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10 Ways to Maximize Your Staycation

With the gas prices so high, are you changing your travel plans? Maybe staying home for your vacation this year? That's called a 'staycation,' and thousands of people are having one this summer. Think you'll be bored, or overworked, staying at home? Feeling like you need to mow the lawn, clean out the gutters, tackle that enormous home project that never gets done? NO!!

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Touring Home

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Aug 07, 2017 / 0 comments
When out of town guests come to visit, do you make a list of suggested sights for them to see and recommended experiences in which they might wish to take part? Have you taken them around your neighborhood, town, city, or state, and thought, ‘I should spend more time being a tourist/traveler in my own city’? If we sit and think about it, we might remember those dioramas we created in our youth that included the weather, climate, and our town’s local establishments.

How to take a photoadventure in your own neighborhood

I’d like to take you on a photoadventure around my street, where much of my family also lives. Across from our house are some close family friends, next to our house is my aunt, uncle, and five cousins, past them are my grandparents, and the last house is my aunt, uncle, and their three kids. All of the houses in the neighborhood are painted with bright, cheerful, colors. Many of the houses have colorful gardens.