Kansas City, Kansas (NAPSI) - From Brooklyn to Albuquerque,Seattle toSarasota and everywhere in between, few things say summer in America the same way that barbecue does.

Houston, Texas (NAPSI) - If you’re looking for a tasty way to power up on protein and incorporate a healthy serving of omega-3s into your diet, consider delicious, nutritious shrimp.

El Paso, Texas (NAPSI) - For weddings, holidays and birthday parties throughout the year, the hunt and pressure it seems, is always on for the perfect, affordable and meaningful gift. As a result, more and more people are getting creative, and for many, this means getting personal.

Colorado Springs, Colorado (NAPSI) - This season is the time to gather friends and enjoy the beautiful outdoors. For any special occasion, you don’t have to compromise quality and brandname entertaining essentials in order to host the ultimate soiree.

Houston, Texas (NAPSI) - While most grillers are armed with tongs and a spatula, many are looking to up their game by experimenting with accessories designed to add more versatility to the grill, such as pizza stones, fish baskets and rib racks.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - A college education is one of the most important investments of time and money that students and their families will make. Workers with a bachelor’s degree earned 65 percent more, on average, than those with only a high school diploma, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - It’s the time of year to retire the oven and do a little backyard cooking. With just a grill and tongs, the great outdoors can provide a natural setting for creative menus. Here are some tips and tricks for firing up your mealtime in the warm months ahead: