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The Scoop – Celebrate National Tequila Day with these recipes

By Jennifer McKee La Adelita photo courtesy Le Adelita TequilaWheatgrass Margarita photo courtesy Velas Resorts July 24 is National Tequila Day. Punch up your bartending prowess with these special recipes direct from Mexico. The one-of-a-kind wellness program at Grand Velas resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, has a special star: the Wheatgrass Margarita. It combines antioxidants…

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The Scoop – Five Ways to Get Quality Sleep This Summer

By Jennifer McKee | Hatch Restore photo courtesy of Hatch Do you fight the eternal battle of blocking out light when you sleep? Is the summer heat most uncomfortable when trying to fall asleep at night? Whatever your sleep time woes, there’s a product to help with that. These items promote a more restful night,…

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The Scoop – Summer Just Got More Entertaining with Fun Wine

By Jennifer McKee | Photos courtesy Tara Ink Ah, summer. While we welcome the sun’s bright ways, we have to deal with, well, the sun’s bright rays. Having a cool beverage close at hand is a must. Enter Fun Wine.   Launched last year at Miami’s Art Basel, the low-alcohol concoction comes in three delicious…

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The Scoop – Biltmore Reopens “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” for the Summer

By Jennifer McKee | Photo credit for all photos: ©Imagine Exhibitions, NBCUniversal International Studios and Carnival. Calling all fans of the Crawleys, Bates’ and Carsons: “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” is back. The exhibit, which runs from June 27 to September 7, is housed at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, and has been extended…

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The Scoop – Getaways: Tallulah Gorge State Park

By Jennifer McKee | Photos Courtesy of  Lee Reese/Shutterstock and SnoochTV/Shutterstock Known for its spectacular scenery and challenging hikes, the Tallulah Gorge State Park will take your breath away. The gorge, 67 miles north of Athens, is two miles long and 1,000 feet deep and was carved millions of years ago as the Savannah River…

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