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CICOA Caregiver of the Year – 2015

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3 Touching Stories of Caregiving We Have to Share CICOA recognizes its 2015 Caregiver of the Year finalists.  What does it take to be a great caregiver? CICOA is proud to recognize its three 2015 Caregiver of the Year finalists, each with an inspiring story of courage, sacrifice, strength and creativity while caring for another. The winner will be honored during CICOA’s annual Signature Breakfast on April 16. Each of these local, unpaid caregivers brings to the task his or her own unique strength—an essential tool in their caregiver...

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Kit Picks – Week 3

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Kit + Silver in the City have teamed up this season to bring you 30 days of jolly gift-giving swag! You can purchase these items at Silver in the City, but be sure to use coupon code: KITPICKS to receive 5% off your order! If you’re in the burbs, most of these items are also available at Mass on Main.   1. Fleurs Calendar Ring in the new year with this beaut. The Les Fleurs Calendar from Rifle Paper Co. includes 12 hand painted illustrations in an elegant vertical format. A perfect gift for anyone who enjoys pretty...

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Holiday Survival

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Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. The process of gift buying, wrapping, and holiday entertaining is a daunting task for even the most organized of Santa’s elves. Here are my tips to help keep your spirits high as you make your list and check it twice. 1. Decorate yourself for the season. Treat yourself to a new sparkly accessory or refresh your nails with a fun red polish. Seeing my nails freshly painted always puts me into a good mood. I rely on my Red Carpet Manicure home gel polish kit to keep my nails looking their best. 2....

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Kit Picks – Week 2

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Kit + Silver in the City have teamed up this season to bring you 30 days of jolly gift-giving swag! You can purchase these items at Silver in the City, but be sure to use coupon code: KITPICKS to receive 5% off your order! If you’re in the burbs, most of these items are also available at Mass on Main. 1. Vanilla + Oakmoss & Pomegranate + Spruce Gift Caddy Soy Wax, paired with Vanilla & Oakmoss fragrance notes, hand-poured in a 3 oz. yellow glass jar & Soy Wax, paired with pomegranate + spruce fragrance...

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Kit Picks – Week 1

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Kit + Silver in the City have teamed up this season to bring you 30 days of jolly gift-giving swag! You can purchase these items at Silver in the City, but be sure to use coupon code: KITPICKS to receive 5% off your order! 1. Tiny Indiana State Charm Necklace, Gold-Dipped Why all the Indiana Love? Well, we’re Hoosiers. And these days, we’re darn proud of it. Hoosier hospitality – yep, we’ve got that! Heartland? You betcha! A cabinet named after us, yessiree! So here we are with our very own state...

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Chef Essentials

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A toolkit of must-haves for the home chef. Let me be honest with you: I’m a dedicated shopper. Occasionally my purchases border on the ridiculous (a quesadilla maker, really?). In a kitchen packed with useless crème brûlée torches and turkey shaped cookie cutters, sometimes I find an item that I simply can’t live without. On my first day of culinary school they handed me a box filled with overpriced gear. Jackpot! Knives so sharp that I still bear a squiggly scar on my right thumb. Along the way, I’ve learned not to waste my...

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Mammogram Survival Kit

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As we are all aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! This is a very well-known month and it prompts us all to remember to get scheduled for our yearly mammograms (starting at age 40). Most women don’t enjoy getting a mammogram, but it is very important as it can help detect abnormalities in the breast while they are so small that we can’t even feel them! Every woman who takes the time out of her busy schedule to get a mammogram deserves a reward for accomplishing what can be an uncomfortable experience. Here are some items from...

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Outdoor Furniture: Tips from the Pros

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If you’ve been procrastinating on buying new outdoor furniture, don’t get into such a hurry that you make decisions you’ll regret later. Here are a few tips: Fabric: Beauty and durability Seek out attractive, well designed fabrics.  Look for the label. You want fabrics that are stain and mildew resistant, water repellant and fade resistant. Most indoor/outdoor fabrics are made from acrylic or polyester and are solution dyed. This means that the color is put into the material when it is a liquid, and makes the color...

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First Impressions

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You know what they say about first impressions—they’re quite the big deal. The entryway creates a first impression to your guests and sets the stage for the rest of your home. This is typically a small space that you can really dress up and make a bold statement. Engage guests right away by creating an eye-catching wall display of personalized items and photos. Below are some ideas to get you started, just a few statement items can really make a big impression! Entry Table This table is perfect for greeting guests....

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Brunch Bunch

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This time of year, brunch is certainly in your future. Though it’s rarely a dressy event, there’s something about champagne and eggs that makes us want to get just a little bit fancy. Whether you’re meeting up with family for Mother’s Day or gathering on a friend’s patio for a leisurely Saturday, follow our recipe here for a cute brunch outfit. The cuff giveaway has ended. Check back regularly as we have other giveaways on the horizon!    BRIGHT DRESS A simple, clean-lined dress in a punchy color is a smart...

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