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Fall is right around the corner so why not plan a weekend getaway and enjoy the fresh crisp air while you enjoy a glass of wine. The cover story focuses on the Heartland River Wine Trail which includes some of the best awardwinning wines and 11 fantastic wineries to choose from.

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See the story on Page 6

Bass Fishing Facts You May Not Know

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Extra Curricular Activities Help with School Performance

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School is already back in session and the summer is winding down. It goes by so quickly. Now is the time for organization and planning indoor home improvement projects for the upcoming fall season. Inside this edition of Home & Lifestyles Magazine, we have included articles to give tips and ideas for that task list.

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We all have many places to be and little time to get there, so it is important to stay on top of our planning and projects in order for our day-to-day lives to keep running smoothly. Do not forget to spend quality time with your family and take a little time for yourself!

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For questions, comments, thoughts or ideas, we would love to hear from you at editor@hlsmagazine.com.

Getting Back To The Basics with All Natural Baking Soda

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Family Meals with Tammy

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Let’s Talk Wine

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The Fall 2011 issue of Home & Lifestyles for the Decatur Area.