five Fashion Tips for Straight Men by Brian Carr

Buying Women’s Ski Jackets – a Few Guidelines by William Brandon

A Guide to Wearing Your New Spring Wardrobe Right Now by Douglas Vandecaveye

Need a new haircut? Check out some of the Best Winter Haircut Trends 2010 by Mallory Collier.


Weekly Roundup: Olympics Mania

In Weekly Roundup on February 19, 2010 at 2:19 am

Tuning in to the Winter Olympics this month? Catch the latest news, updates and travel tips with these Olympics articles from AC Contributors:

Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Schedule by Chris Matteson

How to Watch 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Online Free by Zac Wassink

2010 Winter Olymipcs Schedule of Events and Gold Medal Days at Vancouver Winter Olympics by Ryan Christopher DeVault

All About the 2010 Winter Olympics Biathlon by M.G. Hardiman

2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C. and Compromises Over the Environment by Greg Brian (Gregoriancant)

Team USA Ready for Vancouver Winter Olympics by Sherri Thornhill

5 of the Best 2010 Official Winter Olympics Souvenir Products by Shirley Norling

Weekly Roundup: Healthy Starts for 2010

In Weekly Roundup on January 7, 2010 at 6:13 pm

Happy New Year to all AC’ers and readers! Many Contributors have been publishing some great health and fitness content that may just help you get 2010 off to a healthy start. Here are just a few great pieces to help you keep those New Year’s resolutions this year…

How to Hire the RIGHT Personal Trainer by Dr. A. B.

How to Diet with a Busy Schedule by j c

Tips to Fit Stretching into Your Workout by John Greaves

How to Save Money on Gym Memberships in the New Year by Stephanie Bell

SparkPeople 2010 Boot Camp: Lose Weight and Get in Shape by E Harmon

How You Can Gain Muscle Every Week by Jack Bishop

How to Keep Your New Years Resolution by Amanda Talbott

Healthy Weight Loss for Your Spirit by Melanie Walker

Motivational Tools for Losing Weight by Susan Vanden Berg

Weekly Roundup: Holiday Decorating Tips

In Weekly Roundup on November 28, 2009 at 2:12 am

Now that Turkey Day is behind us, Christmas and Hannukah celebrations may be spurring some holiday decorating. Need some help? Here are some great tips for holiday decorating from AC Contributors:

Paper Strip Ornaments, Christmas Decorations and Much More by Emma S.

Twelve Tips for Holiday Decorating in a Hurry by Vonda Sines

Tips for Decorating Your Mantle for the Holidays by Tamra Norman

Outdoor Christmas Decorations from the Best of AC by Jennifer Moore

How to Decorate Your Mailbox for the Holiday Season by C. Jeanne Heida

10 Tips for Decorating Your Yard for the Holiday Season by Josh Tuliano

Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas Using a Red and Gold Theme by Jane Ganley

Best Snowflake Christmas Lights 2009 by Pam Parent

How to Make Table Centerpieces with Fruits and Candles by Happy Helper

And of course, you’ll need to eat while you work to put up those holiday lights. Enjoy some of these holiday treats while decorating, courtesy of AC Contributor Stacy Zeiger.


Weekly Roundup – Halloween Costume Showdown

In Weekly Roundup on October 11, 2009 at 10:35 pm

If you’re getting busy planning Halloween events this season, don’t miss AC’s official Halloween 2009 guide here. Contributors have also created some great content about Halloween costume trends and make-at-home costume ideas. Here’s a roundup of some of the latest and greatest picks:

5 Unique Halloween Costumes for Kids and Teens 2009 by Lori Lane

Women’s Plus Size Halloween Costumes for 2009 by Teresa Wilson

Time Saving Creative Halloween Costumes for Trick-Or-Treating by Tara Melancon

Best Halloween Costumes for Adults 2009 by R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen

Cheap Halloween Costumes for Kids by Jolynne M. Hudnell

Quick Halloween Costumes for People Who Forgot Their Halloween Costume by Anne Wright

Hottest and Newest Halloween Costumes for Kids 2009 by Angel Vee

Five Cheap Halloween Costumes for Kids by Meg C.

Best of AC: Sexy Halloween Costumes by Eoin O’Neill

Have some Halloween costume content to share? Leave the link in the comments below!

