February 26, 2014

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Hollywood and Dine

The tour of New York continued with David’s Manhattan Clam Chowder recipe! Take a look at our video clips!

Click here for the recipe.

 

NYC Dewey’s Candy

David stopped inside a candy shop while in Brooklyn, New York! It’s a great destination for all of your favorite childhood, nostalgic, and retro candy! Plus, Dewey’s shops anywhere in the U.S.!

www.deweyscandy.com

 

Rent the Runway

Imagine going on vacation without lugging along extra dresses, clothes, shoes, and jewelry. Natalie found a place in Las Vegas that allows you to borrow designer clothes for a fraction of the cost! It’s called Rent the Runway and they can also ship clothes all over the United States!

If you’re ready to head to Las Vegas, call our friends at Canary Travel. Angie and Karen will track down the best deal out there for you!

www.renttherunway.com

 

Stand Up for Downs

“Stand Up for Downs” is a charity that combines comedy with much needed fundraising for the Down Syndrome Community. Now, the local family that started it all, says you can help out with their great cause and have some fun too!

Natalie will be helping to host their event, “Everyone Get Down Tonight for Down Syndrome,” coming up in March! Join them March 21, 2014 at the Fairlawn Country Club. It will be a 70’s Disco Party all benefiting “Stand Up for Downs.” Costumes are encouraged but not required! It all begins at 7:30p with an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a Silent Auction/Chinese Raffle, Photo Booth and Prizes for best costume!

For more information, visit: www.standupfordowns.org

 

Cast Iron Cooking

If you think cooking with cast iron can be a little intimidating, or a hassle, Chef Jonathon Sawyer from Greenhouse Tavern stopped by with some easy tricks! Take a look at our video for Jonathon’s tips to cleaning and using your cast iron skillet.

www.thegreenhousetavern.com

www.jonathonsawyer.com

 

Workout Wednesdays

We’re launching a new series called Workout Wednesdays! Natalie is taking you inside some of the most popular gyms to show you the newest trends in fitness. Today, she took you inside Ride + Workout for TRX Training! Check out our video clip for the full story!

Stay tuned for next Wednesday’s workout – we are going inside Pure Barre!

www.rideandworkout.com

 

Teens and Social Media

Facebook, Snap Chat, Twitter…the list goes on and on. How can parents guide their kids through Social Media? Dr. Tony DiBiasio, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist and Professor at Baldwin-Wallace University, joined us to share his advice.

Set Boundaries:               

1. Establish Ground Rules

Rule # 1 = No Facebook for kids under 13.

                                Rule # 2 = Use a Family Computer

                2. Make use of filtering software

3. Limit cell phone use in the home — perhaps an Electronics-Free Hour?

Monitor:             

1. Check their Privacy settings — set them for younger teens

2. Know your kids online habits – be aware

3. Monitor pictures your teen posts on line

 

Educate Yourself and your Teens:

1. About online dangers and online reputations

2. How to be smart online — teach them what to avoid

3. Educate yourself about the technology your teens are using

  • Know the language – and the sites most frequented
  • Stay at least 2 steps behind your kids — that my be as close as you’ll get just try not to fall further behind!

 

Keep in Mind:

A basic rule of thumb for all parents is to model appropriate use of social media and cell phone use in the home, and in the car.  Children and teens will watch and recreate what you do much more assertively than what you say! 

 

Now Trending: Oscar Hair

It’s a big weekend in Hollywood! The Oscar’s are on Sunday and already this year’s nominees are affecting the hottest hairstyles. Rachel Stephens headed to Studio MZ to check out some styles inspired by American Hustle.

Studio MZ is located on Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere.