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The Perfect Grilled Steak

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Follow these 6 easy steps from a chef on how to grill the perfect steak. It's easier than you think! My carnivorous, farm-boy husband has been waiting our whole marriage for me to write this…

10 Thanksgiving Tips Our Readers Swear By

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We asked our readers recently "What do you do to make Thanksgiving less stressful?" and were flooded with over 200 amazing tips! We've consolidated our reader ideas and shared the best of the best below.
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Top 10+ Favorite Local Items at Hy-Vee

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Buying local helps the community and environment, and often results in tastier, healthier food! Here are our Top 10 local food favorites at our Hy-Vee.

8 Hy-Vee Hacks Every Parent Should Know

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Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Many years ago when I started having children, I quickly realized that grocery shopping with small people in tow can be a nightmare. I knew I had to hit a small…

10 Favorite HealthMarket Products and How I Use Them

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A list of 10 favorite health food products that repeatedly make my grocery list, why I think they are a worthy investment, and some ways I use them in my kitchen and around the house. Sponsored…

Tailgating Made Easy with Hy-Vee

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Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) It was the first game of the season and the weather was perfect. I mean PERFECT. The idea of tailgating with some friends was now coming to fruition and we needed…
How To Get the Best Produce At the Best Price: 6 Insider Tips

How To Get the Best Produce At the Best Price: 6 Insider Tips

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Sponsored by Hy-Vees of Columbia Who doesn't love a perfect peach at peak season? Or a juicy summer tomato from a local farmer? Our family always tries to keep the veggie and fruit drawer of our fridge…

Halloween Adventures and Hy-Vee Walk the Aisles

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Now that my oldest is 4, we have officially entered into the Halloween madness that occurs once a year. I mean, you guys. This holiday is crazy. It's super fun but it was also slight madness at times. First…