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As you are preparing for the hectic back to school mania that comes around this time of the summer, we have some simple yet helpful tips to help you manage and make the process a little easier. Keep some of these things in mind as the new school semester approaches. Clean Up Cleaning a child’s room thoroughly before school begins is imperative, and it will make your child more organized and ready to focus on the new school year. One of the best ways to complete this chore is by emptying any desk or dresser drawers to get rid of…

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National Aviation Day is a federal observance holiday that is celebrated here in the U.S. This holiday celebrates aviation and its history, which has to do with all forms of air travel and flight. Each year on National Aviation Day, the current President of the United States is authorized to ensure the United States flag is flying over all federal and government buildings. National Aviation Day first became a recognized observance holiday in 1939 when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used an executive declaration to celebrate Orville Wright’s birthday every year. Orville Wright and his brother were the first people to…

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When it comes to owning a home, there are always plenty of projects to keep busy with. Since a home is usually one of the most significant financial investments a person makes in their lifetime and is also a person’s primary residence, keeping up with maintenance is critical. This includes properly maintaining the exterior of the home and the driveway. Over time, there are many areas of the exterior of a house that can require preventative maintenance to protect and preserve it, such as the driveway. During the different seasons, a driveway is subjected to a variety of stresses. Summer…

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Everyone wants to save more money. If you’re struggling, you may need a few tips to get you started. Below are twenty great money saving tips to help you build up your savings and stop spending excess money when you don’t need to. 1. Make a Change Jar Change adds up more quickly than you might imagine. Make a change jar in your home and throw in any loose change you find. You can easily save over a hundred dollars a year just by using this jar. 2. Join Customer Rewards Programs Customer rewards programs can save you quite a…

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If you aren’t relaxing enough, then you can develop an assortment of health issues that can undermine your well-being. The stress from work, school, and/or home life can lead to mental health problems in addition to physical problems, so you should understand the best ways to calm down by using some of these relaxation techniques. Meditation You don’t need to sit in an uncomfortable position for several hours to enjoy the benefits from meditation. Find a quiet place to sit in a chair or to recline on the floor, making sure to close your eyes. Relax your tense muscles by…

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Many people enjoy a sweet cold treat in the summertime. One popular choice for both children and adults alike is the famous Creamsicle. This delicious creamy dessert has been an American staple when it comes to frozen treats. It is popular due to its citrus flavor mixed with a creamy vanilla center, making it the perfect snack on a warm sunny day. What many do not know is that this delectable item has a long history. History The Creamsicle, which is a trademarked brand name, is usually a flat single bar that is frozen around a single wooden stick. This…

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Prosecco is a sparkling dry white wine made primarily from Glera grapes that are grown in the Prosecco region of Italy. It is sometimes compared to Champagne in texture and taste. However, Prosecco is produced differently and the flavor is not exactly the same. This wine is bubbly, crisp, and has notes of citrus fruits. All varieties of Prosecco average approximately 11% alcohol content and are more affordable than Champagne when looking for a sparkling beverage. In the dog days of summer, when temperatures and humidity are high, cocktails made with Prosecco are cooling and refreshing. Imagine sitting and sipping…

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The ice cream sandwich is a classic for a reason. After all, what could be better than ice cream stuffed between two sweet treats? All you need to create the ice cream sandwiches of your fantasies is some ice cream, something to sandwich the ice cream with, and a little bit of time. They can be as easy as slapping together two piece of cakes or cookies from a box mix and pre-made ice cream. However, you can also go full gourmet by making the ice cream and sandwiching treats yourself. We’ll walk you through seven of the easiest recipes…

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If you’re like most drivers, then you probably have a 3 step process for washing your car. You simply spray it with water, wipe it down with a soapy rag, and then rinse away all of the suds. If you want to go the extra mile, you may even decide to wax the car afterwards. While this routine may work during the winter months, if you’re using this approach during the summer months, you could be doing more harm than good. You see, whenever you wash your car in direct sunlight, there’s always a chance that you could be ruining…

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Host a garage sale for an easy way to declutter the home while racking up a nice wad of cash for your unwanted goods. People love garage sales. The thrill of the find is most exciting for shoppers. For many, garage sales are a part of their summer traditions. If it’s time to get in on the garage sale fun, use the tips below to simplify the entire process so you enjoy an easier, smoother sale and more profits. Plan Your Garage Sale Choose the date you’ll hold a garage sale. Weekends work best for garage sales. Determine the hours…

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