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How to have a party that doesn’t require you to cook

Food is often a major player at any get-together. It brings people together, gets them talking, and makes them happy (if it’s good, that is!) But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to spend hours in the kitchen preparing a bunch of dishes. You can get away with little or… Read more

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How to choose a charity that fits your interests

No matter who you are, it feels good to help others. An important way that you can make a difference in the lives of other people is by supporting the charitable organizations that are close to your heart. But with so many non-profits out there, many with overlapping missions and… Read more

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How can I bring my pet on a road trip

Road trips can be so much fun. There’s nothing quite like taking an extended period of time to experience the open roads of America. However, if you have a pet, you’ll have to decide whether to board the animal while you’re away or take them along. If you choose to… Read more

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Glamping vs. camping – your questions answered

Spring and summer are the prime seasons to enjoy the great outdoors in all its splendor. There are many ways to do this, but the most immersive experience lies in camping. Of course, camping isn’t for everyone, but it doesn’t have to be challenging or uncomfortable. In fact, a new… Read more

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Caring for houseplants for novice green thumbs

Houseplants are a great way to freshen up the look of your decor, and in some cases, can actually help to purify the air of your home. Growing them can make for a fun hobby, one you can keep for a lifetime. However, there’s a bit of a learning curve… Read more