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Amanda lives in NC with her husband and 2 kids. She enjoys ALL things Disney, watching Avengers Movies, and obsessing over True Crime on Netflix. She is more than a little addicted to Gift Swaps, and she has this weird phobia of birds. Amanda LOVES pop culture, traveling any chance she gets, and writing about it all. Bring her yummy smelling candles, colorful pens, fuzzy blankets, and flavorful iced coffee; she'll love you for life.

The Super Bowl Halftime Show Was Just Announced, And It’s Going To Be Epic!

The trailer just dropped for the Super Bowl LVI, and it’s time to get freakin’ pumped! Yes, I said trailer. This halftime show is so big, it needs its own hollywood-style introduction. And, just wait until you hear the details. When is Super Bowl LVI? We don’t have very long to wait — it’s just …

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The M&M’s Candy Mascots Are Getting A Modern Makeover To Be More Inclusive

We have all grown to know and love the M&M’s candy mascots over the years. Those Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, and Brown animated candies have personalities all their own, and I’m betting you have a favorite. For me, that crazy little yellow guy has stolen my heart. But, those M&M’s mascots are about to change. …

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This ‘Encanto’ Song Has Knocked ‘Let It Go’ Out Of Its Place As Disney’s Biggest Animated Song Of The Century

Encanto has done what I thought was not possible. A song from Encanto has knocked “Let It Go” — from Frozen — out of its icy cold spot amongst the Billboard top 100 chart, and just might keep climbing. Please tell me you have seen Encanto. If you haven’t yet dipped your toes into the …

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Here’s How To Order A Frosted Chocolate Chip Mocha Off The Chick-fil-A Secret Menu

There isn’t much in life that’s better or more satisfying than a Chick-fil-A Frosted Coffee on a hot day — or a cold day, for that matter. But, that Frosted Coffee steps up and blows it out of the park when it becomes a Frosted Chocolate Chip Mocha, and we are here to show you …

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Starbucks Is Giving Everyone A Free Drink. Here’s How To Get Yours.

Did you know that it is totally possible to get a FREE drink at Starbucks? Not just a coffee for you, but you can take your bestie for a girls’ day coffee date — my FAVORITE — and the whole thing could be FREE! What wizardry and spells does one have to cast to get …

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Meet The Special Needs Dogs Of Puppy Bowl XVIII. Spoiler Alert – They Are Adorable!

The Super Bowl is almost here, which means it’s just about that time of year for pet lovers to gather ’round their television for the liveliest (and cutestest) of yearly Sunday events — the Puppy Bowl!! I know that many people eagerly await the Super Bowl every year, where they can cheer on their team …

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Here’s How To Order Buffalo Chicken Ranch Macaroni Off The Chick-fil-A Secret Menu

Buffalo Chicken Ranch Macaroni exists at Chick-fil-A, and it’s a glorious thing. Nope, it’s not actually on the menu, but that’s not going to stop you from enjoying the BEST macaroni ever invented. What Is Buffalo Chicken Ranch Macaroni? Well, let’s not make this more difficult than it has to be. It’s exactly what it …

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Wordle Hacks That’ll Help You Master The Game

If you haven’t yet dipped your toes into the world that is Wordle, you are definitely behind on the times, my friend. All you have to do is open up any social media platform to undoubtedly see something about this mind bending word game. It’s all anyone is talking about. Well — Wordle and Encanto. …

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Here’s How To Order The Sweet And Savory Sausage McMuffin Off The McDonald’s Secret Menu

You can get a Sweet and Savory Sausage McMuffin off the McDonald’s Secret Menu. Once you try it, you will never go back to a plain McMuffin again! I hate to say it, but I’m not usually a fan of the Golden Arches. There is a bit of a special condition to that statement: I’m …

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You Can Get A Lisa Frank Blender That Will Make Your Inner 90s Child Giddy

You can now get a Lisa Frank portable blender to make being an adult and eating healthy just that much more colorful and fun! I use my personal little blender every single day, and I love it. But, I’m about to retire it just so I can have a splash of that Lisa Frank color …

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I Tried The KFC ‘Beyond Fried Chicken’ Nuggets So You Don’t Have To

