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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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    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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    20 Ways to Celebrate Your Anniversary Without Money

    This week my husband and I are celebrating our 11th anniversary. Planning for it started well before Christmas and we decided to go a little bit low key with our plans. We’re just going to go out to dinner and then have a night in. We don’t exchange gifts for our anniversary after all Christmas was less than a month ago, but if we did the theme this year would be Steel. These days we have a bit more of a budget for our anniversary than we did in the past. In fact, when my husband and I were just starting out we had to celebrate our anniversary without money.…

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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…