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Sunday marks the ideal time to have a meal that every family member can appreciate at the same time. Here are some easy to make dinners that make it possible for everyone in your family to enjoy delicious food in a low key setting. Spend just a bit of time in the kitchen and the rest of the evening in great company at your family table. A Few First Courses The first course sets the stage, many people want to keep this part of the meal to easy to put together. Take advantage of summer’s bounty and find items that…

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Storms are dangerous to any boat, sea vessel, or even sailor. Leaving a boat out during a storm without taking the necessary proper precautions is a sure way to incur expensive, even lasting, damages. Storm surges and rising water can affect the boat in a number of ways. Whether you are docking your vessel or removing it from the water entirely, take these steps to ensure that the boat and all of its contents are safe. Remove Any and All Personal Items from the Deck Any small items that can be tossed around easily should be taken below deck; ideally,…

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Making frequent improvements to your home is an excellent way to maintain its great condition and to enhance its style and value. While you can make some improvements at any time throughout the year, there are some advantages to completing home improvements during the summer. This season is known for its long days and warm temperatures, making it an ideal time for many outdoor improvements. If you are looking for thoughtful ways to improve your home’s condition, here are some wonderful projects to consider. Gutters Installation Gutters are essential for the exterior of your home. They collect rainwater as well…

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The right landscaping can turn your pool and the surrounding area into a relaxing oasis where people will want to gather and spend time together. Want to find out everything you need to know about landscaping for a pool? Follow the helpful guide below. Think About Your Design and Maintenance Goals Before you start landscaping, take a step back and think about what you want. Most people desire something that is low maintenance, provides privacy, and keeps debris from falling into the pool. You also might have some unique goals like having an area for poolside barbecues or selecting plants…

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Pairing wine and cheese can be a difficult task if you don’t have much experience. Here’s a list of the Best Wine and Cheese Pairings guaranteed to be a perfect pair. Enjoy these fabulous pairings while celebrating National Wine and Cheese Day! Riesling and Ricotta Ricotta is a wonderful Italian cheese most made from sheep or cow’s milk and it’s often paired with dessert-type dishes. It’s creamy texture that makes it a versatile cheese. It pairs well with fruits, salads, and other dishes that will benefit from its sweetness. This is why it pairs well with a tangy Riesling since…

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National Tequila Day is finally here! While everyone is getting ready to celebrate with a margarita in hand, there are plenty of other delicious cocktails and drink options. Here are ten amazing drink recipes that showcase tequila. Margarita Margaritas are the most popular drink made with tequila. This famous drink comes in many different ways and flavors. Spice it up by enjoying a strawberry, cucumber, or a classic agave option. You can even have it frozen, on-the-rocks, or even straight depending on your taste and preferences. Garnish with a lime. Traditional Tequila Sunrise Another popular option for tequila lovers is…

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Makeup and Humidity It’s hard to find the right makeup that holds up in the heat and humidity. Ensure that your makeup looks good and create the right look that is going to last when the temperatures rise. The Importance of Primer Even if you do not usually use primer, it is good idea to give it a try for the summer. The primer is the base for your makeup and not only helps your makeup last a lot longer; your makeup will leave your complexion much smoother and almost completely flawless. This is because a good primer will help…

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No matter the style, texture or color, everyone’s hair gets messed up after swimming. The majority of hair related problems including split ends, rough and dull hair arise due to lack of proper hair care during and after swimming. Here are simple hair care tips for before and after swimming. Before Swimming 1. Wet your Hair Give your hair a thorough wash in the shower before you start swimming. Hair can hold a certain amount of water, so soak it up with fresh water as much as possible. Dry hair soaks up more salty water and chlorine from the beach…

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If you’ve ever been involved in the wedding planning process, you know that it can get incredibly expensive. In fact, the average price for a wedding in the United States was revealed as $35,329 in 2016. Interestingly enough, the same study also showed that the average number of wedding guests is actually decreasing. This means that extra costs aren’t coming from more attendees; they’re coming from an increased focus on personalization and “extras,” like photo booths and food trucks. For many people, paying over $35,000 for a wedding is simply not an option. Many couples have started looking for ways…

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Summer is a great time to bring people together, have a BBQ, picnic, or family reunion and enjoy the beautiful weather outside, but the heat can make your get together go from a bang to a bust in no time. Check out our recipes of frozen drinks to help you beat the heat, keep your guests cool and happy. Non-Alcoholic Frozen Drinks 1. Frozen Strawberry Lemonade Total Prep Time: 10 minutes Servings: 2 Ingredients: • 1 package fresh strawberries • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice • 1/4 cup water • 2 tablespoons sugar • 1.5 cup crushed ice Instructions: 1.…

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