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Fun Winter Activities in South Carolina

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With its beautiful beaches, most people think of summer activities when considering things to do in South Carolina. After all, there's so much fun to be had all the way up the coast, from Hilton Head to Myrtle Beach. But that doesn't mean the Palmetto State doesn't offer plenty of fun winter activities as well, even in some of its most popular beach towns. Here are some things to check out this winter.

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Things You Should Never Travel Without

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If you're heading out on a trip sometime soon, you might be a little stressed about packing. After all, you want to make sure you bring everything you need (the bare necessities) and leave everything you don't at home (like that ridiculous fanny pack that makes you look like a tourist). If you're not sure where to start, make sure you check out our packing tips for including travel must-haves.

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What Gifts to Get Your Parents This Holiday Season

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Ask anyone who the hardest people are to shop for, and many people will say their parents. Your mom and dad probably already have most of the things they need, and even if they don't, they might insist you don't spend your money on them. But the people who raised you deserve the best this holiday season. Check out this list of delightful gift ideas for parents from all walks of life.

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Tips on Cooking the Perfect Turkey

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No matter what you serve for Thanksgiving dinner, there's only one star on the table: the turkey. It also happens to be the hardest dish to perfect. Whether it's your first time taking over your family's holiday cooking traditions or you've done it before and just can't seem to get it right, here are some tips for ensuring this year's Thanksgiving turkey is the best you've ever had.

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How to “Treat Yourself” Right

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Let's face it — life has a way of getting to be just a bit too much sometimes. You're busy running around, working, and making sure everyone else in your life is happy, and in the meantime, you're neglecting your own needs and feeling completely stressed out. Or maybe you fall into a rut of the same old thing, day in and day out, and you need a little pick-me-up.

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Halloween Party DIYs

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The decorations you set up play a huge role in the ambience and spookiness of your Halloween party, and it's possible to unleash the Halloween spirit without breaking your budget. These Halloween DIY projects and cheap Halloween décor ideas make it easy and affordable to prepare for a fun get-together.

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What to Bring With When Going to another Country

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  • Vacation
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Ready to go abroad? You're in for an amazing adventure and a great experience with other cultures. After you've done all the research about the food you want to eat, the sights you want to see, and the things you want to do, it's time to make sure your suitcase is packed. Toiletries, clothing and travel documents are just a few of the essentials. While the full list of what to pack for a cruise is much different than what to pack for a road trip through Denmark, there are a few essentials you'll need for any international travel. So grab a pen and paper and get ready to make the ultimate list of what to pack for a vacation in another country.

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Fun Activities at the Park

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As summer comes to an end, you may be wondering, "What else is there to do outside?" It's natural for your family to want to get outdoors and have some fun while you still can.No matter where you live, you likely have a park nearby. That's the perfect place for a family and children to go to soak up some vitamin D while letting the kids work out their energy with some fun games and outdoor activities. Not sure what to do? Here are some enjoyable ideas for outdoor activities at any park:

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Moving Soon? Here's Your Checklist

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Moving to a new house or apartment has the potential to be stressful. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to minimize the angst associated with your move. If you get a head start on these tasks, it's easier to focus on the excitement of a fresh start in a new place. 

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How to Have the Best Baseball Season

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When baseball season rolls around, there's nothing you'd rather be doing than cheering on your team from the stands. But it isn't always possible to attend every game. Fortunately, there are plenty of other ways to show some team spirit and support your favorite players throughout the season. From cool spots to check baseball standings or challenging friends to baseball trivia to shopping for gear that lets you show your pride in your favorite baseball team, we've got the tips you need to have a grand slam season. 

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