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The College Grad's Guide to Planning a Graduation Party

Are you finally about to graduate? Congratulations! It's a time filled with joy, nostalgia, relief, and excitement, and it only fits that you celebrate it properly! Throwing a graduation party is no small task, which is why you should be fully prepared instead of just winging it. Depending on how many guests you're planning to have over, you will have to prepare many things in advance as last-minute runs to the supermarket won't get you everything. Of course, a lot of the stuff as any regular party, and if you have thrown one before, you're already halfway ready! So, without further ado, here's a brief guide on how to throw a memorable and successful graduation party: Preparation for the Party...

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The Perfect Pina Colada Recipe for When You Need a Mini Vacation

If you like Pina Coladas and getting caught in the rain, then you’re not alone! Pina Coladas are comfortably among the most popular cocktails in the world. In fact, the drink also has its own National Pina Colada Day in the US, celebrated on the 10th of July every year. Of course, a lot of credit needs to be given to Rupert Holmes, whose song Escape (The Pina Colada Song) made the drink a global sensation. You might be thinking, why is the Pina Colada cocktail so popular? To understand that, you need to know what makes a good cocktail. Cocktails, if done right, are a thing of beauty and the great thing about cocktails is that there’s something for everyone. Whether...

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Short-Term Effects of Consuming Alcohol on Your Body

Humans have been consuming alcohol for at least 10,000 years or so. During this time, the debate regarding the pros and cons of alcohol consumption has raged on, and it’s simmering to this day. Science tells us that heavy drinking can have many downsides, but moderate drinking can have some benefits too. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, moderate drinking can be good for your heart and blood circulation, and it can also protect you against Type 2 diabetes and stones in your gall bladder. Despite these benefits, even moderate drinkers have to deal with the short-term effects of alcohol consumption. However, these short-term effects of alcohol depend on several factors, such as how quickly and how much...

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