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Watch Out For These Fatty Foods This Summer

July 2nd, 2013

The summer's often filled with many delicious, healthy foods, but unfortunately it can also be jam-packed with unhealthy ones as well. Between catching the latest summer blockbuster at the movie theater, going to carnivals and amusement parks and eating food from the beach boardwalk,  there are many opportunities for you to snack on some treats that could be...

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3 Ways to Soothe a Seasonal Sunburn

June 26th, 2013

How many times have you spent a few hours on the beach only to find yourself sore and red after sitting under the sun? If you're prone to burning, you know how easy it is to get scorched, even if you wear suntan lotion. That being said, burns can be painful and warrant medical attention depending on the severity of the ailment. Whether you're used to being hurt by...

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3 Key Tips for Healing Your Summer Sunburn

June 26th, 2013

During the summer, you're likely going to be spending more time outdoors as you attempt to enjoy the warm weather and soak up the sun. However, doing so without protection from ultraviolet rays can yield nasty burns and increase your risk of developing skin cancer. In some instances, you might simply forget to re-apply sunscreen and end up with an unexpected sunburn. However,...

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Four Fun Pool Games To Try This Summer

June 17th, 2013

Splashing around in the pool is always fun, but if you're with a large group of people, why not bring in a new element of play by engaging in a game that involves everyone? Here are a few great games that maximize your time in the water. Blind man's bluff Blind man's bluff combines both luck and stealth and the number of people who can play is unlimited. Someone is the...

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Tips for Keeping Summer Produce Fresher For Longer

June 17th, 2013

During the spring and summer, one thing that you may particularly look forward to is all of the fresh produce that becomes available. However, sometimes you may purchase these delicious fruits and veggies only to find that they're spoiled a few days later. While you may not realize it, there are ways to avoid having your food go bad other than just throwing the...

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Two Great Campgrounds for a Fun Getaway

June 12th, 2013

Camping is a fun, inexpensive and rustic way to spend a vacation with your family. It's a relatively cheap way to escape the pressures of city life, and lets your kids spend some time away from their phones and laptops, enjoying the beauty of nature. If you want to take your family out to explore everything that our beautiful country has to offer, you'll want to pick...

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How to Prepare a Summer Road Trip with your Dog

June 11th, 2013

When the warm weather months are on the horizon, many individuals will be making plans to visit loved ones across the country and loading up their cars to set off on a road trip. Of course, if you're a dog owner, bringing your furry companion along is great fun for both of you, but there are a variety of preparations you should make beforehand to ensure your pet's...

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7 Ways to Beat Seasonal Allergies

June 11th, 2013

Spring brings a lot of wonderful things, like warm weather, picnics and, of course, beautiful flowers. Unfortunately for some people, these flowers may also bring about seasonal allergies. These allergies can cause watery eyes, a stuffy nose and may make you feel as though your whole head is in a fog. Luckily, there are many ways that you can help combat this issue and...

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What You'll Need to Go Cave Diving

June 11th, 2013

If biking, running or hiking doesn't hold the sort of thrill you're looking for, consider going cave diving! Also known as spelunking, this unique sport requires preparation and the proper gear. Read more to find out what you need for cave exploration. Why spelunking?  Spelunking, more commonly known as "caving," is an uncommon activity to do while...

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The History of Father's Day

June 11th, 2013

June is the month that we honor our fathers, but the holiday has only been official for about 40 years, trailing behind Mother's day by about 50.First Father's Day The first celebration of what would later become father's day took place under tragic circumstances: the anniversary of a mining explosion. In 1908, a church in West Virginia came together to honor those...

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