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5 Post-Holiday Cleaning Tips For a Renewed Home

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Holidays are fun, until you go through the stress of cleaning the house after the holiday season. It’s all fun and games until you notice that hosting your friends and family for parties and celebrations has left its mark on your home. There is no ignoring all indications that it’s time to clean your house ASAP.

After enjoying the comfort and fun during holidays, home cleaning might prove to be challenging for many of us. But don’t worry if you are feeling lazy and unmotivated. Here are 5 after-holiday cleaning tips to make your home look and feel like new. Let’s have a quick look at how to get things super clean and in order. Continue reading 5 Post-Holiday Cleaning Tips For a Renewed Home

Easter Holiday Activity Ideas 2022

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The Easter holidays are coming up and it’s an ideal time to relax and enjoy some fun activities. Whether you’re looking to spend quality time with your family or enjoy a getaway with your friends, the Easter holidays represent the perfect opportunity. Below, we explore some of the best ideas for fun activities.
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Fun Decorations for Different Seasons

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Decorating is something a lot of people associate with special occasions, such as birthdays or Halloween. It can be fun to put out unique adornments for these events, particularly if you’re hosting a party. People also think about decorating when moving to a new home.

Your decor does more than fill a space. It can impact your mood, and redecorating is an effective way to give yourself a mental boost each season. Instead of adding holiday decor throughout the year, transforming your indoor and outdoor spaces can help you embrace the new season. Let’s explore some fun decor for each season!

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Instagram Photo of The Week: Thanksgiving is Back!

Did you have a nice Thanksgiving this year? I sure did. The day was hosted by my friends Lauren and Gary, with a tight, vaccinated crowd of just their immediate families, plus me, so about a dozen people in all. Very intimate and relaxed. Not only was the food just insane — because Lauren and Gary, they can cook — but everyone is on the same page politically, so there are no arguments or lost appetites. It’s the little things that mean so much. I am very thankful for friends like them. Here’s a closer look at that spread:

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Tips For How to Have a Safe and Fun Halloween During a Pandemic!

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October is here already — wow! — and this pandemic is still a thing that we have to make allowances for in our daily lives. The safety of ourselves and our families is a consideration for any type of activity planning, and Halloween is fast approaching. We need to keep kids safe, but their social and emotional wellness can also be affected by being unable able to participate in festivities that create so much happiness and sense of connection.

How can we celebrate Halloween in the Covid life, you may ask?  While door-to-do trick or treating may be off the table, we have a few suggestions for keeping the Halloween spirit alive. Parenting expert, guidance counselor, licensed educational psychologist, and board-certified behavior analyst, Reena B. Patel (LEP, BCBA) has compiled a list of practical tips addressing fun and creative ways to accommodate a traditional Halloween during this pandemic. Let’s get to it!

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