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Preparing Your House for Fall

September 2nd, 2014

Just as spring cleaning clears the dust from your home that has accumulated during the winter, doing an in-depth cleanse of your home in the fall will prepare it for the cold season. In some cases, tidying up before the winter will reduce the amount of cleaning that you'll need to do in April, but some of the work you can do outside of your home could save you some...

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How To Celebrate Your Child's Birthday During The School Day

August 29th, 2014

Do you have a child who has a birthday that falls during the school year? If so, then you may be interested in having his or her birthday recognized during the school day. However, if you do this you need to remember that the school day is busy and there are many other children in your child's class, all of whom need to be included if you plan to have an in-school...

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Keep Knitting In Summer With These Seasonal Projects

August 22nd, 2014

Do you abandon your knitting in the summer, thinking it's just too hot to keep making scarves and sweaters? These aren't the only things you can knit, however, and you don't need to wait till the frost to pick up your needles again. You simply need the right projects and materials to create clothing and accessories that you'll love even in July.Sweaters without...

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Tips For Summer Hair Repair

August 12th, 2014

The memories of this summer will last a lifetime, but the damage it did to your hair doesn't have to! Identifying the culprits 1. Sun Sun exposure is always hard on your mane, but the intensity of summer's sunshine can leave your hair truly fried. Jessica J. Krant, M.D., says the ultraviolet rays of the sun actually cook the hair shaft, according to...

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Keep Ticks At Bay This Summer With These Helpful Tips

August 6th, 2014

Bugs are everywhere during the summer season and ticks number highly among their ranks, but it's not hard to stay protected. Unlike many tiny pests such as fleas and bed bugs, ticks don't jump or fly. They get from place to place by crawling along. Ticks are most active when the weather is warm and in wooded brushy areas. They are...

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Best Lighthouses to Visit in America

July 28th, 2014

Other than serving as landmarks for passing ships, lighthouses have a place in the annals of American tourism. People sometimes travel great distances to see these nautical beacons and experience the awe of the ocean. Here are some of the best lighthouses to visit in America.Portland Head Light - Cape Elizabeth, Maine According to Mother Nature Network, this landmark is one of...

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Quick summer beauty tips and make-up ideas

June 30th, 2014

Your summer make-up routine will undoubtedly be different than your winter regimen. With increasing humidity and rising temperatures, the same products you may use in a dry, cold season will not suit the weather June through August. Instead, try these summer beauty tips to put your best face forward. Skip foundation  Allure recommended foregoing your typical base...

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Drinks To Try This Summer

June 26th, 2014

During the hotter months, it's important that you stay hydrated. This means drinking plenty of water on a regular basis, especially after exercising or simply walking around. However, that doesn't mean you can only drink water when the summer rolls around. There are many delicious adult beverages that are great for the summer season. Before throwing your next barbecue...

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Fireworks Laws And Best Practices

June 26th, 2014

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and you're probably gearing up for a patriotic celebration. There's a lot to prepare, though, and after you've bought the hamburgers, hot dogs and apple pie, you might be thinking about fireworks as an exciting way to cap off the night.Many Americans enjoy professional firework displays during the summer months,...

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Vacationing On A Budget: Create The Ultimate Stay-Cation

June 17th, 2014

Staying home might not seem like an exciting way to use your vacation days, but with a little organizing you can create your own stay-cation. This is like a vacation, but you don't have to deal with stress of travel and budgeting for a big trip. A vacation is supposed to be a relaxing time to get away from everyday life with the family, but often the price...

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