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Fireball Fan? Try These Easy Cupcakes You Customize With Fireball Whisky

If you haven't had Fireball, you've probably heard of it.  It's a type of whisky that tastes like red hot cinnamon candy and warms you up as it's going down.  For those that are already fans, how would you like to combine two delicious flavors?  Fireball and cake?  Yup, Fireball Cupakes!!! I get recipes from Delish and thought I would share this one with you because I have lots of friends that love Fireball.

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The Best City for Independence Day 2017 Is Not What You Think

You may think Philadelphia is the ideal place to be on the Fourth of July, but you'd be way off.

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Crafting With Cathy And Kathy: DIY Solar Powered Lanterns For Independence Day [VIDEO]

Our next crafting project was chosen because of the upcoming Independence Day holiday.  Technically, it's DIY Lanterns and we are using solar powered tops, but you can also put a battery operated tealight in it or if you don't put the top on you could use a candle.  If you use red, white and blue glitter like we did, it's perfect for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.  Make it a family crafting project!

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My Memory Of The Mighty Thomas Carnival Involves A Caterpillar And A Garbage Can

The Mighty Thomas Carnival has been coming to the DECC parking lot for as long as I can remember.  But, one year in particular stands out for a couple of reasons, one it was just us kids because one of us had just gotten our license (early 80's) and two, it was the first time I rode a carnival ride called "The Caterpillar" (I think that's what it was).

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Study Reveals America’s Most (And Least) Patriotic State

Are you proud to be an American? Maybe, but you'd be hard-pressed to be as proud as the people in this state.

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One Brand of Fireworks Sold In Wisconsin Stores May Explode Unexpectedly

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision has sent out a recall notice regarding a certain brand of fireworks sold in Wisconsin and a few other states that have exploded unexpectedly when lit!

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2017 Northern Minnesota/Wisconsin 4th of July Fireworks Schedule

The Northland is ready to celebrate the birthday of America with a number of community festivals and fireworks displays commemorating the holiday. One of the biggest attractions for many of these festivals and celebrations is the fireworks display. So, when and where are these fireworks shows?

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Cloquet’s 4th Of July Festivities Start with a 5k With Plenty of Fun Acivities Leading Up to the Fireworks Display

If you have not experienced a 4th Of July in Cloquet, then I suggest you bring the family and spend some time there this year.

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Superior’s 4th Of July Festivities Include A Parade, Bounce Houses, Music and Fireworks

June is flying by and the 4th Of July will be here in a flash.  If you're still not settled on your plans for the holiday, the City Of Superior has a full day of activities scheduled...

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Things I Want To Thank My Mom For

I sat and thought of all the things I need to thank my Mom for, being that it's Mother's Day tomorrow. Things that helped shape me, things that taught me, and things that helped make me ready for the world. Thanks, Mom.

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas, What Not To Get Her

It's the last minute, and you are shopping for Mom. What do you get the woman that gave birth to you, the woman that listened to you say how other Mom's were better, who did your laundry, cooked your food, and cleaned your room for years? Well, I don't know your Mom! I do know 5 things not to get her.

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What Is The Significance Of The VFW Poppy Flower?

I had the honor of volunteering to sell those cute little red poppy flowers that are traditional seen in May. They are called a “buddy” poppy and the money collected through donations during poppy day, May 4 are used to assist the needy and disabled veterans, their families, widows and orphans of veterans. Here is a bit of background and why you should support this worthy cause.

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