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Katherine Skovira’s Vocal Health Tips for Health Through the Holidays (and beyond!)

Have fun singing! The voice is meant to be used – it is a strong, well-made and miraculous instrument, and just as you “play” the piano, “play” with the voice, the airstream, and the music – you are meant to play with the voice! No two people have exactly the same mechanism, meaning the voice is an essential part of your identity and individuality, so people want to hear you!

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Afternoon Pick Me Up

Does afternoon have you looking for energy in all the fun, time-off places? How about a quick getaway to Mexico with Mexican Hot Chocolate Yogurt with Berries from Sarah Haas, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Chef.    

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Pop-Up Farm Dinner Raises Money for Barnard’s Orchard

Nectarines, plums, and peaches…there’s nothing like the first bite of pure nature’s sweetness…and, nothing like the second bite with juices dripping down your hand and nothing like the last bite, thinking that was the best each you EVER had. Until the next one. But...

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Food Poisoning – How to Keep Your Kitchen Safe

  With the recent outbreak of food poisoning at restaurants, people are wondering, “How did this happen?” and “How do I keep my kitchen safe?” No one wants to be sick during the holidays! While there are thousands of germs that can make us sick, the highly...

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Hot Cocoa Moment

With all the hustle and bustle of the season, take a moment to relax. For some this moment is when you plop on the couch with a book, submerge in a hot bath or curl up with the sleeping cat for lesson in “taking it easy”. And when it’s cold outside, nothing gives me...

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Cultural Holiday Quiz

Test your knowledge of holiday traditions around the world. Learn the answers listening to great conversation at Libby’s Luncheonette on WCHE1520AM (listen live) at 12:15 pm EST. Hanukah – Israel                                     Seven fishes Christmas – Mexico    ...

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Translating Traditions

Connecting with family traditions always seems especially important this time of year.   I remember my mom’s recipe box was that dated olive green plastic that matched the living room curtains and modeled green wall-to-wall carpet. Don’t laugh, that was in style when?...

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Citrus Spiced Olives

‘Tis the season of getting together.  From a small dinners, to holiday parties, to neighbors stopping by for a chat, you never know when an occasion will arise.  I like to be prepared with a few ready-made foods that I can put out, or quickly put into a small mason...

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