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Affordable fashion tips for dressing your best


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With each new season comes the familiar urge to shop and stock up on the latest fashion trends. Whether you’re dreaming of the looks heading down the runway or shopping at your local thrift store for fabulous finds, it can be hard to get everything you want without breaking the bank. So, how do you […]

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Grill up a Father’s Day feast


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Make Father’s Day special by combining two of dad’s favorite things – sweet treats and the grill. Hot dogs have gone gourmet and a big, juicy hamburger or steak is a tried-and-true classic. But, this year, show dad how much you love him with a healthy twist on two  American favorites – the chicken wing […]

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Creative Mother’s Day crafts


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For Mother’s Day, celebrate the nurturing nature of mom with a specially painted flower pot that holds her favorite herbs or flowers. The Chalkboard Herb Pot and Mommy’s Favorite Flower Pot projects from Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores don’t require any special skills, so anyone can make a customized gift for mom, grandma, or any […]

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Spring-inspired dessert


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Brighten up spring gatherings with a simple dessert inspired by the flavors of the season. Lemon, almond,  vanilla and raspberry extracts give  baked treats a fresh flair that matches  the lively essence of spring. “Friends and family will love these Easy Mini Cheesecakes,” said Mary Beth Harrington of the McCormick Kitchens. “Almond and vanilla give these individual treats a […]

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Sweet treat ideas for Easter


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Spring into action and surprise guests at your Easter gathering with eggcellent desserts and treats. From pastel-colored cakes to homemade kid-friendly candies, Wilton has simple ideas to brighten any holiday table and help you make delicious sweet treats that will have your guests hunting for more. “Holiday get-togethers are the perfect time to try new […]

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