Check Your Tires Before You Hit The Road

Checking a tire
Of all the elements and components of your car, tires are among those that take the biggest beating. Every mile you put on your vehicle, your tires will suffer some wear and tear. A good set of tires should last 60,000 miles or more. However, at some point, you’ll need... [read more]

Satisfy that Barbeque Craving At Hub City Smoke House

Barbecue ribs in sauce on the grill
Whenever you’re on the hunt for classic slow-cooked fare, you can follow the appetizing aroma to Hub City Smoke House in Crestview! Starters and More Interested in an appetizer? You can start your meal at Hub City with a sharable plate or two, with options like cheese fries that can be enhanced... [read more]

Spend A Day At The Emerald Coast Science Center

In a Computer Science Class Boy Wearing Virtual Reality Headset Works in Interactive 3D Environment. Mechanical Modeling Project of Connecting Gears with Augmented Reality Software.
There's more to Ft Walton Beach than just sun and sand - there's also the Emerald Coast Science Center! The ECSC has been promoting STEAM education in Okaloosa County for over 30 years with programming and exhibits designed to benefit the youth of Northwest Florida and visitors from all over... [read more]

Enjoy A Tasty Meal At Pounders Hawaiian Grill

Hawaiian kalua plate
You don’t have to book a flight to enjoy tasty Hawaiian fare, because Pounders Hawaiian Grill serves it up right here in Crestview! Make Your Plate Pounders offers several serving options depending on the protein and sides you prefer. The “Small Kine” plate features a meat, scoop of sticky rice, plus a... [read more]

Learn The Signs Of A Bad Car Battery

close up of car battery with jumper cables
Nobody wants to be stuck in the driveway due to a dead battery, but this common automotive problem always seems to strike at the most inconvenient times. When that happens, you have to change your plans, as your car won’t be going anywhere until it gets a jump. Fortunately, you... [read more]

Let Your Kids Make Their Own Sidewalk Chalk While Summer Is Still Here

child playing hopscotch on sidewalk colored with chalk or paint
Kids have wonderful imaginations, and when they step outside, they can find a handy canvass for their creativity right under their feet. Help your kids explore their artistic side this summer with this easy DIY sidewalk “chalk” paint. What You’ll Need To make your own sidewalk chalk, you won’t actually need any... [read more]

10 Ways To Safely Light Off Fireworks This 4th Of July

A Fourth of July fireworks display
People love to light fireworks on the Fourth of July. It’s a fun and exciting way to celebrate, and the colors and sounds delight both young and old. However, lighting fireworks does come with some risks. Fortunately, it only takes a few extra steps to make the experience safer for... [read more]

Plan A Stress-Free Beach Day With These 7 Summer Beach Hacks

Loving Family Enjoying Sun at Los Angeles Beach
Living near the coast means a day at the beach is within reach. Fortunately, the Emerald Coast boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. You can enjoy the white sand beaches and warm Gulf water even more if you take a few steps to prepare ahead of... [read more]

Beat The Heat And Keep Your Car Cool With These 10 Tips

Protective reflective surface under the windshield of the passenger car parked on a hot day, heated by the sun's rays inside the car.
Summer heat can be even more miserable when you’re getting in the car and trying to cool it down. Temperatures soar when a car sits in the sun. And there’s something fierce about the Florida heat that can melt anything you leave on the dashboard. Fortunately, there are some great... [read more]

5 Acts Of Service Your Dad Will Love This Fathers Day

father hanging out with kids
If holidays always sneak up on you, this is your friendly reminder that Father's Day is this month! Sunday, June 19 is dedicated to celebrating dad and enjoying all of his favorite activities. Whether your dad is a hunting fanatic, car enthusiast, occasional golfer, or a professional grill master, we... [read more]