If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sauces, sweet potatoes with or without marshmallows, and so many other Turkey Day dilemmas, we tend to just cobble together a what-have-you assortment of sides to accompany the beloved Easter ham or lamb.
Joseph Gross of Ahwatukee was named the League Co-Champion on the First Team All-League for the 145-pound weight class. Army and Navy Academy announced that the Warrior Wrestling team has been named League Champions of the Citrus League, Southern Conference. This is the Academy’s inaugural season in the league.
There is much debate among locals when it comes to the topic of tacos. Whether you like ’em hot and spicy, rolled, fried, street-style or stuffed, East Valley restaurants offer an endless variety to please any palate. The following are three Local Lily favorites to try the next time you’ve got a taste for tacos.
Pepsi is a domestic long-haired brown Tabby with white markings. She’s a large female adult girl that came in to the shelter declawed. If she was lost, her family never came forward to claim her so now she attempts to adjust to shelter life. She has a long coat that will need some grooming. Pepsi’s a talkative girl with an adorable face. She enjoys telling stories to anyone who will listen. She has an opinion on just about everything and is not afraid to answer. She’d love a family with a person willing to take time to give her head rubs. She has tested negative for FELV/FIV, she’s altered, microchipped, up to date on vaccinations, and is litter box trained.
This Aug. 15, 2013 photo shows a woman receiving a Hand Rescue Citrus Reviver treatment from the Kohler Waters Spa, in Kohler, Wisc., at the International Spa Association event in New York. The 50-minute treatment includes lime exfoliating, a clementine moisturizer and a grapefruit scalp massage. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Caribbean flavors jazz up this simple supper salad. We glaze the shrimp with a zesty rum-spiked marmalade, then toss them on a hot grill with tomatoes and corn before combining everything with a few more veggies. We serve the whole thing with grilled bread seasoned with garlic and orange for a bit of crunch and to aid in scooping up all the delicious bits.
Freeway-improvement projects in the Phoenix area will require closures this weekend (June 7-10), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead and consider alternate routes while the following freeway restrictions are in place this weekend:
If your goal is to lose weight, look and feel your best and live a healthy, vibrant life, be aware of the damaging additives and synthetic chemicals in the foods you buy and eat. Seventy-five percent of the average American diet is from processed and packaged foods, which equates to approximately 10 pounds of additives eaten annually.
The National Association Realtors and Remodeling Magazine released a report comparing remodeling cost versus value. Results depend upon various factors such as location, work quality, neighborhood home values, the timing of selling the house and the actual completion of the project.
The Orange Patch, an old-fashioned country store tucked into a citrus-covered section of Mesa that has a distinctly rural feel, sells fresh, locally grown oranges, tangerines and grapefruit, along with other goods.
When it comes to entertaining, I often find that the casual gatherings and impromptu parties outshine more elaborate affairs. I think it’s the combination of a relaxed atmosphere and last minute inspiration.