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Celebrate Fall with a Visit to these Family-Friendly Pumpkin Patches

Celebrate Fall with a Visit to these Family-Friendly Pumpkin Patches

Fall would not be complete without a visit to a pumpkin patch. Whether you’re looking for perfect jack-o-lantern fodder or a nice plump pumpkin for piemaking, an autumnal trip to your nearest pumpkin patch makes the season what it is. If you aren’t sure where to look, check out these family-friendly pumpkin patches nearby. Honey Haven Farm is right in our backyard in Ashland, and it features a festival that runs on the weekends through Oct. 28. You and your…

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Tips for Picking Out a Car Seat

Tips for Picking Out a Car Seat

While transporting your family, you want to make sure that you’re maximizing safety in any way that you can. A simple and essential way to do this is to make sure your kids are sitting in an appropriate car seat and that it is installed correctly. Here are some tips for picking out the perfect car seat. Do the research: There are a wealth of car seat options available to you, so you will want to spend some time reviewing…

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Tailgating Tips for This Football Season

Tailgating Tips for This Football Season

It’s football season, which means one thing when you’re a diehard football fan in Ohio: tailgating. Whether you’re out supporting your favorite college or professional football team, make sure you do it right with these tailgating tips. Pack smart: Fill your cooler with cans and bottles first, add a layer of ice, and place food containers and baggies on top. Don’t forget to bring paper plates, napkins, and plasticware—and then trash bags to clean up when you are finished. If…

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Keeping Pets Safe During Long Road Trips

Keeping Pets Safe During Long Road Trips

Going on a road trip and bringing the family dog along? Here are a few tips for keeping pets safe for the long haul. Go to the vet If it’s been awhile since you took your companion to a checkup, now’s the time to do so. Make sure they’re up to date on vaccinations. Plan for breaks Check the weather ahead of time and make sure you plan your route to make accommodations for stopping periodically. Your pet will need…

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