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The CUTEST Christmas Gifts for Under $5

by Maryann Pisano on November 25, 2016

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Enjoy an Apple Cider Bellini this Thanksgiving

by Maryann Pisano on November 8, 2016

  Prep Time: 5 Minutes Total Time: 5 Minutes Ingredients: 6 oz apple cider 2 Tbsp orange liqueur 2 Tbsp maple syrup Bottle of Prosecco, chilled Rosemary Sprigs for Garnish Instructions: Combine apple cider, orange liqueur and maple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until container is thoroughly cold. Pour mixture into […]

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20 Facts YOU Should Know About Anthony Rizzo #GoCubs

by Maryann Pisano on November 8, 2016

  His full name is Anthony Vincent Rizzo. His birthday is August 8, 1989. He’s 6’3″. He is Italian American. He was born in Fort Lauderdale. He attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. His parents are John and Laurie. He has a brother named John. He is a fan of the ‘Rocky’ movies. In his […]

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The Chicago Cubs Took Home the World Series #GoCubsGo

November 7, 2016
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  I have been a Cubs fan since I was born. I was so excited when the Cubs made it to the World Series. When the Cubs won, I was at Underpass Restaurant & Lounge with my daughter who is 15. We had a rush of emotions. All I could think about what was that […]

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The Green Ribbon #Halloween

October 30, 2016
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Once there was a girl named Jenny. She was like all the other girls, except for one thing. She always wore a green ribbon around her neck. There was a boy named Alfred in her class. Alfred liked Jenny and Jenny liked Alfred. One day he asked her, “Why do you wear that ribbon all […]

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Ciro and Emmi — Part 2 #Halloween

October 30, 2016
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After I brushed my teeth and washed my face, I crawled into my bed and pulled the covers up to my chin. Even after grabbing a milkshake with Clarissa, coming home and having dinner with family, and completing my homework while watching TV couldn’t shake how I felt. I had an eerie, icy feeling that seemed to sit […]

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Ciro and Emmi — Part 1 #Halloween

October 18, 2016
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I sat in my biology class waiting for Clarissa to finally arrive. We had just gotten out of gym, and I knew Clarissa was in the bathroom freshening up before she saw her boyfriend, Todd, who’s also in our biology class.  I knew that I looked like a mess. My hair was in a messy […]

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Columbus Day Queen Jaclyn Puccini Takes the Crown

October 18, 2016
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Where did you grow up and go to school? I grew up in Western Springs. I went to Lyons Township High School and I graduated in 2013. I currently go to Loyola University. I’m studying communications and I’m graduating this May. Why did you want to participate in the Columbus Day Queen pageant? We go to […]

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10 Ways to Reduce YOUR Cancer Risk #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

October 13, 2016
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Make sure to eat a lot of veggies, fruits and whole grains. Try to keep your red meat intake low. To reduce your risk for breast and colon cancers, make sure to be physically active. Get at least 30 minutes of activity most days of the week. Maintain a healthy weight by eating healthy foods […]

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What Real Italian Americans Do on Sundays #ItalianHeritageMonth

October 3, 2016
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  Everybody seems to love Sundays. It’s the day of the week where families can relax and gear up for the week ahead. Italian Americans take pride in their Sunday traditions. For my family, we relish in the feel of Sunday. Every Sunday, my family and I always goes to Mass at a church downtown.  We like […]

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