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Season the shrimp with salt and pepper. In a large saucepan, combine the water, crab boil, lemons, and bay leaves. Season the liquid with salt and pepper. Bring the liquid to a boil and add the shrimp, cook for 1 minute and remove from the heat. Let the shrimp sit for additional minute and then drain, discarding the liquid. Read the rest of this entry »

Remember waking up as a kid heading on your annual road trip from your home state to the vacation area of choice. While all of the suitcases got packed into the vehicles trunk, the lady of the house prepared the elegant Food Hamper, enough food to last for the entire trip, and then some. Thinking ahead and making sure that you have all of the necessary items and foodstuff to last well into the first couple of days of the much-needed vacation. Read the rest of this entry »

Brenda Kinsel has been matching people’s clothes to their looks, personalities, passions and lifestyle since 1985. She is the owner of Inside Out, A Style and Wardrobe Consulting Company, based in San Francisco Bay Area. Read the rest of this entry »

This beautiful box, holding fresh floral scents, is accented with painted clay shapes. A gel stain is applied as the last coat to add a whitewashed effect. Fill to the brim with an aromatic potpourri to make this dainty box irresistible. Read the rest of this entry »

The U.S. Census Bureau reports the average American will move 11.7 times during their lifetime. This year, more than 40 million Americans will move to new residences. Read the rest of this entry »

Is the stock market making you nervous? Well, you’re not alone. More than 53 percent of Americans now have a stake in the stock market either through the outright ownership of stocks or through mutual funds. Until now, more than half of those people had never seen a stock market move in any direction but up. Read the rest of this entry »

While there are many issues that need to be considered when you have children, planning for your family’s financial security should be at the top of your list. Just as you plan to feed your children a healthy diet, buy car seats and safety locks, and place dangerous chemicals out of harm’s way, purchasing adequate life insurance coverage is considered part of your overall duty as a responsible parent. Read the rest of this entry »

If you don’t know actor Richard Kind from his role in the hit series, “Mad About You”, you may know him from his current role in another TV series, “Spin City”. But when he’s not acting, you may find him cooking up a lean and mean steak. Read the rest of this entry »

Whether you’re a culinary beginner or serious about the kitchen, having great cookware can make cooking a pleasure. To determine what kind of cookware best suits you, it’s important to get a realistic handle on your cooking style. Read the rest of this entry »

There are so many shapes and sizes on the market today, that it can be hard to know the names of all them – much less what kind of sauce works well with what shape. Here, we covers some of the basics, and adds in a few of the most popular noodles on today’s menu. Read the rest of this entry »