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Show Your Support for These Charities in Waldorf, MD

International Day of Charity occurred at the beginning of the month, but many worthy charities in Waldorf could benefit from what you have to offer — whether it be donating time, money, or supplies — year-round. Let’s take a look at what charity actually is, how it benefits you and who you’re serving, and a few places to get involved. What …

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Holy Guacamole Day!

September 16th is National Guacamole Day. The famous dip is present at many football parties and get-togethers. But do you know the origin of this popular dish? Avocados, the main ingredient in guacamole, come from South Central Mexico. In fact, the word “guacamole” comes from the language spoken by the Aztec civilization – Nahuatl – and translates directly to “avocado sauce.” …

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Sudoku Puzzles Have Their Own Holiday!

International Sudoku Day is on Sunday, September 9th. If you’ve never heard of this interesting game (or if you just want to know how to pronounce its title) you’ve come to the right place! What is a Sudoku? Sudoku is a logic-based number game. The word itself means “single number” in Japanese and is pronounced “sue-dough-koo.” To play, players must fill up a …

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Holidays in September

Summer is coming to a close, but the next season is just as packed with meaningful observances, celebrations, and calls to action. Here is a list of all the holidays in September coming up. Labor Day September 3rd Everyone has heard of this federal holiday. It celebrates American workers whose passion, talent, and indignation have moved the country forward year …

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Do I Need Renters Insurance?

If you’re wondering, “Do I need renters insurance?” the answer is a resounding, “YES!” if you rent your home. Those who already have renters insurance understand its importance. If not, we want to educate you about renters insurance and how it can help protect you in the event of a fire, theft, or other damage to your home. What Is …

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Celebrate National Watermelon Day

National Watermelon Day is on Friday, August 3rd this year. To learn more about this summery, beautiful fruit that is 92% water, keep reading! Watermelons were first cultivated in the Nile River Valley, and seeds of the fruit have been discovered in the tombs of ancient Egyptian pharaohs. Today, there are over 1200 different varieties of the crop that range drastically in …

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Protection From Ticks & Insect Bites

The best part about summer is spending time in the beautiful outdoors. Whether you are hiking in the woods, enjoying a round of golf, or simply strolling through the luxury apartment community at Center Pointe, many summer activities revolve around being outside. Although spending time outdoors is fun, getting bit by ticks, mosquitos, and other insects is the worst part …

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Kombucha: Fruity, Fizzy, Healthy

Have you heard of the popular drink, kombucha? If your health enthusiast friends forgot to tell you about it, keep reading to learn about this sweet, fizzy new craze. What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a type of fermented tea, usually made with sweetened black or green tea and infused with a variety of flavors. While the origins of the drink are unclear, most …

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What is Thrive Market & Why You Should Try It

Are you tired of paying ridiculous prices for quality food and health products? Do you find yourself giving up on a healthy lifestyle because of the cost? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you should check out Thrive Market. What is Thrive Market? Thrive Market is an online grocery store that allows members to buy high quality, natural, …