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Author Archives: Sara Aucoin

About Sara Aucoin

Cooking enthusiast and professional theater geek. Earth without art is just eh.

Great Books to Read This Summer

The summer is a perfect time to read a great book, but with so many popular options, it can be hard to choose. If you want to read books that can capture your attention throughout the entire summer, you should consider The Hunger Games trilogy or the Divergent trilogy. These books are easy to read … Continue reading »

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Four Summer Blockbusters For The Whole Family

Summer 2014 is shaping up to be the season of sequels and remakes, welcoming additions to many popular franchises, as well as some fresh takes on classic films. Take a look at some of the most anticipated films your family has to look forward to: 1. May 16 – Godzilla Joining the ranks of Godzilla … Continue reading »

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5 Tips for Your Next Family Vacation

As a kid, I always wondered why the adults never seemed to be having a “relaxing” time during family vacations. Family trips can certainly be stressful, and while there are many lists available for what to pack and how to get there, many parents are left to fend for themselves once they arrive. Thankfully, a … Continue reading »

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Cupcakes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner?

Cupcakes have long been a staple for birthdays and other celebrations. Individual sweet treats, perfect for little hands, and a delicious way to eat cake with no utensils needed—it’s easy to see why they’re popular! A few years ago, cupcakes got an upgrade. Forget plain chocolate or vanilla. Cupcakeries–yes, that’s a bakery devoted exclusively to … Continue reading »

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It’s Time to Think Small When it Comes to Art

Art can sometimes seem like a hard-to-grasp concept. From fancy galleries to centuries-old collections, there doesn’t seem to be a clear definition of what falls within the boundaries of art. In 2013 a new kind of art took the world by storm. From the runway to the suburbs, this trend is poised to be bigger … Continue reading »

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Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Questions About The Paleo Diet

The paleo diet is named after the Paleolithic time period because it reportedly mimics the eating habits of the hunter-gatherers that existed at that time. It has been gaining major media attention in the last year, making people wonder if this diet is the answer to their weight or health problems. Here are the answers … Continue reading »

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Tragedy Strikes At Cirque du Soleil

In late June throngs of viewers flocked to the MGM Hotel in Las Vegas to witness the awe-inspiring high-flying acrobatic stunts of the popular daredevil troupe Cirque du Soleil. Instead, they witnessed a tragedy. Sarah Guillot-Guyard, 31-year-old troupe member, accidentally lost her balance high above the stage and fell to her death. This isn’t the … Continue reading »

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Artists Reinventing Themselves

First there was Madonna, a genre-bending recording artist who in one breath easily morphed from a blond sexpot who tantalized fans in songs “Like a Virgin” into a black-haired debonair woman who exuded class. It seems artists of today are taking note of her seemingly easy transformation. Miley Cyrus, the innocent girl-next-door who started out in … Continue reading »

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Jay-Z’s Reaches Platinum Before It’s Even Released

Although it’s not even released yet, Jay-Z’s new album is certified platinum, adding another notch to what’s set to become one of the most controversial albums of 2013. The CD, titled “Magna Carta Holy Grail”, and set for release July 4, reached the platinum mark after the rap superstar inked a deal with Samsung which … Continue reading »

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Female-led Comedies Taking Over Hollywood

Is there a female-led film comedy renaissance occurring in Hollywood? In 2011, audiences were wooed by the blockbuster hit comedy “Bridesmaids.” The movie pitted a maid of honor against a bridesmaid in a competition to win the adoring love of the bride to be, an out-of-work pastry chef. Not only was the flick nominated for … Continue reading »

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