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Tips to spruce up your home for the holidays Holidays are when most people open their homes for friends and family. Sharing the season’s greetings is always the priority but these gatherings are also an opportunity to show off improvements made during the year. This is one of the reasons that autumn is a popular time for home improvements. Fifty-two percent of homeowners plan to make home improvements this fall, according to the leading real estate website Zillow. It is also a great time of year for deals as retailers unload inventory to make room for new styles. Creating a warm and inviting atmosphere includes much more than just poinsettias and Santa Claus centerpieces. There are a number of affordable steps homeowners can take to add a real “wow factor” to their holiday entertaining. Kitchen updates The kitchen is commonly one of the busiest rooms during the holidays. Since guests often gather there, it makes sense to make the space the focus for a few improvements before the holidays. Simple and inexpensive updates, such as adding new knobs and handles to cabinets or installing a new backsplash, will make a big difference. Stylish new light fixtures can also give your kitchen a quick facelift that will impress your guests. Install hardwood floors The warmth and beauty of hardwood

floors can transform the look and feel of your home to create a space that will stun your guests. And unlike carpet, hardwood floors do not stain or wear as easily from inevitable spills and foot traffic that the holidays bring.-Moreover, carpet traps dust, pollen and other particles that can cause allergies and respiratory issues. Visually unique flooring options such as Lumber Liquidators’ Bellawood Bamboo bring together both the aesthetic and practical advantages of hardwood flooring. This

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Party-planning tips to make a happy host Every host knows the elements of a great party - fantastic food and beverages, just the right balance of sophistication and fun, and decor that speaks to the season and theme of your soiree. In the right combination, those ingredients ensure guests will have a great time. But what about your good time? Staging a party should be every bit as sweet for you as attending it is for your guests. As your celebration plans rev up, follow these simple steps to ensure your party-prep is both fun and effortless: * Go with what you know. Sure, sampling new dishes can be fun and you can introduce a few unfamiliar dishes to your party menu. But for sure-fire success, stick with what guests know and love - and do the familiar with flare. Familiar, traditional and simple are just fine, as long as what you’re serving - hors d’oeuvres to dessert - is palate-pleasing. * Plan one show-stopping experience for your party guests. Host a wine tasting event by pairing your favorite varietals with a selection of premium dark chocolates, like Lindt EXCELLENCE dark chocolate diamonds. Individually wrapped and available in four distinct flavors, these chocolates lend themselves to an array of wine pairings. Try serving Lindt EXCELLENCE A Touch of Sea

Salt with a Pinot Noir or EXCELLENCE Intense Orange with a Chardonnay. * Make prep manageable. If you’re rushing to do everything the night before or the day of the party, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed - and make mistakes. Look for ways to minimize day-of prep, such as making and freezing a batch of appetizers the week before, or tackling house-cleaning bit by bit over the few days leading up to the event. The day before, take care of set-up by placing decorations and arranging furniture to facilitate conversation and a clear path to the food table. * End the evening on a high note. Give your guests something to savor and enjoy on the way home by offer-

ing each a parting favor. Individually wrapped treats such as the premium Lindt EXCELLENCE chocolate diamonds say “sophistication” and “’til we meet again” far better than a hasty hug at the door. Consider placing the individually wrapped chocolate in small mesh bags tied with colored silk ribbons. Place the bags on a decorative tray by the door at the end of your night to ensure that every guest leaves your party with a memorable token.Celebrations should be fun for everyone - the hosts as well as the guests. You can maximize your party enjoyment and create a memorable event for guests by keeping things simple, planning ahead and serving familiar favorites with flare and fun.

Fun home entertainment gifts for less than $100 What do most people want for the holidays? Technology and home entertainment gifts are highly sought after, meaning gift-givers have plenty of opportunities to get an impressive present. If you think you need to spend a lot to get a great gift, think again. There are many great options for less than $100. As more and more large flatscreens and smart TVs take over the family television room, the list of products that improve the watching or listening experience just keeps expanding. Brighten the holidays for your loved ones with these fun gift ideas that cost less than $100. Speaker systems Large flatscreens are not known for having great speakers. A new generation of speakers and surround sound systems is now available to raise the quality of the sound to match the quality of the picture. One of the best value-priced items is the Vizeo 40-inch Home Theater Sound Bar, which retails for $99. Not only is it a great value, but when it is connected it to a digital TV, it fills the room with up to 95 decibels of clear and exciting sound. It’s available at Best Buy and other electronics stores, as well as online. Antennas For those who want to cut the cable or satellite TV cord and save up to $1,200 per year, the powerful Winegard FlatWave Amped antenna pulls in the clearest VHF and UHF broadcast channels from up to 50 miles away. It’s razor-thin and is the most advanced dual band antenna on the market Page 4

