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  • Mmmm, good and good for you, recipes that feature cranberries
    Mmmm, good and good for you, recipes that feature cranberries
    Cranberries are delicious, and go far beyond the typical jelled cranberry sauce served at Thanksgiving meals. Here are some easy to make, creative and full of good taste recipes that will bring requests for second helpings.Walnut-Cranberry Corn...
  • Spooktacular
    Halloween 2014 Spooktacular trick-or-treat fun in Pentwater, Michigan
    Pentwater, Michigan is West Michigan's place to be this Saturday October 25, 2014. It's the 7th annual Halloween Spooktacular! Enjoy a lollapalooza of trick-or-treat and fall-themed fun for the whole family. Check Pentwater's...
  • Erebus
    Don't miss world's largest haunted house! Michigan Halloween spook house fun
    Looking for the ultimate Halloween fright night experience? Come visit (if you dare) the world's largest haunted house. Where is it, you ask eagerly? Right downtown Pontiac, Michigan. Erebus (named for the keeper of the underworld), is open...
  • Ten most popular Halloween costumes
    Top ten adult and child halloween costumes for 2014
    TheFind has the top Halloween costume search trends based on its database over of over 15 million monthly shoppers, 500 million products and 550,000 online retailers.Here are the top ten adult Halloween costumes for 2014:Mary PoppinsLucy Van Pelt ...
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    Filipinos in Angeles City get new holiday for Kuliat Festival
    Filipinos and filipinas in Angeles City--or Pampanga--were given new non-working holiday to be celebrated on October 24. It's part of the Kuliat Festival or Fiestang Kuliat in native Tagalog, says Inquirer. A predominantly Catholic nation, the...
  • Free easy to Fold Fabric Grocery Bag Patterns
    Free sewing patterns for easy to fold grocery and shopping bags
    Californiabecamehefirststatetobanplasticbagsstartingwithinthenextyearmakingitconvenientforyoutotakeyourownbagwithyouwhenyoushop.Therearedifferentstylesoftotebags...
  • Making a home handicap-accessible
    Making a home handicap-accessible
    After a sudden illness or injury (or in known anticipation), many homeowners (and some apartment dwellers) may find themselves scrambling to make handicap-ready adjustments for a close relative (or perhaps even themselves).It may all seem like a...
  • Catalina Yarn from Columbia
    Never pay full price for yarn
    Yarn is expensive. Even the bargain brand acrylic yarn sold at major retailers gets expensive when you are creating a large piece like an afghan or blanket. Higher end yarn—those made from animal fibers, silk, or bamboo can be too pricey for...
  • Piazza Maggiore
    National Bologna Day, skip the baloney and celebrate Bologna Italy!
    Happy National Bologna Day, October 24! You didn't know there was a day to honor lunchmeat?Holiday Insightssaysthere's little in the way of data on origins. And Bolognese people might take exception that the thing we think of is pink cold...
  • Herb infused oil
    Making herb infused oil from fresh garden herbs
    Herb infused oils add flavor to veggies and meats and can be used to create sauces and marinates, but the best part is they are simple to make. By starting with quality oil and a handful of fresh herbs you can create a signature flavor for all...
  • This movie shows how a blackout can increase crime
    This movie shows how a blackout can increase crime
    The 1978 movie “Blackout” has weaknesses and strengths. First, let’s consider the weaknesses of this 92 minute movie. This movie has excessive violence that is both spectacular as well as unrealistic. During the car chase scene,...
  • Molecular model
    Free printable chemistry worksheets for National Mole Day
    Nerd is the new sexy. In fact, Party City named geek and nerd costumes in the Top 10 Halloween costumes for 2014. AndNational Mole Day (as in chemistry not animals or that Mexican paste stuff), October 23, celebrates nerds and geeks. Did that send...
  • Diwali fireworks
    Diwali 2014 fireworks and events in Michigan
    Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the Diwali Festival of Lights October 20-25, 2014. In Grand Rapids, Michigan, the West Michigan Hindu Temple (4870 Whitneyville Ave. SE, Ada, Michigan) will have puja (prayer),Diwali fireworks display and dinner...
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    Ebola virus rendered harmless in a cross stitch chart
    A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms. Viruses are considered by some to be a life form, because they carry genetic material, reproduce, and evolve through natural selection. They are...
  • Halloween decorations to see in Frankfort, Ill.
    Haunted homes in Frankfort that should be on your must-see list
    If you want to see some scary haunted houses, drive by a couple homes in Frankfort, Illinois' Historic District to get your fright on.At 20 Pacific Street in downtown Frankfort, John Wisniewski is a regular Halloween decorator. He's been...