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Camping with Pokémon Go. And Bratwurst.

I’m not a video game person. I’m not even really a social media person. (My job requires it of me, so please go Like my FaceBook Page and follow me on SnapChat (username: @TheSpicyApron)). And I’m certainly not a jump-on-the-bandwagon-and-do-what-everyone-else-is-doing person. I like the outdoors. I like to exercise. And I think people spend way …

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Ribs Fit for a Family Feast (and Super Bowl)

Dating is such a bizarre process. Especially in the beginning. You’ve got the back and forth. The yin and yang. The boundary drawing. The figuring out whose turf is whose. These, of course, are the unspoken sub-parts of the lovey-dovey-pitter-patter-eyelash-batting-touchy-feely-tingly stuff. They may be unspoken, but they are most definitely a real and tangible part …

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Sloppy Joes. And guys with guns and chainsaws.

We got off to a great start! My sister and I had the motor home loaded with fuel, water, and enough food to get our collective families through the weekend (husbands and kids to join us later that day). Menu planned (sloppy joes tonight, grilled burgers tomorrow), on-time departure, and very little traffic up to the …

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The Perfect Classic Grilled Burger

Nothing screams summer like burgers on the grill. And nothing can match the taste of a true, homemade, juicy burger stacked with fresh tomato, crisp lettuce, beautifully ripe avocado, and if you’re really indulgent, add some sauteed onions and a little secret sauce. Let the splashing around in the pool, lake, ocean, kiddie pool? begin! …

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