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such as PS3, Wii, or Xbox 360. Anyone can download the free Harmony App to their smartphone to use with the Hub, which is a separate device that interfaces with more than 225,000 home theater and entertainment devices. The free app can be downloaded from the relevant app stores online, and the Hub is available at electronics stores or directly from Logitech.com. The Logitech Harmony Ultimate Hub is available for $99.99. There are many fun products on the market today for those who want to get the most from their home entertainment systems. Keep these gift ideas in mind for your friends and family and you’re sure to be one of the best presents under the tree.


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‘Tis the season to entertain: A simple guide to artisanal wine and cheese pairings

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Planning a get together with close friends or family this holiday season and fretting over what to serve? Regardless of theme or guest list, a delicious artisanal cheese and wine platter is a great way to start off any gathering. By following these simple guidelines, creating the perfect pairings can be one of the simplest things on your to-do list this holiday season. Step 1: Vary your cheese choices Lindsey Jessup, cheese and wine pairing expert and wine ambassador for Bridlewood Estate Winery, suggests that balancing a variety of flavors is a good place to start. The key is creating a diverse platter that offers something for all your guests to enjoy. “Contrast your tastes and textures by offering a number of different cheeses,” suggests Jessup. “By balancing the different flavors, you’ll have a dynamic and complete holiday cheese plate that can be the perfect complement to your wine selections.” Jessup recommends a selection of four cheeses to build a crowdpleasing and wine-friendly cheese plate: an aged, hard-rind cheese, a soft-ripened cheese, a blue cheese and a mild cow’s milk cheese. Step 2: Select your wine Along with a variety of cheeses, consider the range of wine options to

offer your guests. A good rule of thumb is to have at least two red options and two white options to match the versatility of your cheese selections. If you are offering artisanal cheeses, balance them with handcrafted wines. “Bridlewood’s critically acclaimed Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Blend 175 and Cabernet Sauvignon display unique, adventurous, yet approachable flavors that make a perfect accompaniment for artisanal cheeses during the holidays and beyond,” adds Jessup. Step 3: Begin pairing Personal preference plays a large role in all wine pairings. In general, Jessup recommends some general guidelines when pairing artisanal cheeses and wine: * Mild and hard cheeses match a wider range of wines than soft, ripe or mature cheeses. * White wine may pair more easily with a wider range of cheeses. * More tannic red wines pair better with harder cheeses. Step 4: Set up the display Now that you have the cheese and the wine, don’t forget the

presentation. First and foremost, it is important to serve your cheese at room temperature to maximize flavor profiles. Be sure to take the cheeses out of the refrigerator at least one to two hours before guests arrive. When considering layout, place cheeses from mild to strongest and accent them with colorful fresh and dried fruit, artisanal breads, and nuts. When displaying the cheese, pre-cut some while leaving larger pieces for a backdrop and have a dedicated knife for each option. Once your cheese is laid out, place your selected wine pairing next to each cheese option along with enough stemware for guests. Keep the white wine on ice so that it’s appropriately chilled throughout the evening. Whether you are planning a large party or a more intimate gathering, creating a simple and elegant artisanal cheese and wine platter is a delicious way to create a memorable and enjoyable experience this holiday season. Photos by: Michelle Warren Photography

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local dentist dr. michael Tessier discusses Beautiful, Quick and easy solution for unsightly Black fillings Over the past thirtyfive years in the dental field, one of the most significant changes I’ve seen is the appearance of people’s Dr. Michael Tessier back teeth. We usually talk about front teeth when talking about cosmetic dentistry, but the appearance of the back teeth is also significant. I remember when I started in dentistry looking at mouths full of black fillings. I seldom see that anymore today, particularly in Southern Orange County where my practice is located. As an example, several years ago, there was a trailer for a Goldie Hawn movie in which this lovely actress threw her head back and laughed loudly, displaying a mouthful of silver/mercury amalgam fillings, which had turned black. Hardly consistent with the rest of her Hollywood visage. When silver fillings get old, they corrode- effectively rust- and it’s this silver oxide that turns black. And, that blackening is so pervasive that it often turns the whole tooth very dark. Last week the checker at

