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Celebrate the End of Summer – Labor Day Cocktails
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Celebrate the End of Summer – Labor Day Cocktails

Serve up these tasty cocktails on Labor Day to celebrate the end of summer! Spiked Chichigalpa 1.5 oz. Flor de Caña 7 yr Grand Reserve Rum .25 oz. red apple pucker 1 oz. Apple-Cranberry Sparkling Cider 2 slices of Asian Pear Juice of half a Lime Fresh Cranberries Muddle one […]

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Summer Time Healthy Party Tricks

By Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. Traditionally, summer time barbecues and parties involve celebrations with alcohol and foods…which usually tend toward sugary fruits and fat-laden potato salads and fatty foods like hot dogs and such. So how can we make this summer a bit healthier? I have had this discussion […]

Bundles of joy and Italian String Bean Bundles
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Bundles of joy and Italian String Bean Bundles

I just hit the last “submit order” button for this Christmas season. You can’t see me, but I’m doing the pee pee dance. After spending several days in the stores fighting lines, sitting here in pj’s and fuzzy slippers, sipping coffee and firing gifts out to family members across the […]

Swap the Candy for Cocktails
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Swap the Candy for Cocktails

… and save a few calories while you’re at it. Check out these fun Halloween Party drinks sure to be a crowd pleasure tonight! (or Any night!) Made with Voli Light Vodkas – the first low calorie fruit and fusion flavored vodka in the world, is the perfect Halloween candy alternative […]

Grim Fairy Tale and Croque Monsieur
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Grim Fairy Tale and Croque Monsieur

–French Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches By Susan Nelson I’m an animal person. One of my granddaughters recently purchased two small finches. When my grandchildren ask my opinion about getting a pet (and sometimes even when they don’t ask my opinion) I always remind them that owning an animal is […]

Give Me a Brake and Grilled Romaine Hearts
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Give Me a Brake and Grilled Romaine Hearts

By Susan Nelson ~ Susan’s Food and Art I spent four days recently with my children and their families celebrating the graduation of my second oldest grandchild.  It was fun, exhausting, but fun.  My daughter loves to entertain, and does it well. The food, the decorations, and the presentation were great […]

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