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    Virtual Summer Concerts to Attendin Charlottesville

    While summer concerts might not be happening due to COVID-19, we are lucky to live in a world with technology at our fingertips. Luckily, many bands and singers are live streaming or uploading previously recorded concerts to hold us all over as we continue to stay home and practice social distancing. If you’re itching for […]

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    How to Successfully Work from Home

    June 25th is National Work from Home Day! This holiday is very timely, as many of us have already been doing so for the past couple of months. However, getting used to working from home may take a while! Going from being just across the hall from coworkers to being a phone call away can […]

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    Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day 2020

    This Sunday is all about the dads! How are you going to celebrate Father’s Day this year? Maybe you have a tradition of hitting Dad’s favorite restaurant, going to the movies, or going to his favorite sporting event. Although some places are beginning to open up, your typical Father’s Day plans may be looking a […]

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    Kids Will Love these Father’s Day Crafts!

    Father’s Day is right around the corner! Do your kids know what they want to get their dad yet? Luckily, we have some awesome Father’s Day crafts for kids so they can give Dad a gift he will cherish forever. Additionally, it’s a good way to occupy their time if they’re getting a little restless […]

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    Tips for Working Out at Home

    It can be difficult to gather motivation to go to the gym. It’s even more difficult to find the motivation to workout at home! With gyms closing their doors indefinitely, many of us have had to readjust our workout routines. Many obstacles like lack of equipment and guidance can hold us back from our full […]

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    Move More Month: The Importance of Exercise

    April is Move More Month! Although we are confined to our homes and gyms are closed, there are plenty of ways to stay active. Exercise is important to not only our physical health, but also our mental health. Since it is is Move More Month, make it a goal of your to do just that–move […]

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    National Pet Day: Celebrate Your Pet!

    April 11th is National Pet Day, and as a pet-friendly community, Beacon on 5th recognizes the importance that pets have in our lives. During these isolating and uncertain times, our pets are there for us now more than ever. In fact, dogs and cats act as great emotional support animals. What cheers you up better […]

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    Easter Crafts for Kids

    With all that has been happening in the world and with social distancing in place, it is likely that all the plans you’ve had for the near future changed a bit. In fact, with Easter approaching quickly, there’s a chance that your usual Easter activities may differ this year from the rest. However, there are […]

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    Ways to Entertain Children Out of School

    With the recent happenings in our country and throughout the world, our everyday lives have been turned upside down. With children all home from school and you potentially having to work from home, it can be a difficult transition. How will you entertain your children out of school for the rest of the year? For […]

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    Participate in the National Day of Unplugging

    In a world run by technology, it’s seemingly impossible to escape for even a moment. Posting a picture or sending a tweet seems to be the only thing on our minds these days. As social media becomes more and more prominent and technology evolves, we find ourselves spending less time engaging with people, and more […]

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    Things to Do After Work Instead of Watch TV

    After a long day at the office, many of us come home, eat dinner, and turn on the television. This routine pretty much carries on until bedtime, and the cycle starts all over again the next day. It’s normal to want to lounge around and engage in a mindless activity after work, but there are […]

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    Things to Do for Galentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is a special and romantic holiday for your loved one. However, your friends deserve some love too! That’s why February 13th is for the girls…Galentine’s Day! Whether you’re single or taken, there are so many ways to celebrate your friends. If you don’t have plans yet, check out these fun things to do […]