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    An Homage to Aurora

    Magic was something everyone was once mesmerized with as a kid. The idea that something can be so breathtakingly special and out of this world never ceases to amaze people to this day. But many times we give up on that magic, whether it be because we’re working, parenting, or just simply busy. The Aurora Borealis, also referred to as the Northern Lights, is that achievable wonder we find ourselves searching for in this lifetime. An Aurora is a collection of brilliant natural light in the sky, often making gorgeous swirls of colors at the highest of altitudes. And while it may feel enchanting when the aurora hits the night’s…

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    The Festivities Were Great… The Weight Gain Ain’t

    January – The least liked month of the year, unless it happens to be your birth month. There are many reasons why January gets this dubious honor. As we begin the new year, there is little cause for celebration as the world suddenly goes quiet after a boisterous end from the previous one. It’s really cold out; Days look dreary and gray. There’s a bleakness in January like no other month, but there is something even more sinister hanging in the air than just the winter blues… weight gain. The average person puts on approximately 5-7 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, so it’s no surprise that it’s the number…

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    BE With Your Besties for the BEST Holiday Ever.

    It’s time to roll with your homies for the holidays and celebrate good times and yuletide cheer. Rather than throw the usual, yearly wine and cheese party or partake in a pricey night out-on-the-town, there are other alternatives that offer a quality, bonding experience for all. It’s not the venue or high-end menu options that matter to your nearest and dearest – it’s the company; so whatever festive shindig you’re planning this year, you can bet your inner circle is game. Here are some ways to expand your holiday horizons and be closer to your closest mates.   BE GRATEFUL TOGETHER. Most of us are fortunate enough to go home…

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    Have an A-OK UK Kinda Christmas!

    Wish you could get away for the holidays? Trade your everyday sights for the festive bright lights and big city splendor across the pond? Stroll pass Big Ben, Tower Bridge and Covent Garden; fantasizing about what it would be like to live like royalty, then shop the racks at famed Harrods? Even if you can’t afford to take a proper mini-break to jolly ole England this winter, you can still feel like a part of the Union Jack without ever having to leave your zip code. So pop open a Christmas cracker, don that flimsy, paper crown, and sit back and enjoy a Happy Christmas viewing, Brit-style.  What could be…