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Canned Fruit

How To Can Your Freshly Picked Summer Fruits

Canning is the best way to store those large bushels of summer fruit that you’ve grown all year long. Make some tasty jams and jellies, then have something delicious to enjoy all year, or to give as a very special homemade gift.

08/24/2015

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3 Creative Burger Recipes For Labor Day Cookouts

Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, so why not go out with a bang this Labor Day with a cookout to remember? Read on for three tasty and delicious burger recipes that put a new twist on that last summertime cookout of the season.

08/24/2015

Black Fall Outfits

4 Fall Styles To Add To Your Closet Now

As fall approaches, it can be a little tough to make the transition from breezy summer styles to clothes geared for cooler weather.

08/24/2015

Kitchen Organizing

5 Ways To Organize Every Room In Your Home

Spring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.

08/13/2015

Tree House

How To Build The Perfect Backyard Tree House

A backyard hideout is a childhood wonder. If you always dreamed of your own tree house as a child, consider fulfilling that wish by building one for your own kids.

08/11/2015

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3 Non-Cook Dinners For A Hot Summer Night

Beat the heat this summer while still enjoying fresh, flavorful dishes. Here are three meals you can whip up on any hot summer night, without ever turning on the stove.

08/07/2015

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Ask An Expert: Turning Your Summer Job Into A Year Round Gig

Get advice about turning a summer job into the start of your career with tips from two career counselor experts.

08/05/2015

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5 Hidden Beach Getaways Far From The Crowds

If you’re looking for a place on the beach to kick back and relax that is tucked away from heavy crowds, you’ll probably want to consider a more sparsely-traveled destination. Here’s a look at five charming beach locations that will keep you away from busy, tourist-filled hot spots.

08/03/2015

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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

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5 Healthy Breakfasts For Weekday Mornings

Plan ahead for a quick and healthy morning meal from your own kitchen.

07/16/2015

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5 Tips On How To Beat Senioritis

Nearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.

07/15/2015

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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.

07/15/2015

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6 Kinds Of Food You Didn’t Know You Could BBQ

Break out of your picnic rut with these surprisingly grillable foods.

07/13/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

Seattle

Winter In July: 5 Destinations To Cool Off In

You don’t have to travel far to cool off this summer. Here are five fantastic summer destinations for a cool summer vacation with the whole family.

07/10/2015

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Summer Vacation Planning On A Budget

You can still have a fantastic Summer vacation — on a budget — with these five tips.

07/06/2015

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5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.

07/01/2015

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Best Fourth Of July Events In Minnesota

We tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.

06/27/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Best Fireworks In Minnesota

Minnesota will light up the skies on the Fourth of July to celebrate our nation’s independence. Of all the pyrotechnics events in Minnesota, here are five that stand out.

06/26/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Find A Rental Vacation Home

With many advantages over a hotel room, rental vacation homes are more popular than ever in America.

06/26/2015

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America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Best Restaurants With A View Of July 4th’s Fireworks In Minnesota

Stop fighting the crowd for a blanket on the grass and a spot to wait for the fireworks to begin. Since Minnesota is home to 10,000 plus lakes, and fireworks tend to be set off over a lake, there are a lot of options for viewing the fireworks that don’t involve waiting a long time for it to get dark and being pretty far from a bathroom.

06/24/2015

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Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/23/2015

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