Going Home For The Holidays Is More Than Necessary

Going Home For The Holidays Is More Than Necessary

Back to your old stomping grounds you go.

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Hometowns. We all have one whether we love it or not. Wherever you are from, you definitely have some strong emotions towards your old home. Regardless of if you love your home town or never want to see it again, going home for the holidays is just part of the necessities come the holidays.

Life can, and typically does, get pretty crazy during the year. The months fly by, while the days and weeks can seem like forever. This is the madness of life, but it is exactly why going home for the holidays is much needed.

Not only is it time to catch up with relatives or old friends you haven't seen in months, but it is also time to recharge. Heading home to the place where you can drive the roads without even thinking about it and where everything is second nature, makes the holidays all the more enjoyable. Preparing for the holidays is stressful, but doing it in your hometown makes life easier.

Seeing all of the familiar faces and places of your town can give you that much needed renewed energy when it comes time to take on the brand new year. Even if you don't think you want to return, life is just simpler around your old stomping grounds. And it gives you a fresh outlook come the next adventure you take on.

So, next time you are dreading the big return home for the holidays, remember that you will be happy to go back once you're there and that you will leave feeling more like yourself than you had the rest of the year.

There is no doubt that home is where your heart is... But I think that we all leave a little piece of our heart where we grow up. Returning during the holidays is the perfect time to rekindle that feeling.

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21 Beer-rific Instagram Captions For Your 21st Birthday

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For the past few years, I have seen the same caption on Instagram over and over again about a girl turning 21. Yes, "Twenty fun," is pretty clever, but I'm tired of seeing it. Since my 21st birthday is this week, I was wondering what I should use as an Instagram caption. So, here are 21 Instagram captions that you'll be dying to use for your 21st.

1. R.I.P. Fake ID.

2. Cheers and beers to my 21 years.

3. Do you find me aBOOZing?

4. Pitcher perfect.

5. Hakuna Ma 'Vodka - It means no memories for the rest of your night.

6. Bad and Boozy

7. I make pour decisions.

8. Beer makes me hoppy.

9. IPA lot when I drink.

10. I can finally have a six-pack.

11. Tequila probably won't fix my problems, but it's worth a shot.

12. Sip happens.

13. Let the evening be Gin.

14. Wine not?

15. Whiskey business.

16. Getting into the birthday spirit.

17. If life gives you lemons, add vodka.

18. Here's to the year I won't remember.

19. It's a lot easier to start the day when you know it can now end with beer.

20. Save water, drink beer.

21. Here's to an unBEERleliveable night.

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17 Holidays Coming This May That You Need To Prepare For Now

It's going to be May!

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Oh the month of May, the month of spring, the winding down of the school year with summer slowly approaching. May is notoriously known as the month that holds Mothers Day, but did you know that there are actually a handful of holidays happening in the month of May that are just as exciting as Mothers Day? Well, in case you didn't, I've decided to list a few.

1. May is National Salad Month

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Oh yeah, celebrate your healthy side and try out numerous salads throughout the month of May!

2. May is National Hamburger Month

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Not a salad fan? Well fret not because you can get your loose pants on to celebrate national burger month by trying different burgers everyday! Actually, for health purposes, you probably shouldn't. But hey, I do not judge your journey.

3. May is Older Americans Month

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Take the time during the month of May to appreciate our older Americans. Go out and spend time with your granny, or heck volunteer at your local assisted living area or nursing home - those guys need some loving too.

4. International Tuba Day - May 3rd

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This day falls on the first Friday of every May which happens to be the third! Go on and celebrate your tuba playing or your tuba playing friends!

5. Lumpy Rug Day - May 3rd

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This day is always celebrated on May 3rd. This is the day where we take the time to appreciate a good rug. How do you enjoy lumpy rug day? Go buy yourself a new lumpy rug. Or, take the time to appreciate the rug you own.

6. Free Comic Book Day - May 4th

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This day always falls on the first Saturday of the month of May. Go to your local comic book shop on this day to pick up some new comics you've been dying to read. Maybe even brush up on your comic book knowledge for Endgame (even tho it has already hit theaters by then).

7. Clean Up Your Room Day - May 10th

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Hey, May is spring and spring is for cleaning.

8. International Migratory Bird Day - May 11th

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This day falls on the second Saturday of every may. Take the time to go out into nature and learn about the bird flying into your area for the season.

9. National Windmill Day - May 11th

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This is a traditional Holiday celebrated in Holland, the land of the Windmills. Take the time to brush up on your native roots or brush up on a new culture and dwell in this nation's pride in their windmills. Trust me, the history of it all is actually interesting.

10. Dance Like A Chicken Day - May 14th

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Life is too serious guys. Take the time to dance like a chicken.

11. National Bike To Work Day - May 17th

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In a time where our planet is needing clean energy more than ever, dust off your ol' bike and ride it to work. Hey, you may actually be touching base with that New Year's resolution you made about being more active by engaging with this holiday.

12. No Dirty Dishes Day - May 18th

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Let's face it, dishes are the worst! This is the day where the goal is to not make any dirty dishes so that you can give yourself a break from doing the dishes. How can this be done? Use biodegradable, disposable dishes or take the family out to eat for all three meals!

13. World Goth Day - May 22nd

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Black not your color? Well, have no fear because this day is not about wearing black, but about goth culture. Celebrate you uniqueness this day. Maybe listen to some Black Veil Brides for old times sake.

14. Don't Fry Friday - May 24th

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Always celebrated the Friday before memorial day, don't fry Friday is the day to remember that summer is approaching and you need to take the proper steps to help protect the skin on your body. Sunscreen baby, sunscreen!

15. National Brown Bag It Day - May 25th

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Very few people take their lunches in brown paper bags. Take it back to old school times and take your lunch in a brown paper bag.

16. Water A Flower Day - May 30th

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Take the time to love Mother Earth by taking care of her plants on this day.

17. Save Your Hearing Day - May 31st

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This is the day to take the time to learn about what causes hearing loss and how to prevent it.

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