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Hanna is the entertainment and lifestyle editor for CDN. Fan of great movies, legendary music, outdoor activities and cool stuff in general, her opinions, as expressed in her articles, are her own and not necessarily shared by anyone .. anywhere .. ever. Follow Hanna on Twitter: @Hanna_CDN

Put Food Safety in Focus this Thanksgiving

Because of the unified efforts of America’s turkey farmers and processors, the federal government and retailers, U.S. consumers can have greater confidence than ever in the safety of the turkeys they consume at Thanksgiving and throughout the year. Those same consumers can rest easy knowing they have ultimate control in the fight against foodborne illness. Shelley Feist, Executive Director of the ...

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Gobble Up Safety On Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is a day of gratitude, family, friends, and, of course, food! Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Turkey Day –the leading day for home cooking fires! The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates an average of 1,800 cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day each year;  three times the number on any other day of the year. And, ...

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‘Washington State Shines’ in 2018 Top Wines List

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Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, today announced the twelfth annual Wine.com 100. Reflecting the top wines purchased on the website during the first 10 months of 2018, the Wine.com 100 is the industry’s only list based exclusively on consumer purchasing behavior. With nearly 35,000 unique vintage-specific wines purchased at Wine.com in 2018, the Top 100 is an exclusive ...

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Survey: Thanksgiving Hosts to Average $334 for Dinner and Have 11 Guests

The average Thanksgiving dinner host this year will have 11 hours of prep work, 11 dinner guests and $334 in Thanksgiving expenses, but most hosts love the opportunity. Those who host Thanksgiving sacrifice a lot of time and money during this holiday, but most wouldn’t have it any other way, another reason to be thankful for Thanksgiving hosts. LendingTree conducted ...

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Swarovski Unveils New Daniel Libeskind Designed Star for Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The new Swarovski Star for the Rockefeller Center® Christmas Tree, designed by renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, has been revealed in New York City. The Star was presented during a morning ceremony in Rockefeller Plaza, hosted by Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Swarovski Executive Board, and Daniel Libeskind. During the event, the Star was raised to the top of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, ...

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Guinness Launches First Barrel-Aged Beer

Guinness Stout Aged in Bulleit Bourbon Barrels the First in a Line of New Barrel-Aged Beers to come from the Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House in Baltimore Brewed in Dublin. Aged in Baltimore. That’s the transatlantic teamwork Guinness revealed today in announcing its new Stout Aged in Bulleit Bourbon Barrels. The brewer’s latest experimental beer to come out of its ...

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The Toy Story 4 Teaser Trailer is Out and I still Have No Idea What the Movie is About [trailer]

Disney – Pixar released the teaser trailer for Toy Story 4 on Monday and after watching it, I still have no idea what the movie will be about. The upcoming release is helmed by a new director and shaped by a new writer. Josh Cooley takes the directing wheel with Stephany Folsom taking screenwriting duties. While the trailer offers zero hint to ...

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One World Observatory Announces Second Annual ‘Winter ONEderland’ Holiday Installation

Monday, November 26 through Monday, January 7 “Winter ONEderland” is a Magical Journey to the Top of One World Observatory featuring Family Friendly Displays, Dazzling Drinks and Dining Experiences, and Santa Visits from Opening to Christmas Eve One World Observatory – the indoor observatory atop the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, One World Trade Center, today announced the second ...

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Daylight Saving Time Ends; Turn Your Clocks Back, Test Smoke Alarms This Weekend

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Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, and the American Red Cross urges everyone to test their smoke alarms when turning back their clocks. As the fall season ushers in cold weather, it also increases the risk of deadly home fires. That’s because heating equipment is the second most common cause of fatalities from home fires—which, on average, take seven lives ...

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Making Pumpkin Bread Has Never Been this weird…

Youtube channel “You Suck at Cooking” drags fall into your kitchen kicking and screaming with this episode that will show you how to make pumpkin bread. You’ll need eggs, flour, pumpkin, and a few other ingredients and, of course, a screwdriver and your sacred harvest wand. As usual, YSAC makes learning new recipes into something entertaining. The Recipe (no Chrome ...

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Emergency Physicians Provide Halloween Safety Tips For Parents

It is estimated that more than 41 million children will trick-or-treat nationwide this Halloween. The nation’s emergency physicians offer a few tips to make sure that your child stays safe and that any fright is the fun kind – that doesn’t include a health scare or trip to the emergency department. “Emergency departments do typically see an uptick in visits ...

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