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The Problem with Using Online Recipes (And How to Solve Them)

After searching all corners of the internet to find the perfect recipes for your dinner party, you’ve hit a speed bump: The original recipe isn’t for the same number of people you’re planning to serve, or it’s written in measurements you’re not familiar with. Unfortunately, those are some common problems with converting recipes that you […] Read More…

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6 Tips for “Tipping” During Travel

So you’ve packed your bags, downloaded or printed your boarding pass, and you’re ready to go for your next trip. But wait! Before you jet off, don’t forget to research the tipping etiquette for your destination. Not all countries tip, and for the ones that do, the rates can vary. You don’t want to get […] Read More…

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5 Steps to DIY Repairing Your Driveway

Being a homeowner is an accomplishment to be proud of, but it also comes with a string of responsibilities. Along with financial concerns like property taxes and mortgage payments, there’s property maintenance to think about, which includes looking after the lawn and taking care of the driveway. Lawn upkeep may seem self-explanatory, but why would […] Read More…

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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year Before College

So, you’ve finished high school and now your big, bright future looms on the horizon. While many of your peers are headed straight to college, you may be thinking to yourself, “Should I take a gap year?” Taking a gap year before college can be a great opportunity, but there are also some downsides worth […] Read More…

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How to Choose a Color for a Nursery

Are you expecting a new bundle of joy soon? Congratulations! Whether you’re a first-time parent or you’ve been down this road before, welcoming a new baby to the family is an exciting time. Part of that excitement is the nesting stage where you’re preparing your home for your newborn. During all of this cleaning and […] Read More…

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An Introduction to a Ketogenic Diet

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the variety of diets out there. It seems like every day there’s a new article telling you what you should or shouldn’t eat, or what the best way to lose weight is! One option that many people have turned to recently is the ketogenic diet. You may have heard […] Read More…

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Why It’s Important to Know the Weight of Metals

If asked, most people would probably say that knowing how to weigh different metals wouldn’t be relevant in their everyday lives. But, you’d be surprised. In fact, there are a few different scenarios in which it would be very useful for the average individual to know the weight of various metals, whether it’s for construction, […] Read More…

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Tips for Laying Bricks in Your Yard

On a mission to spruce up your yard? Along with improving your lawn, laying some bricks — whether for a walkway, a wall, or something else entirely — can add a nice, decorative touch to your yard. Best of all, brick projects can be easily tackled at home with the right planning. But, if you’re […] Read More…

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The Mathematics of Weight Loss – Putting the 3500 Calorie Myth to Rest

There is a lot of scientific work done with regards to the reduction in caloric intake required to achieve a particular weight loss goal. The mathematics behind the science of weight loss are, in fact, quite fascinating and in this article we will go over them in some detail. In doing so, we will address […] Read More…

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How Much Sand Do You Need to Build a Pool?

It’s hard to beat the refreshing feeling of jumping into a pool in the middle of summer. But, the expenses with building a pool can add up very quickly. Building a pool of your own is one way of bringing that feeling home and getting to enjoy a dip whenever you want, while saving some […] Read More…

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