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In the cold winter months, hardly anything is more satisfying than a hot meal. Slaving over the stove all day, however, requires both time and effort.Instead of spending all of your time cooking, save yourself time in the kitchen with these wholesome, satisfying slow cooker recipes. Try making one of these filling dishes this week!  Slow-Cooked Chicken Curry Though low in fat and calories, this curried chicken dish is packed with flavor! Spiced with curry, coriander, and ginger, this hot dinner is sure to satisfy the entire family. Prep Time: 10 minutes, Cook Time: 6 h... more ...
Packing for a trip is almost always a hassle! No matter how many times you look through your suitcase and toiletry bag, it often feels like you’re doomed to forget something you meant to pack!Though most of us remember our toothbrushes and underwear, other handy travel essentials and accessories often slip our minds. Before hauling out your suitcase for your next vacation, consider checking the following list. By packing these items, your trip should be as relaxing and stress-free as possible!  Packing and Organizing Tools During a long trip, clothing and other essentials ... more ...
Going out on a first date can be stressful! In addition to worrying about the impression you’ll make, you and your date also need to choose an activity to engage in together! Most first dates involve meeting up at a conventional dating hotspot, such as a local pub, coffee shop, or cinema. After so many beers, cappuccinos, and bags of popcorn, however, things can get pretty boring. Constantly engaging in the same routine often leads to the same uninteresting interactions. Instead of taking your new love interest out for dinner and a movie, do something different for a change! Choose ... more ...
The world of dating can be fraught with awkward encounters. First dates can be particularly hit-or-miss. Sometimes, the conversation flows and sparks fly. At other times, you might find yourself wanting to climb through a bathroom window just to get out of a bad date! Though it can be hard to laugh about a painful encounter while you’re suffering through it, many bad dates can be funny in retrospect. Here are a few dating disaster stories that are guaranteed to make you cringe and laugh! Let Me Entertain You Most dates involve some discussion of one’s family and frie... more ...
Have you gotten started on your New Year’s resolutions yet? If so, you might’ve already resolved to read more books in the year to come. With 2018 coming to a close, we’re looking back at a few of the most noteworthy bestsellers released this year. Start 2019 off right by picking up one of these top titles today! The Outsider - Stephen King Fans of crime, mystery, and horror are sure to be drawn in by Stephen King’s latest page-turner, The Outsider. Little League coach Terry Maitland is a beloved local citizen with no criminal history. Detective Ralph Anderson... more ...
During the winter months, it can be difficult to keep warm. The cold, blustery winds that affect us while outdoors can also permeate our homes, leading to drafty breezes despite blazing fires and ever-running radiators. Though we all know to wear warmer clothing during the winter months, a few easy techniques can also be used to keep our houses and apartments warmer, preventing the icy winds of winter from chilling our abodes. Try out these easy tricks to keep you and your home warmer in the upcoming months. Cover Up The Holes In many cases, cold air enters our homes through sma... more ...
With December already upon us, most of us are getting into the holiday spirit, hanging decorations, planning fancy meals, and purchasing presents for loved ones. One of the most enjoyable parts of the holiday season is curling up on the couch, enjoying a mug of cocoa or an alcoholic drink, and watching a favorite festive film. Though there are new seasonal movies being released each year, sometimes it’s best to revisit the classics that many of us know and love. Here are just a few favorites that you might want to watch or re-watch this holiday season. National Lampoon’s ... more ...
At some point or another, most of us have contemplated getting back together with an ex. In many cases, we ultimately realize that we’re simply nostalgic, remembering the good times we’ve had with former lovers while neglecting to acknowledge the problems that caused these relationships to fail. In some cases, however, getting back together with an ex might actually be a good idea. If both individuals have grown and changed, for instance, rekindling a romance could lead to a happy and healthy future relationship. Is getting back together with your ex worthwhile, or should... more ...
It never feels as though there are enough hours in the day to accomplish all of the things we want to do. It can be frustrating to start out the day with an ambitious plan, only to crawl into bed having only checked off one or two items on our “to-do” lists. Though there will always be just 24 hours in a day, managing our time more effectively can help us make the most out of the time we do have. The following techniques are just a few simple ways to restructure your time, allowing you to achieve your goals swiftly and more effectively. Schedule Your Work and Break Period... more ...
Sexual abuse has plagued society since the dawn of time. Recently-reported cases of sexual abuse from high-profile individuals have brought discussions of abuse and trauma to the forefront. Despite being more openly discussed, sexual harassment and assault continue to be major problems today, leading many individuals to suffer from long-lasting trauma. Have you, or someone you care about, been the victim of sexual abuse? Though the past cannot be erased, you can take steps to help yourself and others heal. By extending care and compassion to yourself and others, you can reduce the negativ... more ...