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In this section we explore the things that define Bodega Life. We bring you some of the best and brightest minds, sharing their knowledge and passion for the things they love. Sports, health, cars, finance and fashion are some of the lifestyle areas you’ll discover. Enjoy!

Top 10 Ways to Beat the Post-Christmas Blues

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015

Top 10 Ways to Beat the Post-Christmas Blues

The post-Christmas period can leave many of us feeling down. Back to work blues, an empty social calendar, festive weight gain, miserable weather and a dwindling bank balance can all contribute to a general feeling of melancholy. Thankfully, there are many ways to get your spirits back up after the festive period. Here are our top 10 tips for beating the post-Christmas blues.

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11 Fun New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014

11 Fun New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

With a few money-saving tricks up your sleeve, you can host a great New Year’s party on a budget that people will be talking about for a long time to come.

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16 slam-dunk holiday gifts that also give to charity

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014

16 slam-dunk holiday gifts that also give to charity

If you want to make a difference with your dollar, start with the gifts you give to friends and family. Complement (or replace) your usual dust-catcher with something charitable and practical.

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How to cook the perfect Christmas ham

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014

How to cook the perfect Christmas ham

Meat reducers rejoice! Christmas is perhaps the only remaining occasion when we can indulge an atavistic lust for huge hunks of flesh without an accompanying saucing of guilt – after all, you can’t begrudge tradition.

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Cigar tip: Give the gift of cigars this Christmas

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014

Cigar tip: Give the gift of cigars this Christmas

Never fear. Cigar smokers need not be a difficult crowd for which to buy presents. Their passion for the hobby makes it easy to narrow down gift choices. This holiday season, you can be virtually assured of gift-giving success if you follow some simple rules of thumb.

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13 Unique Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014

13 Unique Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Imagine spending New Year’s in some of the best places in the world!

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Ten Best Wines from 2014

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014

Ten Best Wines from 2014

All of these wines are drinkable now, but many have the potential to age for several years, if not decades. I live for the moment, so I suggest “Carpe Vinum”—drink ‘em now

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Smoke and Haze: Visiting Cuba’s Cigar Country

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014

Smoke and Haze: Visiting Cuba’s Cigar Country

So I decided to ditch the usual mojitos by the pool and spend my time exploring Cuba’s even wilder side—its tobacco plantations.

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How couples can start their own Christmas traditions, no kids required

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014

How couples can start their own Christmas traditions, no kids required

There’s an expectation that once couples have children, they will start their own holiday traditions.

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20 Best Holiday Drinks to Help You Deal with Your Family

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014

20 Best Holiday Drinks to Help You Deal with Your Family

The holidays are here and that means traveling and also spending time with lots of family. It’s a time when alcohol and family come together. When used in the correct situations alcohol can provide many benefits for these social settings.

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