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Death by wine and watermelon

We’ve explored the myth of the combination of wine and watermelon resulting in an increased libido. Let’s look at another old wive’s tale involving the same combination. “My friend, Betty Kaufman, an independent wine consultant in Napa, told me about another tale of wine and watermelon,” says Jim Sperk, of the Northern Ohio Wine...

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A professional cleaning and staining by Chagrin Home Improvements is a must to get the most out of your deck this summer and fall

Summer is here and fall is just around the corner—both prime deck seasons in Northeast Ohio. But don’t take that outdoor living space for granted. Your deck needs care and attention just as much as your indoor spaces, and maybe even more. “Your deck takes a beating all year,” says Joe Jacobs, owner of Chagrin Home Improvements...

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Wine, watermelon and libido

Let’s explore an old wives’ tale. Jim Sperk, of the Northern Ohio Wine Guild, credits Betty Kaufman, an independent wine consultant in Napa, CA, with the one about wine and watermelon. “There’s a story dating back to the 19th century about a town near a monastery in a region loaded with grapes and watermelons,” says Jim. “Several...

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Savor how a really great cup of coffee should taste at Fig Leaf Coffee Company

David Letterman admitted that without coffee he’d have “no identifiable personality.” Hasn’t every coffee lover felt the same? Tom Nemeth, founder of Fig Leaf Coffee Company in Chesterland, a specialty coffee roaster, knows the feeling. He also knows the quality of the coffee is directly related to the quality of the personality...

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Jackie Walls, of the Chodaczek Team at LoFaso Real Estate, is passionate about helping veterans and first responders

Passion for the industry and a little life experience are important qualities for a successful career in real estate. That’s why Jackie Walls has found her perfect match as a member of the Chodaczek Team at LoFaso Real Estate in Medina County. “Being from a military family, I am a moving expert,” says Jackie. “Even now, I move once a...

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