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Counting my valentine blessings

It’s here again. As much controversy as there is about this holiday, I just can’t help myself. I love it. I spent too many years not loving it and I’m back on Cupid’s love wagon. Not that I don’t have to remind myself a lot that I have so much ... Read More »

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Mojo Beef Kabobs

Mojo Beef Kabobs is a great choice for Valentine’s Day. Lean boneless top sirloin steak is a versatile cut that yields juicy results when cooked to optimum temperature. The recipe is from BeefItsWhatsForDinner.com, a website with lots of grocery shopping tips and kitchen-tested recipes. Served with warm couscous or quinoa ... Read More »

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Surviving Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

Dear Michelle Valentine, I dread Valentine’s Day! I dread everything about it! I start dreading Valentine’s Day in January, when all the stores are already putting out greeting cards with cute teddy bears, red hearts, pictures of couples in love. I cringe when I see heart balloons, and worst of ... Read More »

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8 Hours on Romantic Santa Catalina Island

Santa Catalina Island is a great getaway, only 22 miles away from the mainland in California, USA. It is part of the Los Angeles county, and Avalon. There is not one traffic light on the island! Bring good walking shoes, sunscreen, and fashionable shades. Got 8 hours? Here are fun ... Read More »

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The Chrysler Pacifica is a win for families

I don’t have any kids (yet), so a 31 year old male driving a mini-van isn’t attractive. But looking into the future, I understand why Moms and Dads have fallen in love with the vehicles. Mini vans are the ultimate vehicle for parents, even more so than an SUV, because ... Read More »

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I Got Engaged During a Romantic Weekend at Disney World!

My now-fiancee and I love visiting Disney World Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot. So after 2 years of long-distance dating, he arranged for us to have (another) romantic weekend getaway at Disney World. I was looking forward to another romantic getaway with him to relax and have a wonderful ... Read More »

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World Travel Events Calendar for November

If you loves large events and festivals, then consider traveling to a place far away (or nearby) that is holding a special event!Here are a few world events happening in November that I find to be interesting, exciting, and rich in culture: Pushkar Camel Fair Pushkar, India <style=”text-align: left;”>The Pushkar ... Read More »

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