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Skinny Cucumber Vodka Cocktail

Skinny Cucumber Vodka Cocktail


I love when girls share their favorite low-calorie cocktail recipes. It’s like we’re all a part of some sisterhood that shares secrets about how to stay fit and still have a good...
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Semi-Homemade (But Totally From a Box) Watermelon Cupcakes

Semi-Homemade (But Totally From a Box) Watermelon Cupcakes


Inspiration is like lighting. When it comes, it’s strong and bright. But you have to catch it at exactly the right moment. And hopefully funnel that inspiration into a brilliant...
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Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken


There’s one thing I can always count on when we get together with friends for a backyard barbecue: Beer can chicken. It’s a unique way of grilling a bird that...
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Snowed In with a White Hot Chocolate

Snowed In with a White Hot Chocolate


The city of Atlanta is under a layer of ice right now, and I’m snowed in at home. On one hand, I’m going a little stir crazy after two days...
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S'Mores Toffee Squares

S’Mores Toffee Squares


Certain things can’t be improved upon, but s’mores are definitely not one of them. Case in point: These toffee squares. They combine everything we all know and love about s’mores—chocolate,...
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Eating My Way Through Chapel Hill and Durham

Eating My Way Through Chapel Hill and Durham


I recently took a weekend trip up to “The Triangle,” a.k.a. the triad cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Ok, that’s kind of a lie. I really...
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