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Want a parrot's trust? This program is for you
NISKAYUNA

Want a parrot's trust? This program is for you

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Capital Region Parrot Society is a nonprofit organization that specializes in bird rescue and adoption and educates members and the public about caring for parrots.
 
Spinach salad becomes more healthful with a few tweaks

Spinach salad becomes more healthful with a few tweaks

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Remember the warm spinach salad? That hot bacon dressing, crumbles of blue cheese, crunchy nuts and those canned orange slices, all mounded over a bed of slightly wilted spinach?
 
Customize frittatas for family by making several small ones

Customize frittatas for family by making several small ones

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Frittatas are like quiches without crusts, and that makes them an ideal fast and simple weeknight dinner.
 
Latest products can help you organize the kitchen

Latest products can help you organize the kitchen

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
If you’ve lived with your kitchen for awhile, chances are you’ve got drawers full of stuff you rarely use and cupboards you just hate. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a well-organized kitchen that makes food preparation a pleasure?
 
Six great Capital Region distilleries to get your drink on

Six great Capital Region distilleries to get your drink on

Sunday, April 12, 2015
What ever your pleasure — whiskey, gin, vodka or moonshine — you can now find spirits that were hand-crafted close to home.
 
The Scotia Diner: Good food, with a dollop of Elvis
SCOTIA

The Scotia Diner: Good food, with a dollop of Elvis

Sunday, April 12, 2015
The Scotia Diner combines nostalgia from the 1950s with good, wholesome food.
 

Their wishes met, two cowboys rest in peace on a quiet hilltop

Saturday, April 11, 2015
On a hilltop in Hornitos, with the ranch they both loved within view, two men linked by mutual respect, the cowboy way and final requests are now separated by only thin walls of wood and a few feet of dirt.
 
Frittatas: the ultimate have-it-your-way weeknight dinner

Frittatas: the ultimate have-it-your-way weeknight dinner

Friday, April 10, 2015
Frittatas are like quiches without crusts, and that makes them an ideal fast and simple weeknight dinner. They also are the ultimate have-it-your-way meal, and that makes it easy to feed a family of — inevitably — picky eaters.
 
Tackling the morning jog on a business trip
NEW YORK

Tackling the morning jog on a business trip

Thursday, April 9, 2015
It's hard to stick to fitness goals on a business trip. Jet lag, dining out and packed schedules can disrupt diets, sleep and exercise routines. To make things worse, you can be in a beautiful city with no time for sightseeing.
 
Take your maple syrup to imaginative levels with 10 unique recipes

Take your maple syrup to imaginative levels with 10 unique recipes

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Pancakes, waffles and French toast? They’re fine, but they’re also just the start. Because if you’re limiting maple syrup to the breakfast table, you’re missing out on all sorts of excuses to add its gentle, yet distinct flavor.
 

Timing is everything when planting tomato seeds

Monday, April 6, 2015
Occasional warm, spring-like breezes and longer hours of sunlight kindle an urge in me to plant tomatoes, starting them indoors, of course.
 
Tips to help your staircase make a strong statement

Tips to help your staircase make a strong statement

Monday, April 6, 2015
An entry hall offers a home its interior curb appeal. And while the front door, foyer dimensions, flooring, furnishings and colors can combine to provide a gracious welcome, the staircase is key in making a statement.
 
Bowling shirt tradition rolls along in some leagues

Bowling shirt tradition rolls along in some leagues

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Bowl sharp and look sharp — those are the two chief rules in the Vitalo Classic bowling league.
 
Olde English Pub & Pantry offers taste of  UK
ALBANY

Olde English Pub & Pantry offers taste of UK

Sunday, April 5, 2015
If you’re yearning for a visit to England and you can’t get there anytime soon, you might drop by the Olde English Pub & Pantry to see what you’re missing.
 
On the move: Anne LaBastille's Adirondacks cabin
ADIRONDACKS

On the move: Anne LaBastille's Adirondacks cabin

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Cleaning coffee cups with hot water and a swipe of his thumb, Michael Frenette looks out at the same pine trees and pristine lake wildlife ecologist and author Anne LaBastille admired from her log cabin.
 
 

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