I don’t know if you’ve heard all the commotion surrounding the KFC plant-based “Beyond Fried Chicken,” but all the talk of these veggie nuggs intrigued me. There have been rumors swirling for awhile about the release of these faux chicken nuggies, but they FINALLY dropped at KFC this week, so of course, I had to …

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A ‘King Of The Hill’ Revival Is Coming And I Can’t Wait

All you King of the Hill fans, hunker down and hold on, because I have some exciting news for you. King of the Hill ended 12 years ago (HOW has it been that long?!?), devastating hordes of dedicated followers who showed up weekly for the shows dedicated to the Hill family. 6AM, and already the …

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Here’s How To Order A Fully Loaded Breakfast Burrito From McDonald’s Secret Menu

Did you know that you can get a Fully Loaded Breakfast Burrito from McDonald’s Secret Menu? Yes, I’m serious. I bet you thought McDonald’s only had those wimpy sausage breakfast burritos, the ones that are sort of an afterthought on the menu. In theory, yes, that’s what’s on the menu — those thin, sausage, cheese, …

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Here’s Where To Get The Figment Popcorn Bucket That People Are Waiting Hours To Buy

By now, you’ve inevitably heard about the Figment Popcorn Bucket. Whether it pops up in your news feed, or you are just a die-hard Disnerd and know everything about all things Disney, I’m sure you’ve seen it. You’ve heard the tales — people are waiting in line for 6 plus hours just to get their …

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Starbucks Is Giving You and A Friend a Free Drink. Here’s How To Get It.

Did you know that it is totally possible to get a FREE drink at Starbucks? Not just a coffee for you, but you can take your bestie for a girls’ day coffee date — my FAVORITE — and the whole thing could be FREE! What wizardry and spells does one have to cast to get …

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Ben Affleck Wants An Aflac Insurance Discount And The Reason Is Hilarious

While Ben Affleck has had a pretty stellar acting career, he’s also been through the ringer — divorce, bad movies (I mean, did you see Gigli?), public substance abuse, the tabloid fodder that is his relationship with J.Lo … But, perhaps there is nothing more annoying and cringe-worthy than having the same phonetic name as …

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Netflix Has A New True Crime Series That’ll Remind You That Tinder Dates Aren’t Always What They Seem

Where are my True Crime fans at? You’re going to want to hold on, because The Tinder Swindler is about to take you on a next-level ride of True Crime proportions. If you haven’t heard of the new Netflix documentary, The Tinder Swindler, just wait. Did you see Don’t F**k With Cats? It’s the only …

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The Best Easter Eggs From Disney’s ‘Encanto’ That You Probably Missed

The internet is obsessed, my family is obsessed, and Encanto seems to be the only thing that anyone is talking about. There are about to be HUGE spoilers ahead, so if you haven’t yet seen Encanto, log onto Disney+ and get to streaming! What Is Encanto About? So, the basic storyline is that there is …

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Sea Glass Is One of The Earth’s Most Underrated Treasures. Here’s Where You Can Find It.

The next time you are at the beach and stumble upon a piece of Sea Glass, take a pause and look at it before you just throw it back down. I have been going to the beach my whole life, and I have never found a piece of Sea Glass. It’s turned into this weird …

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What Is Wordle And Is There A Secret To Winning?

Have you fallen victim to the obsession that is Wordle? Do you even know what I’m talking about? Wordle has infiltrated the world of social media and technology, and it has taken many people hostage by its addictive and outright fun gameplay. What Is Wordle? You are probably familiar with Wordle, even if you don’t …

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Kanye West Allegedly Punched A Fan In The Face When They Asked For An Autograph

What in the actual heck? Kanye — AKA “Ye” — is great at maintaining personal stories that are perfect ammunition for tabloid fodder, but I didn’t see this one coming. Police have confirmed that the incident happened on Thursday morning near the members-only club,  Soho Warehouse. What a shock. Kanye was at a swanky members-only …

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When Can You Expect To Receive Your Tax Refund This Year?

