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Stephen Mcdowell

Flowers and Candles

It may sound like something that happens only in the movies but trust me, no woman on earth has ever disliked flowers and candles (unless she’s allergic to them). Cook or order her favorite food and enjoy the moment. If she asks, why you are doing it, tell her that you want to make everyday living with her special and memorable.

All the way to Stryker

Ok!, Going from Chenequa to Stryker make sure to first visit Sweet Flame for great shopping. Next stop at Hampton for the night! Lastly look in on Upper Macatawa Natural Area Scenic Overlook, it is great!

Sweet Flame
335 Main Street, Racine, WI 53403-9998
Phoenix Road, South Haven, MI 49090
Upper Macatawa Natural Area Scenic Overlook
Zeeland Charter Township, MI 49464
The best route to Stryker from Chenequa

Trust them

Putting your trust in someone gives them the encouragement they need. If this is an employee, you will want to establish certain parameters, but just giving them the autonomy to do things their way and to put your trust in their methods, will work as a great encouragement tool.

In fact, motivate and nurture this autonomous environment because it promotes efficiency. Also, let them know that if they have any questions, you’re always there to help.

A nicer route to Lake Eunice from Oconto

Going from Oconto to Lake Eunice make sure to first of all visit Indoor Waterpark for a cool off in the pool. Next pay a visit to LemonHeads to fill up some energy!

Indoor Waterpark
Purple Heart Memorial Highway, Mitchell, SD 57301
West 6th Avenue, Mitchell, SD 57301
Mitchell Supercharger
West Havens Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
Lake Eunice
MN 56508
The best route to Lake Eunice from Oconto

The way to New Portland

Ok!, Going from Fountainville to New Portland make sure to first stop by Elizabeth's Fine Jewelry & Gifts for getting yourself some small treats :-). Then visit Franklin Falls Historic District. It is a great stop!

Elizabeth's Fine Jewelry & Gifts
110 Main Street, Millerton, NY 12546
Franklin Falls Historic District
Memorial Street, Franklin, NH 03235
New Portland
The best route to New Portland from Fountainville

From Hamlet to Ross Township

When driving to Ross Township from Hamlet first pay a visit to Gold's Gym for a nice experience! Then stop by Anytime Fitness to get that body going.

NC 28345
Mc Iver Street, Greensboro, NC 27412
Gold's Gym
Towne Square Boulevard Northwest, Roanoke, VA 24012
Anytime Fitness
Plantation Drive, Elkins, WV 26241
Ross Township
PA 15237
The best route to Ross Township from Hamlet

From Stites to Covington with some a place worth some time added

If driving from Stites to Covington a way would be to first of all make a stop at Canyon Grain Bins. It is a nice stop! Then hit Blustery's Restaurant for a some tasty food.

Canyon Grain Bins
Whitman County, WA
Blustery's Restaurant
Vantage Park Road, Vantage, WA
WA 98042
The best route to Covington from Stites

The best route from Etna to Arbor Hill

Going from Etna to Arbor Hill make sure to pay a visit to Pioneer Inn for a pause.

OH 43018
Pioneer Inn
Development Drive, Truebada, WV 36430
Arbor Hill
The best route to Arbor Hill from Etna

From Creston to Parker with some some swimming added

If driving from Creston to Parker this is a good way: first of all visit Lincoln Pool for a nice experience! Lastly stop at Rusty Bucket for a lunch or dinner.

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Lincoln Pool
East 7th Street, Grand Island, NE 68802
Rusty Bucket
2nd Street, Chappell, NE 69129
CO 80134
The best route to Parker from Creston

I suggest this!

Going to West Minot from East Greenville I suggest first hit Corner Candle Store for a leg stretcher. Then look in on Tin & Jeanne's Dining Commons to fill up some energy! Then visit Orange Leaf for some scoops of yummy ice cream.

East Greenville
PA 18041
Corner Candle Store
Depot Street, Washingtonville, NY 10992
Tin & Jeanne's Dining Commons
Parenzo Road East, Westfield, MA 01086
Orange Leaf
North Main Street, Concord, NH 03301
West Minot
ME 04288
The best route to West Minot from East Greenville

I suggest this!

If driving from York to Wolf Trap this is a good way: make a stop at Frostburg freeze for some tasty frozen yoghurt!

Carrollton Believer's Fellowship
3006 Waynesburg Road Northwest, Harrison Township, OH 44615
Frostburg freeze
West Main Street, Frostburg, MD 21532
Wolf Trap
VA 22181:22182
The best route to Wolf Trap from York

A good way to Wakefield

Driving from White Pigeon to Wakefield a way would be to first stop at Manitowoc Coffee for a caffeine boost. Finally stop by US Air Motorsports Raceway, it is good!

