I scream for Ice Cream: 6 Scrumptious and Easy Milkshake Recipes

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If you love ice cream (as I do), then you probably are always making up toppings and recipes in your head (as I do). Last weekend, Lillie and I had a huge container of ice cream to devour, courtesy of my mom and dad (thank you!). So, we decided to have a milkshake party. We came up with 6 scrumptious and easy milkshake recipes - some with a global flair, some with a Michigan bent (Sanders and Vernors are from Michigan!).

Austria for Wine Lovers

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The land-locked country of Austria in Central Europe has borders with Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia, and Czech Republic. The country is known for its fine classical music, welcoming mountains, spectacular Lipizzaner horses, and filling cream cakes.

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

by Asako Maruoka / Jul 26, 2017 /
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One of the best reasons to save money on travel is that you'll have MORE money to travel! The more travel you do, the happier you are (at least, that's the way it is for me). I am always looking to tips and tricks to save money - here are some of my best ways to save money on travel:

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

Why Escape Rooms are the Best Team-Building Activity

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Where was your last team-building activity? Presumably, in a bar or at a football stadium. Drinking a beer or doing some kind of sports together with your team is nice, but you can make your team-building activities fun and effective if you get locked in a room together. We don’t suggest losing a key from your office and searching for it for the whole night — just book an hour in an escape room and try one of the best games for team-building activities.

Visiting Marco Polo's Favorite City in China

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Hangzhou, the capital and largest city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China, is home to more than 8-million residents and located just 50 minutes from Shanghai by high-speed train.

Xixi Wetland Park. From Visiting Marco Polo's Favorite City in China
Xixi Wetland Park (above and below)

6 Easy Family Reunion Meal Ideas – No Sloppy Joes Needed

by MyKidsEatSquid / Jul 24, 2017 /
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Planning a family reunion can be a daunting task – from figuring out the best location to plotting activities that work for everyone, whether they’re ages 2, 22, or 82.
 
And then there’s mealtime.
 
Inevitably there’s a mixture of food likes and dislikes, paired with an allergy or two, or more. At least that’s how it goes in my family, which now tops more than 20 at family gatherings.
 

Photographer of the Month: JoAnn Kraft

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 23, 2017 /
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I love Instagram. I love finding new people, searching new tags, and getting new glimpses into lives, nature, the world. One such discovery is photographer JoAnn Kraft, who captures nature so beautifully that I feel as if I am right there with her, seeing through her eyes. She's got a talent for macro, for discovering small things, and for seeing what others might not. Here, in words and photos, our Photographer of the Month, JoAnn Kraft...

Florida Culture for the Week of July 23, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of July 23, 2017 By Josh Garrick 
 
FINAL Performance TODAY -- July 23 – ‘Hairspray’ by Encore! Cast Performing Arts 

Taipei with Kids: 24 Tips for a Great Trip

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Our Taipei experience has been a whirlwind but despite that, or maybe because of it, we accumulated a small mountain of tips for traveling with kids through this modern Taiwanese city.  There’s plenty out there about where to go in Taipei and you can make an educated guess about the destinations your kids will like best.  As usual, we’re f

Disney Tips: Avoiding the Lines

Disney World is full of great rides and attractions, with something for everyone to enjoy, from diving into the story of your favorite Disney classics to going on a thrilling adventure.

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