the supermarket had mostly clean, white teeth, except for the two lower left molars with very large mercury/ silver amalgam fillings. They’d probably been in her mouth for twenty years, and while they could have been clinically sound, she probably did not realize how they affected her appearance. By removing and replacing that black filling with a tooth-colored plastic restoration, or a toothcolored porcelain filling (lasts longer than plastic), or, in the case where removing the filling would leave the remaining tooth structure too weakened, a tooth-colored crown (or cap), the tooth could be returned to its normal, unremarkable appearance. Given the law of unintended consequences and the first rule of medicine-“Do no harm”-we avoid doing dental work that isn’t absolutely necessary. But a procedure like that is relatively non-invasive, and the effect is both dramatic and beautiful. Worth thinking about. If you have any questions about any things dental, please call my office (949-459-7212) to make a complimentary consultation appointment. The office address is 28562 Oso Pkwy at the intersection of Oso and Antonio Parkways in Rancho Santa Margarita.

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LAGUNA BALLET PRESENTS 28TH ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF “THE NUTCRACKER” Laguna Ballet, a non-profit junior ballet company serving Orange County families since 1985, presents its 28th annual production of “The Nutcracker” December 19th-22nd in its sixth season at the McKinney Theater stage at Saddleback College. Ticket sales for six performances are underway. More than 90 Orange County students come together each year, under the direction of Shery Gilbert, to perform in a full-length production of The Nutcracker, one of America’s popular holiday traditions. This year’s guest artists are Antonio Carmena, current soloist and member of the New York City Ballet since 1999; Sven Toorvald, former member of the Houston Ballet and Hubbard Street of Chicago; and Seth Belliston, former principal dancer with the Pacific Northwest Ballet. “Laguna Ballet’s 28th Annual full-length Nutcracker is a timeless tradition that we share with family and friends in our community,” stated Gilbert. “With the return of Carmena from the New York City Ballet as the Cavalier, and several months of training for our six performances in December, we are delighted to provide this incredible experience for our students to shine on stage and promote the art of dance to people of all ages.” Nutcracker Ticket Sales Information Evening performances will be held on December 19th-22nd and matinee shows will commence on December 21st -22nd. Currently on sale now, tickets may be purchased at the Saddleback College

Fine Arts Ticket Office, calling the ticket office at 949.582.4656, or online at http://www.saddleback. edu/arts/. Community and corporate sponsorships are available for this 28th annual production. Interested parties may contact Laguna Ballet at 949.855.4702 or visit www.lagunanutcracker.com for more information. About Laguna Ballet and Laguna Dance Theatre Laguna Ballet is a non-profit junior ballet company that provides Orange County with exceptional productions, including The Nutcracker. Laguna

Dance Theatre and Laguna Ballet, both based in Mission Viejo, were established together in 1985 under the artistic direction of Shery Gilbert. Laguna Dance Theatre (LDT) is a classical ballet school focusing on pre-professional caliber training and is the home of Laguna Ballet. LDT also offers excellent training for children and adults in Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Broadway Jazz, Musical Theater, Pilates and Zumba. For more information and class schedules, please call Laguna Dance Theatre at 949.855.4702 or visit www.lagunadancetheatre.com.

Buying technology for seniors this holiday season Finding the perfect gift for mom and dad or grandma and grandpa often seems impossible. If they’re like a lot of seniors, they’re fairly well settled and don’t have long wish lists. Plus, it seems that many of the hottest gift ideas are tech devices, certainly not something that would be of interest, right? Think again. Seniors aren’t as wary of technology as some might think. In April 2012, the Pew Internet and American Life Project reported that more than half of the 65 and over population were online and using email. The number is growing as seniors see the advantages of technology, from convenience to safety benefits. And that’s good news for kids and grandkids in desperate need of great gift ideas. Help the seniors in your life manage more from the comfort of their home. A new laptop or tablet can be a valuable tool for communicating with loved ones, managing finances and even taking care of some shopping. More than the gift itself, they’ll appreciate the time you take to show them the ropes with a video chat program or online bill pay services, not to mention getting them connected with

family and friends on social media. If you’re in the market for a portable computer, there are numerous options. An all-purpose laptop typically offers a larger screen, which can be helpful if eyesight is an issue. At 4.5 to 8 pounds, they are ideal for the home, but can be carried to the corner coffee shop without much hassle. The Acer Aspire offers a 15.6-inch screen, great for viewing videos and images, and weighs less than 6 pounds. Netbooks are smaller and more lightweight, good for some simple Web browsing and email, but often not robust enough to handle streaming video or multiple applications running simultaneously. Asus offers some high quality options, which are generally more budget-friendly than a laptop. Tablets have taken the market by storm, and new devices are being designed with seniors in mind. The Claris Companion blends in with a home’s decor, featuring a bamboo bezel, a stand and speakers built into the front. The 10-inch screen has big buttons, large text and a simple user interface, and it accommodates alerts set up by the senior or family to

