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Food And Entertaining Front

  • Food Recipes Entertaining

    Do-It-Yourself Delights

    (NAPSI)—Often, a casual laid-back gathering is way more fun than a formal one. So ask your guests to roll up their sleeves and put them to work with a create-your-own bar. Whether it’s pizza, tacos or ice cream sundaes, you simply set up a bunch of delicious ingredients and invite guests to develop their own creations.

  • Food Recipes Entertaining

    Apple Crisp

    5 cups peeled apple slices1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, divided1 tablespoon lemon juice1 tablespoon tapioca1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 1/2 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine, melted

  • Food Recipes Entertaining

    Host a Hot-Pot Party

    (Family Features) Heat up your next get-together by inviting family and friends over to try a DIY trend, the hot-pot party. It can be easy to prep and your guests can enjoy cooking and customizing their own meals. 

Thursday 02/01/2018
5 Creative Gift Ideas for Your Valentine
Updated: February 01, 2018 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Looking to surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day with something a bit different? Check out these five creative gift ideas that will help make the day special.

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Thursday 12/07/2017
Fun Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids Exploring Math, Science, Art and More
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) When shopping for children this holiday season, remember that the best gifts will pull double-duty and be not only fun, but educational too.

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Friday 12/01/2017
Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
Updated: December 01, 2017 - 3:37 am

(StatePoint) Holiday shopping can be a source of stress for anyone, but particularly for procrastinators. Need some last-minute gift ideas? Think about readily accessible, yet thoughtful items that don’t require a lengthy shipping process.

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Wednesday 11/29/2017
How to Find the Ideal Holiday Gift for Her
Updated: November 29, 2017 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) A holiday gift is much more than a simple present. It’s a reflection of the relationship being celebrated. While finding the perfect gift may seem intimidating, it doesn’t have to be.

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Tuesday 11/14/2017
Coffee Table Books for Holiday Gift-Giving
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) While book lovers sometimes turn to digital for their literature fix, when it comes to coffee table books, print rules. Coffee table books are not only sources of knowledge, but also high impact art statements. For this reason, they make great holiday gifts.

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Friday 11/10/2017
Gift and Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Those with Active Hobbies
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) It’s the gift-giving season and rather than give generic presents to everyone you love, consider thoughtful items that will make their lives easier and hobbies more fulfilling.

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Thursday 11/09/2017
STEAM Books Make Great Gifts for Kids This Holiday Season
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:28 pm

(StatePoint) Add joy to the holiday season with exciting books for kids. Think about choices focusing on STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) that encourage the pursuit for knowledge and offer opportunities for immersive, learning experiences.

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Great Ideas for Holiday Gifts that Keep on Giving
Updated: December 09, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) The holidays come and go so quickly, and while many tokens of love and friendship are enjoyed and then forgotten, this year, consider items that make a more lasting impact.

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Thursday 09/14/2017
Children’s Gifts that Combine Fun and Learning
Updated: September 14, 2017 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) Shopping for a toddler? Whatever the occasion, the best ways to maximize fun are with gifts that inspire the imagination and help kids learn.

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Monday 08/21/2017
Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers
Updated: August 21, 2017 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) More babies are born in September than any other month of the year, and if there are a lot of new babies in your life, you may be wondering what the best gifts are to welcome them into the world. Remember, many babies will be inundated with onesies which they will quickly outgrow, so why not consider gifts that will encourage them to meet their developmental milestones in the coming years?

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Monday 02/12/2018
5 simple steps to extend the life of Valentine's Day flowers
Posted: February 12, 2018

(BPT) - Your day is feeling dreary until the doorbell rings. Who could it be? It's a surprise delivery full of beautiful blooms that instantly brings a smile to your face. Whether for Valentine's Day or any celebration, flowers always make someone feel special.

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Thursday 01/18/2018
4 Tips for Cutting Your Home Energy Bills Even in Winter
Updated: January 18, 2018 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - You know it's cold when it snows in Florida.

