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Pairing, Picnic

Summer is coming! Here are ideas on how to picnic like a boss!

It’s that time of the year again, the sun is out and sky is so blue, you just do not want to be inside! Grab a blanket, pillow and some yummy food – friends or a date – using our ideas below you can have the most delightful picnic ever… Remember to pack the wine!

PICNIC SET UP INSPIRATION:

PICNIC FOOD INSPIRATION:

Food is the best part of the picnic. From sandwiches to even apple pies. Here are some ideas to not only pack food, but delicious scrumptious items…

Click here for even more picnic ideas - All Photos via Pinterest
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DIY Crafts

Inspirational Earth Day DIY ideas for wine drinkers.

Earth Day should be everyday just like your daily glass of wine! However, once a year it is really celebrated and recognized. Throughout the year, save your bottles, corks and boxes to create some fun DIY crafts at home. Here are some photos to inspire you this Earth Day. Have the kids join you and pass on this tradition so the world will remain the fabulous place that it is.  Cheers!

 

Click here for more information on these crafts or even more Earth Day inspiration
All photos courtesy of PINTEREST
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The glass is half full today – Enjoy these tax day freebies!

Happy tax day! For some today may not be quite enjoyable as your wallet empties, so enjoy these freebies below. Restaurants and retailers across the nation are giving away free items and deals today. Here are our top picks:

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HARD ROCK CAFE: Calling all karaoke enthusiasts. Sing for your supper and get a FREE Local Legendary Burger, specifically, an entire rock song (lyrics will be provided) onstage.

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BOSTON MARKET: 2 for the price of 1 meals. On any items including a whole sandwich, salad bowl or other entree option.

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ARBYS: FREE Jalpaeno hushpuppies.

PIZZA HUT: Pizza Hut has a gimmick where customers file a “P-2″ form and customers get a gift card in the amount of your “net pizza return.”

TAX DAY CHEAPIES 2015

Via about.com

These aren’t tax day freebies but they’re some great deals that are being offered on tax day, April 15.

  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt – Fill your cup full of frozen yogurt for $4.15.
  • Boston Market – Buy one individual meal and get one for free on April 15 at Boston Market.
  • Sonic Drive-In – Every cheeseburger you buy on April 15 is half off.
  • Schlotzsky’s – Get a free The Original small sandwich with the purchase of chips and a 32 oz. fountain drink. No coupon required.
  • California Tortilla – Whisper the secret password “Taxes Shmaxes” at California Tortilla on Tax Day and you’ll get free chips and queso with any entree purchase.
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill – Get 15% off your entire meal through April 29 when you show this coupon.
  • Sonny’s BBQ – Get half off a rib dinner on Tax Day.
  • Beef O’ Brady’s – Visit a Beef O’ Brady’s on April 15th to get 15% off your entire bill.
  • Bonefish Grill – Show this coupon to get $10 off your bill. It’s valid through April 20th.
  • McDonalds – Buy one Big Mac or Quarter Pounder with Cheese on April 15th and get another for just one penny. This is valid at participating McDonalds locations only.
  • IHOP – Get a short stack of pancakes on April 15th at participating IHOP locations for just $1.
  • Bruegger’s Bagels – Big Bagel Bundle (baker’s dozen of bagels and two tubs of cream cheese) for only $10.40 with this coupon. Valid April 11 – 15.
  • ESquared Hospitality – Get half off all alcoholic beverages at participating ESquared Hospitality locations on Wednesday, April 15th.
  • Burger King – Use this coupon at participating locations to get one free Whopper when you buy one. It’s valid through April 19.
  • Outback Steakhouse – Get 15% off your dinner check through May 3 with this coupon.
  • Babies R Us – Save $8 on all Huggies and Pampers value boxes of diapers through April 30 by using this coupon.
  • Cabela’s – Save up to 60% on online purchases at the Cabela’s Cyberwalk Sale through April 15.
  • Justice – Use this coupon to save 40% on your entire purchase. It’s valid through April 16.
  • Roybal Caribbean International – Valid through April 15, Royal Caribbean will pay for your fees, taxes, and port expenses when you book a cruise.

RETAILER TAX DAY DEALS 

Via huffingtonpost.com

In addition to Tax Day food freebies and deals, GOBankingRates also found a number of offers from retailers. We found the most offers on apparel, as well as sports and outdoor gear, books, and office suppliers.

  • Alloy: A RetailMeNot-exclusive code, AVDRMN, gets shoppers 15 percent to 30 percent off purchases, with shoppers saving more as they spend more. Offer valid through April 30.
  • Ann Taylor: Get 25 percent off full-price items with the coupon code ANNT3BE, good through April 30.
  • Babies”R”Us: Shoppers can use this coupon to get $8 off Pampers or Huggies value boxes of diapers, valid through April 30.
  • Barnes & Noble: With taxes out of the way you might have time to catch up on your reading. If so, use coupon code X8W8L3A when shopping online to get 20 percent off a single item through May 1; exclusions apply.
  • Bon-Ton: Use this coupon to get $25 off when spending $75 or more through April 30.
  • Cabela’s: Shoppers can save online only during the Cyberwalk Sale, which has sporting gear and outdoor equipment marked down up to 60 percent through April 15.
  • Carter’s: Get 25 percent off purchases of $40 and up with code OKSP1514.
  • Dress Barn: Get 20 percent off a purchase by using promo code MMAR20 through April 21.
  • Express: Use coupon code 9068 online or this coupon in store to get 15 percent off through April 30. Some exclusions apply.
  • Finish Line: Through April 30, get $10 off purchases of $100 or more with coupon code APRIL10.
  • Foot Locker: Get 10 percent off when spending $50 or more online when you use code LKS10AFD through April 30.
  • Gap: Shoppers will get $25 of GapCash for every $50 spent through April 26 that can be redeemed May 13 through May 17.
  • HydroMassage: You can get a free HydroMassage experience with this coupon, valid April 13 through April 17.
  • Justice: Get 40 percent off an entire purchase through April 16 by presenting this coupon at checkout.
  • L.L.Bean: Get a $10 gift card for every $50 spent through April 19.
  • Lane Bryant: Save up to $75 with code APRILGCLB through April 22. Savings are tiered by purchase minimums; spending $75 yields a $25 discount, $150 gets you $50 off or $75 off $225.

 

 

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Recipes, Wine Tips

The party is over, now what? 5 uses for leftover wine.

Seems unreal, having left over wine, but if you do happen to have this ‘problem’ – here are some tips to putting this gold liquid to good use.

 

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Freeze the wine! Find out how at singlyscrumptious.com

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Drunken Spaghetti – that pretty much says it all. View the recipe at http://bit.ly/1zXodvu

redwinechocolate_cookiesChocolate Red Wine Cookies. View the recipe at tofufortwo

 

wine-dyeDye your clothes. Find out how at http://huff.to/1KyYf1i
fruit-fly-trapFruit fly traps. Pests are attracted to strong fruity odors, such as the fermentation agents found in wine, vinegar and similar products. Find out how at Venisonfordinner

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Wine Tips

The color of wine chart. Compare the different colors of wine with this unique chart.

Compare the different colors of wine with this unique chart. From light bodied red wines to well aged white wines, this will give you powerful insight to the color of wine.

 

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