keep abreast of medication or other critical tasks. Provide seniors - and yourself - with the gift of a cellphone and peace of mind. Even if they don’t text or surf the Internet, your loved ones can benefit from having a convenient way to call for help in an emergency. Consumer Cellular carries senior-friendly phones, like the Doro PhoneEasy 618, with large and backlit buttons and hearing aid compatibility. No contract phone service with flexible plans means paying only as much as they use the phone. Of course, some seniors may be ready for smartphone features at their fingertips, including powerful cameras for capturing memories of the grandchildren. As with other products, consider a device with a larger screen size to avoid eye strain. Also, keep the interface simple. Apple products tend to be fairly intuitive, so an iPhone may be a contender. The LG Escape from Consumer Cellular is another option, particularly if you want to give a phone loaded with advanced features. If shopping for avid readers, consider giving an e-reader and load some classics to get them started.

The Amazon Kindle starts with a 6-inch screen, but larger sizes (up to 9.7 inches) are featured on certain models. Seniors can increase fonts to a comfortable size for reading, and they don’t need to spend a bundle on books as many libraries now lend e-books. Keeping connected with parents and grandparents may be the biggest gift of all this holiday season, so don’t shy away from the gifts that can make that happen. Seniors may surprise you with their tech savvy.

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Beckstrands 10th Anniversary Gala Raises $1.81 Million Celebrity Lisa Rinna with longtime supporters Holly and Dave Wilson Photos by Carla Rhea and Tony Lattimore Celebrating their 10th anniversary, Beckstrand Cancer Associations legendary Diamond and Pearl Ball, held at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel for an intimate crowd of 300 had only the nonprofits most cherished supporters in attendance. The gala realized an amazing $1.81 million in net proceeds, which will enable the Beckstrand Cancer Association to continue to help cancer patients and their families through trying circumstances during their cancer journeys. Co-hosting the elegant black-tie affair once again was Eva La Rue, the Associations National Spokesperson and well known television actress, with Beckstrands President/CEO Lil Spitzer. Beckstrand program recipient and recent cancer survivor Bryan Fazio touched hearts with his story of facing numerous recurrences of Hodgkins Lymphoma in his early 20s and, in the face of a daunting prognosis time and time again, stayed on active duty in the Navy for two years and earned his MBA degree. When he told guests that following his three-year cancer battle, he was cancer-free, the entire room rose to their feet in applause. Lauding Beckstrand, who paid his familys mortgage for seven months when they were about to lose their home, Fazio Dave Olsen and Daniela Ruah with Eva La Rue and Joe Cappuccio said, “During my fight, Beckstrand was there and when I graduated, they celebrated my victory with me”. Celebrated longtime Beckstrand supporters Mike and Jan Salta who are known for their generous and caring hearts, have supported the mission and programs of Beckstrand for the past decade, playing a pivotal role in the development and long-term execution of patient-focused assistance throughout the local cancer community. The Saltas $500,000 gala gift, announced later in the evening, showed their generous spirit. Newport Beach-based Lugano Diamonds, Presenting Sponsor three years running, provided the piece de resistance in the live auction a stunning 10.02-carat Ceylon sapphire. The rare, unmounted gem offered the winner the opportunity to design the setting with $5,000 towards that end, thanks to Lugano President and Design Director Moti Ferder, a Beckstrand board member. Ferder sweetened the pot by adding two oval matching five-carat sapphires, and it sold to longtime supporters Holly and Dave Wilson for $125,000. In a remarkable gesture, an anonymous donor offered to match the final bid, bringing the total amount raised by Lugano Diamonds Ceylon Sapphire to $250,000. Spitzer recognized several individuals who have been involved with the ball for the entire 10 years the first honoree, Dr. Simon Tchekmedyian; the original gala chair, Kirsten Prosser; the auctioneer, Mark Schenfeld, and gala Bold and the Beautiful’s Don Presenting Sponsor Lugano committee member Stuart Winston, who introduced Beckstrand to its first presenting sponsor, Bulgari, and later to Lugano Diamonds. Diamont and Cindy Ambuehl Diamond’s Moti and Idit Ferder Five couples were recognized for their amazing support, without whom we would not be where we are today, Spitzer said. They included Dave & Holly Wilson, AJ and Joni D’Amato, John & Patty Collins (Patty is Beckstrands board chairman), Keith and Mara Murray, and Blaine and Renetta Caya. Each lady was given a custom-designed gift from Lugano Diamonds a white gold initial necklace with a .30cts diamond encrusted butterfly, Beckstrands logo. Luganos Ferder then presented a custom-designed 18k gold necklace with a 2.5-inch high initial J encrusted with 1.50 cts. of diamonds called the Legacy Piece to Jan Salta. Celebrities attending the anniversary gala included Lisa Rinna, the Bold and the Beautifuls Don Diamont and his wife Cindy, and NCIS: Los Angeles Daniela Ruah. Morisettes private performance featured songs from her critically acclaimed Jagged Little Pill album, as well as other hits such as Uninvited and Thank U. She toasted all the caregivers in the crowd, saying, I’ve done it too, so here’s to all of us. The Diamond & Pearl Ball represents a celebration of cancer survivorship, with proceeds from the ball used by Beckstrand Cancer Association to provide cancer patients with advocacy and direct financial assistance for critical survival needs, such as rent/mortgage, utilities, food, gas, transportation, Beckstrand’s President/CEO Lil Spitzer and 10th Anniversary Gala medical insurance, copayments, and prescriptions. For more information honoree Jan Salta visit www.beckstrand.org. Page 12

