Archive for August 2012

Texting etiquette: what's appropriate when dating?

August 10, 2012 - 01:01 PM
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Texting has become a huge part of the way we communicate, and while it's always nice to receive a thoughtful "good morning" text, where do you draw the line between cute and inappropriate when it comes to texting and dating? Dating expert and the founder of A Litte Nudge Erika Ettin joined us to talk about texting etiquette when you're dating.

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Praline Bakery & Bistro show off some of their delicious creations

August 7, 2012 - 12:48 PM
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Praline Bakery and Bistro opened its doors just over six years ago and since then, they have been building a welcoming neighborhood place in Bethesda, where people can gather for a good meal, a quality pastry, and a cup of coffee. Christian Gautrois, Praline Bistro’s chef and Patrick Musel, Praline Bakery’s chef and co-owner are introducing some of their delicious dishes…all made with the finest ingredients.

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Montgomery County Fair

August 7, 2012 - 12:46 PM
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The 64th annual Montgomery County Fair starts in just three days! From rides to carnival games, free shows, barn tours, and of course, food, you are not going to want to miss this. Emily Stubbs is the President of the Junior Board of directors and has all the details on the Montgomery County Fair.

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New documentary: “Beyond the Myth”

August 7, 2012 - 12:43 PM
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Should dogs be judged on their behavior…or their breed? That’s the focus of Breed Specific Legislation where a jurisdiction decides whether to ban certain breeds deeming them dangerous. Melanie had the chance to talk with the director of a new documentary called "Beyond the Myth" that takes a candid look at the public bias that surrounds “pit-bull type” dogs. Here is a look at their green room chat.

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Back to school manners

August 6, 2012 - 03:22 PM
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September is “National Children’s Good Manners Month.” And August is a good time for parents to reinforce the necessary social skills that lead to success, not only at school, but throughout life. Christine Chen is the President of Global Professional Protocol and joins us with some tips.

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Olympic treatments: all-natural remedies

August 6, 2012 - 03:19 PM
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Ever wonder how Olympic athletes seem to stay healthy and pain-free no matter how hard they train? Dr. Louis Ziegler from Advanced Heath Center has some treatments professional Olympic athletes do that you can try at home.

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Creating your own sanctuary

August 6, 2012 - 03:18 PM
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The world we live in is so rushed that sometimes it feels like there is never any time to rest. But taking a pause from the hectic pace of everyday life is important not only for your physical health but also for your mental health. Bonnie McDaniel is the Editor-in-Chief of Recipes for Good Living and talks about creating your own private sanctuary no matter where you are.

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Summer work attire: what’s the limit?

August 6, 2012 - 03:15 PM
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Looks like we’re in for more searing heat this August. After all, it is the D.C. area and we all know how hot and sticky it can get around here in the summer. But when so many bosses are away on vacation, it can be tempting to dress more casually for work than normal. Etiquette expert Mary Crane weighs in.

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Listen to your body: aches and pains always mean something

August 6, 2012 - 03:13 PM
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Listen to your body! Aches and pains always mean something…but how do you know if it’s just a minor ailment or an emergency? Raymond Solano is a sports medicine specialist and is here to talk about the six symptoms you should never ignore.

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How to help your kids prepare for school

August 6, 2012 - 03:08 PM
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What do top students have in common? They’re organized! But this doesn’t come easily to many kids. Education expert, Ann Dolin has some simple tips for parents on how they can help their kids prepare for the school year…even if they aren’t the best at organizing.

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Budget-friendly birthday crafts

August 6, 2012 - 03:06 PM
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From piñatas to party favors—planning your child’s birthday party can cost a pretty penny. But it doesn’t have to if you get creative and make your own decorations. Crafting expert Gina Tepper shows us how it’s done.

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Oldies But Goodies: a cocker spaniel rescue

August 6, 2012 - 03:03 PM
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Oldies But Goodies is a volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing older dogs that are less cared for. Beth Bauer is the president of Oldies But Goodies and she's brought along Princess Bee and Kacey, two of the adorable dogs rescued by Oldies But Goodies that are in need of a loving home.

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The latest political headlines with Nikki Schwab

August 6, 2012 - 12:30 PM
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It looks like First Lady Michelle Obama wants to adopt an NBA basketball player while the President celebrated his 51st birthday. Nikki Schwab is the Yeas and Nays columnist for the Washington Examiner and joins us with the scoop.

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Fashion transition: summer to fall

August 6, 2012 - 12:29 PM
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There are pieces in your summer wardrobe right now that will help you transition to fall—they look great in both seasons and actually save you money by doing double duty! Lauren Rothman is the founder of Style Auteur and has some helpful style tips.

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