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Val's posts from: January 2019

Keep Your Online Data Safe

Posted On: January 28th, 2019
You hear a lot about data privacy in the news these days. But have you heard of Data Privacy Day? It was created in 2007 with the purpose of raising awareness and promoting good practices when it comes to securing your personal data. The world today is more connected than ever, and thereby more vulnerable, especially with the wide variety of popular social media sites. ...read more

Happy Pie Day! 7 Yummy Pie Recipes to Try.

Posted On: January 23rd, 2019
Happy National Pie Day! Not to be confused with National Pi Day, however. One celebrates food and the other numbers. Pie Day came about in the 1970s when Charlie Papazian declared his birthday, January 23, to be National Pie Day. Since 1986, National Pie Day has been sponsored by the American Pie Council, an organization dedicated to preserving America’s pie heritage and promoting America’s love affair with pies. ...read more

8 Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Dayton

Posted On: January 18th, 2019
Can you believe it has been almost a year since I started my blog? My first post covered Valentine’s Day! (Read it here). That said, it is truly a full-circle moment for me as I write this post on Valentine’s Day activities in the Dayton area. Typically people go to a fancy restaurant to celebrate the holiday, but there are plenty of other options—including tickets to Hamilton that I will be giving away! ...read more

5 Winter Themed DIY Decor Projects

Posted On: January 10th, 2019
Winter is coming! Just kidding, it is already here. I don’t know about your home, but mine looks bare without all the Christmas decorations. Beyond those specifically for Christmas, I have very few winter decorations—though I hope to remedy that situation over the course of the season. ...read more

How to Achieve your New Year's Goal

Posted On: January 3rd, 2019
2019 is here which means it is time for New Year’s resolutions. For many people, the beginning of the year is a time to turn over a new leaf and start fresh. The most popular resolutions revolve around saving more money, losing weight, getting a better job, and taking a great vacation. Most people set their resolutions so high they can’t reach them, get frustrated and quit by the end of January. ...read more