Alanna Nunez

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Summer Movie (Rental) Guide!

Nothing says summer like going to the movies! And with mega hits The Dark Knight Rises, Brave, The Avengers, and more already in theaters, this summer promises to be a record-breaker in more than one way. But if you're looking to enjoy a movie from the comfort of your own home (and save a little money to boot), we've got you covered. So pop some popcorn and check out our summer movie rental guide, plus what new movies are worth the ticket price.

If you're excited for: The Dark Knight Rises (in theaters now)


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white and red wine
The Beginner's Guide to Wine

It's 6:30 p.m. and you're at the grocery store hoping to pick up a bottle of wine for dinner with friends. Staring at rows and rows of bottles, you might be thinking, how do I know which one to pick? How do I know which one tastes good? And how can I pick a bottle that's high quality -- but won't break the bank? 

 


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Bride with her Guests, Friends at Wedding
Invites Decoded: What to Wear to a Wedding

A wedding is an important occasion for the bride and groom, and as their guest, it's important to show up dressed appropriately. People keep wedding photos for years, and the advent of social media all but guarantees that any photo you appear in is up for good (darn you Facebook!). Suffice it to say, what you wear to a wedding is important. But how do you know exactly what to wear? Every wedding is different, and every bride and groom will want to put their own stamp on their ceremony. Don't panic just yet.


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College Graduates
What Does the Student Loan Debate Really Mean?

When I started college, I remember everyone telling me to enjoy my time there, because it would be the best four years of my life. And they were right. Now I’m watching my sister enjoy her college experience, and while she’s having a great time, there’s one major difference between her experience and mine: When she graduates in 2014, she’ll be saddled with at least $20,000 in debt.


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Seared Scallop Tacos
5 Healthy Versions of Your Favorite Recipes

It's a cultural imperative in a Latin household that when you have guests, you serve them food. You probably try to serve them coffee too, regardless of the time of day. No matter how politely your guests refuse the offer, you will go down fighting to give your guests something to eat. But here's the thing that no one ever wants to talk about: Many traditional Latin recipes (including my favorite, Empanadas de Carne) are fried, breaded, or otherwise loaded in trans fat, calories, and cholesterol.


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