10 Must-Know Tips and Tricks for Visiting Hersheypark with a Scout Troop

Thank you to Hersheypark for welcoming my family as part of their Sweetest Families program, so we are able to visit and share our honest opinions with you via posts such as this one about visiting Hersheypark with a scout troop!Fall is here, and that means Halloween in Hershey is on! We always make sure to visit this time of year, and are always so glad we did. This year, aside from the much-beloved Trick or Treat trail, a handful of lights-out rides (SUCH a cool experience we were awes with last year!), and scads of festive decorations and lights, ...

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Winter is the time of year when we spend most of our time indoors. We want to avoid the cold, frosty weather as much as possible, and stay in our heated homes instead.The cold winter months provide the perfect opportunity to get cozy and snuggle up in a blanket on the sofa. It’s also a great time to connect with your loved ones and host homely family gatherings.Preparing your home for winter can take time but it’s important to create a comfortable and cozy space for you and your family members to enjoy.Even if you’re a highly organized person who ...

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10 Flyover Patio Design Ideas

Is your patio feeling a little too stale for your taste? Are you looking for new ideas to help breathe some life into it? If so, you're in luck! We will know why the flyover patio design is becoming so popular among homeowners and assist you in getting some inspiration for your own home. So, whether you want to renovate or just give it a quick refresh, keep reading for flyover patio design ideas that will have you excited to spend time outside.1. Go for a Bold Color SchemeOne way to make flyover patios stand out is to use a ...

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From the Jump Book Club Discussion

Thanks to Carrie for bringing our virtual book club into fall with this From the Jump book club discussion!I am shocked to my core that it’s September! Am I the only one experiencing summer regret? I was going to go to the beach and read 20 books and organize the kids’ college stuff and swim every day and … well, you get it. The good news? Fall is coming!! Jeans and flip-flops are my jam and I can’t wait for cooler weather! I’ll try to keep my “to-do” list for Fall manageable!From the Jump Book Club DiscussionFrom the Jump was ...

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Staying Healthy During the Cold Winter Months

Once you’ve cleaned your gutters and sent out for that water heater repair to prepare your home for winter, it’s time to focus on your health and wellness. Winter can be tough, and many people struggle with seasonal depression. There are a few things you can do to make it easier. Taking time to make sure you’re healthy in the winter is crucial. Keeping Your Body HealthyMaking wise choices will keep your body healthy. Here are a few things you can do. Regular ExerciseMany people find it easy to exercise during the summer, but keeping a routine during winter is important. Exercise ...

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