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Enter to win a copy of Caught Up in a Cowboy by Jennie Marts

To celebrate the beginning of her new series Cowboys of Creedence, author Jennie Marts is giving away 5 copies of “Caught Up in a Cowboy,” the first book in the series. Go to Rafflecopter to enter the contest. No purchase necessary to enter. Rafflecopter Giveaway: a Rafflecopter giveaway …

Excerpt: Fearless in Texas by Kari Lynn Dell

Title: Fearless in Texas Series: Texas Rodeo #4 Author: Kari Lynn Dell Pub Date: April 3, 2018 He’d step in front of a bull to save a life But even he’s no match for a girl this Texas tough Rodeo bullfighter Wyatt Darrington’s got it all figured out. …

3 formerly misunderstood foods now a part of a well-balanced diet

Throughout history, misconceptions, misinformation and popular culture have influenced Americans’ eating habits. Many foods that were previously eaten daily are now considered unhealthy. Conversely, some foods that were thought to be “bad for you,” are now considered nutritious. “Nutrition is exciting. Just about every day there is new …

5 tips from a tea expert to brew the perfect cup

For most of us, a little evening downtime is not a luxury — it’s a necessity. After a hectic day of work, commutes, kids and dinner prep, we deserve to take a moment to slow down and enjoy some hard-earned “me time.” Instead of using this time to …

Eating healthy has never been more delicious

Yoga mats, kale salads, fitness trackers, standing desks and gym memberships. It seems like everywhere you look, people are taking strides to get healthier. And with good reason. In the U.S., 37.9 percent of adults aged 20 and older suffer from obesity, and heart disease accounts for one …

Fresh beginnings: Clean your bathroom faster with these tech tools

If you’re like most Americans, you prefer to have an immaculate bathroom — you just don’t like cleaning it. In fact, in a recent study by Kohler (conducted by independent research firm Vision Critical), 42 percent of consumers admitted cleaning the toilet is one of their most disliked …

5 ways travel will change in 2018

As international travel gains popularity each year, new destinations are added to bucket lists and new travel gadgets and accessories appear on the market. The way we travel has changed in the past few decades, but that age-old itch to explore and discover new places and experiences remains …

5 ways to feel good while getting fit

Setting intentions is a powerful thing. Then when you have that shiny new gym membership in hand, you feel like nothing stands between you and your goals to get in shape once and for all. Trouble is, lack of motivation, unpreparedness and busy schedules have a way of …

Introducing: Dior Homme Black Carpet Spring 2018

“The idea of the black carpet was to convey the energy and rebel attitude of the runway collection on a capsule collection of eveningwear while playing with the embellishment codes and the know-how of Dior. Reworking the evening suit by pushing it in more extreme interpretations.” Kris Van …

Say goodbye to winter blues with vitamin D-rich foods

Winter got you down? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect 10 million Americans, according to Psychology Today. Another 10 percent to 20 percent may have mild SAD. Even if you don’t have diagnosed SAD, it’s not uncommon to have bouts of the winter blues. There are …