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That Warm-Weather Scent

Whether your perfect warm-weather scent smells fresh like a salty windswept afternoon at the beach or juicy like a fruity refreshing cocktail, we’ve got you covered with this list of different types of summery fragrances that are perfect for your body or your apartment. Perfume It’s always amazing when a single fragrance can perfectly capture [...]

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Top 8 Barbecue Tips!

Remember the old days when you were having a blast chomping your way through your dad’s deliciously marinated barbecued ribs, grilled corn, and a nice cool side of coleslaw? Well now that you’re a little older and a little wiser, its your time to host your own perfect summertime barbecue! Follow these easy-to-follow tips to [...]

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Instagram IT!

All savvy Instagram-ers will agree that life could never be more picture perfect than when viewed through an Earlybird or Walden filter. Instantaneously turn your routine bike ride to work into a masterpiece with Valencia. Spice up your lunchtime meal with Sutro. Luckily for us, summer holiday is here! So many days of great weather [...]

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Summer Movie Party Themes

Summer movie season is upon us! Whether you prefer to relax in the nearest air-conditioned multiplex, drink a PBR on an old couch at the local indie cinema, or turn your apartment into a cozy home theater, here are some fun excuses for throwing a movie-themed party this summer: Before Midnight (May 24): Julie Delpy [...]

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Survive the Zombie Apocalypse…

…or your next marketing meeting! In the MyNewPlace marketing team, we want to be prepared for anything that comes up in the office. Our fearless leader, however, is more concerned about the threat of zombies…and corny jokes.  Thus, when we had a few extra dollars to spend on in-office supplies–only $5 per person, in fact–we [...]

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‘Tis the Season of Farm Fresh Food

It’s the season of fresh produce! Time to head outdoors to your local farmers market and purchase a healthy basket of green beans, some glossy eggplants, a dozen fresh eggs, and other fresh produce items. Do a quick Internet search or check local papers or postings about weekly or monthly open-air and indoor markets that [...]

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Memorial Day Getaways For TheHoliday Weekend

  Ready for a short vacation this Memorial Day weekend?  Make it memorable by planning ahead! Regardless of how you decide to celebrate this Memorial Day, it’s pretty safe to say that many of us are ecstatic to be enjoying a day off from work to spend with family and friends. There are a variety of great places [...]

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Stuff You’ll Never Do After You Graduate

Hi, I’m Kathy, MyNewPlace’s intern, and recent college graduate.  After graduating just this past weekend, I began to get nostalgic about all the things I’ll miss about being a college student. Graduation is just around the corner for many other universities, and while there are tons of things you can enjoy in your post-college life, [...]

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Five (Low Calorie!) Meals with Summer Flavors

Your summer meals should never lack flare.  Whether you have a spicy or tangy preference, we offer a set of fresh, seasonal recipes that can be quickly prepared and slowly savored.  A healthy low calorie set of meals can be a great pick-me-up on a lazy summer afternoon!   Sesame Tuna with Spicy Slaw This [...]

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