Monthly Archives August 2018

The Mid-Atlantic has lots of great places to road trip.
The Mid-Atlantic region of the United States is known for being the historic heart of the country, home to commerce and industry, politics and power. What makes up the Mid-Atlantic region? It’s generally considered to be New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia. That’s a lot of territory! Whether [...]
August is National Peach Month!
One of the best things to arrive in markets in August are fresh, juicy golden peaches! The peach (Prunus persica) is a deciduous tree native to the region of Northwest China between the Tarim Basin and the north slopes of the Kunlun Mountains, where it was first domesticated and cultivated. It bears an edible juicy fruit [...]
a community book club can bring neighbors together
Book clubs are a great way to get to know people. You’re together with a common purpose and at least one common interest. A community book club (or clubs!) will bring its members together over a shared experience with interesting discussions and maybe debates. So how to get that book club started? Know what kind [...]
Road trip in Canada today!
When you live near destinations known for their cultural interest, natural beauty or fun attractions, it’s easy to take them for granted. But don’t! Whether you live in Vancouver, Toronto or Calgary, you’re only a car (or ferry) ride away from a host of great day trips and weekend getaways. Before summer’s over, take in [...]
Homemade bath products make luxury creative and affordable
There’s nothing like sinking into a fragrant tub or stepping into a shower scented with all your favorite things to make you feel pampered. But sometimes it’s tricky to find just that right fragrance for your mood or the moment, or maybe you have sensitive skin and can’t use a lot of commercially available bath [...]

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