What’s Best? Solo, Friend Or Family Travel?

Contributed by Lily Kaligian

It’s great if you’ve got the choice between solo, friend or family travel. But deciding on the type of trip that will work best for you can be tricky. Much will depend on how well you get on with friends and family and how much you enjoy your own company. You’ll also have to consider what you hope to get out of the trip. If you’re still undecided, take a look at our list of pros and cons for each type of travel:
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7 Fun Things to Do At Home When You’re Bored

The back-to-school adjustment period has ended and you’ve had a little downtime time to rest. Are you or the kids bored? Why not incorporate some of these ideas into your family routine once every week or two? Try to dedicate at least one day or night to doing something fun at home so you won’t get bored!
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Party Preparation: How to Get Your Yard Ready for a Get-Together

Hosting a party in your back yard can be fun and exciting for everyone involved. You can choose a theme for the event or set up a few tables for food along with a few games to play. There are a few ways that you can get your back yard ready for a get-together without spending a lot of time or money. 

Choose a Theme

Whether it’s a luau, a western BBQ or a palette of shades in the same color family, you need to start with some kind of basic plan. Working with a theme often makes things easier when you’re planning because you can choose food, decorations, and games to go along with that theme. If you don’t want to use a theme and just want to have a social gathering with friends and family, then at least decorate using similar colors for the tablecloths, utensils and other items that are in the yard. 

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Create a Special Thank You Book with Blurb

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  You know it will be here before you know it!!  What are you thankful for?

Do something unexpected this year.  Why not create a little thank you book for your friends and family?  They would absolutely cherish it.  This year, you can make a small book for each relative or good friend by using Blurb! If you create your books now you will have more time to shop and prepare for Thanksgiving dinner later! 😉

Blurb is offering our readers a 15% off code:  TAKE15 now through 9/9/13.  Create a special thank you book for the special people in your life with Blurb!