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Holiday Guide 2012
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Take preventative measures that will ensure your furry family members have a happy holiday season without a trip to the vet.
It's time for the holidays and all the home decorating, parties and celebrations that come with them. But beware: those fun times for you and your family could cause trouble for your family pet. Potential dangers that are easily overlooked with all the holiday activities and distractions. Dr. Marla Lichtenberger, owner of the Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals in Greenfield, encourages pet owners to take preventive measures that will ensure your furry family members have a happy holiday season without a trip to a veterinary emergency center. Here are some of Lichtenberger's helpful tips:
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Monday, November 19, 2012
The historic Lawson House is this year's choice, 10 years after it kicked off the annual tradition. Special events run Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.
The historic Lawson House Bed & Breakfast, 10265 W. Forest Home Ave., is the site of the 2012 Hales Corners Christmas House. Built in 1914, the Prairie-style bungalow was the original “Christmas House” 10 years ago and will once again be the featured home for creative holiday displays by local businesses on Friday, Nov. 30 though Sunday, Dec. 2. Sponsored by Friends of Hales Corners Park & Pool and the Hales Corners Historical Society, the “Christmas House” will feature holiday music performed by local musicians and cookie decorating made possible by Pick ‘n Save. The Hales Corners Fire Department is also providing pictures with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon for families with children, and from 1-3 p.m. for families who …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
If you need a new recipe for your Thanksgiving turkey, give one of these non-traditional twists a try.
There are many ways to cook everyone’s favorite holiday bird. Each family has its own special technique for cooking a turkey, whether it's using an old family recipe, adding a secret ingredient or shopping at a certain store in town that helps make the turkey taste all the better. Or maybe you're starting from scratch and just plan on heading to Pick N' Save or Walmart Wednesday night to get what you think you need. If you're hosting Thanksgiving this year, you can try any of the recipes below to add a new kick to your feast. If you're attending someone else’s dinner, hopefully their turkey will taste as good as one of these! Just the name of this recipe makes my mouth water. An Allrecipes.com user contributes this Greek take on turkey, …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Santa Claus is at Southridge. Families can choose from a number of photo packages.
As usual, Santa Claus is at Southridge Mall and for a price parents can take the kiddies to get a photo with the jolly man in red. The company Santa Memories offers five packages. See prices below: Rudolph $45.99: (3) 5 x 7 portrait, (3) 4 x 6 portrait, (4) 3 1/2 x 5 portrait, (12) wallet, includes digital download online, plus $20 online credit Blitzen $32.99: (1) 5 x 7 portrait, includes digital download online, plus $10 online credit Comet $27.99: (1) 5 x 7 portrait, (1) 4 x 6 portrait, (2) 3 1/2 x 5 portrait, (4) wallet, plus $10 online credit Dasher $22.99: (1) 5 x 7 portrait, (2) 3 1/2 x 5 portrait, plus $5 online credit Santa's Special $39.99: Pick any four (1) 5 x 7, (2) 4 x 6, (2) 3 1/2 x 5, (8) wallet, includes digital download…
The store is a specialty retailer in the action sports industry carrying clothing, shoes, and accessories for the surf, skate and motocross enthusiast.
Tilly's opened Tuesday in the lower level of Southridge Mall. Tilly’s is a specialty retailer in the action sports industry carrying clothing, shoes, and accessories for the surf, skate and motocross enthusiast. The 7,000 square-foot store offers a variety of popular brands including: Hurley, Rip Curl, Vans, Reef and O’Neill for men, women and children. This Southern California concept will be located on the Lower Lever near Macy’s. The store is located in the lower level at the former Old Navy location. Another Tilly's is located in Brookfield Squre. Other store openings to watch out for in the newly renovated Southridge Mall include Justice, Journeyz Kidz, Ann Taylor Loft and Body Central.
A holiday craft and vendor fair is Nov. 17, at Hickory Park. And don't miss the holiday shopping expo at the Greenfield Public Library on Dec. 4.
Looking for gifts for your child's teacher, your babysitter or for an office Secret Santa exchange? Check out the annual holiday craft and vendor fair at Hickory Park Independent and Assisted Living, 3933 S. Prairie Hill Ln., Greenfield, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. More than 30 vendors are expected to attend, and there will be raffles. For more information call (414) 327-2800. Also, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, don't miss the "Ladies Holiday Shopping Expo" at the Greenfield Public Library, 5310 W. Layton Ave. From 5-7:30 p.m. more than a dozen vendors will be on hand.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
For the next two weeks, Greenfield area residents can help local food shelters by dropping off non-perishable food items at Advanced Pain Management.
For the next two weeks, Greenfield area residents can help local food shelters by dropping off non-perishable food items at Advanced Pain Management, 4448 W. Loomis Rd., Suite 202. Proceeds will benefit hunger-relief programs including Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. The food drive has a Thanksgiving theme, as donors are encouraged to bring in Thanksgiving meal ingredients for local families. Participants will be able to track the pounds of food collected on the Advanced Pain Management Facebook page and website, www.apmhealth.com. “We are excited to participate in this food drive and support our local hunger-relief programs,” said Dr. Yogendra Bharat, chief medical officer. “Food pantries are always in need of our support, especially …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Proceeds from the event will go toward a coffee cafe cart for residents and their families.
There’s something for everyone at Clement Manor’s holiday bazaar. Choose from beautifully made crafts and gift items including ornaments, handmade jewelry and other wearable art, baby items, afghans, flower arrangements, candles, home décor and much, much more. Savor delicious homemade baked goods including cookies, brownies, cakes, tarts, breads, pies and hard rolls, all available at reasonable prices during the popular bake sale. The bazaar is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, at Clement Manor, 9405 W. Howard Ave. Raffle tickets will be available at the bazaar and until 2 p.m. Dec. 14, the day of the drawing at Clement Manor. Great prizes are a 43-inch Samsung flat screen TV, Weber grill, iPad 2, golf packages and $200 worth of assorted gift …