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Summer reading list for teens

Summer reading list for teens

Lifestyle
Summer is a great time for teens to read books that aren’t assigned in school. One of the biggest complaints about English classes many teens have is that the books they read are old or boring; literature is an important part of studying English, but teens also enjoy contemporary young adult (YA) books. There are many YA novels and graphic novels that are sure to satisfy any teen’s desire for a good summer read. Beach Reads for Teens Whether a teen is going on vacation or not, summer is the best time of year to sit outside with a book and a glass of lemonade. Having a book on hand is the easiest way to combat summer boredom and make vacation more interesting. Sucks to Be Me, by Kimberly Pauley, is a must read for any vampire fan who is tired of the Twilight series. Mina Hamilt...
How to save money, reduce summer expenses, reduce debt

How to save money, reduce summer expenses, reduce debt

Finance
Reducing household and other expenses during the hot summer months can save a lot of money. A regular review of the following hints may prove to be valuable! Power Bills Electricity bills often soar during summer – especially in houses with air-conditioning. If you have air-con, then use it sensibly. Keeping your house cool by keeping blinds and curtains closed, especially early on hot days when homes can rapidly heat up. If your house has upper floors, you may be able to cool most of the house by cooling the upper floors and letting the cool air fall through the rest of the house. (And warm your house during winter by heating the bottom story with hot air rising.) Also, check the seals on your refrigerator. A fridge working extra hard to keep cool can chew up a lot of additio...
Kids Summer Activities Near Salt Lake City In Utah

Kids Summer Activities Near Salt Lake City In Utah

Featured, General, Sports
The state of Utah has no shortage of fun family activities. Utah is home to many indoor and outdoor attractions that are child-friendly. Three summer-time activities are featured here. Tracy Aviary is an educational indoor experience. Raging Waters is entirely outdoors. Finally, Wheeler Farm is mostly outdoors, but some events and exhibits are inside the various buildings. Fun for Children: Indoor Activities at Tracy Aviary Tracy Aviary is a local and exotic bird habitat in Liberty Park, on 1100 South 900 East, near the center of Salt Lake City, Utah. They host bird shows twice daily at scheduled times and three times on Saturdays. Activities in the Avian Alcove are scheduled between the bird shows. These can be anything from arts and crafts to story time. Those are included i...
Visit Scotland to enjoy a packed summer of sport

Visit Scotland to enjoy a packed summer of sport

Sports
Scotland has a rich sporting history and the country regularly hosts top class action across a wide variety of events.With its mix of bustling cities and breathtaking countryside, Scotland is the perfect destination to build a sports-filled holiday around. Read on to find out more about four of the top upcoming events taking place in Scotland this summer. Mountain Bike World Cup The Mountain Bike World Cup was named as the best downhill event on the planet for a second successive year in 2017. More than 20,000 spectators from around the world travelled to the Scottish Highlands for a truly unique weekend of adrenaline-pumping, gravity-defying action. South Africa's Greg Minnaar claimed his seventh Fort William title last year, while Australia's Tracey Hannah won the ...
5 Excellent Reasons to Choose Your Summer Footwear Now

5 Excellent Reasons to Choose Your Summer Footwear Now

Lifestyle
Spring has arrived and that means thinking about being outside more often. Even as you enjoy the season, it’s time to think about the future. Specifically, what will you be wearing on your feet this summer? Here are a few of the reasons why finding and buying the right type of summer footwear now is a smart move. The New Styles are Already Out Did you know that the latest styles for summer are already on the market? Manufacturers and retailers alike know that keeping one step ahead of the seasons is good for them and for consumers. Instead of feeling rushed as spring fades and summer is on the horizon, you can go ahead and start checking out different styles and colors now. Think of how pleasant it would be to find a comfortable chair and use your favorite device to take a look a...
Essential Trends For Spring Summer 2018

Essential Trends For Spring Summer 2018

Lifestyle
Longing for sunny skies and the fashion that goes along with them? Here is a guide to the hottest trends for Spring Summer 2018. The looks for this season will appeal to a wide range of styles, ranging from from minimalist, unadorned styles to bold brash prints that are anything but subtle! Graphic Prints Whether it's a fresh floral pattern or a whimiscal zig-zag design, big, bold graphic prints are one of the top trends for Spring Summer 2018. Combined with the fiery reds, pinks and oranges that are splashing across the runways, the look is refreshing, eye-catching and a sure bet to wake up a tired wardrobe from the winter doldrums. Ruffles and Pleats Details make a difference and some of the hottest must-have trends for spring/summer 2018 are feminine and flirty dresses w...