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Fashionable World Cup Cocktails

Share: Forget the beer! The FIFA World Cup is an opportunity to celebrate and cocktails are in order.  This time around, the games are being hosted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a classic summer setting for a worldwide competition. While you and your friends are watching the matches with anticipation and rooting your favorite team, you can celebrate the World Cup by mixing these easy-to-make drinks. Inspired by Brazil and the summertime, you will feel refreshed and relaxed during those intense shoot outs between the competing international teams.   Coconut Sangria (Pitcher Recipe) 10 oz. CÎROC Coconut 5 oz....

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A Broad Abroad, One Woman’s Journey -Book Excerpt – Bizarre Bazaars

Share: A Broad Abroad, One Woman’s Journey by Mandy Rowe Book Excerpt – Chapter Title: Bizarre Bazaars Riyadh was a city with more than its fair share of markets, shops, souqs and malls, but the expat community – especially the women – had an insatiable urge for more shopping. Markets and bazaars popped up at regular intervals in the rec centres of some of the larger compounds, with customers arriving by the busload and shopping as if a war was imminent and they needed to stockpile. The largest bazaar was held on the first Monday of each month at...

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Victura: the Kennedys, a Sailboat, and the Sea

Share: Victura: the Kennedys, a Sailboat, and the Sea by James W. Graham Book Excerpt: Chapter 1 Metaphor for Life The day before he died President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, arrived at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas, taking a room freshly remodeled for their short stay. They had three and a half hours to rest and dine together before heading out for two evening appearances and the day’s end. Jack, sitting in a rocking chair, wearing just his shorts, worked on a speech and doodled on a sheet of hotel notepaper. Later, their public obligations...

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