Shannon Brocka

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The 9 Best Tucson Hotels of 2018

Tucson, Arizona offers a little of everything: Southwestern culture, outdoor adventures, wellness spas and historical charm – plus year-round …

Outdoors

You don't have to delete Facebook, but you could definitely be using it better

Your Facebook account is spraying your personal info onto the internet like a hose. Here's how to stop it.<p>Right now is a pretty complicated time to be one of Facebook’s roughly 2 billion active users. The company has taken a lot of heat for its role in the 2016 election and the dawn of the “fake …

Social Media

Pastiera

Scott Conant has only one thing in mind after Easter dinner: his family's Italian cheesecake.<p>Make the crust: Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, …

Dessert

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president occasionally utters unusual sentences. We have packs of tourists wandering the mega-theme parks of greater Orlando like flocks of flightless birds; locust swarms of spring breakers funnelling beers in Panama City before leaving …

Florida

Your Slow Cooker Can Do What? This Cozy Chicken Dish Will Shake Up Dinner Plans

Cream of chicken soup and fluffy, buttery biscuits can be yours for dinner using only one pot — your slow cooker, that is. This old-fashioned recipe comes from the cookbook <b>Slow Cooker Family Favorites</b>, and it's a keeper. The steam from the soup actually cooks the biscuits on top. Incredible, huh? …

These 6 Microwaveable Desserts Are Genius For When Sugar Cravings Strike

These will change. your. life.<p>View this post on Facebook<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 tablespoon brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon granulated sugar<p>⅛ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon vanilla<p>3 tablespoons flour<p>2 tablespoons chocolate chips<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Add butter, sugars, baking powder, salt, …

Four egg-less, flour-less cookie doughs that you can eat uncooked | The Star

Lovers of raw cookie dough, don’t despair.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently had to remind everyone to not indulge in this favourite …

Scooping Sea Shells by the Seashore of Sanibel

<b>The Capital of Shelling.</b><p>Sanibel is one part of a two-part chain of islands off the West coast of Florida. The small barrier island off the southwest coast of Florida faces the Gulf of Mexico and is famous for the best shell collecting in the continental United States - some say the World!<p>Only …

Florida

15 Travel Quotes to Inspire You to Experience Our National Parks

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016, and if you are still looking for reasons to travel and experienced one of our gorgeous National Parks you landed at the right place.<p>Below you will find 15 of the very best reasons paired with images from a few of our National Parks and …

Featured Destination: Bayfield, Wisconsin

Kayaking around Bayfield, Wisconsin, can feel like soaring, as Lake Superior's water clarity reaches 100 feet in some places. With the Apostle …

A neon-fueled road trip along Route 66's most iconic spots

The Illinois stretch of Route 66 is home to some pretty good eats, especially if you like classic American cuisine. Before you hit the road, visit …

RVs

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

National Parks

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was Voted Best

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a beautiful place, so beautiful that it was named the “<b>Most Beautiful Place in</b> <b>America</b>” by the famous ABC’s …

Vacation Planner, Travel Planning, Tips & Savings

Top 10

The 13 best beaches in the USA

Sick of trudging around town in boots and a coat? Don’t worry, shorts weather is just a few weeks away. To get you pumped for beach season—and to …

America's Happiest Seaside Towns

<i>This story originally appeared on Coastalliving.com.</i><p>10. Hermosa Beach, California<p>What began as a Southern California train stop has blossomed into a …

Southern California

Pineapple Cake Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Prepare cake mix per directions, except subsitute the water for pineapple juice from 1 can + water to make the right amount.<p>After batter is smooth, …

Dessert

11 Beautiful Florida Beach Towns You Need To Visit

Beach road trip, anyone?

How to choose an island in the Bahamas

Travel anywhere in the Bahamas and you'll find pristine beaches with crystal-clear water lapping at their shores. While gorgeous strips of sand ring every island of this 700-island archipelago, the destination is a multifaceted one that offers a variety of distinctly Bahamian experiences for every …

100 Reasons the National Parks Remain America's Best Idea

Back in 1983, writer Wallace Stegner famously said "National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they …

2 Things You Should Never Do in Key West and 10 You Should

By Cacinda Maloney / Points and Travel<p>Key West is laid-back and beautiful, but also touristy — so it helps to know which attractions to hit, and …