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Saturday 06/01/2019
Cool Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads
Posted: June 01, 2019

(StatePoint) Shopping for a dad or grad and need some cool gift ideas to impress your recipient? Check out these fun options:

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Friday 05/24/2019
7 Sipping Gifts for Dad this Father's Day
Posted: May 24, 2019

(StatePoint) Planning for Father’s Day doesn’t need to be complicated. For a surefire win, turn to gifts that Dad can sip -- those are the best kinds of gifts, after all, giving him a chance to kick his feet up and relax with a delicious beverage after a hard day -- something every father deserves.

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Monday 04/01/2019
Easter Gift Giving: 6 Alternatives to Candy
Posted: April 01, 2019

(StatePoint) When it comes to Easter, there’s no doubt about it: candy is the go-to gift item for kids. But whether it’s to avoid triggering food allergies or sugar overload or you just want to do something a little different this year, there are many reasons you may be in need of some alternative gift ideas.

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Tuesday 02/05/2019
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas to Wow That Special Someone
Posted: February 05, 2019

(StatePoint) Flowers and chocolates are always fun to give and receive on Valentine’s Day, but if you are looking to shake things up with your gift-giving, there are plenty of ways to tell someone you love them.

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Thursday 12/13/2018
Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
Posted: December 13, 2018

(StatePoint) We’ve all been there before. Procrastinated or overscheduled our holiday season to the point where we leave ourselves little to no time to shop for loved ones. But great gifts don’t necessarily need to be planned months in advance.

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Sunday 12/02/2018
Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Music Lovers
Posted: December 02, 2018

(StatePoint) Shopping for some music lovers this holiday season? Here are some great gift ideas to help your favorite musicians play and compose music.

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Thursday 11/15/2018
Choosing Holiday Gifts for Your Co-Workers
Posted: November 15, 2018

(StatePoint) Looking for that special holiday present for your employees or your team? Instead of regifting that impenetrable fruit cake, try giving gifts based on individual working styles.

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Tuesday 11/13/2018
8 Clever Gift Ideas for People Who are Hard to Please
Posted: November 13, 2018

(StatePoint) Struggling to find gifts for picky recipients can make anyone feel like a Grinch. Avoid the holiday shopping blues this season with this list of go-to gift ideas, all of which are available on such shopping sites as Amazon.

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Monday 11/12/2018
Shopping for the Holidays? Book Ideas for Everyone on Your List
Posted: November 12, 2018

(StatePoint) No matter who you’re shopping for this holiday season, books can make great gifts. Here are five engaging volumes to consider.

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Giving the Gift of Music this Holiday Season
Posted: November 12, 2018

(StatePoint) What’s your favorite song? Are you thinking of it now? How does it make you feel? Music is powerful. It can encourage, inspire, motivate and bring joy. There is even scientific evidence that music can ease anxiety, improve cardiovascular health and contribute to mental acuity.

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Wednesday 06/12/2019
Why dads are radder than ever
Updated: June 19, 2019 - 2:42 am

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Serenity Awaits at Calabash Cove Resort & Spa St Lucia
Posted: June 12, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Travelers who are seeking serenity as part of their quintessential Caribbean luxury resort experience will find their perfect getaway at Calabash Cove.

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Friday 06/07/2019
Top Tips for Hurricane and Storm Readiness
Posted: June 07, 2019

(StatePoint) June to November is known in many parts of the country as hurricane season. As a growing area of the U.S. becomes susceptible to the effects of tropical storms, tornadoes and hurricanes, it’s important to have a plan for your home and family.

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Monday 05/06/2019
Great Ways to Staycation During the Warmer Months
Posted: May 06, 2019

(StatePoint) Whether you’re taking a staycation or just looking for some fun in the sun near home, check out these ideas for creating instant summer vibes:

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Thursday 05/02/2019
How to Avoid Losing Power this Hurricane Season
Posted: May 02, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Hurricane Preparedness Week runs from May 5-11, 2019 and the hurricane season starts June 1st. Millions of Americans could avoid personal and financial stress during power outages caused by hurricanes through a key home improvement, having a Cummins QuietConnect Home Standby generator installed.

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Florida Orange Juice Fuels Your Fun This Spring
Updated: June 19, 2019 - 2:42 am

(NewsUSA) - Spring is full of fun celebrations and holidays, but did you know that May 4th is National Orange Juice Day? Celebrate with your friends and family by raising a refreshing glass of Florida Orange Juice and enjoying first-hand the "Amazing Inside" Florida Orange Juice that helps fuel your fun every day!

