Millennials are happy campers ….Good news: There’s apparently one industry Millennials aren’t being blamed for killing. Camping. In fact, Millennials are actually helping the camping industry. According to the 2019 North American Camping Report, 78.8 million households camped at least once in 2018 -- a new all-time high. And Millennials make up the largest segment of campers at 41% -- up 7% since 2014. (Curbed)
Talk About It:
- Some people love camping. Others run screaming at the mere idea of sleeping in a tent in the great outdoors ...
- Which one are you … and why?
- If you love camping, what’s the best thing about it? If you hate it, what makes camping so horrible?
- Have you ever had a nightmare camping experience?
- Is "glamping" really camping?
Color your world …Have an eye for color? Want to travel this summer? Behr Paint is hiring a “color explorer.” Your job is to travel the U.S. and Canada this summer in search of color inspiration. Through your travels you will then create and name a new Behr Paint color. Oh, and Behr will cover your travel expenses as well as pay you $10,000. Want to apply? Just visit behr.com/colorexplorer by May 15th and explain, in 150 words or less, what color inspires you most and why. You must be 21 and have a passport. (Travel & Leisure)
Do teens have the essential life skills they need?According to a new survey, 60% of parents say no. These parents worry their teens don’t have the tools to handle stress, finances, or even taking care of themselves on a night out. Here are the Top 10 Life Skills Parents Fear Their Kids Don’t Have:
- How to deal with stress
- How to budget
- How to deal with a broken heart
- How to save money
- How to pay bills
- How to drive a car
- Understanding what a mortgage is
- How to look after themselves on a night out
- How to change a car tire
- How to be independent (SWNS)
Prepare to see a lot of leg this summer … on men.Seems the hottest trend in men’s summer fashion is short shorts, with fashion houses Prada, Fendi and Missoni all debuting the look. Think 1970s men's tennis shorts – only shorter. (NY Post)
Lost time …A survey found that Americans spend a total of 2.5 days each year looking for lost items. The most commonly misplaced items: remotes, phones, keys, and glasses. (Best Life)