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5 Tips To Make Your Summer Rental Feel Homey

August 09, 2017

You’re heading to your summer rental to relax. Period. Lose yourself in a good book; play board games with family; take one well-deserved nap after another. Of course, you want the space to feel warm and personalized, but rentals can’t be personal. Or can they? With a few thoughtful choices in decor, you can turn…

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9 Ways to Upgrade Summer Naps

July 05, 2017

There’s no better time to nap than during the summer, when the living is easier and the days are longer. Somehow you wake up feeling even more energized and creative. For those who need extra incentive—or for napping pros who want to improve their snooze—these nine upgrades pack some serious restoration. 1. Take it outside…

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5 Lessons I Learned As Grill Girl

April 13, 2017

In my former professional life, I was “Grill Girl,” the editor who handled all things related to cooking food over fire. It’s a centuries-old tradition I practice at least once weekly year-round. With May being National Barbecue Month, just about everyone has grilling on the brain. If that includes you, use the lessons I learned…

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4 Fall Activities That Double As Exercise

October 12, 2016

Who knew that fun, fall outdoor activities like apple picking could double as exercise? I did! Now it’s your turn. Try these four alternative “workouts,” and you can look forward to having sore muscles the next day. For a Cross-Training Workout, Try Apple Picking A family road trip to a U-pick orchard may be all…

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