Can we all agree that last year’s tax refund situation was a bit — shall we say — it left us questioning the competence of the IRS. I mean, the IRS STILL has a huge backlog of returns that they haven’t yet gotten to. We are quickly headed into Tax Season 2022, so the logjam …

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People Saved This ‘Jimmy Red’ Corn From Extinction And Now It’s Used To Make Crazy Good Food And Whiskey

There is a variety of corn that is a deep dark red color — it resembles the inside of a pomegranate — and I totally want to try it!! Isn’t it gorgeous?!? If you haven’t heard of this red corn, you aren’t alone. This beautiful corn was brought to North America nearly 200 years ago, …

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You Should Never Blow Dry Your Eyelashes. Here’s Why.

The fad of Blow Drying Your Eyelashes to curl them comes and goes a lot. I remember in high school, it was the “cool new thing” that everyone was trying, this trick of blow drying your eyelashes. And then, every couple of years, teens think they have discovered this awesome new DIY curly eyelashes hack …

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You Can Get Conversation Heart Bath Bombs That’ll Bring Romance To Bath Time

These Conversation Heart Valentine Bath Bombs look good enough to eat — but hear me — don’t eat them. Go ahead. When I say Valentine’s Day Candy, what do you think of? Conversation Hearts, right?!? Since we were kids, Conversation Heart Valentine Candy has been at the forefront of Valentine’s Day. I remember making “Valentines …

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Arby’s New Diablo Dare Sandwich Packs Such A Spicy Punch It Comes With A Free Shake

You had me at Arby’s. They are definitely one of my favorite fast food indulgences. But, now they are leveling up the fast food game by bringing the spice. I just may have a new favorite Arby’s sandwich!! If you love spice — first of all, we might be soulmates — but you have to …

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The 5 Best Tax Organizing Supplies To Get You Prepared For Tax Season

It’s time to break out those Tax Organizing Supplies, tax season is almost upon us. January 24th marks the start of the best time of the year (totally sarcastic) — tax season. Did anyone else just get an immediate sense of dread? Yeah, filing your taxes is no fun, but there are definitely some things …

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A Torchy’s Tacos Secret Menu Exists So You Can Eat A Different Taco Everyday Of The Week

Have you tried anything off the Torchy’s Tacos Secret Menu? Did you even know there was such a magnificent thing?!? You had me at tacos, right?!? We all know that tacos are life. I mean, has a more perfect food ever been invented? There is a good reason that an entire day has been devoted …

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Apparently Kim Kardashian Thinks Kanye West Looks ‘Desperate’ Going Out With Julia Fox

Kanye West is reportedly dating Julia Fox — the Italian-American actress you know from Uncut Gems — and Kim Kardashian is calling it a “desperate” move. I have to say, I agree. I can’t keep up! Wasn’t it just last week that Kanye West — ‘er, Ye — was basically begging for Kim Kardashian back? …

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50 Healthy Fast Food Menu Items To Help You Stay on Track

Did you know that Healthy Fast Food Menu Items exist? Sure, we usually skim right by them when we are ordering our Double Bacon Cheese Burgers with Large Fries. But, there is absolutely no reason you can’t watch your waistline and still eat at those fast food restaurants that you crave — just reach for …

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Here Are 10 Of The Worst Valentine’s Day Gifts That Nobody Wants To Receive — Ever

There are those good Valentine’s gifts — gifts from the heart that everyone covets on Valentine’s Day. And, then there are the worst Valentine’s Day gifts you can give — hurried afterthoughts that show someone you don’t really care. Who DOESN’T love to get a beautiful bouquet of lovely flowers or a sparkly diamond ring …

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People Are Wanting To Make January 17th National Betty White Day And We Are Here For It

Betty White’s 100th birthday was supposed to be on January 17th, but life had other plans. We are so sad that she didn’t quite make it to 100, but that shouldn’t stop us all from celebrating her big day. People on Facebook are wanting to make January 17th — her birthday — National Betty White …

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Forget Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day Is The Holiday We Should All Be Celebrating

Forget Valentine’s Day. It’s all about some Galentine’s Day — that day when you gather up your gal pals and celebrate all things sisterly love! The holidays are over, so it’s officially time to jump into that season of all things pink and red hearts, boxes of chocolates, red roses, and mushy gushy love. But, …

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Avril Lavigne Is Returning To Her Pop Punk Roots By Dropping Her Seventh Album Soon

