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Reasons to embrace cycling now

Spring and summer are peak times of year to enjoy the great outdoors. A popular activity in spring, summer and fall, cycling benefits the mind and body in various ways. Continue reading

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Eco-friendly outdoor activities

Time spent in the great outdoors is often its own reward. But taking measures to be eco-friendly while spending time outside can make such leisure time even more rewarding. Continue reading

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Farm-to-table is changing the restaurant business

Farm-to-table eateries source ingredients locally as much as possible, and diners are increasingly expressing a preference for these establishments. According to the National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot in 2015” survey, locally sourced meats and seafood, locally grown produce, environmental sustainability, and natural ingredients/minimally processed foods were among the most popular food trends.
Fresh, local foods are the hallmark of farm-to-table restaurants.
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Plan your fall foliage excursion

Autumn means different things to many people. Students may embrace the dawn of a new school year, while others might embrace the crisp weather after a season of heat. One of the more widely enjoyed aspects of autumn is the … Continue reading

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Enjoy an eco-friendly autumn

Individuals conscious of their carbon footprints can use fall as a time to take inventory of their behaviors and make changes where necessary. The following are some steps to take right now that fit perfectly with the harvest season. Continue reading

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Must-have supplies for outdoor events

Pack appropriately for outdoor events to increase comfort and security. Attending music festivals, outdoor movies or other events outdoors requires careful planning. To increase comfort, certain must-haves are par for the course. Continue reading

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Convertibles maintain their popularity

Convertibles have been featured in movies and helped to shape the history of automobiles. And contrary to popular belief, convertibles are not exclusive to drivers in warm climates.  Continue reading

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How to plant a tree for successful growth

Learn the right way to plant a tree to improve the landscape and the environment. Continue reading

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Gas grill safety tips

While both charcoal and gas grills can cause fires, the National Fire Protection Association says gas grills contributed to four out of five gas grill fires. The NFPA also notes that many of those gas grill-related fires can be traced to leaks or breaks in the hoses. The following are a handful of ways cooks can safeguard themselves, their families, their grills, and their homes against leaks or breaks in their gas grill hoses. Continue reading

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Maintain sparkling clear pool water

Routine testing helps pool owners stay on top of sanitation and pH levels to keep pool water optimal. Continue reading

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