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If you’re feeling pressure to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day date, it may be time to veer away from tradition. While flowers, chocolates and dinner for two is a classic, thinking outside the box can make for just as romantic of an experience. Consider these simple date ideas to reduce stress and make your day extra special. Take a Dance Class Learning something new together can be a great way to bond with your significant other. Research dance studios in your area and book a lesson for a night out. Many studios offer new or first-time discounts and typically have…

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Cool winter days may have you tempted to burrow under a blanket and wait out the weather, but there are plenty of entertaining and affordable ways to enjoy quality family time together despite chilly temperatures. Kids who are cooped up indoors during the winter often get restless, but you can make the most of that boredom by gathering everyone and discovering new ways to create memories together. Get Your Game On Forget about screen play and instead show the younger generation how much fun it can be to take on family rivals with classic board games or work in teams…

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In the midst of winter, you are likely looking for the best ways to prevent your skin from drying and cracking under the harsh conditions. National Winter Skin Relief Day, on January 8, is a great time to discover the available options for keeping your skin healthy and moist throughout the winter. Founded by a major skin care company, National Winter Skin Relief Day is a means to gain awareness for the added attention necessary for your skin during the harsh winter season. In recognition of this day here are 8 tips on keeping your skin healthy and hydrated throughout…

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As the holiday season twinkles around the corner, it’s time to transform the simple act of gift-giving into a festive celebration of joy. Gift wrapping is your magical gateway to spreading holiday cheer, and in this blog post, we’ll unwrap the secrets to creating presents that twinkle and sparkle as brightly as the season itself. Deck the Halls with Wrapping Paper: The first step to crafting the perfect holiday package is choosing the right wrapping paper. Dive into the sea of patterns – from classic snowflakes to playful reindeer – and let the festive spirit guide your selection. Opt for…

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A Christmas tree is the centerpiece of your home during the holiday season. There are several different tree options and there are many factors that go into picking and maintaining a tree. Here are some helpful fresh Christmas tree care tips to make your Christmas tree last throughout the holidays. Measure Measure the distance between the floor and ceiling and subtract the height of the stand and the tree topper from your total. Consider the size of the room and how much space your tree will take up. Check the Needles and Freshness There are several ways to tell if…

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If spending hours scouring store shelves or browsing countless websites for the perfect gift for everyone on your list seems like a daunting task, opt for a more personalized approach: a handmade gift. (Family Features) DIY mason jar gifts can be easy and affordable solutions when gift lists are running long but time is running short. Plus, crafting something for loved ones this holiday season can show them just how much you care. From canning and crafting to storage, drinkware and even gardening, Ball Honeybee Keepsake Jars can be used in a myriad of ways, including creating simple yet endearing…

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Decorating for the holidays should be a fun, pleasant experience. So, you don’t have to start tearing down the Thanksgiving decorations the moment the last piece of turkey is eaten at dinner. Instead, start to transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas in a gradual way. When you transition your holiday décor, take your time and avoid feeling overwhelmed. Here are few simple things that you can do to transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas décor. Give Your Candles a New Look Candles are a familiar part of a home’s décor during both Thanksgiving and Christmas time. If you have brown, tan or…

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A changing of the seasons may mean adjustments to your routine and updates to your home decor, but it also brings maintenance and upgrade opportunities for homeowners. As temperatures shift and seasonal weather rolls in, weatherizing can help you conserve energy, save money and improve comfort all while protecting the exterior (and interior) of your home from the elements. (Family Features) This checklist from the door experts at Masonite, a global industry leader in interior and exterior doors and door systems, can help you keep the outdoors out. Have Heating and Cooling Systems Inspected Turn to the professionals to have your…

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November 25th, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday. American Express helps promote small business shopping around the country, making it a nationwide movement. Businesses around the country sign up to be part of the Shop Small Movement. Supports the Local Community Small Business Saturday encourages people to support local businesses in the community. This helps to drive sales at mom-and-pop stores that might normally struggle to compete with big chain department stores. Did you know that if you shop locally, the tax revenue benefits the entire community? This helps circulate the money spent back into the community, benefitting…

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Ready for healthy dose of hype surrounding Black Friday and Cyber Monday as well a boatload of holiday shopping tips? While many find fun in chasing that ultimate deal for a gift or big-ticket item, others find the frenzy and hysteria surrounding Black Friday and Cyber Monday distasteful but necessary. However, gift-buying and giving can be fun. Remember to reserve a little room for fun amidst all the shopping and buying this holiday season. Set a Budget and Research Deals Set a holiday shopping budget and determine what you can reasonably spend. After all, what’s the point of taking advantage…

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