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Top 20 Trending Blogs of 2023

Now that we’re towards the end of 2024, as we look back, we have posted hundreds of blogs this year. Below are the TOP BLOGS that from 2023, that you may want to check out, to see what you might have missed. It’s Quite Indicative of lifestyle changes and trends that took place in 2023. Happy New Year! 

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How to Host an Elegant Dinner Party at Home

Hosting a dinner party is a great way to spend some quality time with family and friends while enjoying some tasty food. While not every dinner party has to be elegant and sophisticated, it’s nice to go the extra mile and host something really special from time to time. It could be a special occasion or celebration, or just an opportunity to step outside the normal type of gathering. Regardless of the reason, we’ve got some great tips that will help you to host the ultimate elegant and sophisticated dinner party in your home. This will be an evening that your guests won’t forget anytime soon.

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Fun Outdoor Activities for Families In Chicagoland Metropolitan Area

Chicago has plenty of things to do for both families and regular travelers. From various family-friendly attractions to parks and everything in between, there is always something to do. With such variety, and when taking into account the Chicagoland metropolitan area, it can be difficult to choose a destination.  Of course, you also need to think about whether or not your kids will enjoy the trip. As such, it’s better to stick to more popular and better-known spots. But, even with this in mind, the Chicagoland area still has plenty to do and see for families. So, in order to help you plan your road trip, we’ve put together a list of fun outdoor activities for families in the Chicagoland metropolitan area, and we hope you find it helpful.
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Small Ways To Make Your Bedroom More Cozy

We spend a massive amount of our lives asleep. However, few of us consider how important quality sleep is. Most of us just fall onto cheap beds and deal with gaudy surroundings that never change. However, every element of a bedroom affects the way we sleep. With a little planning, you can use many different small ways to make your bedroom more cozy and get better sleep. Besides sleeping well, bedrooms can also be turned into tranquil havens you can retreat to any time of day.
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Unforgettable Northwest Indiana Road Trips for Your Bucket List

Welcome to the Hoosier State! That is, welcome to its Northwest side! Whether you plan to move, go on a longer vacation, or just pass by and spend some quality time here, you are certainly looking for some unforgettable Northwest Indiana road trips for your bucket list, right? Of course you are – it would be a shame to come here and not enjoy all the beauties that this northwest side of Indiana has to offer. From adrenaline activities that will make your heart race, to inspirational artistic places and breathtaking sceneries you must see at least once in your life – Northwest Indiana got your covered! Have we sparked your interest? If we have, then, keep on reading to see what are some of the must-go places in Northwest Indiana.

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How To Get Ready for a Wedding as a Guest
How To Get Ready for a Wedding as a Guest

Going to a wedding can be quite fun, with amazing food and dancing after a beautiful ceremony. But there’s a certain standard you should meet when attending, as it’s considerate of those in the wedding. Here’s a short guide on how to get ready for a wedding as a guest.
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Legal Tips To Protect Yourself After A Car Crash

A car crash can be a very traumatic event. Not only are you dealing with the physical injuries, but also the emotional and psychological fallout. It’s important to take care of yourself both physically and mentally after a car crash. Here are some pointers to help you with that.

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5 brilliant ways to improve your backyard

5 Brilliant Ways to Improve Your Backyard

A backyard provides all kinds of potential, so it might be time to do something about it if yours is nothing more than grass. Through some creative additions and improvements, you can turn your outdoor space into a favorite gathering area or a private retreat area where you go to relax and unwind after a long day.

Generally, a backyard can be whatever you make of it, and, in the process, you can create a more valuable space or add value to your home. Here are a few brilliant ways to improve your backyard.

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Key Maintenance for Solar Panels on Your Home
Key Maintenance for Solar Panels on Your Home

Solar panels are quickly becoming one of the most important features you can add to a home to save money and have a positive effect on the environment. Solar panels can help you cut back on energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint. However, you need to know how to take care of your panels when you install them on your home, no matter how low maintenance they may be. There are even solar panels that provide 100 watts.
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Sentimental Gifts To Give Your Loved Ones

Sentimental Gifts To Give Your Loved Ones

Spending time with your loved ones is always a memorable and cherished activity. From spending the day with your best friends over coffee to doing a complex puzzle with your grandparents, it’s always a pleasant experience. So as the weather gets colder, you want to gift them something incredible for the holiday season.
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Why Do Many Americans Love Driving?

America is a truly vast country that encompasses fifty states and is the home to over 4% of the total world population. It is a country of enormous urban sprawls, such as New York and Los Angeles, that have millions of residents and a fast-paced 24/7 lifestyle. However, it is also a country that benefits from areas of spectacular natural beauty and truly awe-inspiring landscapes. America is a land that is filled with citizens who love to drive. From taking a family vacation by road to making driving a source of income, Americans are renowned for their passion for vehicles and getting out onto the open road. In this article, the American love affair with driving is explored in detail, with some key reasons to explain why vehicle culture is so prominent in the country.
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Easy Exercises You Can Do at Home

Easy Exercises You Can Do at Home

During many recent stay-at-home life style changes, many people are finding themselves with a few more pounds than normal and are struggling to find a good way to work them off. To help you get back to your pre-quarantine bod, we’ve provided some easy exercises you can do at home. Let’s figure out how we can stay in shape until this pandemic finally passes and we can return to our normal lives.
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Tips for Making a Better Playroom for Your Kids

Tips for Making a Better Playroom for Your Kids

A playroom is a convenient, fun, and necessary thing when you have young children. Not only does it provide them with a space to play, pretend, experiment, create, and more, but it’s a space where you know they can do all that safely. When building a playroom, it’s always good to keep an eye toward the future, ensuring the room can change and adapt in conjunction with your children’s growth. If you aren’t sure where to start, here are several terrific tips for making a better playroom for your kids.

