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Learning to swim is one of the mainstays of childhood. While it can be a fun and exciting, swimming lessons are also an essential part of children learning safety in the water. Good swimming lessons will carry them safely throughout their life in the countless hours they’ll spend in the water years ahead. Parents signing their children up for swimming lessons should know that each level of swimming must be mastered before they progress. That means that children should only be signed up for the level of swimming they have proven to have mastery over the level before no matter…

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By Lauren Jablonski A garage sale will put money in your wallet while getting rid of items you no longer need or want. Before you rush to put up signs, here are some tips to help you have a profitable sale. Gather & Label Items Scour your entire home/house for items you no longer need or want. Place like items in the same box, so when you unpack the day of your yard sale you will be organized and prepared to set up. Create Signs The best way to get people to know about your sale is to hang up…

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Dinners, lunches, or even breakfasts, can go a long way for thanking mom for all of the meals she cooked for you. This Mother’s Day, make an entire event out of the meal. Don’t just cook your mother dinner, decorate the table that in a way that enhances the meal and delights your mother. Here are a few tablescape ideas to impress your mom this Mother’s Day. Flowers A staple for Mother’s Day is flowers. If you want something pleasing to the eye, then select flowers that are your mother’s favorite color. If she likes purple, then procure a wide…

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Star Wars Day is coming, with so many new things happening in the galaxy, it’s an exciting time to be a fan. Before The Mandalorian premieres, The Rise of Skywalker releases, and Galaxy’s Edge opens, how can you make the most of May 4th? Below are some fun way to celebrate Star Wars Day. Cosplay Consider wearing a Lando cape and dressing as someone like Han, Finn, or Rose. Rock a bold hair choice like Leia’s side buns or even the Jedi side braid. Movie Marathon All theatrical releases to date total 24:20, so fill your sleep tank, start early,…

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Human carbon emissions have been targeted as one of the leading causes of global warming and climate change. If you live in a developed country, there’s a good chance you’re contributing to global warming every day. Everything you do that increases carbon emissions is your personal carbon footprint. The good news is there are many ways to reduce that carbon footprint without drastically changing your lifestyle. The first step is recognizing the everyday ways your footprint is made, then the second step is to modify some of the things you buy, eat, or throw away to reduce the size of…

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The start of summer brings on all kinds of change–the weather warms, the pools open and the flowers bloom. With nature shedding her winter skin, you might be inspired to change up your appearance. There are tons of gorgeous summer hair trends that watch out for. We listed a few of the below, so you can find the right look for the summer months. Warm Honey Warm toned blonde is such a great reflection of summer. A light, warm blonde is super low maintenance since the sun keeps the color light, and having shadow roots. Adding honey highlights can brighten…

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A beautiful and healthy lawn demands thoughtful preparation every spring. To achieve a perfect green lawn, you have to invest some time and care. Follow the tips below and have the best looking lawn on the block. Lawn Equipment Spring is the perfect time to examine your lawn equipment to ensure it is in prime condition. Carefully check your hose to be sure it is free from leaks. You should also make sure it is not too weatherworn to be serviceable and has a length adequate for your space. See if your sprinklers function properly and give sufficient coverage to…

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Now that spring is here, the beautiful weather has you excited to go outside. Unfortunately, it’s also the prime pest season and there is nothing like a swarm of mosquitoes or the discovery of cockroaches to destroy all of your springtime fun. This year, be sure to add these spring pest control tips to your maintenance list so that you can stop infestations before they have a chance to start. Follow Proper Food Storage and Cleaning Practices The majority of pests invade human territory out of a desire for food. Cockroaches, rats and ants are just a few common pests…

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Cooking a beef brisket for Passover is a tradition. The Ashkenazi sweet and tangy brisket is one of the most popular dishes for many families to serve to guests during this time of year. Make this delicious brisket to present to the family this Passover. Ingredients • 6-10 lbs of brisket (weight includes fat. Do not trim in order to keep flavor rich) • 2 white or brown onions (peeled and minced) • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (separated into two 1/4 cup measures) • 1 lb sliced carrots (peeled and sliced thinly) • 1 lb minced celery •…

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Food waste is a major problem in America, many researchers estimate that half of all food produced is simply thrown out despite being usable. There are plenty of effective ways to reduce food waste today. Follow the three tips below to help reduce food waste. Composting Composting is an effective way to reduce waste. Scraps like vegetable peels, coffee grounds, make great compost ingredients. Even if you don’t tend to your own garden (flowers, herbs, vegetables, or otherwise), a fresh batch of compost makes a great gift for someone who does. Maybe you even know someone who’s looking to get…

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