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Tomato Basil Salmon
So easy, so delicious, so GOOD FOR YOU! 4 salmon steaks (about 6 oz each) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 6 large plum tomatoes, peeled, sedded and chopped 1/4 cup water 2 tbsp minced fresh basil 1/2 tsp...
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Brain Strain Wednesday 1
About half of Americans have THIS for dinner once a month, but for households with kids it's at least twice a month. Incorrect Guesses: macaroni and cheese, pizza, spaghetti/pasta, meatloaf, burgers, hot dogs Correct Answer: breakfast
Ginger Chicken with mushrooms
Easy enough for a weeknight meal even though it tastes like a fancy Saturday night dish! 1 cup fresh snow peas 2 tsp cornstarch 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 3/4 cup milk 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips 3 tsp...
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Brain Strain Tuesday 30
According to Men's Health Magazine, only 4% of guys across the world own one of THESE. Incorrect Guesses:  onesie, dog, outhouse, airplane Correct Answer:  a reptile
Potato Soup with roasted red peppers
Simple soup for a Meat-Free Monday!  And it's fast too--on the table in 30 minutes. 2 medium onions, chopped 2 tbsp canola oil 1 jar (7 oz) roasted red peppers, undrained and chopped 1 can (4 oz) chopped green chilies, drained 1 tsp...
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Brain Strain Monday 29
THIS was the #1 reason you fought with your siblings when you were a kid. Incorrect Guess:  who's the favorite Correct Answer:  where you sat in the car
Rice Pudding
Swap savory for sweet...rice is very versatile!  Makes 4 servings; easy to double if you need more. 1-1/2 cups water 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice 1 cinnamon stick ( 3 inches) 1 cup sweetened condensed milk 3 tbsp raisins In a small...
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Brain Strain Friday 26
22% of workers have one of THESE Incorrect Guesses:  Boss's son is a co-worker, uniform, work email account, badge for security, motorcycle, green card, calculator, key, company phone, office romance, crush on the boss, company credit...
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Dreamy Lemon Cheesecake
So light, so airy, so good. Crust: 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 6 tbsp butter, melted 1/4 cup sugar Filling: 4 packages (8 oz each!) cream cheese, softened (32 oz total) 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 lemon juice 2 tbsp...
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Brain Strain Thursday 25
1 in 10 women over the age of 35 think about THIS every single day. Incorrect Guesses:  going bald, skin, sex Correct Answer:  how old they look
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EVENTS

October 1st - Ladies Night Out For Breast Cancer Awareness


When: Wednesday, October 1st from 6-8p,
Where: Lussier Family Heritage Center
Details:  Meriter-UnityPoint Health offers screening mammography, cancer removal surgery from lumpectomy to mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery. Routine screening mammograms improve the chances that breast cancer can be diagnosed at an early stage and can be treated successfully. Our expert surgeons will remove the cancer and reconstruct the breast to near normal appearance, size and shape.

Don't delay your screening mammogram, it's the first step to detecting and treating breast cancer.

We invite you to join us for an evening of dinner and inspiring discussion about breast health screening, treatment options and reconstruction in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Lucinda Prue, Mammography Technician; Dr. Susan Toth, General Surgeon and Dr. Jeffrey Larson, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon.

Ladies Night Out
Lussier Family Heritage Center
Wednesday, October 1 at 6pm
Cost: $25
Sign up now!

The three course dinner will be catered by Bunky's Cafe and paired with wine.

Appetizers
Bunky’s Homemade Hummus & Baba Ghanouj Vegetables

Dinner
Bunky’s House salad - Served on a bed of Local mixed greens- local veggies topped with Chicken Sharwarma

Dessert
Homemade Apple Crisp - Served warm with whipped cream

Enjoy an evening with your friends!

October 1st - World Sight Day & 30th Anniversary Gala


When: Wednesday, October 1st 5:30-8:30pm
Where: Edgewater Hotel
What:
  • Keynote address by Lon Michels, a Wisconsin-born artist who went blind for 2 years and then had his sight restored
  • International foods
  • Silent auction with beautiful items from Kenya, India, and Paraguay
  • Live music by Mandjou Mara
  • Exclusive VIP reception with Lon Michels, 8:30-9:30p, includes champagne and dessert
  • Tickets: $100 (VIP reception: $25)

October 4th - Shredfest


When: Saturday, October 4th from 8:30-11am
Where: Summit Credit Union (2424 Rimrock Rd)
What: FREE Shredding!  Did you know that most identity theft crimes occur when something containing your personal information is lost or stolen? Protecting yourself from identity theft is in your own hands. If you don't need it, shred it - responsibly! Bring your personal documents (limit of 3 boxes, please) to BBB Shredfest. When you attend BBB's ShredFest, you’ll receive free document shredding and advice from BBB on protecting yourself from identity thieves. 

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October 9th - Bras For A Cause


When: Thursday, October 9th 5pm
Where: Madison Marriott West (1313 John Q Hammons Dr., Middleton, WI 53562)
What: This year the Madison Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors will be presenting their 4th Annual Bras for a Cause event at the Madison Marriott West. The Madison Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors is an organization which assists women in the community with leadership skills, professional development and business growth. Fish from 93.1 Jamz and Christine Bellport from NBC 15 will be the co-emcees for this years event. Last year Fish was a real hit and even wore a live gold fish bra. This year the pair will do all they can to help us meet our goal of $40,000 raise for Breast Cancer Recovery. Order your tickets now to be sure that you dont miss out on this dynamic duo! 'Like us' on Facebook at 4th Annual WCR Bras for a Cause! 4th Annual Bras for a Cause Bras for a Cause Madison 2013 Bras for a Cause Madison 2013 Bras for a Cause Madison 2013 This annual fund raiser consists of a light-hearted runway show of local men dressed in elaborately decorated bras, along with both live and silent auctions and of 50/50 raffle. While some of the dollars raised goes toward professional development of women in our community, the majority of the dollars raised goes toward Breast Cancer Recovery. Breast Cancer Recovery (BCR) is a local organization that helps Wisconsin women suffering from breast cancer attend retreats specifically tailored to assist them with coping with cancer treatment and its aftermath. Breast Cancer Recovery has continually been the major recipient of funds raised through this event. Members of this organization also serve as board and committee members for this the Madison Bras for a Cause event.

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November 2 - Annual Wisconsin Dog Fair


when: Sunday, November 2nd
where: Alliant Energy Center (1881 W Expo Dr, Madison, WI 53713)
what: Obedience, Agility, Rally, Free style demonstrations; Parade of pure bred dogs; Parade of rescued dogs; Vendor booths; over 100 different breeds of pure bred dogs and much, much more!