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Cassandra Raposo

Cassandra has been a writer for Your AAA since 2017. She writes mostly Lifestyle content, but will dabble in other topics here and there. Cassandra graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a bachelor’s degree in English and a concentration in writing, rhetoric and communication. When she’s not writing, you can likely find her singing in the car or petting a dog somewhere.

Articles by Cassandra Raposo

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Wellness Travel: When Self-Care Takes a Holiday

Reenergize your spirit, relax your mind and rejuvenate your body while on vacation.

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Navigating the Grad School College Search Process

The college search process is difficult enough for a burgeoning undergrad. Searching for a grad school can be just as stressful.

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River Cruise Vacations for Families

More river cruise lines are appealing to younger crowds, including families with small children.

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Tour America’s Most Iconic Cities on a Heritage of America Tour

AAA Vacations’ Heritage of America brings you back to the birth of the nation as you tour America’s most historically significant cities.

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Boost Your Energy Efficiency

Increasing a home’s energy efficiency benefits both the environment and a homeowner’s wallet. That’s why the folks at Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven, in Connecticut, make the homes they build and rehabilitate as energy efficient as possible. “It’s the right thing to do,” said Executive Director Bill Casey. “Both for the environment, andRead More

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Barbie Is a Vlogger

Since 1959, kids around the globe have been captivated by Barbie, playing with her dolls, her friends and accessories like the Barbie Dream House. They’ve even watched her on the big screen. Today, they’re still watching her, but on a smaller screen. That’s right: Barbara Millicent Roberts is a YouTuber. Barbie sits in front ofRead More

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Food For All: Turkey 2.0

Ah, Thanksgiving. Time to gather with family and friends, give thanks for what we have … and stuff our faces with all the traditional favorites: turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, veggies and oodles of desserts. Why not spice up your Turkey Day table this year with a new twist on a favorite classic? WhoRead More

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How To Stop Bug Bites From Itching and Other Helpful Tips

Summer will soon grace us with its presence, but so will the bugs. Here’s how to stop bug bites from itching, among other helpful bug bite tips.

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Busy Weekdays Call for Quick Dishes

During the school year, the regular rigmarole of a busy parent’s day goes something like this: work, cook dinner, shuffle the kids to basketball practice and ballet class, make sure they do their homework, sleep. Wake up, repeat. Squeeze making lunches into the list and free time becomes a mere whisper in the wind. Quick dinnersRead More

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Craft Breweries in the Northeast

Looking for a mom-and-pop kind of hop? Here are the most popular and up-and-coming craft breweries near you.