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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Beet Soup with Chicken

This butternut squash and beet soup is a warm, comforting recipe – perfect for fall and winter.  Pop the ingredients in the crockpot on a weekend afternoon, and by dinnertime you’ll have a delicious dish awaiting you.  This is a great high-protein soup that’s packs in nutritious ingredients, ideal for those looking to fuel their fitness. Note:  This post was originally published in November 2015, and has been updated in May 2021. Ingredients This recipe uses minimal ingredients but packs in a lot of flavor.  We’ve been stocked up on beets and squash from our CSA, so I started with those ingredients and figured out the rest of the recipe from there. Here’s what you’ll need, along with some helpful...

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400+ Profitable Etsy Shop Name Ideas: (Vintage + Rustic Examples)

Etsy has grown to become global destination crafters and artists to sell one of a kind goods. Everything from handmade arts, crafts, soaps and vintage products can be sold through the marketplace. According to the latest industry reports there are more than 4.36 million Etsy sellers. This also means there’s competition. If you’re planning to be a seller at Etsy, you’ll need a shop name that stands out. Below are some ideas you can use to seek inspiration, no matter what products you plan to sell. Etsy Shop Name Ideas Rustic Etsy Shop Name Ideas Vintage Etsy Shop Name Ideas Hipster Etsy Shop Name Ideas Crafty Etsy Shop Name Ideas Etsy Shop Names that Aren’t Taken Yet Etsy Shop Store...

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Long before Billie Eilish, women wore corsets for form, function and support

Craig McDean for British VogueSinger Billie Eilish’s new look for British Vogue, in which she trades her baggy clothes for lingerie — most notably a series of corsets — has sparked much debate. Eilish has previously spoken of her choice to hide her body shape, and some saw the Vogue photo shoot as a sell-out or succumbing to patriarchal beauty standards. In the article accompanying her Vogue cover, Eilish predicted such criticism, suggesting people would say: “If you’re about body positivity, why would you wear a corset? Why wouldn’t you show your actual body?” But, she continued: “My thing is that I can do whatever I want.” Corsets have long sparked debate. First worn by women in the 17th century,...

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23 Life-Saving House Cleaning Hacks

Summertime (and COVID-19 restrictions) means warmer days, no school and—kids with more time in and around the house. Don’t spend your summer scrubbing! Just try these hacks to keep on top of things when everyone is home more. And, of course, follow CDC guidelines for proper disinfection to avoid the spread of Coronavirus. Don’t forget a single hack! Click here to pin on Pinterest. photo: Amazon 1. Get your sheets dry the first time and save time, energy and sanity. One of those things that'll make you say, "Why didn't I think of that?" is the Wad-Free. This little device helps prevent the dreaded rolled & wadded up mess of half-dried sheets that leads to multiple cycles in the dryer...

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Whether you’re tired of the clutter or just getting the house in shape while you’re home so much, it doesn’t have to be an expensive task

From organizing kid toy chaos to purging your pantry, these dollar store organization hacks won’t break the bank and will give you all the Marie Kondo vibes. Keep scrolling to see some simple ways to stretch a dollar and clean the house at the same time. Pin these amazing dollar store hacks! Small Bins for Bathroom Drawers Bathroom drawers driving you crazy? Pick up a few smaller bins and boxes to get everything in check. Most of the time, small organizers like these are two or three for one dollar, a major score! Use for hair ties, floss, and anything else that is rolling around in those drawers. photo: The Organized Mama Organize Purses with Lid Racks Lots of small...

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