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Good Housekeeping

June 2019

Good Housekeeping - Home of the Good Housekeeping Seal and your best source for saving time, money, and hassle.

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ADD ’EM TO A SAVORY SIDESauté pitted cherries in olive oil and toss with basil to top seared pork, steak or chicken.TURN ’EM INTO SYRUPSimmer pitted cherries with a little brown sugar and some grated fresh ginger; spoon over waffles, pancakes or ice cream.BAKE ’EMChop and fold into your go-to chocolate or vanilla cake batter before baking.GH TEST KITCHEN TIP:No pitter? Use a chopstick to push out the pit, or smash ripe cherries with your hand and then use a spoon.…

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fun new ways to celebrate dad

(Paige Rangel.)1 GET HIM A CELEB SHOUT-OUTThe cool new website Cameo lets you request personalized video greetings from celebs (like Sean Astin from Stranger Things) that can be sent directly to his phone (from free to $2,500).2 WRITE A STORY STARRING HIMGo to blueprints.amazon.com and click on “All About Dad,” then use the Mad Libs–like template to create a custom tale that Alexa will read aloud (works on all Echo devices).3 CREATE A GROUP VIDEO MESSAGESet up an account at tribute.co, and the service will coordinate loved ones via email and compile their videos. Once you order and add any desired effects, it will email you the final product (from $25).…

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this month on goodhousekeeping.com

DAD’S DAY GIFT GUIDE35+ GIFT IDEAS YOUR DAD WILL LOVECreative, thoughtful and, most important, useful finds he never knew he needed.11 EASY FATHER’S DAY CRAFTS EVEN KIDS CAN MAKEThey’ll love creating these fun presents as much as Dad will love unwrapping them.26 QUOTES THAT TOTALLY CAPTURE DAD LIFEBe sure to include these hilarious and heartfelt sayings in this year’s card.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/fathers-day…

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my hometown grand rapids, mi

Butcher’s Union (Raul Velasco (4).)Founders Brewing Co.Saugatuck Dunes State ParkRebelThe Søvengårdeat & drink“There are so many amazing happy hour spots, but my go-tos are Founders Brewing Co., which has the best craft beer in town, and Butcher’s Union, where I order the Rye’N Gosling, a tasty mix of rye, rum, pineapple juice and lime. In the summer, you can dine outdoors at The Søvengård’s beer garden. Their dishes are seasonal and locally sourced, so your meal will essentially be Michigan on a plate.”shop“Whether I need a unique gift for my babysitter’s graduation or one for a friend’s birthday, I stop by Rebel. Their curated items—which include everything from stationery to jewelry to home goods—are fun, quirky, colorful and slightly snarky.”explore“Just a 45-minute drive from the city, you’ll find the Lake…

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you could win a chance to escape to paradise

YOU COULDWIN!$2,000 VALUE ENTER NOW bit.ly/2UNFqHy DETAILS, PAGE 120MAKE A SPLASHThe whole family will love floating down the 335-foot lazy river (one of the largest in Florida), taking a plunge down the two-story slide or simply wading in the huge pool at the newly renovated tropical-themed on-site Wakulla Falls water park.HEAD TO THE OCEANExplore the live entertainment and cool shops at the 800-foot-long Cocoa Beach Pier or spend all day sprawled out on the sand. Don’t want to lift a finger? Sign up for the beach concierge service, which provides chair setup, sunscreen and even sunglasses cleaning.DINE IN THE SUNSHINECome hungry and chow down at one of the pier’s delicious open-air eateries, which serve everything from casual bites to fresh tropical fare. A must-visit: the new Rikki Tiki Tavern (above),…

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plane rules

LEAVING YOUR ROWIt’s never OK to climb over people, even if they’re asleep. Instead, get up and gently tap your seatmate, then say “I’m sorry to bother you” and wait for him or her to rise and let you out.RECLINING YOUR SEATGoing slowly is key, since you don’t know how long the legs of the person behind you are. Bumping his or her knees means you’ve gone too far. It’s a nice courtesy to put your seat back upright again at mealtime.CLAIMING ARMRESTSThe person in the middle seat gets both the armrests—yes, both. It’s only fair, as he or she is sandwiched between strangers.FINDING OVERHEAD SPACEIf the bin above your seat is full, look in front of you, not behind you, for a spot. If all else fails, ask the…