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Best Chicago Marathon (Or Any Marathon) Advice

The upcoming October 11th Bank of America Chicago Marathon is NOT to be trifled with, and you need to be prepared.

05/12/2015

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Want To Cut The Calories From Rice In Half? Add Fat

Researchers at the American Chemical Society’s national meeting recently revealed a cooking technique that cuts 50-60% of the calories from rice.

03/26/2015

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Alta Editions’ Five Best E-Cookbooks For Your Kitchen

Alta Editions has pulled together a gourmet list of e-cookbooks from some of the top chefs and food photographers on the internet.

05/06/2014

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Chicago Drinks That Rock: The South Side

The South Side is a gin cocktail with lotsa lemon and sugar, making it perfect for the summer (though I wouldn’t attempt to buy one at the lemonade stand on your block, kids are terrible at mixing drinks).

07/18/2013

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Style Files: How To Do Velvet And Beaded Manicures

It’s time to take your regular nail art up a notch and make it three dimensional. It is all the rage this spring — we’ve seen beaded and velvet manicures on P!nk, Blake Lively and […]

01/31/2013

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Style Files: How-To Create A Textured Top Knot

Getting a red carpet worthy bun isn’t as easy as throwing your hair into an elastic, sticking a few bobby pins on and going. But it is still a pretty simple look you can achieve […]

01/17/2013

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How To Host Holiday Parties In A Small Space

Is your living space small? Don’t sweat it. You can still have a big party.

12/12/2012

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Free Tax Tip #10: Look Over Your Tax Situation

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: Look over your tax situation during the year…

04/04/2012