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    How to Eat Seasonally in Fall

    You may have heard about the idea of eating seasonally before, the idea that you eat what is currently in season. This is something that for most of humanity has been the standard. But only in recent years with globalization are you able to get things like strawberries all year round. This is able to happen because fruits and vegetables are being grown all year long all around the world. Remember that when it is winter for most of us it is summer for the southern half of the world. This makes it possible for us to get anything we want any time we want…but at a great cost. In…

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    How to Make a 69 Cent Coffee Float

    I’ll be completely honest with you, I’m not a fan of coffee. My husband though, my husband ADORES coffee. He drinks it like other people drink water. But who wants to have a hot drink in the heat of the summer? Even my husband will admit it isn’t the best time. Sure, he could go on a Starbucks run for one of their fancy iced coffees, but those are expensive and they add up fast. So, when this summer came around I started thinking up ways for my husband to keep enjoying his coffee without making our bank account cry. That’s when I discovered the Coffee Float.      …

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    60 Chinese Takeout Recipes You Can Make at Home

    As I’m writing this it has been about 2 months since the world shut down and things we took for granted like our favorite Chinese takeout were pushed out of our reach. Well, I don’t know about you, but I have been craving Chinese for weeks now. So, I finally decided that enough was enough and I started collecting recipes for takeout style foods. Now I want to share those collections with you. I decided to start with Chinese takeout recipes because, aside from fast food and pizza, Chinese is the most popular takeout in the world!   In the future, I’ll be adding more to my takeout recipes you…

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    40 Copycat Restaurant Recipes

    We can’t always make it out to our favorite restaurant but that doesn’t mean we have to forgo our favorite foods from those places. I’ve collected some of the best copycat restaurant recipes from across the internet and gathered them all in one place just for you. Where else are you going to be able to have Taco Bell for dinner, with a Sonic Limeade and a slice of cheesecake from Cheesecake Factory with a coffee from Starbucks for dessert?   Copycat Starbucks   Copycat Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino by Dancing Through the Rain Copycat Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Latte by The Soccer Mom Blog Copycat Starbucks Pink Drinks by Sugar &…

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    30 Refreshing Lemonade Recipes

    With warmer weather just around the corner it is time to start thinking about all the delicious cold drinks you can enjoy during the Spring and Summer months. Lemonade happens to be one of my favorites despite my not being a huge fan of lemons. Why is it my favorite then? Because you can do so many fun things with it! Strawberry Lemonade has been my go to since I was little and as I’ve grown older I’ve discovered the joys of Lavender Lemonade, Peach Lemonade, and others. That’s why I set out to find a list of some of the most amazing, most refreshing lemonade recipes I could. Now…

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    40 Foods You Can Grow in Containers

    You can have a garden that will feed you pretty much no matter what your living situation is, even if all you can do is grow plants in your windows. Last year on my apartment balcony I grew strawberries, cucumbers, several varieties of peppers, radishes, chamomile, catnip, lavender, onions, chives, basil, and rosemary. All of these were grown in containers on my small balcony and they don’t include the houseplants that take up residence in every window of my apartment. When I got started I wanted to garden to save money on our weekly grocery bill, to have greater control over what I consume, and for environmental reasons. So I…

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    12 Amazing Potato Diet Recipes

    I have been trying to lose weight off and on since I was 15 years old with varying levels of success. It wasn’t until I discovered the potato diet that something clicked inside and I saw the biggest weight loss I’d ever had, 26 pounds in just 2 months! I know for a fact that my success came because of the two-week-long potato diet I did to start off a whole lifestyle change. For those two weeks, I ate nothing but potatoes covered with some herbs from time to time. It was incredibly bland and my husband watched me do it saying with every meal that he didn’t know how…