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Fun Holiday Tech Gift Ideas for Kids

Looking for some kid-friendly tech gear this holiday season? Here are some on-trend gift ideas, featuring engaging content for kids. Wearable Tech Wearable tech is a great choice for energetic kids, as it seamlessly integrates innovative technology into their active lifestyles. For even more value, consider devices that combine fun with learning. For instance, with the Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2, they can take pictures and videos, play games, tell time and more. The durable watch features

Categories: Advice, Christmas, Holidays, and Seasonal.

Safely Enjoy the Outdoors in Colder Months

It may be chilly, but that’s no reason to stay indoors. Some of the best opportunities for outdoor exploration can only take place during the coldest months of the year; it just requires special preparation. Head-to-Toe Coverage For maximum safety and comfort, it’s important to keep your head, fingers and toes dry and toasty. A good pair of waterproof hiking boots will help keep you warm on the trail. Be sure they are designed for

Categories: Advice, Hunting, Outdoors, Safety, and Seasonal.

Plan Your Fall Foliage Excursion

Autumn means different things to many people. Students may embrace the dawn of a new school year, while others might embrace the crisp weather after a season of heat. One of the more widely enjoyed aspects of autumn is the chance to take in the brilliant foliage. Although New England may be renowned for its bright, orange, red and yellow panoramas, dazzling displays of foliage can be witnessed anywhere temperatures descend enough for deciduous trees

Categories: Advice, Autumn, Lifestyle, and Seasonal.

Plan A Day To Shop Local Fairs, Shops And Stands 

Autumn is tailor-made for getting out of the house to enjoy the great outdoors. With crisp temperatures perfect for strolls or sightseeing and breathtaking scenery awash in bright autumnal hues, autumn landscapes make for the ideal backdrop for weekend plans, including shopping excursions. Fall is a great season to enjoy festivals, farmer’s markets and craft fairs, as merchants look to liquidate inventory before they prepare for the rush of the upcoming holiday season. Cities, towns,

Categories: Advice, Autumn, Seasonal, and Shopping.

Home Improvement Projects for Your Fall To-Do List

Homeowners know that maintaining a home can be a year-round job. No home is immune to wear and tear, and homeowners who want to protect their real estate investments should try to stay two steps ahead to ensure their homes do not succumb to the elements or become outdated and unappealing to prospective buyers. Fall has become a season that’s synonymous with home improvement, but homeowners need not wait until the leaves begin changing colors

Categories: DIY, Home Improvement, Projects, and Seasonal.

Natural Ways to Reduce Lyme Disease Risk

The great outdoors can be a wonder to behold. Parks, nature preserves or even some time spent in the backyard can help men, women and children reconnect with nature. While there is plenty to enjoy about the great outdoors, certain hazards are lurking. Ticks can be both a nuisance and a danger, potentially contributing to illnesses like Lyme disease. Recognizing the dangers of ticks and how to avoid tick bites can help people reduce their

Categories: Advice, Healthy, Seasonal, Spring, and Summer.

Help Kids Get Ready for Fall Sports Season

Summer is a season of relaxation, especially for school-aged children who are not yet old enough to work. Such youngsters no doubt enjoy the chance to spend summer days lounging poolside or at the beach, all without a care in the world or any homework to complete. Though summer is synonymous with R&R, parents of young athletes who hope to compete in scholastic athletics when the school year begins in autumn may need to take

Categories: Advice, Growing, Healthy, School, and Seasonal.

Transition Your Wardrobes From One Season to the Next

People who put a lot of thought into their wardrobes know that one of the challenges presented by the changing seasons is figuring out what to wear and when. For example, as spring transitions into summer, the occasional chilly day is to be expected, removing summertime attire like shorts and sleeveless shirts from consideration. Such sudden changes can be problematic, as not everyone has the room to store multiple seasons’ worth of clothing in their

Categories: Advice, Cleaning, DIY, Home Improvement, Organize, and Projects.

Fall Entertaining – Autumn Harvest Sangria

Today features a top pick for fun and fresh Fall entertaining – Autumn Sangria! While there are many variations available, Sangria requires minimal assembly and only a few basic ingredients. Autumn Harvest Sangria 1 bottle red wine (or white!) 1 bottle sparkling apple cider 1 orange, peeled & sliced 1/4 c. molasses 1 c. dried apricots 2 apples, peeled, bite-size pieces 1/4 c. pomegranate seeds (garnish on top before serving) Mix all ingredients together in

Categories: Food, Recipes, and Seasonal.

Stress Free Thanksgiving Tips

Less stress means more time for what matters – spending time with family and friends and reflecting on what we’re thankful for! Follow our top tips for making your holiday season less stressful! *Plan a potluck – If you’re cooking the turkey, ask guests to bring a side or dessert. When everyone contributes it can lead to a more meaningful meal and a fun way to share favorite family recipes. *Choose make-ahead recipes to save

Categories: Advice, Seasonal, and Uncategorized.