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Lauren L.

Lauren L.

The big solar eclipse is just about here, and it’s time to get excited! The two-minute cosmic phenomenon occurs this Monday, Aug. 21, and will be visible throughout the continent. However, if you’re not in one of the viewing areas, thanks to the wonders of modern technology, you can still watch …

When you’re grilling for friends, you make sure there’s options for everyone, you procure adequate numbers of utensils and napkins, and you definitely never run out of the lighter fluid, propane, or charcoal. But what do you do when it comes to drinks? Go ahead and give these four recipes …

This year, let’s skip getting Mom a Dyson Ball, along with stereotypical kitchen gadgets and utensils. Check out these neat gifts to get Mom this year! 1. Lovepops Starting at $10 Lovepops are pieces of art that ask the cards from the drugstore to step aside. The intricate 3D paper sculptures are …

April 1st isn’t just the mark of a new month. It’s also April Fools’ Day — a day when you get to pull pranks on your friends, family, co-workers, and significant others. While pulling pranks on people can be tricky, everyone knows a sense of humor is crucial to any kind of relationship. ...

Here are some fun date ideas for you and your loved one to consider for Valentine’s Day! 1.  Teach each other a new skill. Maybe he makes a mean creme brulee and you play the didgeridoo like a boss! Swapping a skill is a great way to spend time with …

Got a bottle of wine from home that you want to take to your favorite New Mexican restaurant? It might be a reality this summer! New Mexicans will be allowed to bring their own bottle of wine to restaurants this July, if this bill gets passed! According to the bill, it would be …

LAS CRUCES – District Attorney Mark D’Antonio and the car ride service Uber are encouraging Las Cruces residents to plan ahead before celebrating the end of 2016, the DA’s office announced Friday. As part of an ongoing partnership, Uber will offer new users a $15 credit, which is enough to …

The green chile harvest has officially started! The earliest pepper pods began being gleaned from Doña Ana County fields,  a process that will last through October. In general, some growers have been pushing up the start of the green chile harvest by starting their crops earlier in the year with …

What’s all this hot yoga talk? What IS it exactly? According to Mayo Clinic, hot yoga is a vigorous form of yoga performed in a studio that is heated to 105 F (40 C) and has a humidity of 40 percent. The formal name for hot yoga is Bikram. Bikram …

Looking for a fun, new way to enjoy the outdoors? Want to add some thrill to your hikes?  Try geocaching (“jee-oh-cash-ing”), the modern-day treasure hunt for family and friends alike! So, what is it? Think of geocaching like a high-tech game of hide and seek! What are the caches? Caches are collections of …