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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 […]

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3 Tips for Picking the Perfect Pumpkin in Fall

One of my favorite fall activities is visiting the pumpkin patch with my family. I love the corn mazes, hay rides, hot apple cider, and most of all, I love the beautiful array of pumpkins: big ones, little ones, skinny ones, fat ones, white ones, orange ones, and more! With so many different varieties of pumpkins, […]