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A Day of Maple Everything

When you think of maple syrup, you probably think of pancakes, French toast, etc. What if I told you maple syrup can have a bigger, more important role in your life, outside of brunch hours? With the guidance of Maple by Katie Webster, I spent a day using maple syrup with every meal. 

I also explored its potential household, cosmetic, and medical usefulness. 

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Literature's Laziest Characters

We've been listening to a lot of Martha & the Vendellas in this major heat wave. When the weather is this warm, the last thing we want to do is work. Despite our reluctant bones, we still managed to gather up enough energy to compile a list of literature’s laziest characters. Now we need to take a nap.

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Audiobooks: Trials and Triumphs of a First-Time Listener

Confession time: Before this month, I had never listened to a single audiobook. The closest I had ever come was watching an episode of How I Met Your Mother in which the characters listen to an audiobook in the car, and even that felt a little excessive for my hard-copy-loving self.

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August Nook Book Deal: Hollow City

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs only $9.99 on Nook

Get it before it's over! The Nook Book Deal ends this Thursday.

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Dorothy Parker's Legacy of Witty Women

Dorothy Parker is remembered for many things: poetry, stories, her reign on the Algonquin Round Table, her involvement in civil rights, her skewering of the unfair and the mundane in equal measure. But it's Parker’s wit that is her greatest legacy – and to many, her wit as a woman (of all things!) that makes the great poetess as memorable as she is.

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