Monday, September 23, 2013

Monday A La Mode: September 23, 2013

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This week on Monday A La Mode...

I love stats...

  • is a site sponsored by Aetna. While I am in no way promoting Aetna, you'll find some great info here and even some interesting stats, like the survey results below. I've given up fast food and sweets except for the rare treat. Where would you fall on this survey?

Cool new product...

  • Chick Beer is a exactly what the name implies. According to their site, 25% of beer drinkers are women, so these "chicks" designed a beer with women in mind and they donate 5% of profits to women's charities.See more of their story and find out where you can buy it at

Farm fresh...

  • 'Tis the season for apples and pears. If you don't have your own fruit trees, don't be afraid to ask neighbors for a bag. Often the fruit falls to the ground and rots because families can't possibly eat it all. You're bound to find plenty of fresh ripe apples and pears at farmer's markets right now, too. Ask your grocer for local and know that you can get it elsewhere if they don't carry local. If you wonder where to find local produce in your area, check out

How can you argue with this...

Coming soon...

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in October. You are likely to be inundated with pink. But, hey, it's just another excuse to flaunt pink, right? Next week's Monday A La Mode will include a list of great ways to support Breast Cancer Awareness online, as well as helpful links for more information on prevention and early warning signs.
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  1. I have been to Mendenhall Glacier, it is sad that it is retreating so fast because of climate change. I am happy I saw it when I did

    1. I hope to get to Alaska soon. I've always dreamed of going, but I know things are changing quickly and I want to see it now.

  2. i like infographics - great way to get information quickly and in a unique fashion. thanks for sharing. now i want ice cream!