7 Fishing Trip Ideas to Try this Summer

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UPDATED May 31st, 2018 A fishing trip with the family is one of the best vacations you can take this summer. It's a wonderful way to get in touch with nature and learn new skills. It's also a great activity that keeps you moving and you can…
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Hunter/Gatherers: 14 Cool Collections to Start Right Now

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UPDATED April 18th, 2018 It is said that three like objects make a collection and that might be true, but in our experience, more dedicated collectors rarely stop at three, or four or even 50 of anything! Collecting is sort of like being…

Garden Plans: Outdoor Tips as We Gear Up for Spring

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Spring garden plans may be the last thing on many people's minds—especially since some of us are still digging out from under the recent deluge of ice and snow. We've already sprung forward and March 20 is the official…

Happy Hobbies: 15 Leisure Activities to Make You Smile

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Were you asked recently what your hobbies were by either a new acquaintance or a possible employer and were left speechless? Who has time for a hobby when you’re raising children and working you might ask? You actually do have the time if…

Boredom Crushing: 10 Craft Ideas to Get Into Now

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If you've got the winter blahs, look for some craft ideas and projects to carry you through until spring. DIY crafts are a fantastic way to keep your hands and brain occupied when it's too cold and snowy to spend time outdoors. And they have…

Switch it Up: 10 Cool Hobbies that Can Change Your Life

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 If you're coming down with a case of the winter blahs, it's time to find some cool hobbies that will change your outlook on life. Besides being fun—and more productive than just sitting in front of the TV—the benefits of hobbies have…

Cultivate & Activate: 10 Tips on Helping Kids with Finding a Passion

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Whether you like it or not (and whether it’s coming from you or elsewhere), there is tremendous pressure on kids today for finding a passion—as early as possible. Part of that is only natural since we, as a species, tend to want to find…

And…Action! 15 Tech Gadgets that Make DIY Filmmaking a Cinch

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October 5 marks the 150th birthday of Louis Lumiere, the man who created the first motion picture camera and  believe it or not, with the advent and abundance of today’s tech gadgets, DIY filmmaking is easier than ever. Things have changed…