Posts by Courtney Hecktus

McVegan Creation Aims to Please the Masses

Depending on where you live, the option to try a McVegan from McDonalds might be at your fingertips. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Established in 1955 in Des Plaines, Illinois, the fast-food spot McDonalds had founders with a lot of good ideas and very high hopes. Over the years, this food chain has become one of the biggest in the world, with some McDonalds stats sharing that the

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BecDot is a Simple, Inexpensive Toy for Vision-Impaired Kids

Like most technology that is invented, the BecDot is a toy that was created out of the necessity for something. When two parents realized that their daughter needed a unique learning tool that was easier to manage and far more affordable than the existing options, the BecDot was born. Beth and Jake Lacourse are the proud parents of Rebecca, who suffers from Usher syndrome, which can cause blindness and deafness.

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The Easiest Thai Curry Dish You’ll Make This Year

I was recently invited to a private cooking class, and we were informed that we would be cooking a Thai curry dish. I must say, I was a little hesitant about it at first. I’m not a huge fan of some of the common flavors in Thai cooking, including cilantro. When we started the class, things didn’t get much better. I saw pineapple, and ginger …two other flavors I’m ashamed to

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The Fall of Logan Paul Will Make You Re-Think Your Posts

So, there’s been a whole lot of talk about a prominent YouTuber in the last couple of days, by the name of Logan Paul. If you haven’t heard of him, there’s a good chance you don’t spend a lot of time on YouTube and this is not a bad thing. Unfortunately, I couldn’t seem to shake all of the pop-ups and links to the big story about this YouTuber, so

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This is the Year You Drink More Water

It’s a brand-new year, which means now is the time to try some new recipes, ogle over some new tech and drink more water! Oh, yes folks, with all of those long lists of resolutions pouring in, I wanted to hand out one simplistic resolution; one that would be easy to keep up with, and extremely effective in helping us to stay healthy. Even though you might already have a

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