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Food and Wine: Secret to successful dieting?

One of the first rules of dieting is that to lose weight, you have to burn off more calories than you take in. But cut back on calorie intake too much or for too long, and the body responds by going into energy-conservation mode—slowing down the rate at which those calories burn, which can counteract […]

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The 20 Best Whiskey Cocktails for Fall

 A drop in temperature pairs deliciously well with a deep, smoky whiskey. Whether it’s Irish, Scotch, bourbon, or rye, these whiskey cocktail recipes will carry you through the change in weather and make good use of your liquor cabinet. Here are 20 fall cocktails to cozy up with that are infused with the best of […]

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8th Annual Gloucester Wine Festival This Weekend

Great wines are waiting to be discovered at the 8th Annual Gloucester Wine Festival! Join us for tasting of top Virginia wines & fine foods! Learn more about the art of wine and tastings! Shop with local artisans and vendors! And listen to exciting live music while strolling the grounds of the internationally acclaimed Brent […]

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The History Of Labor Day

Most of the world marks Labor Day on May 1 with parades and rallies. Americans celebrate it in early September, by heading to the beach or firing up the grill. Why the discrepancy? Here’s a hint: The answer would have been a great disappointment to Frederick Engels. Engels, the co-author of The Communist Manifesto, had […]

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