Local Coffee Houses To Try In Crestview

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A great cup of coffee can warm up a cold day or boost a bad mood into feel-good territory. Many people think you need to go to a big city to get delicious artisan coffee, but it’s not true. In fact, Crestview is home to amazing coffee houses with skilled... [read more]

Where Did The Mardi Gras King Cake Tradition Start?

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People celebrate many different traditions throughout the year. And soon, many will embrace the fun and festive Mardi Gras celebrations. One of the tastiest parts of Mardi Gras is sharing the king cake with friends and loved ones. And you may find some unusual bits inside your slice of cake. If you’ve... [read more]

Guide To LATCH Connectors & Tether Anchors

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Congratulations on your new bundle of joy! As a new or expecting parent you're probably filled with worry and excitement about the parenting adventure ahead. One of those worries might be how to keep your little one safe when you're on the road. If so, follow this guide to learn... [read more]

Valentine’s Day Gift For Book Lovers

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Picking the perfect gift for Valentine's Day is almost as tough as picking out a great Christmas gift. In fact, sometimes it can be harder. If your valentine is a bookworm, we might have a few gift suggestions they'll adore. Instead, of getting them a box of chocolates and a... [read more]

Make Homemade Chocolate With Cocoa Butter

If you want to make homemade chocolate with cocoa butter, there's a few things you need to know before you begin, the first of which is, "what is cocoa butter, anyway?" Well, for starters, it's not butter, has nothing to do with butter, and is actually dairy free - so... [read more]

Easy Post-Holiday Winter Décor

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How much time did you spend putting up all of your beautiful Christmas decorations. Probably a while. Wouldn't it be a waste to take it all down and put it away until the end of the year. Luckily you don't have to, some of your holiday decorations can be repurposed... [read more]

Turn Your Next Drive Into Storytime With Reese’s Book Club App

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When you hop in for a long drive, it’s good to have some onboard entertainment to make the trip more fun. Everybody enjoys a good story, and now there’s a new Buick-exclusive app that brings stories to life through your vehicle’s speakers. Try out the Reese’s Book Club app in... [read more]

Three Grill Houses To Try In Crestview

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The holidays are over, but you are probably still recovering from your sugar rush that is a side effect from all the Christmas goodies you have consumed over the past month. Along with all the sweets, you probably have had your fill of turkey and ham until next Thanksgiving and... [read more]

How To Recharge After The Holidays

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From Halloween to New Year's Eve, the end of the year is filled with holidays. There are many celebrations and events around the holidays that can make you feel frazzled and worn out. If you want to begin the new year on a strong and positive note, then you will... [read more]

Christmas Stories To Read With Your Kids

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One of the things that makes Christmas a special season is the traditions that families create. Reading together for Christmas really brings parents and children of all ages together in a way that nothing else does. Let's look at some classic Christmas tales that you can share with your family... [read more]