White Pigeon
Manitowoc Coffee
836 South 8th Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220
US Air Motorsports Raceway
W5901 County Road BE, Bonduel, WI 54166
MI 49968
The best route to Wakefield from White Pigeon

A nice trip from Flandreau to Fairbank

When driving from Flandreau to Fairbank first of all make a stop at Great Lakes Mall for a leg stretcher. Next stop by GHV High School Track!

SD 57028
Great Lakes Mall
Peoria Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
GHV High School Track
Sioux Avenue, Garner, IA 50438
The best route to Fairbank from Flandreau

These were my stops to Palestine from Oak Island

Going from Oak Island to Palestine make sure to visit Chiller Bee Frozen Yogurt for a cone of delicious ice cream.

Oak Island
Chiller Bee Frozen Yogurt
2820 Interstate 45 North, Conroe, TX 77303
The best route to Palestine from Oak Island

My fav stops from Carey to Mendon

Driving to Mendon from Carey make sure to stop at tennis, it is good.

ID 83320
East Park Street, American Falls, ID 83211
The best route to Mendon from Carey

Time the tanning session wisely

To get a tan quickly, try getting in the sun between noon to 3 pm when the sun is strongest. However, since the sun’s rays are strongest during these hours, you also might want to practice caution and use a good sunscreen to avoid damage to your skin. If your skin is extremely fair, it’s best to avoid tanning during these hours altogether and stick to tanning in the morning or evening. 

Time the tanning session wisely

A good way to Reisterstown

Driving from Friendship to Reisterstown first visit Hotel Manor for a pause. Next stop by Inglebean Ice Cream for some awesome frozen yoghurt! Then hit Molly Pitcher Memorial. It is a nice stop.

Try it.

NY 14379
Hotel Manor
Slate Run Road, Slate Run, PA 17769
Inglebean Ice Cream
108 East Main Street, Millheim, PA 16854
Molly Pitcher Memorial
Cemetery Avenue, Carlisle, PA 17015
The best route to Reisterstown from Friendship

A nice way to Louisa from Howard City

When going to Louisa from Howard City first of all hit Bretty's for shopping. After that stop at Nickel Plate 779, it is worth it! Then visit Lower Twin Road. It's great!

Howard City
East Sterling Road, Scipio Township, MI 49250
Nickel Plate 779
Grove Avenue, Lima, OH 45801
Lower Twin Road
Lower Twin Road, Lyndon, OH 45123:45612
The best route to Louisa from Howard City

From East Greenville to West Minot with some some shopping added

While driving to West Minot from East Greenville first of all pay a visit to Captain's Table for a something delicious to eat! After that stop by Pilgrim Candle for great shopping. Then look in on Oak Hill Vista!

East Greenville
PA 18041
Captain's Table
NY 17M, Monroe, NY 10926
Pilgrim Candle
36 Union Avenue, Westfield, MA 01085
Oak Hill Vista
Vista Way Trail, Concord, NH
West Minot
ME 04288
The best route to West Minot from East Greenville

Going to Platte with some some shopping added

While driving from New Market to Platte I suggest you first of all make a stop at Carolyn's Hallmark for shopping. Finally stop at Marktplatz Mall for great shopping!

New Market
Carolyn's Hallmark
2414 3rd Avenue South, Estherville, IA 51334
Marktplatz Mall
101 North German Street, New Ulm, MN 56073
The best route to Platte from New Market

Going to Willingboro with a stop for some shopping

Driving from Seaford to Willingboro first of all stop by Holiday Inn Express & Suites for a night. Next visit Cumberland Mall for a leg stretcher and some shopping! Next stop by Cross Keys Commons for getting yourself some small treats :-)!

DE 19973
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Porter Street, Harrington, DE 19952
Cumberland Mall
Hennis Road, Vineland, NJ 08362
Cross Keys Commons
Ardmore Avenue, Cross Keys, NJ 08080
NJ 08046
The best route to Willingboro from Seaford

From Cowley to Ennis

When driving to Ennis from Cowley I suggest first hit Big Bear Lodge for some rest. Then visit Sunshine Yoga for a leg stretcher!

WY 82420
Big Bear Lodge
Beartooth Scenic Byway, Ricci Trailer Terraces, MT 59020-1018
Sunshine Yoga
North Oakes Avenue, Red Lodge, MT 59068
MT 59729
The best route to Ennis from Cowley

A nice way to Vevay

Going to Vevay from Rolesville make sure to first stop at Vade Mecum Pool for swimming! Finally make a stop at All Seasons Cafe for a quick bite.

