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The reality is the vast majority of us do not keep our resolutions. By the time it is February, you are feeling guilty because all your good intentions have flown out the window. According to the professionals, there are a number of reasons why you keep failing.
They say it is because you think big. You imagine... Read all »
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A New Year’s Eve bash is perhaps the longest party of the year. Many revelers party the night away and keep going until the sun rises on New Year’s morning. If you are planning on hosting a New Year’s Eve party then be sure to have enough food, drink, music and activities to keep your guests occupied for many... Read all »
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This is the time of year when people enjoy letting their hair down and are more than willing to act a little silly. However, no matter how ‘silly’ the behavior and how much fun is being had, everybody wants good things to eat and drink. It is a good idea to include the table in your decorations.
It is highly... Read all »
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Before you start planning a fireworks display as part of your New Year’s Eve celebrations you should find out if it is legal in your area. More and more neighborhoods are making it against the law to store and/ or shoot fireworks at any time.
If you are going to have fireworks at this time of year then be... Read all »
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Garlands are an old party accessory that is making a huge comeback. You could go out and buy ready-made or you could make your own. Do not frown and shake your head. Garland making need not be complicated or expensive. Some of the prettiest and cheapest garlands are DIY.
Why not Start with Your DIY Garlands for New... Read all »
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To make sure your house smells like Christmas, first think of what you associate with Christmas when it comes to scents. Pine, eucalyptus, and berries are common natural scents you associate with Christmas.
Because Christmas is a time for special meals and special baked goods, you might also consider scents you... Read all »
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Prepare Your Brain
Half of the battle for keeping weight off and eating a healthier diet is by being mentally prepared. If subconsciously you are already expecting to put on weight and cave in then you will more than likely end up putting weight on. Be mentally prepared and tell yourself that this year you are... Read all »
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But even where employers have clear policies on sabbaticals (e.g. universities) that virtually guarantee the employee that their job will still be there upon their return, cash is a drawback. After all, taking a sabbatical is about travelling the world and that will often cost substantially more than an ordinary... Read all »
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Pack Well in Advance
Steer clear of last minute packing. Instead, pack 24 or 48 hours in advance as this gives you time to critically think through the items you need and what is superfluous. Last minute packing predisposes you to impulsive packing.
One way to do this is separating all items you... Read all »
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Yet, thanks to several camping grounds that remain open all year, camping in the winter can deliver a unique experience. With just a little planning and a sense of adventure, winter camping can be just as rejuvenating as a summer trip. The following are some of UK’s finest camping sites. You will notice a good... Read all »
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More than a million tourists visit the islands each year to experience the laid back lifestyle and the blue-green ocean waters. But it was not always this way especially before the completion of a railroad linking the keys to Florida’s mainland. The railroad was extensively damaged by a powerful 1935 hurricane but... Read all »
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Guided snowshoeing at Mount Rainier starts in December and ends in late March. From mid-December to the first week of January, snowshoe walks are available daily. From mid January to late March, guided snowshoeing is only offered on public holidays and weekends. The distance of the walk varies but beginner walks... Read all »