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Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July! This year my family will celebrate our twenty-eighth Independence Day in the USA.  We came here because of the freedoms. For which freedoms are you most thankful?  Share in the comments below. 🙂 Did you know that I have a Facebook group for...

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How to Pack for a Road Trip

How to Pack for a Road Trip

Road trips can be a productive way to visit family or friends this summer, or just to get away.  As you travel, you are able to see not only your destination but many interesting sights along the way. For shorter trips, driving instead of flying has many benefits. ...

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How to Keep Your House Cool This Summer

How to Keep Your House Cool This Summer

Home is my favorite place to be, but not when it's 100 degrees inside!  I have learned how to keep our home cool and wanted to share my discoveries (learned via reading and via experience) with you.While the air conditioner is an option to keep your home cool, it does...

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5 Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

5 Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

It's intolerably hot!   Running the A/C is an option, but it's not wise to do so around the clock unless you are in very hot, humid weather or if you have a heart condition.  Go here to learn more about the downfalls of using air conditioning.As much as...

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How to Drink More Water

How to Drink More Water

A lack of water in your system is dangerous.  During the summer, you lose water due to perspiration.  You may also be dehydrated due to being inside all day in very dry air conditioned air.  During the winter, the air is very dry naturally, and you need to...

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How to Repel Mosquitoes

How to Repel Mosquitoes

While the weather is pleasant outside, most people want to spend more time outdoors.  The problem is that mosquitoes can abound make your outdoor outings either very short or very irritating.  Even worse, mosquitoes can carry a variety of serious disease...

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5 Benefits of Gardening

5 Benefits of Gardening

Do you remember your grandmother's garden?  It had the most delicious vegetables in it.  I have pleasant memories of rows of tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes, and even sunflowers!Today grocery stores have in part replaced gardens, yet there are downsides to...

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Why You Should Spend More Time Outdoors

Why You Should Spend More Time Outdoors

Years ago, people spent much time outside.  Farmers were in the fields for hours each day.  Women worked outside in gardens and hung their laundry outside. Today much of that has changed, and our lack of time outdoors brings many undesired consequences. Here are...

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