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How to Make a Long Drive Fun

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The Travelling Companions by Augustus EggBetween delays, security lines, rising prices, and falling service, Adam and I already found airline travel a hassle. Add a toddler and flying became more trouble than it was worth.

That’s why Adam and I are solidly committed to the good, old-fashioned road trip.We’ve racked up more than 2,000 miles traveling to visit relatives and vacation destinations. These are a few things we’ve learned to make those long drives more fun. Read the rest of this entry

How to Make Juicy Hamburgers… from Scratch

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Pre-made, frozen hamburgers are a summer staple. Thick, chewy, and flavorless, they tend to be a food you eat because you’re hungry—not because you’re enjoying it. Throw together a batch of your own, homemade hamburgers and pop them in the freezer for an easy, go-to summer meal you’ll actually enjoy. And you’ll never guess the secret ingredients in my mom’s famous recipe. Read the rest of this entry

How to Play Croquet

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Most Americans don’t know anything about croquet that they didn’t learn from watching Alice play against the Queen of Hearts. But croquet is an intellectually challenging lawn game perfect for a warm afternoon in the sun. Experimental Wifery explains how to add croquet to your next summer party. Read the rest of this entry

5 Classic Summer Cocktails

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Summer is a great time to spend time with your family and friends, enjoy the great outdoors, and relax together. By serving cocktails at summer get-togethers, you make guests feel at ease in your home and bring a little extra fun and elegance to any occasion. These 5 classic cocktails are easy to whip up, taste great, and even use ingredients like mint or cucumber that you can grow in your own backyard garden. Read the rest of this entry