How To Plan The Perfect Fall Weekend Outing

Cooling temperatures, autumn activities, and stunning foliage make fall an amazing time to be outside. If you’ve spent summer dreaming of your perfect fall, read on for tips on planning the perfect fall weekend outing. When Do I Go? If chasing the fall colors is your goal, there are many seasonal maps that will help you find the perfect time. Leaves change for a number of reasons, primarily due to dropping temperatures and shorter day-length, so be prepared for a short window of prime fall foliage viewing. Timing is everything, especially the further north your destination is, as the transition

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How To Decorate Your Home For the Fall Season

There’s something about cooler temps, dreary skies, and falling leaves that calls for an extreme makeover, home edition, each fall. Whether hosting the neighborhood’s most extravagant fall festival or welcoming family home from coast to coast, decorating your home for fall is an exciting time. Welcome fall this year with a few tricks and treats on this season’s décor. Bring The Outside, In All seasons are special, but fall brings the warmth of nature into your home in a distinct way. Don’t be afraid to save money by creating fall wreathes and bouquets from mother nature herself. With mums and

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How To Find The Perfect Gift

We’ve all been there. Awkward smiles and hugs follow as you unwrap the latest hideously undersized birthday sweater from your great aunt. You appreciate the gesture, but start to wonder if she knows you at all. Either way, getting a gift is special, as is giving one. Here are a few tips to help you find the perfect gift this year. Forget the Price How much you spend on a gift shouldn’t matter. You might think your mom will appreciate the most expensive vase, but is that the perfect gift for her? Often the price of a gift has nothing

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Top 5 Things You Need Before You Go Camping

Camping is one of the easiest ways for you to relax and unplug from the busyness of life, but your quiet weekend in the woods can turn miserable without a few key items. Make sure you’re a happy camper despite whatever nature brings with the following key items. First Aid Kit You should always be prepared for the worst when you’re in remote locations. A minor injury can turn dangerous if you don’t have the proper equipment. With burns, cuts, and scratches all on the list of possibilities, who knows what will happen. Don’t be caught without a first aid

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Ways To Keep Your Child From Getting Sick At School

As summer turns into fall and your little one settles into their new school year or daycare program, sooner or later their nose will start running and their tummy ache will be too much to handle. Sickness is inevitable at times, but there are many ways to keep your kid from getting sick as long as possible. Boost immunity Eating well is key to a strong immune system. Do your best to pack your kid’s meals with plenty of fruits and vegetables. The more color the better. Vitamin C, Vitamin D, and iron-rich foods are crucial to increasing immunity and

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Natural Allergy Remedies

With falling leaves and cooler temperatures, autumn is being welcomed with open arms. That is, until your seasonal allergies return in full force. While you could drown your congestion in prescription medication, realize there are many natural remedies to allergies. Probiotics Probiotics are good bacteria that promote healthy digestion. Healthy digestion leads to a strong immune system and helps you combat allergies. If you’ve never tried fermented beverages, like Kombucha, which are filled with probiotics, you’re missing out on hastened healing and congestion relief. Nettle Leaf There are many ways you can embrace the natural allergenic relief from nettle leaves.

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Health Benefits of Yoga

You may think yoga is only for those hippy Millennials who just moved in next door, but yoga is for everyone and anyone. Forget your age, body type, and previous experience. You will benefit from yoga in many ways. So, what’s stopping you? Maybe hearing a few of the many benefits will encourage you to join your neighbors and sign up for the next yoga class near you. Physical Benefits Are you hoping to touch your toes and love the way you look? Yoga may be your perfect fit. With loosened hips and hamstrings, your flexibility will increase, often eliminating

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Game Night Recipes

Football Season Recipes It’s your favorite time of year; small town high school stadiums are packed and living rooms around the country are full of loyal fans. It’s football season in America and regardless of where you are, a football party isn’t a party without food. Below are some tips on which recipes to include to make your party the hottest on the block. Dips Your team took the lead, wait, now it’s even and heading into overtime. You’re stressed. Everyone is stressed. Dips are always the answer. No matter the situation, a dip will never fail you or your

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When Is A Fever Considered An Emergency?

Caused by an increase in your core body temperature, fevers are all too common. You may have a fever for a number of reasons and surprisingly it might actually be a good thing. Your fever might be a sign that your body is fighting an infection. So at what point is a fever creating an emergency situation? There are two main determining factors, including: Age UPMC HealthBeat claims your age determines at what point you should receive medical attention for a fever. For children younger than 3 months, 100.4 is the magic number. From 3 months to a year, 102.2

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Natural Anxiety Remedies

As your bills and laundry pile up, your work feels impossible to keep up with, and relationships become strained, anxiety builds. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and you may even struggle with an anxiety disorder. While medications exist to minimize nerves, you may not know the many natural remedies to shut anxiety down. Lavender You can find many studies showing the calming effect of lavender. Enjoy the benefits of lavender through inhaling its scent or receiving a massage with lavender oil. If you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up, drop some lavender oil in your bath and soak into a world

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