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Festive Peppermint Twists

Dark Cocoa, Light Cocoa, Green or White Candy Melts Candy Peppermint Twisted Sticks Candy Assorted Holiday Sprinkles, including Holiday Nonpareils, Confetti and Jimmies, Red and Green Colored Sugars Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. In Disposable Dipping Container or bowl, separately melt Candy Melts candy in microwave following package instructions. Dip peppermint sticks into melted candy; tap stick lightly to smooth surface. Immediately add sprinkles. Set on prepared cookie sheet; chill until set, 5 to 10 minutes.

Cheery Cereal Tree Treats

Makes about 12 treats 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine 4 cups mini marshmallows Juniper or Leaf Green Icing Color 6 cups crisp rice cereal White Cookie Icing Jumbo Rainbow Nonpareils, Sprinkles or Sugars, as desired Prepare 3D Silicone Tree Mold and silicone spatula or wooden spoon with vegetable pan spray. In large saucepan, melt butter. Add marshmallows; cook and stir until melted. Tint with icing color. Remove from heat and add cereal; mix well. Press into prepared mold. When cool to touch, remove from mold. (If mixture becomes hard to work with, microwave at 50 percent power for 30 to 60 seconds to soften.) Heat Cookie Icing following label directions. Squeeze snow and garlands on trees; add sprinkles and sugars as desired. Let dry.

Christmas Candy Swirl Cookies

Makes about 2 dozen cookies. 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 egg 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional) Red and Green Sparkle Gel Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray Easy Decorate Swirl Cookie Pan with vegetable pan spray. In small bowl, combine flour and salt. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and extracts; mix well. Add flour mixture; beat until well blended. Press dough into pan cavities, filling 2/3 full. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown around edges. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn pan over; lightly tap pan to remove cookies. Cool cookies completely. Decorate cooled cookies with Sparkle Gel. Let set, at least 30 minutes.

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othing says home for the holidays like the smell of treats baking in the oven and a crowded kitchen filled with loved ones. Whether making decades-old family favorites or starting new holiday baking traditions, you can create homemade holiday goodies in a (ginger) snap. “The holidays are a time when families are in the kitchen at record rates to bake cookies, build gingerbread houses and create a wide variety of sweet treats,” says Nancy Siler, vice president of consumer affairs at Wilton. “The good news is, even if you only have 30 minutes to spare during this hectic time, you can make amazing desserts for gatherings or gifting.” Try these easy treat ideas from Wilton to spread holiday cheer: n Holiday Helpers: Invite family and friends for a cookie decorating day to help prepare gifts for upcoming events. You provide the Sparkling Sugars and Sprinkles, Peppermint Twisted Sticks and red and green icing ... everyone else provides the creativity. n Miracle on Your Street: Crunched for time with a party to attend? Pick up ready-toeat cookies and artfully dip them in red and green Candy Melts candy for an elegant upgrade. No one has to know how simple it was to create a customized dessert. n Instant Snowman: Coat peanut butter sandwich cookies in white Candy Melts candy to create instant snowmen. Decorate with hats, scarves and, of course, carrot noses. n It’s a Wrap: Turn your homemade treats into gourmet gifts. Stock up on holidaythemed gift bags and boxes, colorful tissue paper, ribbons and tags to transform made-from-the-heart goodies into extra special gifts. For more holiday ideas and inspiration, visit www.wilton.com.

