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Use a Canning Jar to Bring Soup for Lunch via TheKitchn

Last month, TheKitchn instituted Soup Week, and one of their readers sent in a great tip about how to bring for lunch.




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Kick-Start Your New Year: Stay Motivated


If you’ve already made it this far with your new year’s resolutions, you’ve held out a lot longer than most people. To keep your good habits going strong in February and the following months, try these strategies to keep you motivated.


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Kick-Start Your New Year: Start Gathering Your Tax Documents

It’s nearing the end of January, and tax season is starting to loom. By next Monday you should have received any tax documents from your employer. So why not take a few moments this weekend to figure out what other tax documents you need in order to file.

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Kick-Start Your New Year: Celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day


Every once in awhile a made up holiday comes along that is worth celebrating. Today is one of those days. So the tip today is to treat yourself and celebrate “National Chocolate Cake Day.” Luckily we have plenty of recipes to help you pay tribute to that classic dessert.


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Kick-Start Your New Year: Clean Your Computer


Okay, we’re not even going to get into all the things that might be living on your keyboard. Instead, we’ll just provide a gentle reminder that tonight would be a good night to clean your computer, and your desk.

Here’s how to do it quickly.

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Kick-Start Your New Year: Keep Healthy Snacks on Hand

Whether you’re looking to lose weight or just eat healthier this year, keeping low-calorie snacks that still fill you up on hand is key.


Instead of hitting up the vending machine, reach for these healthy options.


Apple slices dipped in almond butter

Keep reading for more healthy snack ideas.

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Kick-Start Your New Year: Streamline Your Medicine Cabinet


One area that always seems to end up being a mess is the medicine cabinet. Whether you have multiple bottles of the same thing, or just have too much to be able to find what you’re looking for quickly, taking a few minutes to streamline and organize can make a big difference the next time you’re facing a headache or a cut finger.

Follow these steps to get your medicine cabinet in order.

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Kick-Start Your New Year: Make a Grocery List to Save Money



One of the easiest ways to save on your food budget is to make a list before you hit the grocery store. On average, people who make a list (and stick to it) save 23 percent on their grocery bill.


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Kick-Start Your New Year: Make Kale Chips

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about kale and how good it is for you. It’s chock full of vitamin C, beta-carotene, calcium, and antioxidants. (It’s on our list of the 30 Healthiest Foods after all.) But it seems to be one of those foods that people either love or hate. Luckily, there are a couple of easy (and tasty) ways to add it to your diet.


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Kick-Start Your New Year: Organize Your Bookcase

Tonight is the perfect night to give this often neglected area of your home a little love. If you have a large bookcase, it can be surprisingly versatile in terms of storage. Start by cleaning off your shelves, and then rearranging with these tricks.


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