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Who's excited for warm weather and parties in the backyard? We are, that's for sure! To get you ready, we have a round-up of desserts that travel well, our favorite basket for farmer's market shopping, a mouth-watering and birthday-worthy recipe for Boeuf Bourguignon, and a bunch of ideas for party nibbles. Happy planning!

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Birthday Cake Recipe: Funfetti Cake from Scratch
Weeknight Recipe: Southwestern Pizza with Black Beans and Corn
Easy, Yummy Part Food: 25 Ideas for Bites, Dips, and Nibbles
Why the Reisenthal Carrybag Is Better Than Shopping Bags
Recipe: Coconut Milk Cupcakes, Two Ways

Birthday Boeuf Bourguignon for Amanda Hesser
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5 Ways to Throw a Party Without Blowing Your Budget
Party on the Go: 5 Desserts that Travel Well
Make or Buy? Kombucha
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