The Quest for the Perfect Tailgate


Every American on the earth, fan or not, has been made well aware of the return of football. And with it comes the equally (perhaps more) important return of the TAILGATE. Ah, the tailgate. A dream come true for all, from college freshman to grandfathers who still feel like college freshman. We at Achvr want …Read More

Don’t Hate the Staycation


Staycations are notorious for lameness. We know that. But that’s not exactly a fair rep. As all good achievers know, there are plenty of new adventures to be had in your city, your town, your backyard or even your living room. Here are some tips for your really cool, non-lame staycation (maybe start by calling …Read More

Host Your First Dinner Party for Under $100


So, you want to have a dinner party, but you don’t really cook and you don’t have a lot of green to blow. Ain’t no thang. We did the legwork and planned a foolproof meal for you and 5-7 amigos for just over $75. That’s right. ‘Tizers, salad, dessert and even wine and beer included. …Read More

The Dos and Don’ts of the Great American Road Trip


A long road trip can be a picturesque glimmer of American glory…or a swirling votex of boredom and horror. Our dos and don’ts will help you to keep your vehicular journey more along the lines of the former. DO Bump the best tunes. Good music is directly correlated with a good roadtrip. Make a power …Read More

10 Things that are Infinitely Better Done Barefoot

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Barefoot is better. Period. If you’re still with me after that statement, read on for a 10 things you’re probably already doing semi-regularly that you really ought to be doing barefoot. 1)      Sitting at your desk and/or cubicle at work You may be thinking something along the lines of: “But if I have to wear …Read More

Make Monday Not Suck in 10 Easy Steps


Real talk: Mondays can be bad, but they don’t have to be. Check out our tips for making Monday the new Thursday…or at least just a decent day. 1. Make something delicious for breakfast on Sunday night Breakfast is allegedly the most important meal of the day. Whether or not you buy into that, it’s …Read More

3 Boston-Based Apps for a Healthier You


It’s easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to browsing the app store (we know; we live there). We also live in Boston, so we appreciate a little local flair. In the spirit of city pride, we’ve distilled your app-store fitness plans down to three great apps, home grown right here in Beantown. Check ‘em …Read More