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Roasted Beets with Balsamic Vinegar

July 25, 2011  |  No Comments  |  Share

From Kitchen Parade: RECIPE for ROASTED BEETS with BALSAMIC VINEGAR Hands-on time: 5 minutes Time to table: 65 minutes or 95 minutes Serves 4 1 pound fresh red beets Olive oil, optional (I don't find it necessary, see NUTRITION ESTIMATE for calorie impact) Balsamic vinegar Slice off the greens but leave about a half inch of the stem end intact (this preserves the...

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Too Close for Comfort

July 21, 2011  |  No Comments  |  Share

If you call for an ambulance in Darien, CT, one of your teenager's friends could be the EMT knocking on your door.  Darien EMS-Post 53 is staffed and run by teens from the town.  When one of them, Emily Close, noticed cars tailgating ambulances in emergency mode to take advantages of the openings in traffic on busy roads like I-95,...

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A gang we like!

July 21, 2011  |  1 Comment  |  Share

What a debacle this debt ceiling discussion is.  And what a relief the Gang of 6 is.  A bi-partisan group, made up of 3 Republicans and 3 Democrats, including a "true blue" like Dick Durbin, has come up with a workable solution.  We like their plan to lower the personal and corporate income tax rate from 35% to 23% to...

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TLK-2-UR Teen

TLK-2-UR Teen

July 21, 2011  |  No Comments  |  Share

Something to tell your teen?  Well, you're more likely texting than talking these days. And, it’s going to take a lot more than a :) or a :( to get their attention or earn their respect. I picked up a book of texting acronyms for my daughter the other day.  It is 50 pages long. Moms, that means we've got...

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A loving way to weight loss

A loving way to weight loss

July 21, 2011  |  No Comments  |  Share

Is weight loss rooted in exercise, what you eat or what you think?  An interesting article that we found on Aphrodite Women's Health.com seems to suggest that you how you feel about yourself will affect how and if you lose weight.  Improving body image can enhance the effectiveness of weight loss programs based on diet and exercise, say dieticians in...

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