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Four Refreshing Destinations for a Girls' Trip

Some of our megacities are my mega favorites. I'm a huge fan of Las Vegas, I could eat all day every day in New Orleans, and I see a new part of New York every time I visit. Cities are magical. Also loud and exhausting. Fortunately there are havens out there, little gems scattered across the United States.  Here are our 4 recommendations for an unforgettable, off-the-beaten-path girls trip. Bar Harbor, Maine   Bar Harbor, Maine is a classic New England getaway. Located on Mount Desert Island along Frenchman Bay, Bar Harbor makes a perfect respite for the heat of summer. Take a morning sail out of the town to see local sights such as Somes Sound Fjard, Bear Island...

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Healthy Cocktails to Order at any Restaurant

  We've all been there. You sit down at your favorite restaurant, ready to order vegan portabellos fajitas and sip lightly on water when you realize you fancy a skinny cocktail to go with your meal. But what healthy cocktail to order? Beer is heavy, wine stains your teeth. You're in need of a healthy cocktail to order, but nothing comes to mind! Look no further and explore the options we've found below! Here is our list of healthy cocktails to order at any restaurant!   Hello, Paloma. Made from equal parts tequila, grapefruit juice, and club soda. Some bartenders will serve it up with a salted rim, and all should be happy to oblige if you request it. For a...

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The Sexy and Classic Cosmopolitan Martini

“The truth was, vodka was my only ally.” - Carrie Bradshaw Oh, the Cosmopolitan. The drink that launched a thousand hangovers. If you are thinking of this as a fruity, nonsense drink, you are missing so much and I urge you to give this orangey, boozy sip of heaven a second chance. Those ladies from Sex in the City had something right, this drink should be solidly in your repertoire of “what should I drink tonight?" 90% pure booze, the splash of cranberry and kiss of lime act to accentuate, not cover, the delicious orange flavored vodka and liqueur that make up this timeless cocktail. Let’s be real though, if you’re at a bar/club that never closes before 6am and lights are always...

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Healthy Drinks and Low Calorie Cocktails

  There comes a time in every craft beer lover's life where she needs to set aside the IPAs for a season and sip on some lighter fare. If that time is here, sit back and sip lightly on these six low-calorie cocktails that are sure to satisfy.   1) Fresh Frozen Blueberry-Lime Margarita drink crafted by Andrea at Beautiful Eats & Things. All the fun of a margarita with the added benefit of antioxidants and fiber from the blueberries. This drink is great for summer. Yum!   2) Marisa Moore Nutrition serves up this Sparkling Pear Prosecco Punch.  Another fruit + alcohol = delicious and light combo. Pears are perfecting light and delicate and pair (no pun intended!) wonderfully with Prosecco.   ...

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