WAY back in the very early 2000s (Has it REALLY been that long?!?), Avril Lavigne was teaching us to get “Complicated” as she secured herself as the Pop Punk Princess of the decade. Twenty years later, Avril is headed back to her Pop Punk roots, and is about to release her SEVENTH studio album. Bring …

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There Is A Ban On ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills Starting Next Week And We Are Here For It

If you’ve been to the Emergency Room in the past, you might have noticed that you usually receive a nasty little “surprise” medical bill in the mail that you didn’t expect — like those from doctors who are sometimes outside of your insurance’s network. There’s nothing like being sick enough to need an ER, and …

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This Woman Quarantined In An Airplane Bathroom For 3 Hours After Testing Positive For COVID On A Flight

You haven’t experienced panic until you’ve tested positive for COVID in the middle of a flight, and had to quarantine in the bathroom for 3 hours. That is exactly what happened to Chicago native Marisa Fotieo right before Christmas. Marisa had done all the things — gotten vaccinated, gotten boostered, took “two PCR tests and about …

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The CDC Says You Should Avoid Cruise Travel Regardless If You’re Vaccinated or Not

It has been a good 2 years since we have been able to really consider and enjoy cruises. And now, according to the CDC, people should avoid cruise travel EVEN if you have been vaccinated. Why? They are floating petri dishes. We all know this, and if you think about it, it’s a little gross. …

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The Best Netflix Movies Of 2021 That You Shouldn’t Miss

Netflix. They never disappoint. You could turn on Netflix and simply watch for hours, right? Man, especially in 2021, even when the rest of the theatrical world was struggling, Netflix brought us some of the BEST films that you just shouldn’t miss! I’m not talking just about “big-budget” films. I’m talking about movies that Netflix …

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Kanye West Bought A House Right Across The Street From Kim Kardashian And Are You Really Surprised?

This family — the West / Kardashian family — are the gift that just keeps giving us all the media stories. Whether it’s Kanye’s weird listening parties, or whether we don’t have any clue if they are still together. Whether it’s Kim dating Pete Davidson, or Kanye wearing some weird-o disguises. We know we can …

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Caffeinated Donuts Exist And They Are Just The Energy Boost We Need Right Now

Who doesn’t like a good donut? But, put some caffeine in that donut, and it just might be the perfect breakfast! Caffeine in donuts?!? YES!! The good people at Hostess have combined two of my favorite things on earth — donuts and caffeine — and they’ve packaged it in one convenient packet. They are also …

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Kayne West’s Kids Seem To Have His Rap Skills Because They Just Lip Synced To An Eminem Song and Killed It

Kanye (Ye) West is known to be hella good at what he does — but his girls might just have gotten their skills from their dad. North West just uploaded a TikTok video where she raps to The Real Slim Shady by Eminem, and she enlists the help of her 3-year-old sister, Chicago. The two …

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This Video Shows A Woman Punching A Delta Passenger Before Being Removed From The Flight

‘Karens’ are everywhere these days, right?!? It seems like we can’t go a day without hearing about how some crazed person went off on a retailer or restaurant worker, on innocent bystanders, on neighbors — and now on airplanes. This ‘Karen’ was filmed onboard a flight from Tampa to Atlanta yelling at, punching, and spitting …

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Research Is Suggesting The Coronavirus Can Linger In Body Organs For Months

We’ve all kind of expected it to be the case. Some people have symptoms that linger on for what seems like ever. Research is now showing that the coronavirus can linger in almost every organ system in the body for months. Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found the virus can spread widely …

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How To Have A Simple New Years Eve Party That’s A Poppin’ Good Time

In a perfect world, I would be one of two things: either at a party with champagne fountains and chocolate dipped strawberries galore, or I would be at home in my jammies ready for bed at 12:01am. There is no gray area. It would be one or the other. LOL!! But, we aren’t living in …

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Keebler’s New Fudge Stripes Dip Kits Are Exactly What We Need Right Now

We love our dippable snacks, right? Dunkaroos, bean dip, cheese dip (queso), chips and salsa — we even like to dip our Wendy’s french fries in our Frostys!! And now, there’s one more YUMMY dippable snack that we can add to the list — Keebler Dip’ MMMS Mini Fudge Stripes S’mores. Yep, you read that …

