Valentine's Day Overnight Oats

Valentine’s Day Recipes That Won’t Break the Bank

Valentine’s Day can be quite pricey for those that celebrate. American’s are expected to spend about $18.2 billion for the occasion according to the National Retail Federation. That’s an average of $136.57 per person. But just because others are going big for the occasion, doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money to celebrate. One of the easiest ways to save money is by avoiding the crowds and the ...

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Crock-pot Thanksgiving Recipes

Most people can agree that Thanksgiving Day is a glorious time of fun, family, and, most importantly, food. But if you are the one preparing all that food, you might have other thoughts. In fact, you might be having visions of waking up in the early morning to begin defrosting and cooking, only to have your vision turn into a nightmare when you realize you are going to be left ...

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Pink Lemonade Margarita

5 Margaritas Recipes You Need For Cinco de Mayo

Almost every culture has a signature cocktail; for the people of Mexico that drink is the margarita. Over the years the traditional margarita has evolved into many different, yet delicious, variations, from the traditional margarita to margarita popsicles.  We found five of the best recipes the internet has to offer to help you celebrate Mexican culture, or just relax after work. Classic Margarita This drink is a classic for a reason. The ...

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A Brief History of Earth Day

Many people have participated in some sort of Earth Day event, whether it was planting a tree outside of an elementary school, or participating in a work place recycling initiative. But do you know how Earth Day came about? It was first celebrated in 1970 and was created as a way to transform public attitudes about how the environment should be treated. The idea for Earth Day was a brain child ...

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Holiday Hostess Gifts

10 Hostess Gifts for Your Upcoming Holiday Party

It’s that time of the year where your social calendar is all booked up. We try to squeeze as many cookie exchanges, office parties, and holiday get-togethers as we can until the end of December. With all these wonderful events going on, you don’t want to show up empty-handed and appear to be an ungracious party-goer. Here are 10 gifts for this holiday season that your hostesses will be over ...

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Survival of the Fittest: How to Win Black Friday

The holy grail of American consumerism is almost upon us. The name Black Friday refers to the shift in retailers’ accounting books where many “go into the black” or make a profit the day after Thanksgiving. Every year the deals get bigger, the lines grow longer, and the people get crazier. In more recent years, Black Friday has leaked into Thanksgiving night, forcing hard-core bargainers to trek out right after ...

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4 Reasons to Give an Adirondack Chair This Holiday Season

Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us.  Gingerbread lattes are making their way into coffee shops and the local stores are all playing Christmas music.  Odds are, when you think of the upcoming holidays, you have visions of dancing sugar plums, not outdoor furniture, but our Adirondack chairs actually make ideal holiday gifts.  Here are the top 4 reasons why: 4     Reasons to Give an Adirondack Chair This Holiday ...

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