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  • Midday Fix: Lava Lamps

    Clay Farnsworth, CEO of Lava Lamp Lava Lamp is celebrating its 50th Anniversary Lava Lamp® Fun Facts An American Icon Since 1965 Lava Lamp History • British inventor Edward Craven Walker created the “Astro” Lamp which he presented at a trade show in Brussels in 1965 which caught the eye of entrepreneur Adolph Wertheimer. He and his partner bought the U.S. rights to manufacture and sell it as the “Lava Lite” which they later sold to Hy Spector. Lava […]

  • Michael Masters of The Soufan Group discusses attacks on Paris

    Michael Masters is the Senior Vice President of The Soufan Group

  • Lunchbreak Graham Elliot makes cheddar cheese risotto

    Graham Elliot Visit Graham Elliot’s Website: To purchase a copy of the book: COOKING LIKE A MASTER CHEF: 100 Recipes to Make the Everyday Extraordinary Events: Tuesday, October 27 ON-SALE DATE 7 pm Anderson’s Bookshop 26 S La Grange Rd, La Grange, IL 60525 (708) 582-6353 Wednesday, October 28 6 pm De Paul University, book signing 1 East Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL 60614 Cheddar Cheese Risotto {SERVES 4 TO 6} PREP TIME: ABOUT 35 MINUTES, PLUS DRYING AND RESTING […]

  • Your Money Matters: Expert advice on early holiday shopping

    Kendal Perez Coupon Sherpa Get these best buys crossed off your list now. There are some products you shouldn’t wait for Black Friday to purchase: Denim and other fall apparel/shoes — The arrival of winter apparel makes fall fashions a great buy. Denim is an especially good buy thanks to leftover inventory from the back-to-school shopping season. Camping gear and select sporting goods — The season for outdoor living is officially over, making camping and summer sporting gear a […]

  • Focus On Family: Dr. Rebecca Nelson discusses Halloween fears

      Dr.Rebecca Nelson                                                                                                                                                 Clinical child & adolescent psychologist with NorthShore University HealthSystem Children need a sense of control over fears to effectively address them. Provide choices of activities and costumes Let them know what to expect Provide alternatives if activities begin to get “spooky” Children with sensitive temperaments can benefit from extra planning for Halloween Begin talking about Halloween in the summer Have a contingency plan Day vs. night activities Buddy-up Bring a favorite cuddly along Getting “spooked” does happen – […]

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