Jolly Santa’s Treat Cookies

Jolly Santa’s Treat Cookies

Makes about 3 dozen cookies 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 egg 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Red, Green and White Cookie Icing Red and Dark Green Colored Sugars White Sparkling or Pearlized Sugar White Sugar Pearls Preheat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg and extracts; mix well. Add flour mixture, 1 cup at a time, mixing after each addition. Do not chill dough. Divide dough into 2 balls. On floured surface, roll each ball into a circle approximately 12 inches diameter and 1/8 inch thick. Dip Cookie Hugger or “Ho-Ho” Word cookie cutters in flour before each use. Bake cookies on ungreased cookie sheet 8 to 11 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Cool cookies completely. Outline and fill-in cooled cookies with Cookie Icing. For “Ho-Ho” cookies, sprinkle with sugars; let set until icing is completely dry. For snowflake cookie, add white Cookie Icing detail to dried cookie; attach Sugar Pearls with dots of icing.

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Merry Marshmallow Sticks

White, Red, Green and Dark Cocoa Candy Melts candy Large Marshmallows Holiday Confetti, Nonpareils and Colored Sugars In Disposable Dipping Container or bowl, melt Candy Melts candy separately following package instructions. Dip marshmallows in melted candy and place on cooling grid positioned over parchment-lined cookie sheet. If desired, sprinkle with sugars and sprinkles. Chill 5 to 10 minutes or until set. Using candy decorating bag or disposable decorating bag, drizzle melted candy or pipe outlines, if desired; immediately sprinkle with sugars or nonpareils. Attach confetti with dots of melted candy. Chill 2 to 3 minutes or until set. With point of sharp knife, carefully cut through candy on the marshmallow where stick will be inserted. Insert three marshmallows onto each Colored Lollipop Stick, securing with melted candy.

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White, Red, Green, Black and Orange Candy Melts Candy Peanut butter sandwich cookies Holiday Confetti, Holiday and Snowflake Mix Sprinkles Cinnamon Drops Black Sugar Pearls Silver Pearlized Sugar Melt white Candy Melts candy following package instructions. Place cookies on cooling grid positioned over parchment-lined cookie sheet. Spoon melted candy over top surface of cookie; chill 5 to 10 minutes or until set. Turn cookies over, candy side down, on cooling grid. Completely cover cookies with melted candy; chill 5 to 10 minutes or until set. Repeat, if needed, to completely cover cookie. To decorate snowmen, melt Candy Melts candy following package instructions as needed. Using red, green and white candy in candy or disposable decorating bag, pipe hats, ear muff band and scarves, adding colored sugar trim to candy before it sets. For ball cap, cut a Candy Melt candy wafer in half; attach with melted candy. Attach sprinkles for buttons, ear muffs and decorative accents using dots of melted candy. Using melted black candy and decorating bag, pipe facial features. Using melted orange candy and decorating bag, pipe nose.

Fast and Festive Christmas Cookies

Green, Red, White, Light and Dark Cocoa Candy Melts Candy Assorted purchased readyto-eat cookies Holiday Confetti, Nonpareils, Holly Mix, Colored Sugars and Sprinkles In Disposable Dipping Container or bowl, melt Candy Melts candy separately following package instructions. Partially or completely dip cookies in melted candy. Place cookies on cooling grid positioned over parchment-lined cookie sheet. If desired, sprinkle with sugars and sprinkles. Chill 5 to 10 minutes or until set. Additional decorating ideas: n Drizzle with melted candy in a contrasting color. Chill 3 to 5 minutes or until set. n Attach sprinkles with dots of melted candy. Chill 3 to 5 minutes or until set. n Pipe melted candy bows and other decorations. Merry Marshmallow Sticks and Fast and Festive Christmas Cookies


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LADERA RANCH NEWS R est aurant Antonucci’s Restaurant Serving authentic Italian seafood and award-winning pizza since 1976 with exciting appetizers and a full bar and live entertainment on Saturday evening.

24190 Alicia Parkway Mission Viejo. 949-472-4332 Cinnamon Productions Bakery Café

Breakfast can be delightfully decadent with sugary cinnamon rolls like grandma used to make or lighter eggs and toast or scones. Some interesting sandwich possibilities and strong hot coffee OPEN Sunday/Monday 6:30am to 4:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6:00am to 8:00pm

25672 Crown Valley Pkwy. 949-218-1515 Claim Jumper Monster salad bar, great steaks, full bar with a wide selection of beers and wines to choose from.

