Jane Vermaas

Last week New Yorkers, Bostonians, Philadelphians and other New Englanders were unpleasantly surprised by snowstorm Orson, blasting the northeast with heavy snow fall and high winds. Snow-packed driveways, power outages, school closing and risking a nasty spill on the ice and snow because of winter conditions are enough to make even the most cold-loving person come down with a serious case of the Winter Blues.

The BAD NEWS is that more cold and snow are on the way; news channels are reporting that blizzard-like conditions will hit the East-Coast throughout this week and up until next week. Brrrrrrrrrrrrr!

The GOOD NEWS is that there’s an easy way for you to escape this winter horror; check out this (heart) warming video: 

Jane Vermaas

Spring break is around the corner, and for many people that means it’s time to scratch the travel-itch. Airlines and resorts usually offer better rates around March than December, so Spring is definitely the perfect time to go all-out with a big family vacation! Not that you need an excuse to create memories that last a lifetime or that you need to be convinced that it’s a good idea to bond by doing fun, exciting and adventurous things together, but as you start to shop around for the best family-friendly spring break destination for 2017, there are 10 important reasons why Aruba should top your list.