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Smell That Smoke? Great Ways to Use a Smoker this Summer

Summer. Lazy days, warm temperatures, cool drinks, and BBQ are all hallmarks of my favorite season. Whipping up tasty meals on the grill and dining…

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Best Cities for a Weekend Getaway (Without Breaking the Bank)

Play dates, meetings, appointments and meetings fill our daily lives, devouring every moment like an insatiable monster. Most of us would love to get away…

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If You’re Craving Ice Cream You Are in for a Sweet and Sour Treat!

Imagine yourself on a hot day, you are probably sweating from all that heat, tired and wishing you had something cold in your mouth, something…

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Meal Prep: Stuffed Peppers on the Half Shell

Listen. I have turned into one of those folks who does the whole “meal-prep for the week on Sundays” thing. Which means I will gladly…

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Meal Prep: Stuffed Peppers on the Half Shell

Listen. I have turned into one of those folks who does the whole “meal-prep for the week on Sundays” thing. Which means I will gladly eat the SAME MEAL several times a week (reader, this does not bother me). It makes packing my lunch, or eating dinner after hitting the gym, so much easier. Reach in the fridge, grab one of my glass (I also do not do plastic containers

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Beauty is More Than Skin Deep: An Interview with Jaiden Santos

Today, we are venturing into a different world: the beauty pageant universe. In this series of lifestyle posts, we are going to interview a beauty pageant contestant to learn more about their experience and lessons learned. For our first post, we are focusing on the 2018 Miss Marianas Beauty Pageant. This particular pageant is held annually for residents of the CNMI…learn more about these beautiful islands here. And, thankfully, Miss Jaiden

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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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Anytime Breakfast: Spiralized Sweet Potato Egg Nests

The arctic air is making this whole work, gym, healthy eating thing HARD because all I want to do is hide in bed and eat pizza while sobbing my way through episodes of The West Wing. January is a tough month for me anyway, but you add this bitterly cold weather and all signs point to bears really having the best idea about winter: sleep it away. This, however tempting,

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