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What's more refreshing than a cocktail at the end of a hard week (or day…)? A cocktail that doesn't put you over on the daily calorie count. Relax the next time your girlfriends are over, and try some of these recipes that are 205 calories or less.

The rules surrounding reply etiquette remain the same as they have always been. Having RSVP etiquette is a perfect opportunity to show that you are considerate and respectful of other people’s time and thoughts. The term "RSVP" on an invitation stands for a French phrase, "repondez s'il vous plait," meaning "respond if you please." It is a polite way of requesting a response to the invitation, not a suggestion to the invited guest to respond if she feels like it.

If fireworks displays are in your entertaining plans this week, make sure taking safety precautions is also present on the itinerary. Grand Rapids Fire Department Fire Inspector Ted Jensen says dry weather and fireworks can take a gathering from playful to dangerous in no time.

Kitchens are already sizzling this week in the 90-degree weather, so keep dinner cool with these recipes that don't require the oven or grill.

In West Michigan, we know a thing to two about beaches, but do you have beach bag packing down to a science? Entertain your friends and family at the beach with these essential items:

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