Linda Hobden

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Cave divers uncover new humanlike species in South Africa

Paleontologists have discovered an ancient human relative in South Africa thanks to a tricky cave diving excavation that recovered close to 1,550 …

Archaeology

7 Reasons To Visit This Beautiful Italian Riviera Town Before Everyone Else Does

It’s one of the most beautiful towns in an Italian region with a roster of villages and hamlets known for their wow factor. Which may be why <b>Camogli</b> on the Italian Riviera has never really stepped out of the long and glamorous shadow of its neighbor Portofino or become a tourist mecca like the …

Italy

How to Prepare for a Hurricane|| Island Life

<i>As if you don’t already know right?! Pfft! I rolled my eyes when I read the topic too!</i> Last year was the first time in over ten years we’d …

Painkillers

Explaining The Offside Rule in Soccer

The Football (Soccer) World Cup has started, and there is no avoiding it; even if like me, you try, really, really hard.<p>Rugby is more my game, I …

Soccer

TBT: “Why is the Vodka Clear?”

Ah, the stupid things you overhear in a liquor store…<p>As I’ve discussed before, my first foray into the retail world was selling liquor back in …

Alcohol

College Scholarship Tip: Make a List and Check It Twice

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College & University

7 Essential Things to Do the Summer Between High School and College

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College & University

Bluehost Internet in Education Scholarship for College

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How to Win Scholarships and Pay for College

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College & University

Moms Can Help With College Scholarships - Start HERE!

<b>Moms Can Help With College Scholarships!</b><p><i>College scholarships and the whole process of trying to find funding for school may seem overwhelming to</i> …

College Scholarships for Teachers - Education Scholarships

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College & University

College Scholarship Essay Help - Your Scholarship Essays Will ROCK!

• <i>What can you write about that will get the attention of the scholarship judges?</i>• <i><br>Where do you start?</i>• <i><br>What is the secret to writing an essay that will</i> …

The Ultimate Planner for College-Bound Students (and their Parents!)

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College & University

College Scholarship Tip Friday: Check Your Mail Daily!

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College & University

Flowers

Check out that flower! Isn’t it beautiful? It’s the first of the season for us, not flowers in general, but rather flowers actually grown from seed. …

Time I

Curiosity

One of the greatest storytellers of our age has left us. It’s amazing to think that our time basking in the rays of greatness has left us, but that’s …

Roads

Travel

For anyone unfamiliar with Texas Country music, there’s a singer named Pat Green, who really helped put the Texas music scene on the map in the early …

Assumptions

Originally, I planned to title this post “Prejudice” and joke about how I’m prejudiced against customers, but I decided that was in bad taste to go …

Customer Service

OBSERVATIONS IN RETAIL

Didn’t think this was that hard to figure out, yet here we are.<p>I work, therefore I stare at a clock all day. In retail, I’m sure we do it more often …

T-shirts

The Ultimate Madagascar Itinerary

When building a Madagascar itinerary, there are two kinds of people. The kind who, when they think of Madagascar, think of the cartoon. And the kind …

National Parks

Road Trip Hacks You Can’t Do Without

Are you planning a road trip this Summer? Summer vacation is one of the popular times to pack family and friends into a car or RV and see America. …

RVs

Monday Memories-The Cartwheel Catastrophe of 2016

Today was a beautiful day! I got to get outside and really enjoy it as I made my way to the tram station. The sun was shining and it was rather warm …

Physiotherapy

One In Eight Men

<b>Prostate Cancer. Did you know that in the UK, about 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives? It is the most</b> …

Cancer

Hold on lightly, not tightly

“I don’t think she realizes how rigid she comes across,” a colleague said to me not too long ago.<p>I agreed. So few of us really see ourselves the way …

Self-Reflection

Review of Chhabra's Chai Tea

As a tea blogger I am on the constant look out for new teas to try. I have tried a few chai teas but tend to have these in the colder months as I …

Chai

Mexican-Style Avocado Egg Breakfast Cups

If your family is anything like ours, Saturday is a lazy day when it’s hard for the kids to get out of their own way. All they want to do is loll …

Breakfast

Life Happens: Making "Teachable Moment" Lemonade

This is not the post I’d originally scheduled for today. But life happens. HOW we react when life happens is critical, especially as parents. Our …

Parenting

Why Frozen Grapes are THE Best Summer Snack

My kids’ fave munchies for hot summer days? Hands-down, frozen grapes.<p>I first came across this idea a couple of years before I actually tried it, and …

Healthy Eating

Must-Haves for Family Camping with Preschoolers

We survived our first family camping trip with preschoolers in tow. Not that there was ever any doubt – my husband and I have both loved camping …

Kids

Your Summer Mobile Office Must-Haves

Happy summer, work-at-home mamas! How goes that to-do list? Do you find that the kids being out of school is putting a massive crimp in your work …

First Aid