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This Mom Went Viral For Her WIC-Approved Recipes and I Can Totally See Why

We know we can find all kinds of recipes on TikTok. From ones that are too complicated to even attempt to ones that are cool hacks to make cooking a bit easier. But, Sunni Rudd came up with a genius idea, that is so practical!! She does WIC approved recipes on TikTok — something that …

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Chex Mix Birthday Cake Bars Are Here To Help You Celebrate Every Bite

Chex Mix Birthday Cake Bars are a thing, and they are totally reason to celebrate! These bars are just as delicious as they are colorful — I’d expect nothing less from anything Chex Mix related!! Each bar is 1.3 ounces of tasty Chex pieces, pretzels, and rainbow sprinkles, which totally bring the fun to any …

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The Release Date For ‘The Batman’ Starring Robert Pattinson Has Finally Been Announced And I’m So Excited

I just got back from seeing Spider-Man: No Way Home (highly recommend, btw), and one of the theatrical trailers during the preshow was for The Batman starring Robert Pattinson. OMG, it looks so good!! The big release day for The Batman in theaters is March 4, 2022, but you might be wondering when you can …

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Just Donated 25 Tiny Homes To Homeless California Veterans

If you’ve been to Los Angeles, you know the homeless population is real. Many of these homeless people are not without a place to call home by choice — I mean, is it ever really by choice? And, a growing number of the homeless populations are American veterans who have served us in a big …

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Dear Reader: Bridgerton 2 Has A Release Date So Get Excited

Man, I was glued to the OG Bridgerton!! The Duke of Hastings, AMIRITE?!? Now, unfortunately the Duke’s story doesn’t move past book one — which means season 1 of Bridgerton — but I’m sure we are still in for more devilishly handsome dudes in season 2 of the show!! We have known that a season …

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Walmart Just Dropped A Huge After Christmas Sale So Get Your Credit Cards Ready

I love me some after Christmas sales, and Walmart just dropped a BIG one — up to 60% off!! This is GREAT if you haven’t yet done your family Christmases — get everything on sale!! They dropped the prices on so many things across the board, so if you are wanting to get your winter …

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This Tesla Owner Decided To Blow His Car Up Instead Of Paying The $22K For A New Battery

This Tesla owner couldn’t get the battery in his car to work, so he decided to just blow it up — the whole car!! Teslas can be great cars. They come with TONS of features — they are basically an iPad on wheels — and they are pretty reasonably priced. But they also come with …

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Singer Maeta Was Bitten By A Snake While Shooting A Music Video And She Vows ‘Never Again’

I pretty much can’t think of a scenario which would cause me to need to be close enough for a snake to bite me on the chin. In fact, keep me as far from those nope ropes as possible! But, one singer was the unfortunate recipient of a bite straight to the face from one …

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Y2K Hair Styles Are Back And Better Than Ever And I Totally Love It

The 90s and Y2Ks trends are back, and I couldn’t be more happy!! I only wish I’d held on to more of my flannels and claw clips. Not only are the clothes back in fashion, but those fun hairstyles are back and better than ever!! My 90s heart is so full right now!! People are …

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This Easy ‘Red Plate Tradition’ Can Be Used To Celebrate All The Accomplishments That Life Has To Offer

So, we’ve been doing this tradition with my family for YEARS. We have this special blue plate, and when someone has done something noteworthy, or even on birthdays, we serve them dinner on this blue plate. It’s a super big deal, and everyone looks forward to the time when they get to eat on the …

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Experts Believe Omicron Just Might Bring An End To This Pandemic And I Hope They’re Right

We were just about to get a handle on COVID — we were hoping for an end to the pandemic in 2022 — but then we were hit with the Omicron Variant, and we are right back in the thick of it. A whopping 73% of all U.S. cases of the coronavirus are now blamed …

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China Just Issued A Lockdown of 13 Million People Due to Rising COVID Cases

Here we go again. Only THIS time, the Winter Olympic Games are at stake. China has ordered the lockdown of as many as 13 million people in the northern city of Xi’an — of course, due to the coronavirus. This news comes as China is just weeks away from hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. …

