Ten Layers of Snowbird Security

Cameras are priceless for peace of mind all year round. Allow plenty of time to research, install, test and tweak before departing TEN LAYERS OF SNOWBIRD SECURITY Security is essential for snowbirds who travel hundreds of miles away from their primary home for an extensive…

How to Be a Working Snowbird

The view from my desk on a gorgeous February day — working snowbirds face challenges such as being able to stay focused on work How to Be a Working Snowbird How to be a working snowbird in your seasonal community. Working snowbirds are increasing in…

40 Snowbird Hacks, Tips

Basic everyday household items such as glassware can easily be repurposed in your snowbird home   40 Snowbird Hacks, Tips No one wants to haul a bunch of limited use household items to/from their snowbird home, nor is it practical to purchase everything while away…

100+ Easy, Simple Snowbird Menu Ideas

Flatbread pizza with fresh mozzarella, pesto, garlic infused olive oil and roasted chicken 100+ Snowbird Menu Ideas   Snowbird menu ideas for 100+ easy, simple, go-to breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that are designed to be flexible, using hardworking basic ingredients without requiring special gadgets…

Snowbird Meal Planning

Take inventory of your refrigerator and freezer and focus on using those items up first during the last two to three weeks of your stay Snowbird Meal Planning In the past, I didn’t truly understand what the concept of meal planning entails. I had heard…

Snowbird Holiday Decor

  Snowbird Holiday Decor High Impact, Space Saving Decorations for Your Snowbird Home Snowbirds are notorious for lacking storage space in their warm climate homes, not only for everyday items, but especially for limited use Christmas and holiday decorations. Savvy snowbirds who are away for…

Home Vs. Away: Appliances, Gadgets

Snowbird meals are generally much simpler due to necessity from using fewer ingredients and a very limited selection of cooking appliances SNOWBIRD KITCHEN APPLIANCES, GADGETS ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ You’re spending your first week in your snowbird rental and have an incredible list of meals you plan to…

Pet Prep Countdown

Ramp training was essential for Bodie to access our vehicle Snowbird Pet Prep As the leaves turn vibrant colors and the weather changes, your pet’s preparations are likely in the advanced stages of completion. Every snowbird season the needs of your pet should be reassessed…

Snowbird Hospitality

Provide fresh fruit/nuts/snacks within easy reach for guests Snowbird Hospitality Snowbirds who choose to host guests for a stay in their warm climate homes generally are great hosts and hostesses. Thirteen easy ways to make your guests feel more at home: 1. Find out what…

Countdown to Departure

COUNTDOWN TO DEPARTURE 14 Point Checklist prior to heading South On the way home our third season, we decided to change our transportation to a full sized SUV for maximum cargo space and easier accessibility for our large dog ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Many snowbirds retreat to their…