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Time for a Crepe Date

This year you were on top of Valentine’s Day. You ordered the 12-pound stuffed bear with the heart-shaped button nose and even paid for expedited shipping so it arrived on time. Then you picked up the long-stem roses and pricked your finger on three of them, shedding actual blood and tears for your significant other. […]

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Feel the Burn

Not all burns are bad. Remember when you would burn the edges of your Revolutionary War book report to make it look like an old-timey document? That was always worth a few extra points in history class. Or how about when your friends burn you with a particularly witty one-liner? It might sting a little, […]

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Holiday Chomping

Holiday shopping is a fun and exciting tradition of the season, but it’s not for the light-hearted. Everything from finding a parking space to using a coupon can escalate into an ordeal. You may find yourself circling the Walmart parking lot for 15 minutes, only to end up parking in the lot behind the back […]

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Bracing for the Tide

Brace yourself, the tide is coming. If you live in a populated area and have a short drive-way, there are waves of anxious candy-seekers headed your way on the 31st. So how can you prepare for the rush? A hefty stash of Halloween candy is a good start, and plenty of coffee to keep you […]

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Hanging On To Summer

Sometimes we hang onto things for too long. Like those Italian wafer cookies we received as a house warming gift two years ago that we feel bad tossing. Or our beloved VHS copy of The Sandlot we’re afraid to ditch even though we sold our VCR more than a decade ago. But other things are […]

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Take a Break with Buckley’s

Sorry folks, but it’s action item season. Action items are basically adult-sized chores that come in all shapes and sizes. The standard ones – cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc. – are on our list most days. But this time of year, we have a few extras. Some of us will be returning to school in the […]

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Steak Gets a Sidekick

Every great food has a dependable sidekick to rely on. Spaghetti without meatballs would just be a slippery pile of bland cooked grains. Without jelly, peanut butter would glue your mouth closed. Chips without salsa would just be jagged tortillas that would cut your mouth if you aren’t careful. And without fries, a burger would […]