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Your Kids’ Best Staycation Yet

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, May 27, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Fruity Soda Pop

Fruity Soda Pop

I never went to summer camp as a kid. My family didn’t leave for the month of July. We didn’t have a beach house where we could escape the heat. Instead, my siblings and I played with the other homebound neighborhood kids. We rode our bikes, roller skated, built forts, drew hopscotches, ran through sprinklers and played games long after the fireflies came out. Throughout the day, someone’s parent would open their screen door and offer us berries, apple slices, sandwiches, ice cream bars or cold...

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A Twist on Summer: Stone Fruit on the Grill

By Alice K. Thompson, May 26, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Grilled Sausages with Maple-Glazed Fruit

Grilled Sausages with Maple-Glazed Fruit

Tree-ripened stone fruits are one of the wonders of summer. It’s not an exaggeration to say I wait all year for that taste of a perfect honey-sweet peach or snap and juice of great plum. When they’re around at their best it’s almost obligatory to make the most of them, enjoying them all day long─and, happily, that means moving them outside for grilling.

Peaches, nectarines,...

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Potato Salads for Summer

By Alana Sugar, May 25, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Traditional potato salads such as our popular Best Basic Potato Salad are always a hit at picnics, barbeques and outdoor gatherings. However it’s fun to try something different and put a new twist on this old favorite. With plenty of unique recipes such as Greek-style Lemony Potato Salad,...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, May 24, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

The school year is winding down, but that doesn’t mean the need for fast and flavorful dinners stops. Drawing on inspiration from the season as well as old classics, we’ve done the work of meal planning for you so you can get a good meal on the table.

Grilled Tuna Steak with Fresh Herb and Peanut Salad

Grilled Tuna Steak with Fresh Herb and Peanut SaladHealth Starts Here, Gluten Free

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Flawless Summer Festival Hair

By Paige Schilt, May 23, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Flawless Summer Festival Hair

I live in Austin, Texas, which bills itself as the live music capital of the world. It seems like we have a music festival almost every weekend, and one of my favorite festival pastimes is watching all the hair, makeup and clothing solutions that women devise to stay fresh and fashionable in our hot summer weather.

From heat and humidity to sweat and sun, music festivals present a myriad of challenges for pretty hair. I took a quick poll of my festival-fanatic friends to find out how they stay cool and look cool too. Here are their top six tips:

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