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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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For International Book Day Help Kids Discover the Wonder of Books

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UPDATED June 14th, 2018 International Book Day is on April 23 The other day in a Spanish class I teach, my middle school students were researching countries. They had each chosen a different Latin American country and had to write a two-page…
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The Unleavened Gourmet: 10 Passover Recipes that Never Fail

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UPDATED June 11th, 2018  As the Jewish festival of Passover quickly approaches (it kicks off at sundown on Friday, April 3rd and lasts for 8 days), it’s time to get into a holiday state of mind by thinking about—what else—all the tasty…
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Mix It Up on Father's Day: Mamiverse Interviews Cocktails Maestro Juan David Marin

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UPDATED June 2nd, 2018  Father's Day is upon us and if you’re still looking for that perfect gift, there’s still time to give him something special. Behold Scottish whiskey. Mamiverse talked with Colombian Mixologist, Juan David Marin,…
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Father’s Day Brunch Ideas that Man Up the Mood

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UPDATED June 2nd, 2018  Mother's Day usually gets more pomp and circumstance, so cooking up a homemade Father's Day brunch is an excellent way to give Dad a little well-deserved pampering on his day — which was actually inspired by Mother's…
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Sonic Papa: Your Go-To Father's Day Best Dad Music Playlist

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UPDATED June 2nd, 2018  Nothing says happy Father's Day like the perfect dad music playlist. Think about it, most dads have to relinquish control of everyday at-home music to mom and the kids, having to sneak off to his man-cave or put on…
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8 Fathers Day Gift Ideas that Never Fail

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  UPDATED June 1st, 2018 It’s time to start thinking about Fathers Day gift ideas, and if you’re planning to shower dad with love, attention and presents you’re not alone. In fact, recent reports from the National Retail Federation…
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Memorable Memorial Day Getaways: Tips to Help You Start Planning NOW

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Updated May 1, 2018 April showers bring May flowers so it's time to start planning your Memorial Day weekend getaways! This year the unofficial start of summer, otherwise known as Memorial Day, falls on May 25. After such a grueling winter,…
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Cinco de Mayo Menu to Rock this Year!

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Updated May 1, 2018 To understand food, we need to understand the history behind it and vice versa. According to historians, Cinco de Mayo marks the 1862 battle in Puebla, Mexico, when a small, outnumbered Mexican army defeated the French.…
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Mother of Mothers: The Origins of Earth Day

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April 22, 2018 marks the 48th anniversary of Earth Day. In 1970, as many as 20 million Americans joined demonstrations to raise awareness about environmental issues across the country. In 2015, over one billion people worldwide are expected…