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Plan the Perfect Father-Son Getaway with These Fun Tips

Whether you’re looking to spend quality time with your son or father, there are a variety of adventures you can embark upon. Rather than staying at home, watching TV, and barely muttering a few words to each other, we recommend packing up and going on a trip. This way, conversations can be had, skills will be learned, and unforgettable experiences will be shared. In fact, there’s nothing more fulfilling than creating precious moments with the person you care about most. Let’s discuss a few trip ideas that will create memories that last a lifetime. Go on a Camping Trip Nothing…

4 of the Most Fashionable Winter Accessories

Winter is fast approaching and with it the unfortunate promise of freezing temperatures and brutal winds. This is the time when many of us break out our heavy coats and winter accessories. But just because you have to bundle up in extra layers of clothes doesn’t mean you have to look like an overstuffed marshmallow. As for the extra accessories that cover up exposed portions of skin, there are an abundance of options to suit a variety of styles. Here are some of the most fashionable accessories you’ll want to wear this winter. Keep Those Ears Warm! One of the…

Saving Money Living In A Brick Home

Like every recurring trend, brick homes are back in style. Homeowners are knocking down drywall to uncover the beautiful, rustic masonry that lies beneath. Luckily, the brick in your home’s interior is more protected than your home’s exterior stonework. Even though exterior brick can be magnificent, fixing any problems can be more costly than siding panels or wooden exterior. Here are some things to keep in mind to preserve your beautiful brickwork and to save money at the same time. A Proper Inspection Not all, but some people believe that bricks and stonework are near impervious from harm over the…

Affordable Family Vacation Ideas

Nothing is better for recharging our batteries than taking a well-earned vacation after putting countless hours into a job that you, hopefully, love. However, there’s more than yourself to think about. You’ve got a whole family that wants to come along! The hubby and two kids insist that they accompany you. And what the heck, they’re not half bad, so why not? The more the merrier! However, more butts on the plane means the cost is going up. Whether you work at a hospital, a scribe agency, or even a marketing firm, taking the entire family on a tropical getaway…

5 Vitamins & Minerals to Help Boost Your Immune System

Everybody knows that a healthy diet should always include essential vitamins and minerals. However, these terms are often thrown around without a lot of useful information. Sure, you should include more vitamins and minerals in your diet, but which ones? And what kinds of foods actually provide these nutrients? In these times of uncertainty, it is particularly important to protect your health. While there are various methods you can use to attain a healthier mind and body, you should generally start with your immune system. Having a strong immune system can help you fight off diseases and increase the chances…

5 Ways to Increase Sales for Your Small Business

These days, maximizing sales has become an exact science. Companies shell out millions for consulting firms to make sure they are selling the most they possibly can. While this can seem disconcerting, it is actually to the advantage of many small businesses. If you have your own small business, it means there’s always a way to get a leg up on your competitors. In this article, we’ll discuss the top 5 ways to get more sales in your small business. #1 – Promotions, promotions, promotions Pretty much every business takes advantage of running promotions, and if you aren’t, you’re missing…

How to embrace snow this holiday season

  If there’s one thing that gets me down, it’s cold weather. I really dislike being cold, and I especially don’t like snow. With it being the middle of winter, I’m in a bit of a pickle. I love the holiday season, but snow and cold makes it hard to enjoy. I’ve decided to start looking at the positives of snow and cold weather. Here are a few ideas for anyone struggling to get along in the cold. One way to take advantage of the cold weather is by cooking warm foods. Winter is the perfect time to eat soups,…

Ways to Pass the Time When Traveling Through Russia

Russia is a beautiful and fascinating country with a huge amount to offer any visitor. There are all kinds of attractions right throughout the country, including highlights like St. Petersburg, Moscow, Lake Baikal, the Altay Mountains, and Kazan. Still, you will also find that there is a lot of traveling to do in between all of these destinations as it is an enormous stretch of land. This means that you need to know how to pass the time when traveling through Russia, and there are a few fun activities that will help make the journeys seem faster and much more…

Menopause and Sleep Issues: 7 Tips to Help You Address

Menopause is a natural stage of a woman’s life. It is not an illness, but many women dread the process, and they are looking for ways to reduce the symptoms such as night sweats, hot flashes, fatigue, depression, and mood changes. Menopause usually occurs when women are in their early 40s and late 50s Menopause happens when the ovaries no longer produce the hormones progesterone and estrogen. These lack of hormones, which are major influences in most of the body functions cause a cessation of menstruating and multiple symptoms. Some of the symptoms include sleep difficulty, hot flashes, which is…

Get the Right Car Loan in Salem

“How can I get the right car loan in Salem?” If you live in Salem, Oregon—or anywhere in the greater Portland or Salem metropolitan areas—and are looking to purchase a new car in the coming months, this may be a question you’ve found yourself asking. Unless you’ve been very fortunate in life or may have won the lottery, it’s a safe bet that you, like most of us, don’t have the amount of cash burning a hole in your pocket that would allow you to outright purchase a new car. Cars can be expensive, and if you’re like most people,…