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Fried Shrimp with Spicy Remoulade

Fried Shrimp with Spicy Remoulade is a easy summer meal. Just make sure you look for “wild-caught American shrimp” on the packaging. Purchase seafood last during your shopping trip, and bring a cooler to transport it home. Fried Shrimp with Spicy Remoulade Yield: 4 to 6 servings Peanut oil, for ... Read More »

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Pimento-Bacon Cheese

June is National Dairy Month. So let’s raise an ice-cold glass of milk to toast Florida’s more than 100 dairy farms. And while we could leave it at that, there is so much more to this monthlong focus on dairy awareness. The possibilities are endless because milk is only the ... Read More »

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Morning Mix recipe: Blackberry Pepper Wings

Blackberry Pepper Wings is the perfect Mix 105.1 recipe. Quick and easy and full of vibrant flavor the appetizer is great for summer gatherings. Bold black pepper teams up with ripe summer fruit such as Florida blackberries to create finger licking grilled wings. Tossed in glaze then served with extra ... Read More »

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Making the Decision to Have Weight Loss Surgery

Hi there! Welcome to Becoming a Fit Mom I am a wife, a mom, a hockey fanatic, and a gastric bypass patient. I am just over 2 months post op and I thought it might be interesting, helpful, or some combination thereof to share my journey – from why I decided ... Read More »

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My stagnant dreams for higher learning

Oh. Hey. Sad Emoji face. I’m feeling a little down, in the dumps, a little bleh. I was just thinking about how if any of you are ever invited to my house – (don’t worry, you won’t be – along with the rest of the population) which would actually be ... Read More »

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What’s your beer shopping process like?

I’ve been big into craft beer for many years now, though one thing that hasn’t changed is how I actually shop for beer. Whenever I go to the beer store (usually Lakeland’s Beer Revolution [pictured here]), I almost always opt to “mix a six.” First, I hit the new arrivals ... Read More »

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The new Q7 is a big leap for Audi

I liked the old Audi Q7 because it was big and comfortable, but I never loved the styling. It looked too feminine with its soft lines and bubbly shape. As a guy, I could never see myself driving it as my own personal vehicle. I know I am being bias, ... Read More »

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If racism could speak

If racism could speak, here’s what he’d say. My name is Racism. Although you know me well, you may not recognize me sometimes when you see me. Well, at least you act like you don’t. You don’t even acknowledge me when you become one with me yet so many people ... Read More »

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Little Free Library Tour

If you’ve never heard of the Little Free Library here’s the 30,000-foot overview. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. Through Little Free Libraries, millions of books are exchanged each year, ... Read More »

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Love interrupted…for seventy years!

Having recently traveled to Manchester, NH, to attend the annual National Society of Newspaper Columnists (NSNC) conference, I looked forward to the usual writing inspiration and comradery, but never expected to meet two nonagenarians with a love story to write home about. At the age of 90 and 91, Beth ... Read More »

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