THIS WEEK

Monday, September 18th:

THE HANDYCOMMUNICATION ANSWER BOOK, Lauren Sergy

Powerful oratory. Persuasive arguments. Succinct business pitches. Speeches and emails.From cave walls to the printing press, and from Cicero to TED talks, The Handy Communication Answer Book traces the history, explains the concepts, and examines the skills needed to master effective and efficient communication for every occasion. Providing insights and advice, this useful primer looks at how to improve verbal, nonverbal, and written communications.

 

Tuesday, September19

10:05AM-THEGOOD MOOD KITCHEN: SIMPLE RECIPES AND NUTRION TIPS FOR EMOTIONAL BALANCE,Leslie Korn

The go-to guide to cooking and eating for better mental health.

10:45AM-TOBE WHERE YOU ARE (A Mitford Novel), Jan Karon

#1 NewYork Times bestselling author Jan Karon returns with the fourteenthnovel in the beloved Mitford series, featuring three generations of Kavanaghs.
 

Wednesday,September 20

PESTO ANDPOTHOLES, Susan M. Baganz

Local Wisconsin author shares her first novel with us today.

Thursday, September 21st

Friday, September 22nd



NEXT WEEK

Monday, 9/25: 

SOCIAL MEDIA WELLNESS, Ana Homayoun

Solutions for navigating an ever-changing social media world

Today’s students face a challenging paradox: the digital tools they need to complete their work are often the source of their biggest distractions. Students can quickly become overwhelmed trying to manage the daily confluence of online interactions with schoolwork, extracurricular activities, and family life. Written by noted author and educator Ana Homayoun, Social Media Wellness is the first book to successfully decode the new language of social media for parents and educators and provide pragmatic solutions to help students.

Tuesday, 9/26: 

Wednesday, 9/27:

10:30-11AM: FALL GARDEN DOCTOR PROGRAM with Dick Zondag of Jung’s Garden Center

Thursday, 9/28:

Friday, 9/29:


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Monday, September 18th ~ Friday, September 22nd






Amish Friendship Bread (Shortcut)


2 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 3/4 c. sugar
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 (4 serving-size) pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix
1 1/4 c. mil
1 c. vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 325. Coat two (9x5) loaf pans with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pudding mix; set aside. In medium bowl, whisk milk, oil, eggs, and vanilla. Stir liquid mixture into flour mixture and combine well. Evenly divide mixture into 2 loaf pans Bake 55-60 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out dry. Let cool 15 minutes, invert and finish cooling on wire rack. Makes 2 loaves.




French Toast Soufflé


14-16 slices hearty white bread, cut into 1” cubes (about 10 cups)
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
8 large eggs
1 1/2 c. reduced fat milk
2/3 c. half and half
1/2 c. maple syrup
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 Tbsp. powdered sugar

Coat a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray. Place bread cubes in baking dish. In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer until smooth. Add eggs, beating well after each addition. Add milk, half and half, maple syrup and vanilla; mix until smooth. Pour cream cheese mixture over top of bread cubes, cover and chill for at least 2 hours or as long as overnight. Preheat oven to 375. Remove dish from refrigerator and let stand for 20 minutes. Bake 45-50 minutes or until set. Sprinkle souffl� with powdered sugar just before serving.
Serves 6. 




Peach Crumble


1 tsp. butter, softened
6 large ripe peaches, peeled and sliced 9about 6 cups)
2 Tbsp. light brown sugar
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
2 Tbsp. coconut rum, optional
Topping:
1 c. all-purpose flour
2/3 c. packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/8 tsp. salt
1 c. old-fashioned oats
6 Tbsp. cold butter, cubed

Grease a 6-quart oval slow cooker with 1 Tbsp. softened butter. Toss peaches with brown sugar, lemon juice, vanilla and if desired rum; spread evenly in slow cooker. Whisk together first six topping ingredients; stir in oats. Cut in butter until crumbly; sprinkle over peaches. Cook, covered on LOW until peaches are tender, 3-5 hours.
339 cal; 11g fat; 27mg chol; 293mg sodium; 57g carb; 4g pro.


Your Health



 HEALTH

FALL COLORS


Water helps keep up a steadyflow of nutrients into your cells, which will boost energy

You’ll work up a sweat

You might lose weight

Your skin will glow

You’ll more easily kick coldsymptoms

You’ll be in a better mood

You’ll feel strong whenworking out.


 








Granite Peak Ski Area, Wausau

Experience fall colors with a relaxing ride in a six-seat chair lift to the top of Rib Mountain on the Comet Sky Ride. Weekends: 9/30 & 10/1; 10/7 & 10/8; 10/14 & 10/15 and 10/21 & 10/22 from 11am-5pm. Call 715-845-2846 for details.




 TIP:

BACK TO SCHOOL

STAIN REMOVAL TIPS:


Fruit and juice: Run under warm water and treat stain with white vinegar. If fabric is white, treat with hydrogen peroxide.


Grease and oil: Keep a piece of white chalk in the laundry room to draw over any grease stains. For a larger stain, sprinkle a little cornstarch plus a drop of dish soap over the stain.


Ink: Dab with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol.


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Creative Back to School Lunches

*Toss 9 oz.cheese tortellini with 1 crown chopped broccoli, 1 c. frozen peas, and � c.pesto (add peas and broccoli during last few minutes of past being cooked). Topwith grated parmesan and pack with bell pepper strips and mixed berries.

*combine ahandful of baby spinach with sliced strawberries, crumbled feta or goat cheese,and toasted sunflower seeds. Pack their favorite vinaigrette on side (toprevent soggy salad). Pack with tortilla chips and sliced pears.

*Stuff miniwhole wheat pita pockets with hummus, sliced cucumber, tomato and feta. Packwith sliced salami and a clementine.

*Mixshredded rotisserie chicken with a little BBQ sauce and place on slider buns ortiny brioche rolls. Top with sliced pickles and coleslaw (just toss some store-boughtslaw mix with a little apple cider vinegar and olive oil). Pack with an appleand popcorn.