27845 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Mission Viejo 461.7170 Cosmo’s Italian Kitchen Owners Bob Quinn and Dick Fisher celebrate their 5th anniversary with special dinners Monday, Wednesday and Sunday. Open 11am Monday to Friday.

28562 Oso Pkwy 949.216.9029 Diho Siam Authentic Thai and Chinese food at affordable prices. Many varieties of Thai and Chinese delicacies. Chicken, Beef, Pork, Tofu and Vegetarian! Barbecue Chicken, Crispy Duck, Beef w/Oyster Sauce. Spicy Cat Fish. Hours: Open daily from 11am to 9pm; Sat. & Sun. until 9:30pm.

27702 Crown Valley Pkwy E-3 365-8777 Don Gustavo’s Authentic Mexican Food with homestyle flavor, menu items include Chile Relleno, Carnitas, Fajitas, Eggs Machaca, Chimicangas, Veggie Burrito, Fish Tacos, Shrimp Enchiladas, Taco Salad. Margaritas, Tequilas y Mas! Plus catering at your home or office. Open for lunch & dinner 7 days a week, plus Weekend Breakfast. Located at Oso/ Marguerite in the Pavillion’s Shopping center,

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1701 Corporate Drive, Ladera Ranch (949) 364-7080 Jalapeno’s Restaurant Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Authentic Mexican food including Chili Verde, Omelettes, Huevos Rancheros, Tostadas, Carne Asada, Menudo, traditional burritos including Beef, Chicken, Fish, Beans (Vegetarian), Chile Rellenos, Taquitos, Enchiladas. Imported and domestic beers.

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The Ranch Sports Grill All Laker games, NHL, Fox Soccer and all Top Games. Taco Tuesdays, Slider Wednesdays, Taste of Italy Thursdays, DJ Friday nights. Happy Hour 11am to 6pm Mon.- Fri.

27412 Antonio Pkwy. 429-7737 Selma’s Chicago Pizzeria & Tap Room Selma’s serves 6 different styles of pizzas: Deep Dish, Chicago Pie, Low Profile, Artisan, Artisan Wheat, and Gluten Free. Plus great pastas, gourmet salads, Panini sandwiches, appetizers, desserts, and one of the largest selections of beers & wine in the area.Selmas’ offers full service or drop and go Catering.

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Have you dined out recently in Ladera Ranch? The Ladera Ranch News would like your opinion and we are actively looking for more reviews of local area restaurants that are NOT already listed on this page. Please make it brief and informative with 50 words or less. Reviews must include your name, phone or email address (please do not send reviews on fast food or strictly pizza places). Please send your Restaurant Review to newseditorials@yahoo.com

27702 Crown Valley Pkwy, Ladera Ranch. (949) 388-7260

Latte Da Bagelry & Grill Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner served all day. Fifteen different types of bagels made daily. Salads, burgers, plus Italian specialties like Chicken Alfredo. opens at 6am daily; closes at 9pm Monday through Saturday, open until 4pm on Sunday.

21612 Plano Trabuco Road at Santa Margarita Parkway in the Albertson’s Center in Rancho Santa Margarita. 949-589-6405 O’Neill’s Bar & Grill at the Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club. Sunday Brunch at O’Neill’s is a delicious and leisurely experience. Zagat calls it the “best value in Orange County.” Daily specials include fresh fish, steaks, pizza and hearty sandwiches.

26772 Avery Pkwy, Mission Viejo. 949-305-5100 Peppino’s Newly remodeled restaurant on the Lake, expanded the dining area, full service bar, waiting lounge and a front dining patio. The rear-dining terrace offers a beautiful view of Lake Mission Viejo. Happy Hour daily from 3:00 to 7:00 pm.

Simply Fondue Fabulous fondues composed of delicious meats, cheeses, breads, fruits and vegetables with steaming savory sauces. Worth the short trip to

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Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse Forty years serving choice meats and seafood. Home of the famous “2-pound steak.” Relax while you sip one of our sumptuous wines or cocktails or a frosty beer. Everyone welcome - straight from work or off the trail or dressed for a night out. OPEN: Sun.-Thurs. 5pm to 9pm; Fri. and Sat. 5pm to 9:30pm. Please call after 2pm for reservations.

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27780 Vista del Lago, Mission Viejo 859.9556 P.F. Changs China Bistro Superb Shanghai Street Noodles, available in few places on the globe, make the trip to Mission Viejo Mall a veritable necessity.

