Panera Autumn Squash Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 (2-lb.) butternut squash, peeled, and seeded, and cut into 1" cubes 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped 2 large shallots, chopped Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. packed brown sugar 2 tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. curry powder 4 c. low-sodium vegetable broth 1 c. apple juice 1 c. water 1/2 c. pumpkin puree [...]

2019-10-15T11:01:54-07:00October 15th, 2019|Just for Fun!|Comments Off on Panera Autumn Squash Soup

October Lifestyle Newsletter

SMART TIP:  Grilling burgers? To make your patty juicier, try dunking it in very cold water for about 20-30 seconds before placing it on the grill. WHO SAID IT? “Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” (The answer below) TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE: [...]

2018-04-03T16:02:58-07:00October 10th, 2017|Just for Fun!, Uncategorized|Comments Off on October Lifestyle Newsletter

Market Updates & Fun Tidbits 5/30/17

The markets marched ahead last week with the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ reporting all-time records, albeit just slightly above previous highs.[i] The S&P rose 1.43% over last week, while the NASDAQ was up 2.08%.[ii] The Dow gained 1.32% and the MSCI EAFE gained 0.14% for the week.[iii] Volatility subsided as the CBOE Volatility Index, [...]

2018-04-03T16:02:59-07:00May 31st, 2017|financial news weekly, Just for Fun!, Tax|Comments Off on Market Updates & Fun Tidbits 5/30/17

Financial Updates and More!

After a brief pause during inauguration week, stocks continued to climb last week. The S&P 500 added 1.03%, the NASDAQ was up 1.90%, and the MSCI EAFE increased by 1.29%.[i] The Dow also grew, adding 1.34%, ending the week above while hitting 20,000 for the first time ever.[ii]   Consumer confidence matched this positive performance, [...]

2018-04-03T16:03:01-07:00February 7th, 2017|Business, financial news weekly, Just for Fun!, retirement|Comments Off on Financial Updates and More!

Fun, Simple and Elegant Decorating Idea

White Oak Interiors 40 mins · Carmenize Your Space adaptable ottoman. Functional furniture is essential to maximizing space in our homes, but what about in the workplace? The Qui Ottoman is eye-catching and versatile enough for the workplace. Some pieces can be moved around easily and others are stationary, but equipped with electrical cables [...]

2018-04-03T16:03:06-07:00November 24th, 2015|Just for Fun!|Comments Off on Fun, Simple and Elegant Decorating Idea

Stylish and Organized!

List of Supplies: 1 Two Drawer Filing Cabinet Krylon Metal Surface Spray Paint (in the color of your choice) 2 Dollar store 8x10 Picture Frames 2 Handles of your choice Gorilla Glue Remove original handles, Lay down old blanket/ tarp/ or cardboard, put the filing cabinet on it and spray away (as directed on spray [...]

2018-04-03T16:03:08-07:00September 10th, 2015|Just for Fun!|Comments Off on Stylish and Organized!

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