6 Things You Need Right Now to Make This Summer the Most Fun Summer Ever

It's summertime and the living is easy-- even if you're a full-grown adult with a job. There's just something about 5 p.m. in the summer that looks better than say, 5 p.m. in February. If you're all about creating summer memories with your friends and family, you might need a few things to help you achieve your summertime goals.
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60 Things Real Men Don't Do

The world is filled with men who aspire to be real men, but don't always know what that actually means. So to identify what a real man is, let's look at what a real man isn't. The items below are a few examples of what a real man doesn't do for the betterment of himself or those around him. Some of the things are serious, while others should be taken with a grain of salt. Did I miss anything?

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Kitchen 101: Knife Skills to Help You Cook Like a Pro

Knowing how to use a kitchen knife is an essential skill for anyone who cooks. Chopping around with a blunt blade is an excellent way to waste time preparing food and (potentially) injure yourself. And then, there's the number of knives people are expected to own! You don't need a 12-piece knife set to cook well.

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9 Struggles Kids Today Will Never Understand

My grandparents always used to tell me stories about waking up at 5 a.m. to feed the pigs and milk the cows and walking to school up hill (in both directions) in the snow-– things like that. They told me these stories knowing I'd never understand those struggles, which is true, but my generation growing up in the '80s and '90s had some pretty big struggles of our own-– things kids today will never understand either.

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8 Books You Definitely Don't Want to Read on Your Beach Vacation

So, you're headed on to the beach and you've asked all of your friends what book to take a long for a light-hearted read. Right?

Well, don't read these.

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10 Kitchen Hacks To Save Time While Cooking

So, you want to cook. Well, okay, you like the idea of cooking. It would be great if you could cook, but who has the time? Between work, a social life, family, and (maybe) the gym you just don't have the time to slave over a hot stove. The only "cooking" you have time for is cereal or heating up leftovers.

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8 Spring Date Ideas

So, you've been cooped up in the house all winter and you're just dying to get outside with your special someone and have an enjoyable day together. But, what to do? With so many options out there, it can get a bit overwhelming. Rather than just resorting to your good ol' safe bet, like dinner and a movie, try one of these spring date ideas instead!

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8 Easy Home Car Repairs That Will Save You Hundreds of Dollars

We are often afraid to do very simple repairs on our cars because we think we might mess something up. So, to make sure we don't, we pay someone a lot of money to maybe mess it up. Dealerships and repair shops know we are either afraid to try easy repairs and/or that we have no clue what is going on under the hood. While there are some honest mechanics, most take advantage of people, charging an arm and a leg for exceedingly simple tasks. For example: the last time I went to a dealership for repairs, they "graciously" offered to do the job for 600 percent more than it cost to do the job in my driveway.

Moral: Never pay a mechanic for what you can do at home.

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[Watch] Everything You Need to Know About Cast Iron Skillets

Cast iron skillets are an indispensable kitchen tool that many beginner chefs are intimidated by. They require special care and are often treated as family heirlooms. The risk of ruining my great grandmother's skillet is not worth cooking an omelette, right?

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