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How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Take a walk this spring – out your front door, to the front of your house, and turn around. Pretend you are a passerby and look carefully at what you see. The term “curb appeal” is often used when selling a home, but it’s also an important attribute... Read More

Musical Fun for All Ages

Music is not just for listening: It’s for dancing, jumping, frolicking, and having a good time with family and friends of all ages! Turn on your favorite tunes, and have some fun with these activities. If you don’t share the same musical tastes, look... Read More

Simple Ways to Show Random Acts of Kindness

During challenging times, many people feel lonely, sad, angry, even scared. A small act of kindness shown to them can brighten their day and improve their mood. And it works both ways: That positive feeling also benefits the giver. Random acts of kindness... Read More

Tips to Find Your Best Workout Plan

Everyone has different reasons for exercising. Many want to lose weight, build endurance or become more limber. Others do it to improve their overall health or reduce physical pain. Some athletic people exercise for competitive reasons, either to reach... Read More

How to Keep a Positive Attitude During Tough Times

The year 2020 has presented extreme challenges to most people, largely because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact; natural weather disasters; and a volatile political atmosphere. While it would be easy to sink into a state of despair, it’s... Read More

How to Safely Celebrate Halloween in 2020

Halloween in 2020 is likely to be more of a trick than a treat because of the pandemic, and the scariest part will be the fear of catching COVID-19. But no one wants to deprive children (and adults!) of the fun, especially in a year where fun socializing... Read More

What to Know Before Adopting a Pet

If there was a silver lining in the dark cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic, it helped animal shelters. Many people who stayed home for months have adopted pets, and some shelters even had waiting lists. The benefits of having a pet are numerous. Having a... Read More

Tips to Make Summer Reading Fun for Kids

Most school children are required to read some books during the summer months. This assignment outside of the regular academic year is important for several reasons. It helps maintain critical thinking skills and prevents the loss of learning skills that... Read More

Creative Ideas to Market Your Small Business

Almost every small business owner has taken a direct financial hit from this year’s pandemic, especially if the law required you to stay shuttered for many weeks. When the doors open again and the economy picks up, business owners may still need to... Read More