7 things you need to know to keep indoor plants alive

Houseplants are a great way to liven up any living space. Studies show they can purify the air as well, making them helpful inhabitants of your home. But what if you’re not much of a green thumb? If you’re new to taking care of plants, the good news is that… Read more

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What is my dog saying to me? A guide to canine body language

Happiness, confusion, stress, excitement — dogs express these emotions and more through body language, but humans don’t always catch the messages they’re trying to send. Think of dog body language like any other foreign language. Once you get acquainted with a dog’s signals and postures, you’ll better understand their feelings… Read more

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What is hygge and how do I get in on it?

The Danish concept of hygge is seemingly everywhere these days. It was a contender for the Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year for 2016, it’s been examined by publications such as the New York Times, Bon Appetit, Time and BBC News, and it’s a consistently trending hashtag on social media…. Read more

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Summer music festivals around the nation

Summer is the prime time for all kinds of outdoor fun, and that includes music festivals. Every year, thousands of amped-up music fans come together for a weekend of eclectic performances and beautiful weather. More and more spring up every year, making it a challenge to keep up with that’s… Read more

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3 Day Weekend trips you can take without planning

Traveling is one of the great joys of life. There’s nothing quite like getting away from the comfortable confines of home for a while and visiting places new and old. Even if you’re short on time, there are still plenty of great ways you can fit in a whole vacation…. Read more