Articles in Lifestyles
Just as the 50th anniversary of Hillbilly Day came to a close successfully last year, year 51 is slated to be just as good. Traditionally held on the weekend of or before the 4th of July, Hillbilly Day was brought to life when a group of locals decided it was important to revisit the traditions of years gone by on the mountain.
Today, the quaint town square gives Pendleton its undeniable attractiveness. New businesses and growing neighborhoods are sprouting up all the time.
When a trip to the ice cream parlor isn’t in the cards, bring the ice cream parlor home with DIY sundaes! Making the perfect sundae might look like a hefty task, yet with a little creativity this all-American dessert is one of the easiest to make. By offering an assortment of ice cream flavors and toppings, everyone in the family can concoct their own personalized combinations.
While severe weather can occur any time of year, spring often brings more than just April showers. To help you stay safe during severe weather, the International Association of Fire Chiefs and Energizer offer these tips for being prepared to weather tornados, severe thunderstorms and hurricanes.
Reds, whites and blues dominate the renovated Veteran’s Park in Pendleton each summer during Freedom Fest. Traditionally held before the Independence Day holiday, this year will be no different. 2010 will mark the 20th year of the festival, and event coordinators are calling for the biggest and most successful one yet.
Father’s Day is right around the corner! In honor of dear old Dad, making a special gift is many times the best way to go. From the very young to the growing teenager, Dad never gets tired of anything made by his own children. And, getting crafty isn’t just about construction paper cards and popsicle stick houses.
Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution or a push to have a hot bathing suit body for summer, hitting the gym and pumping iron can have its downside. That is, if you don’t take care of your muscles after each session, especially when the weather heats up outside. That’s why it’s imperative to take the proper steps to replenish your body during a post-workout cool down.
Driving nearly 3,500 miles in any vehicle can be a hefty order. Sure, a shared driving responsibility with other passengers might help the trip, but the trek is a long one no matter how you slice it. Imagine then, doing it on your own, atop a classic motorcycle. Get the choppers and heavy Harleys out of your mind. Imagine driving from coast to coast on a pre-1916 historic motorcycle.