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‘Tis The Season For Moms To Start Selling Their Kids Girl Scout Cookies

I LOVE Girl Scout Cookies!!  I support the cause.  I support the girls trying to reach their goals.  I don't, however, support moms, dads, grandparents or anyone other than the girl scout who sells the cookies for them.  Now, wait...before you roll your's why I feel this way.

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Category: Food, Offbeat, Opinion

How Do You Prepare For Surgery?

I've been pretty open this past year about my diagnosis with Chiari Malformation (prounounced: Key R ee).  I am now preparing for a surgery that will require most of 2016 for recovery.  It is anticipated that I will be out for 12 weeks.  With 7 weeks before surgery, I am trying to 'prepare' as much as I can.  But, having never been through this, I'm not sure what I'm 'preparing' for.

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Bee Battle 1

Bee Battle: Chris Lane Versus Drake White [POLL]

It's our first ever Bee Battle! It's two new country songs battling for your votes! The winner will defend their title next week against a new song. The first Bee Battle features newcomer Chris Lane versus Drake White.

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Victoria Vazquez/Getty Images

Maine Lawmakers Alarmed By Amount Of Welfare Money Spent On Lottery Tickets

The governor and lawmakers plan to revisit limits on how welfare recipients can spend their money following a report that hundreds of millions of dollars were spent on lottery tickets.

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Maine State Trooper Kneed Man Resisting Arrest – Is It Brutality? [VIDEO]

A video, that was released onto social media over weekend, is sparking a lot of debate.  In the video, a Maine State Police Trooper (who was responding to a domestic violence call) is trying to place the suspect under arrest.  When the suspect resists arrest, the trooper kneed him several times and even slapped him across the head a few times.

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National Cookie Day

Today Is ‘National Cookie Day’ – What’s Your Favorite Cookie?

Everyone has to have a favorite cookie.  At least one.  To celebrate National Cookie Day, I want to share my personal favorite and the recipe.  It was difficult narrowing it down because I LOVE cookies.  But I, without a doubt, my favorite cookie is the Chocolate Crinkle Cookie.  

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Christmas/Holiday Commercials Are Always The Same – Time For A Change? [VIDEO]

Yes, Yellow M&M and Red M&M...He DOES exists!  Yes, Santa...They DO exist!  I feel like I've been watching the same Christmas/Holiday commercials for the last 15+ years.  They are cute...but the time is going to come when my kids will be telling their kids that they watched the same commercial when they were little.  Let's see

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Category: Offbeat, Opinion, Television
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Joerg Koch, Getty Images

What Do You Think Of A Three Percent Hospitality Fee On Your Restaurant Bill?

Some diners at restaurants in Boston are charging customers with a new 3 percent hospitality fee. That fee is going straight to the kitchen staff, to help bridge the gap between how much they make and how much the front of house makes.

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Bee A Courteous Cautious Winter Driver – Snow Need To Panic

With the winter weather soon approaching, that means slick roads are in our futures.  This usually brings 2 kinds of drivers.  Those who think they are 'pros' and don't feel it is necessary to use caution.  They are invincible.  They also have zero tolerance for the second kind of driver...the cautious driver.  The driver who, whether nervous or not, just wants to get from point A to point B in one piece...doesn't matter how long it takes them.  

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Most Popular Toy For Christmas – PIE FACE! [VIDEO]

It just might be my opinion that Pie Face is the most popular Christmas must-have.  But based off of observation, I'm thinking it's a FACT!  Two weeks ago at the Augusta Wal-Mart, they had an entire shelf of Pie Face games.  I grabbed one.  I was at the register with it.  My 5-year-old noticed it in the cart and got excited.  I didn't want her to know we were getting it...she's a blabber mouth.  So I put it back.

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