With all of the things to do before your vacation, stopping the mail and leaving your pets with your parents are probably last on your list. So instead of taking on this extra responsibility for yourself, assign one lucky loved one the easiest job they’ve ever had by asking them to be your house sitter while you’re away. It seems simple enough, right? Au contraire. Here are six things you forgot.
As I walked through the woods past my house I came upon eight wheels, a roof and a movement: The Tiny House Movement. What sat in those woods was something that I had never seen; yet it seemed so brilliant, so imaginative, I immediately wanted one for myself. Read on to find out more about the Tiny House Movement.
On Sunday, October 20, a population of local heroes amassed at the starting line. Some were dressed in brilliant Wonder Woman costumes; others came as Superman or Batman. Still others sported t-shirts and ribbons displaying the name of a loved one for whom the race was being run. No matter what the costume, everyone was there that day to achieve a common goal: supporting CHaD in its work on behalf of children of the Dartmouth area.
Even though its later in the apple picking season you can still go and enjoy the cornucopia filling! The harvest is in full swing, so don’t miss out on the bounty of the season. Riverview Farm, just over the hill in Plainfield, New Hampshire, offers the perfect combination of family fun and seasonal produce.
With the fall weather turning chillier, you’ve probably swapped out summer clothes for scarves, sweaters, and jackets. While you’re preparing your wardrobe for the winter weather that’s soon to arrive, why not begin buttoning up your house too? Winter’s deep cold, heavy snows, and biting winds can wreak havoc on unprepared homes—both in large heating costs and in damages that will need repair in spring if not sooner. Check out our tips so your house is ready for whatever Mother Nature has in store!
Vacations are a wonderful way for family members to come together and bond. New memories are made, and family ties are strengthened. However, saving money for a family trip can be difficult, and this is especially true if you are already on a tight budget. But if you follow our tips below, you can start saving for that special vacation, and we know you will come up with even better ideas for helping the whole family save up for that much-needed trip and time together.
It would be great if the recent sunshine and brilliant foliage would last forever, but that isn’t going to happen. Every day brings us closer to winter. And considering how strange winter weather patterns have been in recent years, it’s only natural to feel a bit concerned about the coming winter and just how good or bad the weather might be!
Pearls are among the most timeless and classic of all gems. Throughout history, they have been associated with wisdom, wealth, purity, and romance. Natural pearls start out as a grain of sand or another microscopic particle that settles inside an oyster. The oyster’s natural defense mechanism against this invader is to secret a smooth, hard substance called nacre. When layers and layers of nacre build upon each other, they harden to ultimately form a pearl. Do all pearl strands look the same to you and leave you wondering why some are so much more expensive than others? You’re not alone; they look the same to many people. But there are many different kinds of pearls with different characteristics that determine their values. Read on to learn about the factors that determine a pearl’s value and the different kinds of pearls and strands, and you’ll be sure to know how to pick the perfect one for you.
Glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking, is a common phobia that falls into the category of performance anxiety. It ranges from slight nervousness to paralyzing fear and even panic attacks. People who don’t often speak in public either avoid it completely or struggle through the task, shaking and sweating, and speaking with a quavering voice. If this sounds like you, don’t worry; there are many techniques that can be used to minimize this fear. With the right preparation and practice, you can overcome your fear and speak publicly without worry. Next time you are preparing to speak in a public forum, try some of these tips to reduce your anxiety.
Like most products on the market, you have many options to choose from when selecting a water purification system. Different brands offer everything from simple carafes to tap-mounted water filtration systems to permanently mounted water-filter systems that are integrated into your plumbing. So you might want to hang onto your receipts in case you want to try a different brand based solely on taste. We will focus on carafes, water bottles, and tap-mounted systems, all types that you can use or install without added costs.