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Tuesday 01/16/2018
Make your chip and dip a little more hip
Updated: January 24, 2018 - 3:34 am

(BPT) - Savvy hosts and hostesses know that the keys to a successful soiree are a room filled with laughter and delicious treats served. If you’re hosting a special event with friends and family, impress and delight your guests with fresh, new takes on the classics.

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Wednesday 01/10/2018
Tips to save money and energy this winter
Updated: January 17, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Winter is a time of year when expenses can soar, especially your utility bills. Thankfully, Chip Wade, HGTV expert, has some advice on how you can save energy, and ultimately money, this year:

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Monday 01/08/2018
5 tips for speed cleaning your home
Updated: January 10, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - What is one of the biggest sources of stress? It’s cleaning on a deadline, especially when guests are on their way.

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Tuesday 12/26/2017
Party on, America! 5 fun facts about New Year's 2018
Posted: December 26, 2017

(BPT) - For people around the world, New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the joys of the past 365 days while looking forward to the fun year ahead!

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Monday 12/18/2017
8 clever homemade gifts for everyone on your holiday list
Posted: December 18, 2017

(BPT) - During the holidays, there’s nothing that conjures the love and coziness of the season quite like a homemade gift. Check out how Ball® Jars can help you pull together thoughtful DIY gifts at home that will delight everyone on your list!

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Thursday 12/14/2017
5 tips to savor, not splurge during the holidays
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - What do we say about the holiday season? It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Amidst the wonder of the season that includes plenty of shopping and celebrating, spending can get out of control. Before we know it, bills come due and suddenly things really aren’t so wonderful anymore.

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Wednesday 12/13/2017
Creative Gift Giving Is Easier Than You Think
Updated: December 13, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - It's no secret that shopping for holiday gifts can be overwhelming.

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Tips to protect yourself from online shopping scams this holiday season
Updated: December 21, 2017 - 3:36 am

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Wednesday 02/21/2018
Do-It-Yourself Delights
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Often, a casual laid-back gathering is way more fun than a formal one. So ask your guests to roll up their sleeves and put them to work with a create-your-own bar. Whether it’s pizza, tacos or ice cream sundaes, you simply set up a bunch of delicious ingredients and invite guests to develop their own creations.

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Apple Crisp
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

  • 5 cups peeled apple slices
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size Cereal, finely crushed
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine, melted

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Host a Hot-Pot Party
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(Family Features) Heat up your next get-together by inviting family and friends over to try a DIY trend, the hot-pot party. It can be easy to prep and your guests can enjoy cooking and customizing their own meals. 

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Simple Suppers
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(Family Features) At times, spending hours in the kitchen can be a relaxing, enjoyable experience. However, even for avid home cooks, a busy weeknight isn’t one of those times. Fortunately, solutions like sheet pan suppers make it easy to create dishes with exceptional flavor depth that come together quickly and clean up just as fast.

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Beat Winter Blues with a Little Help From Vitamin D
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

Wholesome ingredients can help up your intake during the dark days of winter

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Healthier Baking with Olive Oil
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(Family Features) Olive oil is a flavorful and versatile cooking oil that is often trusted in popular cooking methods such as sauteing, stir-frying, dressing, marinating and grilling. It can also earn your trust when it comes to baking.

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Heart-Smart Eating Can Be Delicious and Nutritious
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(Family Features) Keeping your heart in good shape starts at mealtime. Fortunately, there’s no reason to skimp on flavor to spread the love to your heart.

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Parmesan Crusted Chicken
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

  • 1/2 cup Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  • 4 teaspoons Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs

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Simple Seafood Solutions for Lent
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(Family Features) With people across the country observing Lent, a religious tradition observed during the 40 days before Easter, it’s time to rethink the standard family meal menu.

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Tuesday 02/20/2018
Six Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Your Meals
Updated: February 21, 2018 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Although the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has declared March to be National Nutrition Month®, it's a good idea to eat healthfully all year long. The 2018 campaign focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits and its theme is "Go Further with Food."

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