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Monday 02/04/2019
Fall in Love with UPtv's New Uplifting Series: Design Twins
Updated: March 26, 2019 - 2:46 am

(NewsUSA) - Fans of wholesome television have a double treat in store, as the UPtv network launches its new series, "Design Twins," on Valentine's Day.

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5 Tips for a Great Season of Winter Sports
Posted: February 04, 2019

(StatePoint) It’s time to enjoy all your favorite winter sports. Whether you are traveling afar to hit the slopes or enjoying a close-to-home day of sledding and snow ball fights, it’s important to keep in mind that outdoor adventure in cooler weather requires preparation.

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Friday 02/01/2019
Pop the Question with the Perfect Song
Updated: March 22, 2019 - 2:48 am

(NewsUSA) - Enhancing a once-in-a-lifetime event, such as a wedding proposal or ceremony, with the right song takes the experience to a whole new level. It adds a personal touch that makes for ongoing memories, as couples have the opportunity to play the song at anniversaries or other special events through the years.

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Thursday 11/08/2018
3 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Holidays
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 3:47 am

(StatePoint) It can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the busyness of the holiday season -- from perfecting your home décor to searching for gifts for everyone on your list to creating a delicious holiday menu.

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Monday 06/17/2019
Deception Road Takes Viewers on a Thrill Ride
Updated: June 19, 2019 - 2:42 am

(NewsUSA) - What do you get when you combine the acting chops of Thomas Haden Church (Sideways, Spiderman 3, Divorce), Alice Eve (Before We Go, She's Out of My League), and Finn Wittrock (La La Land,The Big Short, Unbroken, American Horror Story) with a twisted tale of deceit, passion, and dark humor?

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Thursday 06/13/2019
4 Cooking Secrets from Michelin-starred Chef Curtis Stone
Posted: June 13, 2019

(BPT) - Whether it’s in his home kitchen or at one of his restaurants, Michelin-starred Chef Curtis Stone believes a delicious meal is best enjoyed with the people you love. From breakfast favorites, to easy weeknight meals and the perfect dinner for hosting friends and family, Chef Curtis Stone shares some tips and tricks to help you prepare a memorable meal, alongside one of his favorite roast chicken recipes.

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Add Fruits, Veggies to Meals for Plant-Forward Nutrition
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:40 am

(Family Features) Adding more fruits and vegetables is one of the simplest ways to make at-home meals healthier for your family.

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Simplify Your Grilling Routine this Summer
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:40 am

(Family Features) Summer is typically a busy time for families, making those moments you spend together all the more precious. The hustle and bustle of the season doesn't have to mean sacrificing wholesome meals, however.

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Sweet, Refreshing Summer Snacks
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:40 am

(Family Features) There’s no time like a hot summer picnic to let your patriotic spirit show. These all-American snacks featuring a classic favorite fruit – watermelon – are the perfect solution for nearly any summertime celebration.

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Brunch Bites
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:40 am

(Family Features) A perfect addition to your brunch table, these savory Mini Ham and Avocado Biscuit Sliders are quick and easy to make. For even more homemade flavor, make the biscuits from scratch using a buttermilk-sweet potato mixture.

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Spice Up Summer with Grilled Kebabs
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:40 am

(Family Features) Fire up your summer cookouts with crowd-pleasing kebabs, which are easy to prepare and fun to experiment with because you can use nearly any combination of meats and veggies.

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Effortless Summertime Entertaining
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:40 am

(Family Features) Summer means it’s time to stock up on fresh produce and light the grill for a season of outdoor gatherings with friends and family. Make entertaining easier with flavorful options that can make menu-planning a breeze all summer long.

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Make Room for New Favorites on the Grill
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:40 am

(Family Features) Whether firing up the grill for a pool party, barbecue or even just a weeknight meal, one thing’s for sure: summertime means grilling season. Grilling takes many forms and flavors from casual favorites like burgers and hot dogs to flame-kissed vegetables and the artistry of a perfectly done steak. However, the possibilities don’t end there.

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Get Grilling with Fresh Ingredients
Updated: June 18, 2019 - 2:40 am

(Family Features) Grilling season provides ample opportunities to put flavorful fare on the table, but it doesn’t have to be a lengthy cooking process. By planning ahead, having the right equipment on-hand and using ready-to-go ingredients, home cooks can quickly put family meals together.

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