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27 Restaurants That Are Open On Christmas Day

You’ve opened all the gifts, you’ve eaten the traditional Christmas meal, you’ve had your fill of family, now what? There is this point on Christmas Day when you just reach the end, but what the heck do you do when everything is closed? What happens when you work up another appetite, when you’ve eaten all …

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People Are Just Finding Out How Gatorade Is Made And It’s Actually Pretty Cool

Gatorade — it’s that slightly salty, totally sweet sports drink that works wonders for heat exhaustion and dehydration. Sure, you’d usually find us talking about Gatorade during those hot summer months when sweat is at its peak. BUT, there is one TikTok user who claims to know how Gatorade is made, and it has our …

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The FDA Has Just Approved A Second Pill To Treat COVID-19

Things are finally looking up in the land of COVID!! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized Merck & Co’s antiviral pill for COVID-19. Only a day ago, the FDA gave the go-ahead to a similar treatment from Pfizer (paxlovin), and this just might be the Christmas miracle we’ve been waiting for!! This drug …

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Experts Say, This Omicron Variant Is Only Getting Worse And We Should Brace For A ‘Tough Few Weeks To Months’

The Omicron variant. It is screwing everything up again, and I’m really not ready to go back in time to experience the 2020 lockdown a second time. I first thought that this Omicron mess was no big deal. They were saying that it caused more mild symptoms than the OG COVID or the Delta variant, …

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People Are Drinking “RanchNog” And I’m So Conflicted

It’s that time of year when everyone sips on those beverages that just scream jingle bells and Merry Christmas. Obviously, one of the most popular Christmas beverages that everyone reaches for is that holiday classic — eggnog. It’s definitely not one of my favorites, but I will totally imbibe if it’s Homemade Eggnog — Rum …

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People Are Saying Boomers Are More To Blame For The Labor Crisis Than Those ‘Lazy’ Millennials

Millennials — they ruin everything. I’m just joking — but everyone likes to blame them for everything bad that happens these days, AMIRITE?!? Was it the Millennials or was it the Boomers? When this labor crisis started, everyone was blaming the Millennials — saying that they got free money from the government (the stimulus checks), …

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Regulators Are Looking Into Those ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Companies And That Makes Me Feel Better About Using Them

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is the new layaway system, but for the modern age. Maybe you have seen these super popular BNPL features popping up over the last year on your favorite shopping sites — like those that let you use PayPal. But, this ain’t your grandma’s layaway plan. Basically, the way they work …

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It Is Okay To Love ‘Harry Potter’ But Not Support J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling — yes, creator of all things Harry Potter — has stuck her proverbial foot in her mouth several times over the last couple years. We first learned of her public transphobic comments back in June of 2020, and unfortunately it wasn’t an isolated event. Since then, people have started to realize that her …

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Men Say They Aren’t Attracted To Funny Women, And I Have So Many Questions…

If you ask women what features they find attractive in a man, almost all of them will say “Sense of Humor.” But, if you ask the same question to men, apparently sense of humor does not rate on their attractiveness scale. This has actually been tested. In one study, participants were shown two sets of …

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How To Make A Snickerdoodle Shot That Tastes Just Like Christmas

This Snickerdoodle Shot tastes just like Christmas, and will give you all those holiday feels. I’m not going to lie, I’m not usually a fan of shots — the kind with needles OR the adult beverage in the teeny tiny glass. They taste too much like rubbing alcohol mixed with fire, and I can never …

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A Poop Knife Actually Exists To Cut Your Giant Turds And It’s The Gift Nobody Asked For

There is an actual thing called a Poop Knife, and yes, it is for exactly what it sounds like it’s for. There is no gentle way to say this: When your poop is so gigantic and hard that it won’t go down the toilet, you chop it up — all ninja style — like a …

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How To Make Easy And Delicious Homemade Hot Chocolate

This Homemade Hot Chocolate will have you never wanting to reach for the store bought hot cocoa mix ever again! I’m not going to lie, I usually reach for the Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate when my kids are begging for their hot chocolate fix. But, homemade hot chocolate isn’t much more labor intensive, and it …

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10 Awesome Places To Spend New Year’s Eve That Aren’t New York

