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Ask An Connecticut Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

With summer comes higher temperatures which creates safety risks for pets. Without a vocabulary, animals rely on other cues to tell you how they are feeling. They also rely on their owners to keep them cool. For instance, if you see your dog digging in the ground it could be a sign they are searching for cooler dirt under the surface. Following these five tips from Connecticut’s own mobile pet grooming company, pet owners can worry less about their pet’s safety.

05/15/2015

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5 Tips To Get Your Pet Ready For Summer

Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.

05/12/2015

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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

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5 Best Places To Get Mother’s Day Gifts

Some may say that Mother’s Day is everyday but according to the calendar, it truly only comes around once a year. So you only get one shot to show that special mom in your life just how much she means to you. Here are some great ideas to help you start the planning.

05/08/2015

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5 Ways To Celebrate Mom Outdoors With The Whole Family

Get outside and celebrate Mother’s Day with these fun activities the whole family can do together.

04/28/2015

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3 DIY Jewelry Organizers For Mother’s Day Gifts To Make Mom’s Life Easier

Get creative this Mother’s Day with these three easy DIY jewelry organizer ideas.

04/26/2015

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Top Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Connecticut

When choosing the right gym that suits your needs, comfort is usually the biggest factor in sealing the deal on your membership. Ensuring that the facility offers the right classes, at the right times suited for your schedule are huge deciding factors. For parents and guardians, child care also plays a huge role for choosing the right gym. Here is a list of the top local gyms that provide child care in Connecticut.

04/24/2015

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Top Spots To Go On A Picnic In Connecticut

Spring and summer are the ideal seasons to grab a blanket, a pack a lunch, and gather your closest friends, family or someone special to head out for a wonderful picnic. Connecticut offers several historical and scenic parks and areas that cater to all of your picnic needs.

04/17/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Top Playgrounds For A Playdate In Connecticut

Planning a playdate is a great way to help your children socialize and exercise. It also gives caregivers a chance to meet new friends or catch up with old ones. Playgrounds are often a go to location for outdoor playdates, especially when the weather cooperates. Across Connecticut children will fall in love with the variety of playscapes, splash pads, nature centers, barnyards, feeding of ducks and picnic areas. There are also wheelchair accessible playgrounds with special accommodations so that everyone can have fun outdoors.

04/03/2015