Category Archives Balanced Living

It's January again! Some of the more common resolutions people make every year are to be more organized, to accomplish a big goal or to be more productive in some part of their lives. Like most things in 2018, there’s an app for that!  Whether you’re looking for accountability in reaching that goal, motivation to get [...]
What makes a ski resort worthy of a top ten list? From the terrain to the vibes, the trails to the après-ski action, the perfect resort means different things to different snow lovers. Which means searching for the top ten resorts in North America can quickly become overwhelming. To narrow down our list to the [...]
We may not have flying cars yet, but one futuristic trend that's exceeded expectations is the podcast. Inexpensive, high-quality recording technology plus the power of the internet means that creating a talk show has been completely democratized. Reporters and storytellers no longer need to be backed by a TV network or radio station to get [...]
Dreaming of the pitter-patter of four little feet? Adopting a pet from an animal shelter provides an animal a better life, and it's the ideal way to do some good in the world while making yourself happy, too. Before you rush into pet adoption, though, it's important to remember that it's a big responsibility — one that [...]
The leaves, they are a changin,’ so get outdoors and get leaf-peeping before all that magical color disappears. Gorgeous fall foliage abounds all across North America, so if you’re up for a road trip, enlist your favorite travel companions to embark on an autumn adventure. You might want to hike or bike or simply sample [...]
The first rule of guys' night is there are no rules. Okay, so that’s not really true. With families, full-time jobs and adult responsibilities – that mortgage isn’t going to pay itself – not everyone can throw caution to the wind and run with the wolves like Bradley Cooper in The Hangover. But that doesn’t mean [...]
It could be any Friday or Saturday night, almost certainly on the early side of 9 p.m. as you and your partner work 40 hours a week, endure lengthy commutes and spend your free time maintaining the family, when you grab a pint of ice cream and settle down on the sofa. “It’s my movie [...]
Have you been eyeing a new grill for the backyard, or a plush new mattress for your bedroom, but can't commit to the dollar signs on the price tag? You might be surprised to know that prices fluctuate — sometimes by a lot — throughout the year, and some months are better than others to [...]

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