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5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Travel

While traveling for the holidays to visit family and friends can be fun and memorable, it’s often easy to forget all the little things to get your home ready before you go. After all, you’re concentrating on what you want to pack for yourself and your family, when and where to board the pets, and […]

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6 DIY Decorating Ideas for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is such a beautiful time of year, particularly with the changing leaves and cooler weather. It also puts people in the spirit to decorate. If you are in the mood to spruce up your home for Thanksgiving, but are concerned about the cost, here are six DIY decorating ideas that won’t break the bank. 1) Decorative Vases […]

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7 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time full of fun, festivities, and holiday cheer. Unfortunately, they also fall right in the middle of cold and flu season. With the cold weather, kids in school, and immune systems down from being stressed or overtired, sickness seems to spread like wildfire when we’re wanting to have fun the […]

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9 Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating on Halloween

Halloween is such an exciting time for kids. The thrill of dressing up in a costume, staying up late, and of course getting loads of free candy! They probably look forward to this day almost as much as Christmas. However, as parents, it’s imperative we help make sure our children’s Halloween is not only a fun […]

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8 Historical Hot Beverages for Fall & Winter

Many of us drink hot apple cider, hot chocolate, and hot tea (or…ahem…pumpkin spice lattes!) during autumn and winter. When I used to live in Houston, I would go to Holiday on 19th Street every December (watch for details here). Many of the little shops would stay open late, and we would have a great time Christmas […]