When you think of going somewhere BIG to celebrate New Year’s Eve, you immediately think of Time Square in New York, right? But, there are so many other cool places to spend your New Year’s Eve — places that may still be crowded, but they aren’t “New York” crowded!! Check out some of these alternatives …

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Here’s How To Make The Sweet Cinnamon Stick Christmas Shooter

I like a good cocktail during the holiday season. I even love a tasty shooter — that’s 2-3 ounces of mixed beverage, kinda like a big shot. And, there’s no adult beverage that screams “Christmas” like Fireball Whiskey! It adds that tasty bit of cinnamon to so many different beverages. One of my FAVORITE drinks …

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Kim Kardashian’s Insane Christmas Traditions Prove That She Is Nothing Like Us

Just in case you had any doubt, Kim Kardashian’s life is NOTHING (like, AT ALL) like ours. Sure, we have Christmas traditions — like Elf on the Shelf, the Christmas Pickle, and Oranges in the Stockings. But, Kim K is next level. I’m talking, she’s on a completely different plane of existence than the majority …

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McDonald’s Released A Mariah Carey Menu and Is Giving Away Free Food All Week. Here’s How To Get Some.

Your mind is about to be BLOWN. McDonald’s is collaborating with Mariah Carey, to bring us an entire Holiday Menu! McDonald’s. I want to hate you — but you keep coming out with these celebrity meals, and I can’t quit you. First we had the Travis Scott meal — which was BOMB!! Can you believe, …

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How To Make A Christmas Wreath. It’s Easier Than You Think.

I do not have an artistic bone in my body. So, when the kids’ school said we were taking a field trip to learn how to make wreaths, I panicked a little. I did NOT want to embarrass myself in front of grown adults, showing off my toddler-level skill set at all things creative and …

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What To Say In Christmas Cards And How To Make The Process Painless

Are you like me, and you have waited until the very last second to send out Christmas cards? Or maybe it is so overwhelming that you have decided to skip it this year. The most stressful part, for me, is what to say inside. Just a signature is lame. A LONG Christmas letter seems overkill …

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8 Ways To Pause And Enjoy The Holiday Season

It kind of goes with the time of the year. We get so frantic and busy trying to get everything done. Christmas lights, Christmas cards, gifts, gifts, gifts, holiday parties, Secret Santas, getting the kids to that finish line in school, wrap, wrap, wrap, put up the tree, decorate all the things, and more gifts, …

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‘And Just Like That’ They Killed Off One Of The Main Characters In ‘Sex And The City’

The Sex and the City reboot, And Just Like That, has dropped on HBOMax, and OMG!! If you haven’t watched it yet, don’t read ahead — there WILL be spoilers. The premier episode of the NEW Sex and the City came with shockers — that maybe we knew were coming, but it was still jarring …

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How To Make Eggnog From Scratch (It’s Easier Than You Think)

Eggnog. You either love it, or you hate it. There doesn’t seem to be an inbetween. I used to be a hater of the creamy, eggy, Christmastime beverage, but I’d only had it out of cartons from the grocery store — not appealing to me (although many LOVE it). Then I got a wild hair, …

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Take Gift Opening To The Next Level With A Christmas Morning Scavenger Hunt. Here’s How.

This year has been a tough one for many — including us. We are not in a place to financially get our kids everything we want to for Christmas, but we definitely want to make it a fun Christmas morning despite the scarcity of gifts. We are going to do some old traditions: i.e. The …

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Netflix Just Dropped The Trailer For Cobra Kai Season 4 And It Looks So Good

Netflix has finally released the trailer for the 4th season of Cobra Kai, so you better bust out your best karate gi — because the wait is finally over!! Can you believe the show — which is set to drop it’s latest season at the end of this month — is FOUR seasons old?!? That …

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The Best Free Christmas Playlists To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

It’s Christmas time, and with Christmas time comes all the Christmas music. You only have to turn on the radio to find a station that is playing the sounds of the season. BUT, I have found that the Christmas Music Stations on the radio play the SAME songs over and over and over again. I …

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This 6-Ingredient Christmas Morning Punch Is Close To Perfection

