Author Archives: Chicz

Vinyl is hot new choice in flooring

By Kristie Jost My, how the flooring industry just keeps on changing! But it’s loaded with new, improved and good looking products. When you walk into a showroom floor, one thing you’ll notice is a lot of products that look … Continue reading

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Fancy cupcakes are a ‘shoe-in’ for girl party

By Linda Jensen These fun little cupcakes are a perfect fit for a birthday party or sleepover. INGREDIENTS: 1 box cake mix Cupcake foils White frosting (purchase or make) Food coloring dye or icing gel Pastry bags or sandwich bags … Continue reading

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Hard-boiled egg recipes

By Lori Mork Colored Easter eggs are a time-honored holiday tradition, but one that leaves you with an overabundance of hard-boiled eggs. You can peel and eat them as is, slice them into a Cobb salad, make your favorite egg … Continue reading

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Think spring! Refresh your home with these budget-friendly ideas

By Lori Mork Want to freshen up your home for spring, but don’t have a big budget? Here are some simple, inexpensive ways to spruce up your living space. Paint. Nothing renews a room like a fresh coat of paint. … Continue reading

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Make this spring Eggs-tra special

By Jessica Sly Send a secret message… in an egg! There are all sorts of ways to send secret messages: in a bottle, text messages, passing notes in class, anonymous letters left in mailboxes. This spring, use a new medium: … Continue reading

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Give deviled eggs a colorful upgrade

By Jessica Sly Potlucks, picnics, parties – deviled eggs are always welcome! This spring, spice up the festive flair with brightly colored deviled eggs to match your basket of Easter eggs. Start by hard-boiling a cluster of eggs. Then peel … Continue reading

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Take time to smell the wine

Reawaken senses with these wine sniffing tips By Al Edenloff After a long, cold, bleak winter, the arrival of spring reawakens your senses. Why not test your nose on a great glass of wine? After all, nearly as much emphasis … Continue reading

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Kiwi colada – an international invention

By Crystal Dey Before Lorde busted out with the song Royals and it was revealed as the terrain where Lord of the Rings was filmed, New Zealand was known for another popular feature – Kiwi. Not the fuzzy brown bird … Continue reading

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The price of fashion – preventing common foot ailments

By Haley Seward Fashion has its price; after all, not many women wear high heels to be comfortable. But you could be paying a higher price than you thought, in the form of corns, bunions, hammertoes or other foot ailments. … Continue reading

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Greet spring with a walk

By Pete Pfeffer We’ve made another trip around the sun, the days are longer, and the icy grip of winter is broken. The flowers will return, gardens will bloom and the trees will regain their leaves. The Ancient Greeks tell … Continue reading

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