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Great Social Activities for Relieving Stress
Great Social Activities for Relieving Stress

If you’re worried about your stress levels, then you should try to find ways to reduce it. Here are some social activities that are great for relieving stress.

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Ways To Be More Productive When Working From Home
Ways To Be More Productive When Working From Home

Like so many others, you might enjoy working from home more than you ever liked working at the office. However, you might also notice that more distractions and obstacles lower your productiveness. Here are some ways to be more productive when working from home, so you’re always at your best.

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Signs Your Job Is Hurting Your Mental Health

Signs Your Job Is Hurting Your Mental Health

Work has always been a significant part of human life. We work not just to make a living but to be able to advance our careers and achieve our dreams. But what happens when our jobs negatively affect our mental health?

For many people, work can lead to depression, anxiety, and other mental health problems. Even a dream job can take a toll on your mental and emotional well-being, especially if you ignore the issue and let it continue. Learn how and when to take action and find the help you deserve with these common signs your job is hurting your mental health.
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How to Prepare Your SUV for Off-Road Exploration

Off-roading is a thrilling way to satisfy your adventurous soul and explore the great outdoors. A proper SUV can give you the freedom to tackle all terrains, but this requires careful preparation to ensure a safe and enjoyable adventure. This post will guide you through all the essentials to prepare your SUV for off-road exploration, so your vehicle is ready to conquer any challenge that comes its way.

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How to Make the Most of Summer Vacation in NW Indiana: 

Summer vacation is a time when students can fully enjoy a well-deserved rest and have fun. This vacation can be made unforgettable. Namely, by visiting new places and enriching your horizons. So, if you are looking for an extraordinary and interesting location to spend your vacation, Northwеst Indiana can be a great choice. This region is rich in its diverse nature, culture, and even educational opportunities. Let’s take a closer look at them. This way you’ll know what to plan your time for and what to visit.

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Beginner Tips for Your Very First Camping Trip
Beginner Tips for Your Very First Camping Trip

Camping is a great way to get out and enjoy nature. It can be a fun and rewarding experience for the whole family. However, if you’re new to camping, it’s important to know what to expect before you go. Here are some beginner tips for your very first camping trip.

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What You Need To Prepare for a Block Party
What You Need To Prepare for a Block Party

Throwing a block party is a great way to get people out of their homes and into the community. Plus, it’s a perfect time to have fun with others while eating some great food. However, throwing a party of that size isn’t easy, and you need to know a lot to prepare for a block party.

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Smart Ways To Save a Lot of Money at Your Wedding

Smart Ways To Save a Lot of Money at Your Wedding

Your wedding is a special day that you should remember for the rest of your life, but it’s just the beginning of your adventures. Saving money at your wedding can be important for putting you in the right place for the rest of your lives. Here are some ways you can save money without compromising the quality of your wedding.

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Benefits of Wearing Hats During the Summer

Benefits of Wearing Hats During the Summer

Many people who enjoy spending time outdoors during the summer always pack a brimmed hat with them on sunny days. This is because there are many benefits of wearing hats during the summer. Keep reading to learn why you should start wearing hats for your outdoor activities this summer.
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3 Safety Tips for Your First Boating Trip
3 Safety Tips for Your First Boating Trip

Are you heading out on the water for the first time? Stay prepared and have fun with these essential safety tips for your first boating trip.

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15 Practical Steps to Embark on Your Home Sustainability Journey

In a world where our natural resources are under increasing strain, the journey toward more sustainable living has never been more important. And often, the most effective change starts right at home. Implementing sustainable practices in our own homes contributes to considerable environmental benefits, enhances our well-being, and provides financial savings in the long run

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Avoiding Fast Fashion: How to Get a More Sustainable Wardrobe

Buying stylish clothes at an affordable price is appealing to most consumers, but it can have negative impacts on our environment. Known as fast fashion, this industry offers low prices on clothing, but it comes at a hidden cost. Thanks to a rise in the human population and the increasing popularity of fashion-related social media content, people often think they need more clothes than they really do.  Fashion manufacturers are responsible for five percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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Mobility Scooters To Commute To Your Job

According to Grand View Research, the global electric scooter market was valued at $18.6 billion in 2023 and is expected to grow at an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7% from 2023 to 2030.

This surge isn’t surprising when you consider the benefits these nifty machines bring about—they’re cost-effective, eco-friendly, and offer unparalleled convenience on congested city streets.  A Cost-Effective Solution
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Happy New Year! 

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak – a national news affiliate.

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.