Archive for August 2012

Flower arrangements for under $10

August 31, 2012 - 06:06 PM
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Making flower arrangements can be a tricky - and often expensive - thing to do.  Sarah von Pollaro came on to show us how to make a great arrangement for just 10 dollars.

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Race car driver Tony Kaanan

August 31, 2012 - 05:55 PM
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The Baltimore Grand Prix is taking place this Labor Day weekend, and race car driver Tony Kanaan joined us to talk about the event.

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Ways to stay organized this season with Marika Meyer

August 31, 2012 - 05:50 PM
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The new school year has begun, and now that your kids are organized and ready to go, it's time to think about you and your home.  Interior designer Marika Meyer joined us with tips on how to freshen up your home and keep things organized.

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Cyndy Bragg has advice on how to let loose and have fun!

August 31, 2012 - 05:40 PM
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Whether it has to do with work, school, or relationships, stress can get the best of us, and sometimes, we just need to let loose. Cyndy Bragg joined Natasha to talk about ways to add a little fun and frolic to our daily lives.

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Local D.C. fashion designers

August 27, 2012 - 03:21 PM
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The District is growing into a fashionable town and budding designers are popping up everywhere. Lauren Rothman, the founder of Styleauteur, sat down with Natasha to talk about shopping for the latest trends locally.

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Zaytinya's grape festival

August 27, 2012 - 03:12 PM
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Next month, the award-winning restaurant Zaytinya is having a two week festival celebrating the grape, which is a staple in Mediterranean food. Head chef Michael Costa and the wine director of ThinkFoodGroup Lucas Paya joined Katherine to talk about what the festival is going to feature.

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Top ten reasons why couples fight on vacation

August 27, 2012 - 01:34 PM
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When you travel with your significant other, you want it to be a relaxing and fun experience, but sometimes, you may find yourselves arguing. Chilli Amar from 107.3 joined us to talk about the top ten reasons why couples fight on vacation.

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Summer party decorations with Gina Tepper

August 24, 2012 - 02:11 PM
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The end of summer is in sight,  and if you want to go out in style, there's no better way to do it than by having a fun party. Gifting and craft expert Gina Tepper showed us how to celebrate Labor Day with a luau barbeque.

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Marc Waldman: author of "Mighty Mac"

August 24, 2012 - 02:04 PM
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8th grade teacher and first time author Marc Waldman sat down with Melanie to talk about his new book "Mighty Mac."  

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How to communicate to get what you deserve

August 24, 2012 - 01:44 PM
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Do you ever feel like you have trouble getting your point across?
Maybe you give subtle hints about what you want, but you don't quite get your message to resonate. Communication expert Steven Gaffney sat down with Katherine and Melanie to give advice that will help you get what you deserve.

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Tips from an interior designer on how to organize a dorm room

August 23, 2012 - 10:38 AM
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Moving from the cozy bedroom at home and into a small college dorm room can be quite a transition for some teens. Dana Tydings is an interior designer and has some great ideas on how you can help your college-bound kid organize and decorate their dorm room.

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Must-have medicine cabinet items

August 23, 2012 - 10:35 AM
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When most people get sick they tend to automatically head to the medicine cabinet and rummage through it until they find something that will fix the problem. Bill Ellis is the Executive Director of the Board of Pharmacy Specialties and he has a list of the top things everyone should have in their medicine cabinets.

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How to move on after a cheating partner

August 22, 2012 - 12:11 PM
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We’ve all had relationship issues with our significant other, but sometimes we don’t know what to do… especially when it comes to a cheating partner. Relationship expert, Brandon Gillespie has some advice on how to move forward from the experience.

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Back to school energy for moms

August 22, 2012 - 12:10 PM
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All right, Moms. We know you’re packing healthy lunches for your kids…But are you taking care of yourself? Here with some tips on how you can keep up with the demands that the school year brings is Holli Thompson, the founder of NutritionalStyle.com.

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7 Back to school savings tips

August 21, 2012 - 12:14 PM
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With all the stuff kids need for school, it seems like the totals add up fast. Laura Harders is the founder of BeltwayBargainMom.com and she has seven saving tips for back to school shopping.

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End your appearance obsession with the "mirror fast"

August 21, 2012 - 12:11 PM
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Do you ever find yourself staring into the mirror for hours and maybe obsessing a little too much about your appearance? Well there’s something new called a “mirror fast” meant to help break that habit. Clinical psychologist Dr. Andrea Bonior tells us more.

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How to select the right backpack

August 21, 2012 - 12:10 PM
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The best part about going back to school for kids is all the back-to-school shopping. And one key item everyone will be picking up is a backpack. But there’s a lot more to consider than the color or the brand. Sports medicine expert Dr. Raymond Solano tells us more about how to select and wear a backpack properly.

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How to tackle food preferences and make everyone happy

August 20, 2012 - 01:50 PM
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When it comes to feeding your family, you can’t please everyone without being a short-order cook…or can you? Dietician Rebecca Scritchfield has some simple and healthy ideas to help us tackle food preferences and food allergies.

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Entrepreneurship: surviving the first year

August 20, 2012 - 01:48 PM
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Today we’re wrapping up our summer business series by discussing a critical component of entrepreneurship-- the first year. According to Small Business Administration, about a third of new businesses fail in the first year. Mary Abbajay, principle of Careerstone Group and a long-time entrepreneur herself talks about what to expect in the first year and how to be as successful as possible.

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Separation and the first day of school

August 20, 2012 - 01:46 PM
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School is right around the corner and many children will be starting preschool and separating from mom and dad for the first time. Anjali Varma from Kidville has a helpful list of do’s and don’ts for parents that have never been through the process before.

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