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Altavista Journal: Food & Entertaining

Food & Entertaining

Friday 06/01/2018
5 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re shopping for Father’s Day or celebrating the accomplishments of a graduating senior, make a point of selecting thoughtful, unforgettable gifts this “dads and grads” season. Here are five ideas to get you started.

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5 Stand-Out Mother's Day Gift Ideas
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

(StatePoint) Need a Mother’s Day gift that truly shines? Take these fun and practical ideas into consideration.

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5 Creative Gift Ideas for Your Valentine
Updated: February 01, 2018 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Looking to surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day with something a bit different? Check out these five creative gift ideas that will help make the day special.

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Thursday 12/07/2017
Fun Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids Exploring Math, Science, Art and More
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 4:36 am

(StatePoint) When shopping for children this holiday season, remember that the best gifts will pull double-duty and be not only fun, but educational too.

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Friday 12/01/2017
Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
Updated: December 01, 2017 - 4:38 am

(StatePoint) Holiday shopping can be a source of stress for anyone, but particularly for procrastinators. Need some last-minute gift ideas? Think about readily accessible, yet thoughtful items that don’t require a lengthy shipping process.

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Wednesday 11/29/2017
How to Find the Ideal Holiday Gift for Her
Updated: November 29, 2017 - 4:34 am

(StatePoint) A holiday gift is much more than a simple present. It’s a reflection of the relationship being celebrated. While finding the perfect gift may seem intimidating, it doesn’t have to be.

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Tuesday 11/14/2017
Coffee Table Books for Holiday Gift-Giving
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 4:34 am

(StatePoint) While book lovers sometimes turn to digital for their literature fix, when it comes to coffee table books, print rules. Coffee table books are not only sources of knowledge, but also high impact art statements. For this reason, they make great holiday gifts.

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Friday 11/10/2017
Gift and Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Those with Active Hobbies
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am

(StatePoint) It’s the gift-giving season and rather than give generic presents to everyone you love, consider thoughtful items that will make their lives easier and hobbies more fulfilling.

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Thursday 11/09/2017
STEAM Books Make Great Gifts for Kids This Holiday Season
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:32 pm

(StatePoint) Add joy to the holiday season with exciting books for kids. Think about choices focusing on STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) that encourage the pursuit for knowledge and offer opportunities for immersive, learning experiences.

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Great Ideas for Holiday Gifts that Keep on Giving
Updated: December 09, 2017 - 4:34 am

(StatePoint) The holidays come and go so quickly, and while many tokens of love and friendship are enjoyed and then forgotten, this year, consider items that make a more lasting impact.

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Thursday 07/19/2018
Plan, be positive, unplug: 5 ways to make family meals more enjoyable
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:08 am

(BPT) - With our busy lifestyles today, finding time to shop for groceries, cook, then meet as a family to enjoy a meal together can be a major challenge.

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Wednesday 07/04/2018
Brendan Looney: A life of service before self
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:08 am

(BPT) - The Fourth of July commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and the founding of our nation. It’s an opportunity to celebrate patriotism with fireworks and parades.

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Wednesday 06/27/2018
Beat-the-Heat Tips for Summer
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:08 am

(StatePoint) Want to beat the heat this summer? Staying cool in hot weather can be easier with these top tips.

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Monday 05/21/2018
Wine Pairing Tips for Summer Fun
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:08 am

(NewsUSA) - The thought of pairing a wine with food can intimidate a lot of people. How do you decide what food to pair with a wine? What flavors are you looking for? Why does wine pairing even matter?

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Summertime Boating Safety Tips for Families
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:05 am

(NewsUSA) - As summer approaches, many families look forward to more time on the water together.

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Tuesday 05/15/2018
Summer Boating Tips for Safe Fun in The Sun
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:05 am

(NewsUSA) - Summer weather is finally here, and with it comes more time spent on the water. For boaters in particular, warmer temperatures and sunny skies mean more opportunities to bring family and friends along for the ride.

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Thursday 04/05/2018
Must-Haves for Summer Pool and Beach Parties
Updated: April 05, 2018 - 4:37 am

(State Point) Summer days are all about sun and fun. Here are some tips and accessories to make sure your days spent at the beach, pool or lake are picture-perfect for posting on social media.

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Monday 02/12/2018
5 simple steps to extend the life of Valentine's Day flowers
Posted: February 12, 2018

(BPT) - Your day is feeling dreary until the doorbell rings. Who could it be? It's a surprise delivery full of beautiful blooms that instantly brings a smile to your face. Whether for Valentine's Day or any celebration, flowers always make someone feel special.

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Tuesday 01/16/2018
Make your chip and dip a little more hip
Updated: January 24, 2018 - 4:35 am

(BPT) - Savvy hosts and hostesses know that the keys to a successful soiree are a room filled with laughter and delicious treats served. If you’re hosting a special event with friends and family, impress and delight your guests with fresh, new takes on the classics.

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Wednesday 12/06/2017
Tips to save money and energy this winter
Updated: March 13, 2018 - 4:34 am

(BPT) - Winter is a time of year when expenses can soar, especially your utility bills. Thankfully, Chip Wade, HGTV expert, has some advice on how you can save energy, and ultimately money, this year:

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Thursday 07/19/2018
Hot dogs go to new heights for National Hot Dog Month
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

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Wednesday 07/18/2018
6 delicious almond milk recipes to help you refuel on the go
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

(BPT) - When the warm weather months are in full swing, you don’t want to spend tons of time in the kitchen refueling after your run or making dinner on a busy weeknight.

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Authentic Italian Cuisine Featuring Pesto
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

(Family Features) One of the best times of each day is gathering with family members to enjoy home-cooked meals. Using fresh and versatile ingredients, adults can be at ease that everyone is eating right with a nutritious dinner and kids are eating something delicious and relaxing each evening.

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Smoke and Spice
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

6 flavor pairings to amp up summer grilling

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Host a Better-for-You Barbecue
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

(Family Features) A traditional backyard barbecue is typically filled with a wide array of tempting foods that make it hard to keep a healthy eating plan on track. With a few simple modifications to your menu, you can transform your grilling party into a spread of better-for-you foods you can still enjoy.

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Savory Summer Entertaining
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

(Family Features) Flavorful foods and cold drinks are the focal points of just about any summer gathering. Create a party atmosphere that can stand out by adding a bit of island infusion to both bites and beverages so your warm-weather soiree can soar to new heights.

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Pop Up Sweet Treats
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

(Family Features) When the weather is warm and it’s time for a sweet treat, look for seasonal goodies that complement summertime fun. For example, reach for an option like whole-grain, fluffy and crisp popcorn which can be an easy, DIY snack.

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Good-for-You Meals with Grape Taste
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

(Family Features) When it comes to balancing heart-healthy meals with appealing flavors, it’s important to lean on nutritious ingredients that pack mouthwatering taste. For example, grapes are a delicious yet subtle way to incorporate a little something extra into your diet while adding a juicy burst of flavor.

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Add a Splash of Flavor to Your Summer
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

Asian-inspired small plates for the entire family

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Make Summer Sweeter with Fresh Cherries
Updated: July 21, 2018 - 5:06 am

(Family Features) Summer and cherries seem to go hand-in-hand, and using fresh fruits can help boost seasonal food and drink recipes.

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