Valentine Tablescape BY PAT BURNS Because I enjoy tablescaping for every holiday, you’d think it would be easy to repeat the holiday table themes year after year. All I need

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A Charcuterie Board Your Family Will Love BY PAT BURNS If you plan on celebrating the yearend holidays or the New Year with friends and family, you might want to

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BY MICHELLE MAY, M.D. This holiday season, experience maximal pleasure from all the excellent food. By eating mindfully, you’ll eat less and enjoy these special holiday meals even more. The

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Lemony Shrimp and more BY CHRISTINE CROSBY If you loved the spring tablescape by Pat Burns in the spring issue of GRAND Magazine, you’ll really love this recipe from Delish.com

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Blueberry Biscuit Bake from Leen Cuisine Servings: 6-8 Time: 25 mins Difficulty: Easy A quick and easy breakfast bake filled with cinnamon-crusted biscuits and blueberries. Ingredients 1 (12 oz.) can refrigerated buttermilk biscuits

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Turning Tables into Triumphs and TV Shows What began as a creative and pleasurable escape from the demands of running the largest children’s book festival in North America has evolved

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Glam’n It Up for Halloween BY PAT BURNS A classic black and white color scheme can work just about everywhere and for everything, and Halloween is no exception. For this

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September’s Tablescape –  The African Queen BY PAT BURNS Some of us have been fortunate enough to visit Africa and experience wild animals roaming freely, its enormous vistas, picturesque plains,

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Kaboom! Celebrating Independence Day in Style BY PAT BURNS Celebrating the 4th of July is one of the summer’s utmost fun times. In 2020, extravagant fireworks and neighborhood parades were

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Tablescaping: Move Over Martha BY PAT BURNS Since the beginning of time artists have provided not only beauty and enjoyment to our tedious lives – art has provided us a

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A New Year’s Resolution Worth Making BY KERRY BYRNE, PH.D. As we say good-bye to a year that saw many of us separated from the grands in our lives, I’m

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Precious pineapple cake This “easy-do” cake starts with a cake mix to which you add pineapple and pecans. It’s very moist and even better the second day. Prep: 15 mins 

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The Cauliflower Connection BY CAROLINE CHIRICHELLA Fried cauliflower. Such a simple dish, nothing crazy or complicated. Cauliflower. eggs. breadcrumbs. parsley. pecorino. seasoning. oil. My grandma is taking the cauliflower out

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The Intuitive Businesswoman To take this quiz all you need is a piece of paper and something to write with. Number vertically from 1-20. As you make your selections, write

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BY CHRISTINE CROSBY Remember when your mom had a pressure cooker? I was freaked out by my mom’s gyrations with her pressure cooker back in the ‘olden’ days. Between the

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Chocolate Orange Brownies I’ve discovered a fun cookbook for g-kids. My Favorite Recipes book by Annabel Karmel. It’s an easy to use, stand up flip-over book. The paper is smooth

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Ever wonder why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May? Quick history lesson tells us that this is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s

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Against Childhood Obesity, Fighting Fat In Kids  One potato, two potato, three potato, four. Kids won’t live as long as their parents did before. This lighthearted chant conveys a serious

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Summer means berry special baking BY MEERA LESTER Learning to bake at the hem of my grandmother’s apron on her Missouri farm provided me with hours of pleasure as a

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If you’re not the master of  your tablet, you can be with a little help from our friends at Visual Steps.  The Samsung Galaxy Tab is an easy-to-use tablet that

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