Football season can only mean one thing – time to grab the best seat in the house, and we’re not talking about at the stadium. In fact, 77 percent of Americans think the best seat in the house is at home in front of an HDTV, according to a recent survey by McIlhenny Company, maker of Tabasco brand products. Instead of heading to the stadium, keep the tailgate at home and throw a “homegating” party.
Even though the leaves are falling and winter is coming. You can still garden inside. What can kids learn from planting seeds in a plastic foam cup with dirt? A lot more than just the fact that seeds need soil, water, and sunlight to grow. Read on to learn more about how to educate children about the joys of potting plants and growing flowers both indoors and outdoors.
Technology is constantly changing, and in our tech-driven world, users are always looking for the next best thing—whether it’s a tablet, a phone with tablet-like functionality, or some other piece of technology designed to streamline your work and organize your life. At the forefront right now is technology that consumers wear, such as headsets that allow you to perform different functions. Here’s a look at two of these.
It’s that time of year again—flu season is here. There are several precautions you can take to significantly reduce your risk of getting it. The one at the top of the list? Get a flu shot! A number of places in the Upper Valley are offering flu vaccine shots now. Don’t wait too long to get yours. Check out the schedules below.
When summer draws to a close and fall begins, we are blessed with quite a few wonderful things – cooler temps, beautiful foliage . . . and new television series! Between September and October, there are new series starting on almost every major network. Read on to find out which ones are on our must-watch list this season!
When autumn offers its bounty of apples, it seems a shame not to accept. But after near-daily servings of applesauce, apple slices, baked apples, and even pie, your family may be calling for a moratorium. You can spice up a bushel or two of apples with any of these creative ideas including recipes, crafts, and more. And with this newly found apple zeal, you’ll be sure to meet your apple-a-day requirement. Bite in!
While kids may be dreading going back to school, parents everywhere are most likely looking forward to it, with the exception of one part—possibly the only part kids do get excited about— back-to-school shopping. This annual rite can strain already-tight finances for many. If you’re looking for ways to save on back-to-school shopping, read on for some tips that can help.
Whether you are attending an elegant, candlelit feast or a BBQ bash at the lake, a gift for your host is always thoughtful and appreciated. While the easy way out is often a bottle of wine, it’s easy to choose a gift that’s different and just as welcome. Choose from the gifts below or use them as a springboard for your own creative solutions, or mix and match to create a bundle that will be sure to delight. Just remember that, most importantly, your gift should be a joy and a treat—not a burden that will distract from the party or add to your host’s busy preparations. Keep in mind your host’s tastes and you are guaranteed to please.