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In Defense of the Unlikeable Character

From San Francisco Book Review: It happened in San Francisco. It was nearly four a.m., and I still hadn’t adjusted to west coast time. I passed the hours in bed, alternating between games of Candy Crush and Twitter. As a

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Weekend in Austin: Foodie Paradise

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From Fly.com Blog: As the polar vortex makes an encore appearance in the Midwest and Northeast, it’s hard not to feel nostalgic for my recent trip to Austin — and it’s certainly not surprising that 1,000 people are relocating to the Texan

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10 Books for the Twenty-Something Reader

Reconstructing Amelia, Kimberly McCreight

From Forever Twenty-Somethings: Between my full-time job, writing, my busy television schedule, and the occasional happy hour, I rarely have time to read. But over the past year, I’ve forced myself to delve into at least one novel a month,

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From Class to the Concrete Jungle: An Open Letter to College Graduates

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From Forever Twenty Somethings: There was a time when I paid seven dollars for a two hour open bar. Yes, seven dollars, every weekend. And you know what? I complained about it. We all did. We were outraged that such

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Domestication Nation: PLL Day Crockpot Chicken FajitAs

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From Forever Twenty Somethings: Thanks to Forever Twenty Somethings and peer pressure from more middle school girls than I care to admit, I was recently lured into a dark, spiraling hole of paranoia – aka the ABC Family hit series Pretty Little

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Domestication Nation: Buff Shrimp Recipe

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From Forever Twenty Somethings: If you’re like me, then you spend a good portion of your Sunday mornings Sundays, hung over, wrapped in a blanket, watching Barefoot Contessa marathons on the Food Network — wondering why it is that you have to show up for work tomorrow

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Once Upon a Time in Iceland

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From Fly.com Blog: Before my trip in August 2009, there were only three things I knew about Iceland: It’s an island in Europe; it’s actually quite green, despite the country’s misleading name; and it spawned the swan-wearing pop star Bjork. So when

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The 12 Days of Gifts: What to Get Your Mom

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From Forever Twenty Somethings: For The Classy Mom The Gift: Pandora Bracelet and Charms The Price: $55 and up It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Literally. Just get her a new charm for every birthday, holiday, Mother’s Day. You’ll be covered

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Glen Cove’s Missing Generation

From AOL’s Patch.com: It’s called the “Brain Drain” – the emigration of a group of people from one location to another based on a number of factors. And it’s happening right in your hometown. Continue reading: Glen Cove’s Missing Generation @ Patch.com

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Young Residents Turn to Biking

From AOL’s Patch.com: Long Island native and business owner John Skvarla just moved back into his parents’ Sea Cliff home, and says there’s been one way he’s saved money: biking. Continue reading: Young Residents Turn to Biking @ Patch.com

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