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Liquidation Sales – What to Know Before You Go

RISMEDIA, February 17, 2009-(MCT)-At a time when the retail industry is experiencing an unprecedented number of bankruptcies, there's one related business that's undergoing a boom. ...


Food Can Play Big Role in Maintaining, Restoring Health

RISMEDIA, February 16, 2009- (MCT)-When you get a cold, do you spend hours at the drugstore trying to find a remedy that will stop the sneezing and dull the headache? ...


Mandolin Proves to Be More than Just a Family Heirloom

RISMEDIA, February 13, 2009-(MCT)-For years, an old mandolin that was passed down as a family heirloom held a secret from two sisters. ...


Former White House Chef Dishes on First Families and Famous Guests

RISMEDIA, February 12, 2009-(MCT)-Let's be honest: Americans are obsessed with life in the White House - from what presidents eat to behind-the-scenes gossip about events. And who better to share such stories than Roland Mesnier, the White House executive pastry ...


Treat Your Sweetie to the Flavor of Love

RISMEDIA, February 11, 2009- (MCT)-What's the most coveted confection for Valentine's Day 2009? Chocolate truffles are so last year: The flavor of the moment is chocolate-covered caramels with exotic salt. ...


Recession Got You Down? Don’t React – Act!

RISMEDIA, February 10, 2009-It's not uncommon for the typical cube-land employee to feel like a pinball, being bounced around from setback to setback. ...


Tips for Good Health Through Gardening

RISMEDIA, February 14, 2009-There is more to growing veggies and flowers than we thought. Jeffrey Restuccio, a leading authority on gardening and health, and author of "Get Fit Through Gardening," reveals common mistakes made by even the most experienced gardeners ...


Bright Little Ideas to Put the Sun to Work at Home

RISMEDIA, February 9, 2009-(MCT)-You may not be able to spend thousands of dollars to convert your house to solar power right now. But there are smaller, less expensive ways to do your environmental part with the sun's help. ...


Shape Up with Celebs

RISMEDIA, February 7, 2009-(MCT)-Along with the new year comes loads of diet books promising fantastic results if you follow their plan. This year, "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson has published his diet memoir "Slash Sugar, Cut Cholestorol, and Get a Jump ...


Getaways – Hitting the Beech for Spring Break

RISMEDIA, February 6, 2009-(MCT)-Southern. Spring. Skiing. Connect the dots, and you've got the picture of North Carolina's Ski Beech at Beech Mountain Resort, which, at an elevation of 5,506 feet, is the highest ski area east of the Rocky Mountains. ...


Salmonella Outbreak – What You Need to Know

RISMEDIA, February 5, 2009-(MCT)-Consumers must remain vigilant about tossing salmonella-tainted peanut products found during a recent outbreak, food safety experts said. A few more people get sick every week. More than 400 products have been recalled, and more products are recalled daily. And last week, the Georgia factory blamed for ...


Valuable Valentine’s Day Tips for a Romantic and Affordable Holiday

RISMEDIA, February 4, 2009-The hype surrounding Valentine's Day has long influenced American consumers to dig deep into their pockets for the traditional roses, chocolates, and jewelry. According to a 2008 report from the National Retail Federation, consumers expected to spend ...


A High-Tech Spin on Drive-Through Order-Taking

RISMEDIA, February 3, 2009-(MCT)-That crackling voice taking your order at a fast food drive-through may come from a lot farther away than the restaurant: Try Texas, or even overseas. ...


Hittin’ the Slopes – Industry Sees Changes as Baby Boomers Keep Skiing

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Avoid These Retirement Planning Mistakes

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