800 The Shops at Mission Viejo, Ruby Rosensteel, 364-6661

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Appointments are being taken now for marriage licenses and ceremonies, as well as passport services, for Saturday Nov. 16 and Dec. 14, when the offices of the Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department will open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen has opened office doors for one Saturday each month since June to help customers who are unable to visit during regular weekday hours. The Old County Courthouse will be open on Nov. 16 and Dec. 14 for marriage licenses, civil wedding ceremonies and passport applications, plus property research at the Archives. Copies of property and vital records, as well as marriage services, will be available at the Laguna Hills and Fullerton branch offices. Passport services, however, are not available at the branch offices. Free parking will be available at all three locations. “The response from the public and my staff to our special Saturday hours is much appreciated,” Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen said. “We’re always looking for additional ways to help improve customer service.”

Your go-to guide for elevator and escalator safety during the holidays Remember the scene in Home Alone where the family is rushing through the crowded airport? Or images of teeming crowds in a shopping mall, every arm holding countless packages? Well ... it’s that time of year again! November and December are arguably the busiest months of the year for traveling and shopping. Millions of people descend on the nation’s airports and shopping centers looking to create that perfect holiday memory. With all the excitement surrounding this time of year, the last thing Americans should worry about is escalator and elevator safety while navigating through the crowds. But while you may be more focused on your holiday to-do’s, you need to remember some important safety tips about the elevators and escalators you are using. Safety innovations have come a long way in the last few decades and today’s elevators and escalators are safer than ever before. The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) is the expert in building transportation safety. NEII works to develop and promote updated

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safety codes, encourage the adaptation of the latest safety technologies, and ensure passengers are informed on the safest riding procedures for elevators and escalators. However, even with all the advancements in safety technology, it’s worth keeping in mind that most accidents can be easily prevented by following simple elevator and escalator safety tips. Below are key guidelines proven to keep riders safe during the holiday season and any time throughout the year: When boarding and riding elevators: * Allow passengers exiting the elevator to clear before boarding * Watch your step - the elevator car may not be perfectly level with the floor * Stand clear of the doors - keep clothes and carry-ons away from the opening * Hold children and pets firmly * Leashed pets should be on the same side of the door as the passenger to prevent the door from closing on the leash * Passengers nearest to the doors should enter first when the car arrives * Push and hold the “door open” button if doors need to be held open, or ask someone to push the button for you * Never try to stop a closing door, wait for the next car * Once on board, quickly press the button for your floor and move to the back of the car to make room for other passengers * Hold the rail or stand against the wall, if available * Pay attention to the floor indications and announcements when provided * If the doors do not open when the elevator stops, push the “door open” button

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If there is ever an emergency, remember that all elevators have several safety devices, one of which is brakes that will stop the car if it is not operating properly. If the elevator should ever stop between floors, do not panic. Follow these guidelines: * If the elevator should ever stop between floors, do not panic, there is plenty of air in the elevator * Never climb out of a stalled elevator * Use the “alarm” or “help” button, the telephone or the intercom to call for assistance * Above all, wait for qualified help to arrive and never try to leave an elevator that has not stopped normally * Emergency lighting will come on in the event of a power failure When entering escalators: * Watch the direction of the moving step and step on and off with extra care * Hold children firmly with one arm or hold child’s free hand * Hold small packages firmly in one hand, but always leave one hand available to hold the handrail * Grasp the handle as you step onto the moving step * Do not step onto an escalator going in the opposite direction * Do not take wheelchairs, electric scooters, strollers, hand carts, luggage carts or similar items on the escalator When riding and exiting escalators: * Keep loose clothing clear of steps and sides

* Wear closed-toed and hard-soled shoes, and avoid wearing footwear made of soft-resin or other rubbery materials * Stand clear and keep feet clear of the sides of the escalator * Face forward and keep firm grip on the handrail * Reposition your hand slowly if the handrail moves ahead or behind the steps * Don’t climb onto or ride the handrail * Do not let children sit on steps or stand too close to sides * Don’t hesitate and step off promptly * Make sure to step over the comb fingers; don’t let your feet slide off the end of the escalator * Immediately move clear of the escalator exit area; don’t stop to talk or look around since other passengers may be behind you Always remember, if there is an emergency, simply push one of the “stop” buttons located at the top or bottom landings of the escalator near the handrail or floor level. For more detailed information about elevator and escalator safety, visit the NEII website at www.neii.org.


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