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How to talk to Millenials

With more and more Millenials are entering the workplace, it can pose a challenge as different generations (with different communication styles) attempt to communicate. Get some tips for talking to Millenials...or more accurately, how to talk WITH them.
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Grill out (or in) for July 4th dinner

What are you making for 4th of July dinner? To me, it's a grilling kind of holiday again so I'll be making lamb kofta with homemade tzatziki sauce. If that's not what you're into, I've got a recommendation for the best burger recipe I've tried in a long while, plus a picnic-friendly dessert bar that is one of my favorites for summer!
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Practice happiness

Milwaukee Brewers are on board. Even UW Madison leaders are doing it. What are they doing? Getting happy. Certainly you’ve heard Pharrell’s hit song, but that isn’t all there is to it. Happiness isn’t something just in a song—rather it’s a skill that can be learned! Find out how you can practice happiness.
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Savvy Spending: Save on Summer Clothing, Home Goods and More

It's summertime, and the living is easy ... sort of. The kids are home from school, and those weekend road trips to the lake or beach sure do add up to some added stress on your bank account. Don't sacrifice style this summer, you can still save big with these simple money-saving techniques, right from the comfort of your computer.
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Summer movies

Summer is here, and that means it’s summer blockbuster season—the season when the big studios make their money. Kids out of school, summer vacations, hot days are all big reasons people go to the movies in the summer. Find out what movie started it all and what's on tap for this blockbuster movie season.
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Savvy Spending: Six Ways to Save on Summer Travel

We're super excited that it's finally summer ... and you know what that means. It's summer vacation time! No matter the size of your vacation fund, it's easy to save money on summer travel by following these six savvy spending summer travel tips.
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What to cook Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day means grilling in my house, which is why I recommend making Lemon Chicken Skewers with a Cool Avacado Sauce for dipping. After all, kabobs are always fun, right? (well, more fun than just a whole chicken breast grilled). They are quite easy and they come out really tender with lots of great flavor!
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Seen on Pinterest: Our Favorite DIY and Craft Pins

It’s easier than ever for today’s woman (or man) to be creative and crafty, thanks to hundreds of thousands of… more...
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Unplugging

We all know we should and yet we stink at it—balancing work and home. The line between professional life and personal life, in many thanks to advances in technology, is becoming thinner and thinner. Staying plugged in can be a good thing for productivity, and yet, if you don’t know how to unplug from your devices and social networks, it can add a lot of stress in your life. Not to fear! PBS MediaShift has some ideas about how to disconnect with ease
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Seen on Pinterest: Gimme S’more (Recipes, That Is)

Summer—and warm summer nights—are just around the corner, and these recent teases of spring have left us craving a campfire favorite. Our Pinterest feed has been flooded with recipes for s'mores, that childhood classic made of graham crackers, chocolate and toasted marshmallows. But this week's "Seen on Pinterest" roundup doesn't require a campfire. These s'mores recipes take the traditional dish and elevate it into creative cakes, beautiful bars, elegant ice creams and more.
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