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Cruisin’ Crab Dip
Photographer: Howard L. Puckett

Cruisin’ Crab Dip

This make-and-go dip recipe includes red pepper and hot sauce for a spicy kick, which you may adjust according to your spice preference. A filling seafood appetizer like this one does the work of a larger dish by keeping partygoers full without too much work for you in the kitchen.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.