Weekly Roundup: Fall Festivals Across the Country

In Weekly Roundup on August 31, 2009 at 9:00 am

With Fall season right around the corner, now would be a great time to make some travel plans to attend a Fall festival!

Read up on some of these fun and interesting Fall events around the country, courtesy of AC Contributors:

Free Events at Chicago’s Millennium Park in September 2009 by Anastasia Zoldak

The Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park, Georgia by Gunkee

Fall Foliage Botanical Tours and Festivals in Claremont, California by Cheri Major M.S.

Several Options for German Food, Fun and Culture this Fall in Illinois by Stephanie L. Renken

Vermont Fall Apple Festivals by pam parent

Great Fall Festivals in Western New York by Paula Thompson

Oktoberfest in Palm Beach County by Jennifer Bentley

New England’s Best Fall Festivals, 2009 by Eoin ONeill

Fall Festivities in Colorado and the Rocky Mountains by Kari Wolfe

Weekly Roundup: Summer Diet Do’s and Don’ts

In Weekly Roundup on July 10, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Is your daily diet helping you stay in shape this summer, or has eating healthy taken a backseat?

Here are a few pointers from AC contributors that might help you get your summer diet back on track:

Best Foods to Eat for a Summer Diet by Rebecca Broadway

Tasty and Simple Summer Diet Recipes by Patrece Snow

How to Grill Fruits and Vegetables by Cathy Miller

Top 10 Summer Diet Tips by Jason Cooley

Easy Summer Recipes to Keep You on a Healthy Summer Diet! by Eileen Koetter

Little Steps to a Great Summer Diet Plan by Devon Taylor

Great Summer Diet Lunch by C. Isgro

Seasonal Eating: Six Summer Superfoods by Lee Gibson

Weekly Roundup – Fourth of July Mania

In Weekly Roundup on June 27, 2009 at 11:00 am

What are you doing this Fourth of July? If you need some ideas or just want to get into the patriotic spirit, read some of these great Fourth of July articles from fellow contributors on AC:

Three Quick, Easy and Refreshing 4th of July Desserts by Donna T

The Top Ten Fourth of July Movies by Christopher Hundley

Cheap and Easy Fourth of July Crafty Activities by Amy Browne

Three Ways to Spend the Fourth of July Without Fireworks by George N Root III

Celebrate Independence Day the John Adams Way by Beverly Smith

Exceptional 4th of July Fireworks in Washington, D.C. Metro Area by M.G. Hardiman

Fourth of July Fireworks Fun Guide by Jan Peterson

Weekly Roundup: Summer Vacation Tips

In Weekly Roundup on June 12, 2009 at 9:00 am

Summer vacation is finally here, so it may soon be time to pack those bags and hit the road for an unforgettable trip. Here are some vacation-planning tips and ideas from Sources this season:

Tips for Rolling a Summer Vacation into Summer Relocation by Aly Adair

Have a Smokin’ HOT Summer Vacationa and Stay Cool by Talibah Fields

Planning Your Summer Vacation at Walt Disney World by Matthew Steed

Summer Vacation Safety Tips by Angie Shiflett

College Students and Summer Vacation: 10 Ways to spend Summer Vacation by Amy Brantley

Help Your Kids Beat Summer Boredom by T. Hillukka

Extreme Weather Vacation Destinations by Eisla Sebastian

Celebrate Summer with a Moonbow! by Sammie A.

Weekly Roundup: Summer Vacation Planning

In Weekly Roundup on May 4, 2009 at 3:00 pm

With Memorial Day a few weeks away, it may soon be time to start plotting the summer vacation schedule. Whether you’re opting for a ‘staycation’ given the economic climate or heading out on a family roadtrip, here are some summer vacation planning ideas from Sources on AC:

Visit Asheville, NC – Not Just for Mountaineers by Jennifer Morrison

Top 10 Children’s Books to Read This Summer by AmyDawson

Top 20 Beach Party Songs by tikigal

Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget by Jodi Fields

Top Five Beach Resorts to Visit This Summer! by Erin Rivera

15 Best Vacation Ideas or Road Trips in America by C. Chowder

Take Your Tent to the Beach by Stephany Mcdonal

Tips for Traveling to Phoenix in the Summer Months, by Mona Granroth