Best High Protein Snacks On the Go


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Summertime is a busy time, but you still have to take time to get some nourishment. Vacations, trips to the lake, backyard cookouts, baseball games, fishing, road trips – whatever it is that keeps you busy and having fun during the summer also keeps you away from the kitchen and the dining-room table. But you don’t have to settle for fast food or junk food only.

5 Easy Meals for a Trip to the Beach


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A trip to the beach is always great fun . . . until it comes to the food. It’s just no fun lugging grills, charcoal, hamburger patties and hotdogs along with you and then having to unload and cook it all. On top of that, packing it all back up at the end of the day when you’re bloated from eating heavy food and tired from having fun.

Best Wines Under $20


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You get exactly what you pay for, right? Not always, though. Sometimes, if you choose wisely, you get a lot more than you pay for – even when it comes to wines for summertime entertaining and outdoor dining. So whether you need a hearty dry red to go with the perfect steaks you’re grilling or a more delicate white to accompany your fresh seafood, you really can get the great wine you need for less than $20, one that also tastes like it cost much more. Here, then, are our picks for the best wines under $20.

Tips on Staying Hydrated This Summer


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You’ve probably heard it a hundred times at least – that is, that your body is 70% water. But the fact remains that your body is mostly water. So when you’re active during the summer and losing a lot of your body’s water through both perspiration and respiration, you sometimes have to be a little creative in finding ways to stay hydrated. Still, you just have to do it.

Health-Conscious, High-Mileage, Minimalist Traveling


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Packing for a trip – it’s always great fun because it’s that part of the pre-trip preparations where you get to slowly and fully savor the anticipation of the trip while the excitement builds. So it’s also easy to go way overboard here, packing enough stuff, a lot of it unnecessary, that a sturdy pack mule would buckle under.

Texas Bullet Train Project Picking Up Speed


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Just think: Dallas to Houston or Houston to Dallas in less than 90 minutes at 200+ mph while you kick back and just enjoy the ride. The “bullet” train’s arrival is picking up speed, and it will (if it comes in) be a boon to both business travelers and those making the jaunt for pleasure.

The 10 Best Texas Road Trips You Need to Take Before You Die

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A bucket list is a fine thing, but at some point you have to convert that mere list into action. And where better than Texas to go on some of those road trips you’ve been meaning to take for a long time? Texas is . . . well, just plain big and offers a little of everything – most of which can be taken in on a leisurely road trip. So here are our picks for the 10 best Texas road trips you need to take before you die.

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Three Must-have Car Accessories for 2018

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