Fun in Florida: Tips for Enjoying Your Memorial Day in The Sunshine State

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Memorial Day weekend is coming up fast, and that means it’s time for some fun in the sun! Whether you’re new to the area, a longtime resident planning a staycation, or simply visiting the Sunshine State to soak up some rays, Florida is a hot destination (literally!) for people to enjoy their holiday weekend. It’s […]

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When Allergies Strike Indoors: Tips for a Healthier Home This Spring

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Spring has officially sprung, and with it, allergy season has hit in full force this year. This year’s pollen has been off the charts, and it leads to a variety of unpleasant symptoms like itchy eyes, sneezing, or sinus headaches. While we love seeing the flowers blooming and the trees gearing up for warmer weather, allergies are […]

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Showing Your Love Safely: Valentine’s Day Tips for 2021

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With just a little over a week left until Valentine’s Day, many of us are busy making preparations for showing the ones we love just how much we care. It’s no secret though that this year’s holiday looks different than years past. No crowded restaurants, no big parties, no surprise cruises or last-minute vacations and […]

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New Year, New Goal: Kindness in 2021

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2020 was certainly one for the books wasn’t it? Over the last year, we have experienced unprecedented circumstances in our communities, states, our country, and around the world. The way we work, communicate with one another, go to the store, and even celebrate holidays changed in a matter of days, and we’re still adjusting to this […]

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Decking the Halls 2020: Ideas to Spread Christmas Cheer This Year

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When it comes to Christmas decorations, people usually fall somewhere in between two points on this spectrum: outdoor extravaganza or no Christmas lights outside at all. No matter where you fall on the scale, it’s no secret that Christmas lights are a favorite pastime, from small communities to the big city, and Polk County is […]

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Parenting During The Pandemic: Adding Hours Back into Your Day

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Are you a parent or caregiver doing your best to keep business running as usual, even though nothing in life looks the way you expected it to this year? From school being revolutionized thanks to the pandemic, to employees everywhere suddenly becoming “remote,” circumstances in many homes are certainly new to say the least. Because of […]

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Total Health: Taking Care of Yourself, Body AND Soul

Health is a hot topic in today’s society thanks to COVID 19. Even before the pandemic, weight loss regimens, exercise programs, and health foods were a lucrative market for those who sought to help people take health to the highest level. However, many of the offerings for “bettering one’s self” focus on the physical body, […]

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Hurricane 101 for Winter Haven Residents

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Everyone in Florida is breathing a sigh of relief after narrowly missing a hit by Hurricane Laura, but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods for the rest of the season! Hurricane preparation is a popular topic here, but for folks in Polk County, it can look very different than that of our neighbors […]

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A Company That Cares: Why Carroll Marshall Insurance Is Different

Customer service is supposedly the focus of business of all sizes, and you often hear claims of “rated best for customer service” or other similarly worded accolades, but do you really know how to gauge a business’s care and concern for their customers? In a world where sales culture is prominent and with online shopping […]

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Work at Home? Here’s What You Need to Know

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In the current job market, working from home, or “teleworking” as it’s best-known, has become the new normal. Thanks to COVID-19, most business owners and operators have been forced to offer telework to as many employees as possible to mitigate health risks. There are added perks at least! It’s less overhead operating costs for the […]

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