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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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Tips for Building a Parade Float

June 5th, 2013

Some towns host local Thanksgiving or Veterans Day parades and invite community members to construct their own floats. Some of these parades also include a competitive aspect. Even if the contest is of a friendly nature, you might want to know the best ways to make sure your neighborhood or organization's float stands head and shoulders above the others. First of all, it's...

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Yard Sale Tips That Will Attract Prospective Buyers

June 4th, 2013

During the height of spring cleaning season, many homeowners will make a concerted effort to de-clutter their homes and get rid of unwanted items. What you may see as junk could have tremendous value to another person, so holding a yard sale in the spring is a great way to get those finds off your hands and make a bit of extra money in the process. If you've never hosted...

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Summer Swimsuit Trends for 2013

June 3rd, 2013

The spring is now in full swing, which means that hot, sticky summer weather is on the way. While the heat can make it uncomfortable for you to sit around your house or office, it does make for perfect beach weather. Of course, you can't hit the beach without the perfect swimsuit, and if it's been a while since you purchased a new one, you might want to consider hitting the...

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Top 3 Foods to Bring on a Camping Trip

May 30th, 2013

Most people going on a camping trip probably realize they'll need to bring enough food to last them for the duration. However, foods that spoil easily - dairy products, for example - can be a little impractical, unless they plan to hinder themselves with a cooler. There are plenty of non-perishables that provide nutrition and taste for any long venture into the woods. 1....

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The Extensive, Explosive, History of Fireworks

May 13th, 2013

These days, you might not think twice about the boomers that light up the night sky during holidays such as Independence Day and New Year's Eve. However, fireworks are a critical part of celebrations around the world that have taken centuries to evolve into what they are today. If you've ever wondered how these devices manage to give off colors and sparkle among the...

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Give Mom A Break With a Delicious Mother's Day Lunch

May 8th, 2013

Who says you have to go out for a lavish meal to make your mom feel appreciated? Sometimes it's the homemade touches that ensure a gift is truly special. If you fancy yourself a bit of a cook, there's quite a bit you can do for your mother. Even if you don't have time to prepare a complete dinner, lunch can be a nice touch. Given that the weather is likely to be nice and warm,...

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