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In a pickle
I have a problem. (Oh boy, left myself wide open there, didn't I?) ;) Although I make pickles every summer, and I have a couple of pickle recipes that I think are particularly good, my very favorite ...
11/22/13 at 8:37 AM Another good recipe 2/17/12 at 8:41 AM
Cleaning changes, products follow
Marathon cleaning is so yesterday. You know, the thorough, top-to-bottom cleaning many of us used to do, with the emphasis on "used to." For life is faster now, complicated with multi-tasking. And o...
7/24/13 at 1:50 PM Fee-free Dylan tickets 6/9/13 at 12:28 PM
Plaza gets Engwalls greenhouse 4/24/13 at 4:17 PM
"We're Not Going Anywhere," Says Planned Parenthood Rep, Clinic Closes Behind Her
[First published on WIvoices.org] Wisconsin is back in the national spotlight with numerous public policy choices enacted that affect healthcare for women and girls in the Badger State. One of the ...
7/9/13 at 9:54 PM
Financial Survival Skills for Your College Bound Kid
Every summer, a new crop of students graduate from high school, and their parents get ready to release them into the wild. Many of these students are planning to continue their schooling, so their par...
7/2/13 at 10:19 AM Tear Down Attitudes of Entitlement 1/29/13 at 11:11 AM
For Better or Worse, Children Learn Financial Skills from Parents 6/5/12 at 7:36 AM
Miami's Fenton named NCHC commissioner; 2013 NHL Entry Draft wrap; A farewell from Rink and Run
Miami of Ohio senior associate athletic director Josh Fenton has been named commissioner of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. The league has a news release here. The 2013 NHL Entry Draft had...
7/1/13 at 7:42 AM Bylsma named 2014 U.S. Olympic coach; Avery Peterson of Grand Rapids ready for NHL Entry Draft 6/30/13 at 8:01 AM
LeBlanc and the ESPYs; a video look at Minnesota all-time best prep players 6/29/13 at 7:47 AM
He Did It
by Jen Woyke I'm not a writer. I'm a historian, a reader - if you will. As a history teacher, I loved to focus on the "story" behind the events. Yes, dates and time are important; you should know that...
6/12/13 at 6:37 AM Decorative Duct Tape? 6/9/12 at 8:00 AM
To Be Gracious 5/31/12 at 7:30 AM
Teaching Kids about Money
I have posted several times how I feel it is important to start teaching kids about money. Here is a recent blog post I saw about teaching kids about money....
5/29/13 at 7:20 PM Junior Achievement Volunteering 2/5/13 at 10:01 PM
Money Toys at Toys R Us 12/6/12 at 9:54 PM
Organize Your Socks And Underwear
I realize that not everyone has an organized sock and underwear drawer. I realize that most people just throw them in a drawer and call it good. Sometimes not even matching the pairs of socks.......
3/20/13 at 3:10 PM Macaroni And Cheese 4/25/11 at 5:15 PM
Week In Review Recipes From 365 Clever Cookbooks 1/29/11 at 10:02 AM
Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Makeover
Local Registered Dietitian and Certified Culinary Professional Paula Tsufis gave me this recipe for Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner made a little lighter. It's a perfect way to celebrate St...
3/14/13 at 1:58 PM Register now for Bea Ojakangas "Artisan Rhubarb Jams, Preserves and Condiments" 5/24/12 at 4:47 PM
Corned Beef And Cabbage, Lighter Style but Not Light on Flavor 3/13/12 at 6:24 AM
Real Oilfield Wives and more new blogs!
It's been awhile since I've given you my recommendations for new blogs to check out here on Areavoices. But three new blogs have crossed my path and I felt compelled to share them. The first is calle...
3/13/13 at 4:01 PM A Big Birthday for a Big Guy...A Very Big Guy! - Areavoices Digest #60 1/18/12 at 5:08 PM
Are you proud of your blog? 11/8/11 at 3:46 PM
Ask the Dietitian: What is the best pre-workout meal?
Q: What is the best pre-workout meal? A: The answer is different from person-to-person and depends on what the workout entails. That being said, here are some general guidelines: What to include in ...
1/29/13 at 10:43 AM Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You'll Actually Keep 12/27/12 at 10:06 AM
Roast Those Pumpkin Seeds! 10/24/12 at 1:38 PM
Back in the saddle
It's been a few days since I've focused on my life as an endurance athlete - mainly because I've had a couple of travel days and a few days at a work conference in the Twin Cities. Still, the ending ...
1/27/13 at 12:46 PM Rest and recovery 1/14/13 at 6:23 PM
Time slipped past 1/11/13 at 2:55 PM
Black Beans and Rice Chili
Everyone loves a bowl of hot chili on a cold day. And add a little bit of rice to the mix and you have a meal that hardly needs any accompaniment. Here's a recipe from Zatarain's for Black Beans and ...
1/26/13 at 4:15 PM Scrambled Eggs, Bacon and Tomato Panini 1/14/13 at 2:54 PM
Ham and Cheese Casserole 1/2/13 at 2:13 PM
Take a dip with the dolphin in October skies
Without the moon to brighten the evening sky, mid-October's a fine time for a dip with the celestial dolphin. All you need are your eyes to see one of the most delightful of the 88 constellations: D...
10/14/12 at 11:00 AM
SSA benefits to adopted children / employed children & benefits
Two questions about children and Social Security benefits arrived today. Here they are: Q: Can my adopted child receive Social Security survivor benefits from my deceased spouse? A: Perhaps. Did you...
8/8/12 at 2:11 PM If receiving SSA as a spouse, should I work to become insured? 7/27/12 at 9:38 AM
Will my spouse’s earnings lower my Social Security benefits? 6/22/12 at 1:27 PM