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Married, aunt of two, writer at heart, love to travel, cook, and laugh. Sue Lobo

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Popular Colors For Fashion this Fall

Popular Colors For Fashion this Fall

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

New York fashion week has come and gone. Months ago, the Pantone Fashion Color Report, the biannual trend forecasting tool that offers seasonal color direction and inspiration for the upcoming season, had picked deep teal, deep purple and dark brown (coffee,) as the “in” fall colors. Check out the full line of fall colors below so you […]

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Who Does Fall Coffee Flavors Better – Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks?

Who Does Fall Coffee Flavors Better – Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks?

| October 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

Dropping temperatures and falling leaves are clear signs that fall is here.  Seasonal flavors such as apple, cinnamon and pumpkin fill the air.  Favorite coffee stops like Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts want to make sure that you have a wide variety of fall goodies to choose from.
At Dunkin Donuts you will find Pumpkin lattes, muffins and […]

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Healthy New Arby’s Kid Meals

Healthy New Arby’s Kid Meals

| October 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Starting tomorrow, Arby’s will roll out a new Kids Meal featuring more wholesome choices parents can feel good about serving their children.  Guided by nutritionists and customer insights gleaned from moms, Arby’s new Kids Meal will include Chiquita® apple slices and a strawberry yogurt dipping sauce as the side item, instead of fries. New Kids Meal […]

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This Year’s Most Popular Halloween Costumes

This Year’s Most Popular Halloween Costumes

| October 2, 2011 | 2 Comments

It’s finally here! Halloween: the only time of year when Lady Gaga can be seen with Captain America and the Smurfs and Angry Birds holding hands with Lightning McQueen. As the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, Spirit Halloween is the leading authority on Halloween trends, and they’ve just announced this years most popular Halloween costumes.   This year’s picks […]

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October Movies for Families

October Movies for Families

| October 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Whether you want to go to the movies, rent or buy them, here is a list of Family Friendly Movies for this October.
Real Steel
October 7th:
If your boys (or men) like Transformers, Real Steel promises to be a robot movie full of action, but with heart.  Amidst the action and fighting scenes, Hugh Jackman’s character, Charlie struggles […]

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Grilled Fish Tacos with Cilantro Salsa

Grilled Fish Tacos with Cilantro Salsa

| September 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Lots of fresh ingredients….healthy and delicious.
Ingredients for the Marinade & Fish:
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh lime zest
1 1/2 teaspoons of honey
3 minced garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 pound tilapia […]

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Romaine Lettuce Recall 2011

Romaine Lettuce Recall 2011

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

True Leaf Farms is voluntary recalling 90 cartons of chopped romaine lettuce because of the possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.  The recalled product was shipped between September 12 and 13 to an institutional food service distributor in Oregon, who further distributed it to at least two additional states, Washington and Idaho.
Most of the lettuce was […]

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Fall Allergy Season

Fall Allergy Season

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Just because the flowers are no longer in bloom, doesn’t mean allergy sufferers are in the clear.  The cooler air and wind can stir things up, particularly ragweed.  Ragweed can travel hundreds of mile so it can affect you even if it doesn’t grow nearby.  Other common causes of fall allergies are mold and dust […]

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Macys Thanks for Sharing 2011

Macys Thanks for Sharing 2011

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Now through December 31st, go into any Macy’s store and make a charitable donation of $25 and you receive 10% back for all purchases made during this period.  There is no catch.  Sometime in February you get your spending card in the mail as a Thank you from Macy’s for supporting the program.  After Christmas […]

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Taste of Home Magazine Special October Edition

Taste of Home Magazine Special October Edition

| September 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

One of the most popular cooking magazines, Taste of Home published their debut October issue.  They normally combine October and November into one publication, but this year there is a special edition just for Halloween. Subscribers will get the two magazines for the price of one.  You can also purchase this at your local grocery […]

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