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Seven Ways To Commemorate 9/11

September 4th, 2013

September 11, 2001, was one of the greatest tragedies to befall America. It ushered our country into a new age of lost naivety and resulted in a string of wars and combat missions in the Middle East that are still waged today. As a U.S. citizen, you should commemorate the event in a way that's meaningful to you. Here are a few suggestions for respectful and dutiful memorial...

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Two Fun Fall Getaway Locations to Take in Some Foliage

August 21st, 2013

If you still have some vacation days after the summer, don't hesitate to cash them in this autumn. The crisp, cool air, vibrant foliage and seasonal food are the perfect reasons to take a fall retreat. Here are a couple getaway spots to visit. 1. New Hampshire VisitingNewEngland.com recommends taking a trip out to New Hampshire this fall. The "Live free or die" state's...

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How to Pick the Right Boots for Fall and Winter

August 21st, 2013

Depending where you are, the weather can get cold awfully quickly after you've gotten used to the summer sun. As such, being prepared is a must for the coming winter months. While you might remember to unpack your heavy coat, one item that can often be overlooked is your footwear. A good, durable boot intended for snowy conditions can be a lifesaver when it starts getting...

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What is the History of Labor Day?

August 9th, 2013

While the Labor Day holiday isn't exactly one of the most anticipated of the year, Americans appreciate having a day off each September that recognizes their hard work. You may already have barbecue or beach plans in place for this year's event, but do you know why Labor Day exists? It wasn't always a holiday that people typically received off from work.The first...

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Tips for Throwing the Best Labor Day Bash

August 9th, 2013

This Labor Day invite your friends, family and co-workers over to your place for a fun respite from the regular workweek. Celebrate the end of summer in ways you haven't before with these smart and unique party tips! History Labor Day is an annual commemoration of American workers and their contributions to the social and economic strength of our nation. The first...

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Boating Safety Tips To Keep You Afloat

August 7th, 2013

If you're taking the boat out to enjoy the last of the warm weather season in the water, it's always a good idea to take a few precautions to make sure no accidents occur. Here are a few tips for boating safety. Check the weather Even if there are clear skies in the morning, the afternoon or evening can bring on sudden storms and choppy water. DiscoveryBoating.com...

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How to Make Creamsicles: The Ultimate Frozen Dessert!

August 2nd, 2013

During the summer, there's nothing better than a cold, refreshing ice cream treat to combat the hot days. One of the most classic treats out there is the orange creamsicle, which is creamy, fruity and absolutely delicious. If the ice cream truck doesn't often make its way down your street, you may want to learn how to make these delicious creamsicles yourself. The...

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6 Places to Take Kids Before They Get Older

August 2nd, 2013

The summer is a time when families should be taking trips together that kids will remember for years to come. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find places that both parents and kids can agree to travel to. However, you shouldn't give up, because there are some places that children absolutely need to see before they grow up, and you should make these destinations a...

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3 Tips for Hosting a Labor Day Party

July 31st, 2013

Labor Day isn't a holiday that people look forward to as much as Christmas or Thanksgiving, but it's one that gives everyone a good reason to get together. Most people have the day off, meaning there's a prime opportunity to host a bash for friends, family and the entire neighborhood - but how can you throw a Labor Day party without going to too much trouble? After...

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Tips for Staying Safe This Summer

July 11th, 2013

The summer's a fun time to go outside and enjoy all of the beauty that nature has to offer. However, before you and your family head to the great outdoors, you need to make sure you're doing everything to keep yourself safe. Between insects, dehydration and the dangerous UV rays of the sun, there are many dangerous things about the summer. Luckily, there are simple...

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