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The holidays are a wonderful time for friends and family, giving and gratitude. The whole world seems to be a happier, more welcoming place over the holidays. There is, however, at least one potential downside: weight gain. Packing on a few pounds over Thanksgiving and Christmas is not, for some of us, the end of the world. We can worry about it in January, we think to ourselves. But there are others, those who are seriously committed to their diets who are afraid to fall off-track during the holiday season. This article is for them. It’s a guide to how to keep the weight off over the holidays.

Holiday Weight Gain

Americans, on average, gain between five to ten pounds over the holidays. Okay, so how do you avoid it?

Snack Smart

Unhealthy

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“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you,” Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”

Thanksgiving is a great holiday. There’s food, family, and fun. But when you’re caught up in all of the hustle and bustle that comes along with Thanksgiving it is sometimes easy to lose sight of the underlying value of the holiday, which is its ability to cultivate gratitude. There are many positive psychological benefits of expressing and actually feeling gratitude. That may seem obvious, but if you don’t consciousness practice being grateful for what you have than you can easily miss out on the

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One of the nicest things about South Florida is its nearly year-round warm weather. Many of us, however, are more than happy when we get a brief, moderate cold front during the holidays. That’s exactly what is set to happen this week.

Today (Monday the 19th) will be the warmest day this week, temperatures will drop starting tomorrow and it should be in the 50s by mid-week, so if you live in South Florida get ready to light your fires and break out your Winter coats for it’s about to get chilly.

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From now until Christmas Eve, you’ll have a convenient chance to support Big Dog Ranch Rescue while shopping for holiday gifts at the Gardens Mall. The non-profit organization has set up a Home For The Holidays “Pup-Up Shop” inside the Gardens Mall near Nordstrom.

This unique pet boutique offers plush stuffed animals, dog toys, ornaments, dog treats, leashes, collars, dog bowls, and even has puppies available for adoption! Proceeds benefit the Big Dog Ranch Rescue, a non-profit with the motto “Big and small, we save them all!”

Stop by the shop during regular mall hours to support this charitable organization, or bring a lucky puppy home for the holidays! I promise that your home will be filled with more love than ever before!

The Gardens Mall

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Save The Date! On Saturday, December 1st, Jupiter’s Harbourside Place is generously hosting a Holiday Boat Parade Watch Party from the roof deck of this luxurious waterfront location.

This exclusive event will run from 6:00PM until 9:00PM, and will include dinner and an open bar, with proceeds benefitting the AustinBlu Foundation.

In case you’re not a Jupiter local, the AustinBlu Foundation is very close to our community’s hearts. The foundation was formed in the wake of a tragedy involving two young boys who were lost at sea on July 24th, 2015. Their love for the ocean reminds Jupiter boaters to take great joy in boating, but to respect the majesty of the sea by taking precautions to prevent this devastating accident from happening again. AustinBlu

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If you live in South Florida, don’t let the weather fool you: Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For many that means sitting around your own dining room table. If that’s not you, however, fear not! There are some great South Florida restaurants that stay open on Thanksgiving. Here’s our guide to the best places to buy Thanksgiving dinner in South Florida.

PGA National Resort & Spa

PGA National Resort & Spa offers a huge a Thanksgiving Day buffet, for $89 per person, $32 for kids 6 to 12 years old.

The Burlock Coast

The Burlock Coast is a relaxed beachfront restaurant in Fort Lauderdale which, on Thanksgiving, will feature a buffet from noon until eight which includes bottomless drinks for the adults, along with lots of food for the kids

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For the 24th year in a row, the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County (MIAPBC) is kicking off the holiday season by hosting the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade.

From center consoles to pleasure yachts, dozens of South Florida boats will be decking their hulls in colorful lights and cruising through the intracoastal for a spectacular show of holiday spirit. The parade will be led by a Zambelli Fireworks travelling display,  will begin at the north end of Lake Worth Lagoon a 6 pm, and will travel north on the intracoastal to end with a grand finale at the Jupiter Lighthouse around 8pm, courtesy of Jetty’s, Square Grouper, and U-Tiki.

Mo and Sally from KOOL 105.5 will be aboard the Loggerhead Marina Grand Marshal Boat, and the big man

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South Florida is a patriotic community full of United States veterans and supporters. Below are some parades and ceremonies throughout the area.








Sunday, November 4th, 2018

West Palm Beach

                Palm Beach County Veterans Day Parade | 2 PM

                Clematis Street

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Lake Worth

                Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony | 11 AM – 12:30 PM

               414 Lake Ave, Lake Worth

Palm Beach Gardens

                Veterans Day Ceremony & Concert | 9 AM

               Veterans Plaza Amphitheatre

               10500 N Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Boca Raton

                Boca Raton Veterans Day

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On Sunday, November 4th 2018, over 2,000 veterans and supporters will march in the largest Veterans Day Parade in Palm Beach County.

“Our hometown Veterans Day Parade is a perfect way for the entire community to take a time out and come together to show respect and appreciation for the men and women who have given and continue to give their all to insure the freedoms we enjoy as citizens of the United States of America,” said Ron Bailey, Parade Co-Chair & Vietnam Veteran.

Held for the past 11 years in downtown West Palm Beach, the parade will begin at 2 pm at Rosemary and Clematis Street and will travel east to end at Flagler Drive. While the entire route has prime spots for viewing, the best can be found at the corner of Clematis and Dixie where MC

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