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Whenever November 11th rolls around, are you actually considering what it means, or are you just remembering it’s Veterans Day and going about your day? It’s normal to have the latter attitude, but it’d be a shame if you never really ruminated on the meaning of the holiday. These are some meaningful ways you can celebrate Veterans Day. Talking to Veterans You probably know at least one person in the military. It could be a family member, a friend, or a coworker. If you don’t know any personally, you meet people through local veterans groups. See if they’d be available…

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National Aviation Day is a federal observance holiday that is celebrated here in the U.S. This holiday celebrates aviation and its history, which has to do with all forms of air travel and flight. Each year on National Aviation Day, the current President of the United States is authorized to ensure the United States flag is flying over all federal and government buildings. National Aviation Day first became a recognized observance holiday in 1939 when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used an executive declaration to celebrate Orville Wright’s birthday every year. Orville Wright and his brother were the first people to…

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For those who love wine and love food, you understand that the right pairings can enhance a meal. A simple dinner can be completely transformed into a great experience with a simple selection of the right wine. There are many great wine and food pairings out there with even more being discovered every day. To get you started on choosing the right pairings for your wine and meals, consider these 15 tips. 1. Pair Champagne with Salty Foods You’ll find that dry sparkling wines go well with salty foods. Champagne and Spanish cava, for example, are best paired with foods…

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It’s summertime, time to hit the backyard, fire up the grill, and start preparing for summer cookouts. Every grill master has their own way of taking care of everyone’s culinary needs while also ensuring that everyone has a fun and relaxing time in the sun. However, it’s not all fun and games for the grill master as they have a few important responsibilities. One of the major things you need to worry about is your propane and its storage during the toasty summer days. We compiled a few tips that will help with propane safety and usage so you can…

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With the hot summer months coming up, gardeners and landscapers are getting ready to keep up with the demands of thirstier plants. The summer months always require a little bit more water care, and the new workload may seem especially overwhelming for those who are just learning about the ins and outs of their garden. Whether you are introducing new plants to your vista or are simply interested in optimizing your existing water care routine, it always pays to keep a few tips in mind. Think about some of these considerations you can make to watering easy and efficient. Choose…

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Mint Juleps are a classic drink that has been around since the 1700s. This drink is the perfect blend of ingredients needed to survive a hot southern day. All you really need for a traditional mint julep is mint, sugar, ice, and bourbon. This simple guide will show you the measurements and instructions you need to make the perfect mint julep for any occasion. Ingredients The key to a good mint julep is all in the ingredients. Pick the freshest mint and a quality bourbon to get the best results, and remember that a higher proof bourbon works better when…

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If you are a senior, you should aim for approximately 150 minutes per week of moderate physical activity. It might sound like a lot all at once, but it breaks down to just over 21 minutes per day of activity. You can take a long walk, join a class at the gym, or even go swimming with your grandkids. You aren’t limited to the number of physical activities you have available, and you shouldn’t limit yourself to activities you don’t enjoy. Do what you love, and you won’t feel as if you’re working out. The Health Benefits of Senior Exercise…

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There’s nothing like a burger cooked to perfection. Since my family loves burgers. Follow the easy instructions below to make the best burgers during BBQ season. Ingredients • 2 lbs. good quality ground sirloin with at least 20% fat • Himalayan Salt • Pepper freshly ground • American, Swiss or Cheddar cheese Many chefs like to buy the meat whole and grind it themselves. This may result in a great burger, but no better than mine as long as the meat is of a good quality while making sure the fat content is between 20-30%. You cannot make a good…

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Adults, cool off this summer with booze filled popsicles. Whether it’s sangria pops, whiskey, bourbon, or even vodka concoctions, nothing says outdoor fun than adult popsicles. Know the Type of Liquor You’re Using The more alcohol content, the harder it will be to freeze. Schnapps, pure-grain, vodka, and many of the top shelf whiskeys will be a little tougher to keep frozen. It is recommended to only pull them from the freezer the moment they will be eaten because of melting faster than non-alcohol filled popsicles. It’s about balance when it comes to success, and a 4:1 ratio is the…

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Everyone is wearing the grape soda eyeshadow trend including celebrities on the red carpet and beauty influencers on Instagram. It’s not too late to jump into the bandwagon. How the Trend Started James Charles showcased an eye shadow palette filled with fun purple and earth tones. Next, Gigi Hadid debuted grape soda eyeshadow at the Met Gala. Then, other celebrities wore purplish shadows including Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez, and Lily Collins.  What is the Fuss All About? Purple hues make a stunning contrast on your eyelids and many celebrities have shown you can eloquently wear this eye makeup in the summer.…

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