I’m not saying this Christmas Morning Punch is going to make your holiday morning perfect, but it will definitely start it out headed in that direction. I wait ALL YEAR LONG to make this Christmas Morning Punch, and my family would completely riot if it were not a part of our morning Christmas tradition. Sure, …

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The Guy Behind Me At Walmart Just Paid For My Groceries And I’ve Never Had So Many Holiday Feels

Full disclosure: It’s been a tough couple of months for my family. My husband has been out of a job, and our savings is quickly coming to an end. This isn’t something we share with most people. I don’t think you’d ever even have a clue we were struggling if we didn’t tell you. When …

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Here’s How to Properly Tip For The Holidays

I’m going to be really honest — I’ve never thought about who exactly to tip extra during the holidays. I swear, I’m not a grinchy grinch. I truly love Christmas, and I totally stress about getting the perfect gift for everyone — everyone I personally have a relationship with, at least. BUT, I’ve never thought …

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Mushrooms Are Popping Up All Over Christmas Decor This Year. Here’s What It Means.

My daughter has started this weird obsession with the mushroom — specifically the red and white toadstool that has become so popular this year as a symbol to go along with Christmas. She’s not the ONLY one that’s obsessed. They seem to be the hot Christmas decor item of the year. You’ll find this cute …

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‘Magic Dirt’ Was The Weirdest Social Media Trend And One of The Most Dangerous

We’ve all fallen prey to the world of Multi-Level Marketing companies at some point — some of the MLMs are legit and some of them are just off the wall insane-balls. During the height of the pandemic, you might have heard of ‘Magic Dirt.’ It was basically a cure-all for health problems. People took to …

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This List Shows Things People Could Say And Do in Jeffrey Epstein’s House and My Jaw Just Hit The Floor

Jeffrey Epstein was not only one pervy dude, he walked on the side of bizarre more than once. The latest weirdness was submitted as evidence in the trial (which is still going on, mind you) of Epstein’s longtime girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell. It is a 58 page manual — an actual instruction book — of things …

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Kristen Bell Is Teaching Her Kids To ‘Not Partake’ In The Stress Of The Holidays And She May Be Onto Something

Kristen Bell wants to teach her kids to have a stress-free Christmas, and we should all take a lesson from her. The holiday season is stressful, man. We hurry and scurry around, trying to find the perfect gifts, decorating our houses like a winter wonderland, baking all the — very necessary — Christmas cookies, traveling, …

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iPhone Users Are Experiencing Issues With The Latest Software Update And This Explains So Much

There has been an alert issued for all iPhone users, and this answers some lingering questions I have had over the last couple of days!! Apple iOS 15 has had nothing but problems, and it’s highly possible (IMHO) that they release it too quickly. There are several known bugs, but that’s just the tip of …

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This Poor Bride Passed Out, Puked, And Then Got Pooped On All In The Matter Of A Few Minutes

Weddings. You expect your big day to be beautiful and perfect. You never expect to end up puking and getting pooped on, but that’s exactly what happened to one bride. Hollee Lynnea-Kolenda Darnell went from being a blushing bride to being a barfing bride in a matter of seconds, and she even has the video …

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P&G Has Recalled These Antiperspirants Because They May Cause Cancer And You Should Get Rid Of Them

Deodorant and Antiperspirants are definitely an important part of everyday life. They are good — and I would argue necessary — until they try to kill you. What?!? If you prefer those aerosol deodorants and antiperspirants — the ones that spray out a cloud of the white stuff — you’re going to want to pay …

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This Father Didn’t Want To ‘Babysit’ His Kid And The Internet Is Having None Of It

Say it with me — “It’s not babysitting if it’s your own child.” It can most definitely be stressful. It can be inconvenient — although that’s a tough word to associate with your child. There might be eleventy hundred other things you want to be doing. Heck, there may be 20 other things you HAVE …

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A Real-Life Krusty Krab Restaurant Exists And I Need A Krabby Patty Now

When I was younger, I was all about some SpongeBob. I still quote it on the regular. I just found out there was a real life Krusty Krab restaurant, and I’m completely giddy right now. I always, always, always wanted to try one of the Krabby Patties that SpongeBob so skillfully put together. I knew …

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