GET MORE REST
A recent study of over 60,000 women found that those who slept less than 5 hours versus a full 7 hours, are more likely to gain weight. I thought that was a myth, but over the years have found this to be true. No more night time snacking for me!
BOOKS TO READ
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Into fast paced Sci-Fi Adventure? - Be prepared to binge with The 5th Wave, The Infinite Sea & The Last Star
If you're leaving for vacation, you can save a ton of money by actually turning off your circuit breaker at your business or residence. You'll truly be amazed by the difference it makes to your electricity bill.
Been going crazy with online purchases? Make it more difficult to spend by removing your credit card info off that site you love.
We keep staring at our TBR pile, and going through it, but nothing seems to grab our attention. It really seems to happen even more when the weather gets warmer. You just don't feel like reading any of those dang books.
Some people just take a break for a while, and eventually something grabs our attention. If you've been reading one genre for a really long time, maybe it's time to switch it up a little with something new, to get that excitement back. That's what I've been doing for the past year or so, and it's been working pretty well.
Orphan Black - BBC America: 10am - Intriguing
So You Think You Can Dance - Fox: 8pm Fun, fun, fun!
THE Great British Baking Show - PBS: 9pm Amazing
Playing House - USA: 11pm - This show will have you laughing so hard.
Marvel's The Defenders - Netflix - Get your superhero on.
CITRUSY WHITE SANGRIA MARGARITA Clinton Kelly from The Chew
1 Bottle Dry White Wine of your choice
1 1/2 Cup White Tequila
1 Cup Triple Sec
1 Cup Orange Juice
1/2 Cup Fresh Lime juice
2 Limes, thinly sliced
1 Lemon, thinly sliced
1 Orange, thinly sliced
1 Bunch Cilantro, washed, dried, trimmed and tied.
In a large pitcher, stir together the wine, tequila, triple sec, juices and citrus. Add cilantro, then cover, and refrigerate until cold, or overnight.
To serve, remove, then discard the cilantro. Serve on the rocks and it should make 7 servings.
If you prefer not to drink alcohol, use 1 Bottle Sparkling Apple Cider and 2 Cups White Grape Juice instead.
Are you an expert at making burgers? If so, enter below for your chance to win $25,000!
July 31, 2017
|Create and enter a burger recipe, expressed in 600 words or less. A "burger" is defined as a grilled patty formed of ground meat or other ground foods, and served on a bread product or alternative wrappings such as lettuce. It may include condiments and toppings, all in or on the bread product/alternative wrapping. No side dishes or garnishes are allowed. Size your recipe to make 6 burgers, or either 12 or 18 sliders. Recipes must be able to be completely prepared in 60 minutes or less.|
You must choose one of the sponsor's wines as a pairing for your burger. Cooking tips and photos are optional. Previous non-winning entries to this contest may be updated and resubmitted.
Entries will be divided into 5 regions. Four semi-finalists per region will participate in a regional cook-off. The winner in each region will participate in the final cook-off.
Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 21 or older. Previous finalists and winners are not eligible to participate.
Any person who holds directly (or is employed by a holder of) an alcohol beverage license or permit issued by a federal, state, county or local agency, and all family members of such person, are not eligible to enter.
|20 Semi-Finalist Prizes (4/region): 2 professional baseball game tickets in Regional Semi-Finalist Cook-Off city and one $200 pre-paid debit card for required burger ingredients. Semi-Finalists living within 300 miles of the Cook-Off city will receive a $200 pre-paid debit card for transportation costs; those living more than 300 miles from the Cook-Off city will receive airfare for 2 to the Cook-Off city and 1 night hotel accommodations (ARV $1,000).|
5 National Finalist Prizes (1/region): Trip October 4-6, 2017 for finalist and guest to attend the Finalist Cook-off. Includes 2 nights hotel accommodations in St. Helena, CA; airfare to a Bay Area Airport (SMF, SFO or OAK); entry to a welcome reception and dinner on Wednesday, October 4, 2017; breakfast daily, reimbursement of rental car for duration of 2 night stay in St. Helena, CA; ground transportation to and from all sponsored activities; and one $200 pre-paid debit card to be used for dinner on Thursday, October 5, 2017 (ARV $3,500).
Grand Prize: $25,000 cash.
CRAZY LAWS IN OREGON
Ice Cream may not be eaten on Sunday.
It's illegal to whisper "dirty things" in your lover's ear during sex.
CRAZY LAWS IN NEW YORK
The penalty for jumping off a building is death.
A person may not walk around on Sunday with an ice cream cone is his/her pocket.
Slippers may not be worn after 10pm.
Women may go topless in public, as long as it's not being used as a business.