NC 27571
Vade Mecum Pool
Pelican Pool Trail, Vade Mecum, NC 27053
Mary Lou Church
Dividing Ridge Road, Buchanan County, WV 24873
All Seasons Cafe
East Main Street, Morehead, KY 40351
The best route to Vevay from Rolesville

The way to Nelson

Driving to Nelson from Trumbull I suggest first visit Julian's Rock for a nice experience! After that make a stop at Pioneer Valley Sportsmans Club for some sweating. Finally visit Sweets n More for some awesome ice cream.

Julian's Rock
Tunxis Trail, Wolcott, CT 06011
Pioneer Valley Sportsmans Club
Tatham, West Springfield, MA
Sweets n More
171 Orchard Hill Drive, Amherst, MA 01003
NH 03457
The best route to Nelson from Trumbull

To Ogden from Greeley

While driving from Greeley to Ogden stop by Mount Ayr High School Track, it is a nice stop.

Mount Ayr High School Track
Cleveland Street, Mount Ayr, IA 50584
KS 66517
The best route to Ogden from Greeley

Why not this trip?

When going from Winnemucca to Brighton this is a nice way.

NV 89445
West Valley City Family Fitness Center
3100 South, West Valley City, UT 84120
The best route to Brighton from Winnemucca

These were my stops going to Broussard

When driving to Broussard from China Spring this is an alternative.

China Spring
TX 76633
Harvest Coffee Bar
101 North Main Street, Bryan, TX 77803
Castlegate II Acquatic Center
4200 Norwich Drive, College Station, TX 77845
Devils Backbone
Smart Camp Road, Vernon Parish, LA 71403
LA 70518
The best route to Broussard from China Spring

From Sherrill to City of Saint Louis

While driving to City of Saint Louis from Sherrill I suggest you first visit SouthPark Mall for a leg stretcher. Then stop at Anytime Fitness for a leg stretcher!

What do you think about that?

SouthPark Mall
44th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265
Anytime Fitness
West Morton Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650
City of Saint Louis
The best route to City of Saint Louis from Sherrill

Use Normal Tap Water

Simple is the new sophisticated! There's nothing better at cleaning calligraphy nibs than simple tap water. You don't have to buy any specific liquid solution to clean your nibs, you can use tap water to clean it pretty easily. Take a small container like a bottle cap, bowl, etc., and fill it up with water. Every few minutes, dip your nib in the water and dry it with a paper towel to maintain consistent writing.

The way to Foley

When driving from McRae to Foley I suggest you first of all visit Nathaniel 'Slim' Jack for a nice experience! Next make a stop at South Mississippi State Hospital (ruins).

Nathaniel 'Slim' Jack
2nd Street, Indianola, MS 38751
South Mississippi State Hospital (ruins)
Buchanan Street, Laurel, MS 39440
The best route to Foley from McRae

These were my stops from Green Brook to Nace

While going from Green Brook to Nace first make a stop at Avon Grove High School Stadium for a nice experience! After that stop by Upper Field for some exercising.

Green Brook
NJ 08812
Avon Grove High School Stadium
State Road, Avondale, PA 19360
Bethesda United Church of Christ
Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817
Upper Field
Baron Drive, Saint George, VA 22973
The best route to Nace from Green Brook

Start a blog/ Be an influencer

You must have seen full-time bloggers and lifestyle influencers making their names on the internet. If you are passionate about anything, start a blog. I had an interest in fast fashion. Therefore, I made a fashion blog on Instagram and now I have 10,000 followers.

Whether it is cooking you like, eating food, or playing a sport, it is always good to come forward and show your talent and interest on a big platform like Instagram. Who knows you end up making a living off your blog?Start a blog/ Be an influencer

Reverse Sear

A great way to cook a steak is by reverse searing. This ensures tender meat and gives you the most even cooking of all methods. It's called reverse searing because usually a meat will be seared before it's put in the oven, but this method does the opposite.

First, season your steak to the desired temperature. Then, preheat your oven to 200-275 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature you choose depends on your preference: the higher the temperature, the quicker it will cook, but the lower the temperature, the more evenly it will cook.

Then, simply place your steak on a sheet pan in the oven and cook until the inside registers around 10 degrees lower than your desired doneness. Then, put your steak into a very hot (preferably cast iron) pan with oil and butter to sear and give it a nice crust.

Reverse Sear

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