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Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 at 10:40 AM CDT

10 Delicious Deals and Sweet Freebies for National Ice Cream Day

Ice cream is undoubtedly the best way to perk up a steamy Sunday in July. But what's even better? An ice cream cone or a sundae that's free! Big shops and eateries around the country are celebrating National... »

Why It's Important for You to Take a Lunch Break

Millenials make up the largest workforce generation in the U.S. They also feel more pressure to not take a lunch break than any other generation before them. But beyond just millenials, more and more workers... »

How to Host The Perfect BBQ

Do you want to host the perfect summer barbecue this year? Yes, perfect, it is possible, and here is how: »

Three Swimsuits That Complement Every Body Type

With Miami Swim Week around the corner, every beachgoer is pulling out their best swimsuits. Swimwear for All style expert Kathy Buccio shared the best bathing suit styles for every body type. The first model... »

Hooray for Free Slurpees on 7-Eleven Day

It's 7/11, so you can score your frosty freebie. 7-Eleven Day is only on from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on July 11 at participating 7-Eleven stores. »

Purl Jam: Finland Hosts Heavy Metal Knitting Championship

Purl Jam: Finland Hosts Heavy Metal Knitting Championship

Armed with needles and a yarn of wool, teams of avid knitters danced Thursday to the deafening sounds of drums beating and guitars slashing at the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship in eastern... »

The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Making a Cup of Coffee

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} Lisette Gaviña of Don Francisco’s Coffee shares a few ways you can improve your morning cup of joe. »

How to Stay Safe When You Travel

The recent cluster of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic has raised concerns about the safety of international travel. While the specifics behind those deaths are still being investigated, there are... »

Tie-Dye Is Back! And It Has Grown From Its Summer Tee Roots

The tie-dye trend is back! But it has certainly moved beyond the summer tees and Grateful Dead merchandise, with more sophisticated offerings like dresses for occasions ranging from causal to professional... »

Are You Obsessed With Avocados? Then Visit The Cado Museum

Do you like to go to museums? Are you willing to pay extra for guacamole on the side? Are you wondering why these two questions are related? Well, it’s because there is now a museum dedicated to the avocado... »

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