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It's the most wonderful time of the year! #AmIRite? As we race to grab those last few holiday gifts and use up the last bit of vacation time at work, we're hoping the week slows down enough to spend enough time with our loved ones. Here's some advice on how to make it through the holidays. While you're on the couch drinking eggnog, don't forget to set those resolutions. 

BEER LOVERS, MEET SIR MOCH-A-LOT

I like big stouts and I cannot lie! Head over to Exile to get your hands on this Imperial Mocha Stout brewed by Exile. It has cacao from Chocolaterie Stam. The mixture of roasted coffee and chocolate makes for a rich, memorable flavor. YUM!

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PUMP UP THE VOLUME

Thanks to the good folks at Daytrotter, there's a brand spankin' new music festival, called Daytrotter Downs, coming to downtown Davenport in 2016. The festival is scheduled to take place from Feb. 18 to 20, with 25 to 30 acts performing across three venues in the eastern Iowa city.Tickets are on sale now for $64.29. Find more information on tickets at eventbrite.com.

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A DOGGIE SHOWER ... FOR YOUR DOG

**clicks heels** There's no place like Johnston. ... Well, at least there's no place quite like this house. It holds three double-sided fireplaces, a heated hot yoga/workout room and even a downstairs bar with booth seating. But wait, there's more. There's a hidden theater room. And don't overlook the doggie shower.

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I'M KINDA BUZZED AND IT'S ALL BECAUSE ...

Ameena, Juice

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