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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: August 25, 2019 - 2:39 am

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Serenity Awaits at Calabash Cove Resort & Spa St Lucia
Updated: July 02, 2019 - 2:33 am

(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
Updated: June 20, 2019 - 2:46 am

(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 - 2:39 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
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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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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Thursday 10/04/2018
DIY Halloween Tips to Save Money
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 3:47 am

(StatePoint) Halloween may be the spookiest night of the year, but it’s the prices for costumes and decorations that are scarier than any vampire (and they’ll drain your wallet even faster).

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Thursday 08/22/2019
Discover Heartwarming Family Drama with Heartland on UPtv
Posted: August 22, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Now more than ever, families appreciate the value of heartwarming television dramas that they can watch, enjoy, and discuss together.

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Wednesday 08/21/2019
Make Back-To-School A Breeze With These Essentials
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:35 am

(NAPSI)—Another summer has come and gone, and millions of children, college students and parents are preparing for back-to-school this fall. While supplies such as notebooks and pens are important, the essentials don't stop there when it comes to shopping for a successful new school year.

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Celebrate Plant-Based Alternatives
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) World Plant Milk Day on Aug. 22 is a day to celebrate plant-based alternatives to dairy milk – from soya to oats to cashew nuts to hemp, the diversity of vegan milks continues to grow. However, milk isn’t the only dairy product with plant-based alternatives.

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A Classic Staple for Family Meals
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) Every day seems to bring a new food trend, and while it can be tempting to go all-in on the latest craze to hit the shelves, there are lots of tried-and-true foods that still deserve a place at the table. One of those is real, wholesome dairy milk.

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School Day Solutions
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:35 am

Family-friendly recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner

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5 Basic Steps for Sizzling Steak
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Culinary.net) A sizzling steak is a surefire sound of summer, and the flavors achieved from one that’s perfectly grilled are hard to match.

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Back-to-School Food Fit for the Family
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) As parents and kids navigate back-to-school routines and extracurricular activities, making healthy food choices is essential to keep everyone energized and engaged. 

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Head Back to School with a Balanced Breakfast
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) With each school morning comes the importance of getting children up, ready and out the door for a day of learning and adventure. To help your little learner truly make the most of each lesson, a nutritious breakfast can be just the right way to get the morning started.

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Flavorful, On-Trend Asian-Inspired Summer Entertaining
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) Summer is the perfect time to bring out the grill and enjoy creating a flavorful meal when entertaining your family and friends. While some choose to whip up classic recipes, you can heat things up by taking advantage of all the seasonal ingredients and popular culinary trends, such as opting for authentic, Asian-inspired recipes.

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An Easy Solution to After-School Snacking
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:35 am

(Family Features) The early morning chaos and activity-packed evenings of the back-to-school season can make finding time to connect challenging. Throughout the day, there can be small windows of time that your family can make the most of – even if only for a few moments that matter.

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