Thanksgiving tips for Brits abroad

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Thanksgiving is often associated with pumpkins
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Are you spending Thanksgiving on the far side of the pond? If so, you’ll probably be wondering what it’s all about and, if you’re lucky enough to be invited to a Thanksgiving celebration, how to be the perfect guest. Here we take a look at this uniquely American holiday and pass on some excellent tips from a selection of our favorite US bloggers. If you’re about to experience your first Thanksgiving, here’s what to expect…
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Celebrating veterans’ success stories

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Honor our veterans this Veterans Day
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A quarter of a million active personnel leave the U.S. Military each year and, for all of them, quitting the armed forces is a huge life change that requires considerable readjustment. For many vets, their return to civilian life is complicated by physical and/or mental wounds, and many new veterans miss the close friendships, camaraderie and sense of purpose that come with a military career.

This Veterans Day, we’re celebrating and honouring our US veterans by showcasing some of the successful businesses they’ve launched after leaving the military. We’ve scoured the web to find some of the best sites to guide and inspire all those who’ve served their country. And to all our veterans – thank you for your service.

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11 Blogs to rev up your retirement

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Discover new and exciting ways to spend your retirement
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How do you plan to spend your retirement? You’ll be surprised how many men secretly fear the end of their working lives. Work gives us purpose, status and an identity which, when your career draws to a close, can feel like quite a loss.

Guys with active, fulfilling lives in retirement stay healthier and live longer than those who, for whatever reason, feel they have nothing to do. To help you to make the most of your golden years, we’ve put together a few of our favorite blogs and websites for inspiration. Here’s how to fill your days with fun, adventure, and healthy living. Retiring? You’re just getting started…

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Best bloggers to bookmark for road trips

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Get to know the US through it’s highways and backroads
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Planning a road trip? Exploring a new part of the USA? Here we present 12 blogs to help you enjoy a visit to a new area – local knowledge, insider tips and best-kept-secret hangouts. What better way to be sure you make the most of your voyage of discovery than getting advice from a local.

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Packing tips for travel-loving men

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Top tips to help you travel in style
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Don’t wait until the last minute to think about what to pack for a business trip or vacation. With clever tips from some of our favorite bloggers, you too can emerge from transit looking suave and sophisticated, rather than a crumpled mess. 

No matter what the weather, occasion or mode of transport, here’s how to plan ahead, travel light and pack well.

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11 blogs to celebrate hope and glory

Celebrate everything that’s great about this nation!

Celebrate everything that’s great about this nation!
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To celebrate July 4th, we’ve compiled a collection of the websites and blogs we think best express the multifaceted awesomeness of our nation. From the Americana Triangle to the cowboy code of the old West, and from the vibrancy of today’s sports scene to the lowdown on cooking the best ribs you ever tasted, here’s a Samuel Windsor celebration of all things American.
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9 Grooming tips for busy men

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Present the best version of yourself
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Do you want to smell better, glow with good health and present a more polished appearance to the world? Here, some of our favorite bloggers share their grooming tips to help you look your best every day – no matter how busy you are.

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Why being a dad is the best job in the world

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Dads play such an important role in the lives of their children
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As Father’s Day approaches, the Samuel Windsor blog team is celebrating the important role of dads. It may have its ups and downs, but being a father can be one of the most fun and rewarding things you ever experience. We asked some of our favorite bloggers to tell us why they think being a dad is the best job ever. Here’s what they said…

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Ten podcasts to improve your dinner party conversation

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Tune into the best podcasts the USA has to offer
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Do you need something new and interesting to keep you entertained during your commute? Or some quality listening to liven up your dinner parties and game night get-togethers? Here’s our guide to ten of America’s best podcasts – fun, quirky and intelligent musings for gents with their finger on the pulse.

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Parenting tips from America’s best dad bloggers

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Parenting isn’t always easy, but on a good day it’s a blast!
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Fatherhood is an emotional rollercoaster and we all need a little support and understanding every once in a while.

Whether you’re about to become a dad for the first time, or you’re an old hand faced with a new parenting problem, dad blogs are a great source of timeless wisdom and daddy humor.

Here are eleven of the best American dad bloggers to inspire and entertain.

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