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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008 9B Ip .As the gift,giving season most cases, all that'is re- looms in the current econom- quired is a small amount for ic climate of uncertainty, cus- supplies and the ability to tomers are counting their read and follow directions. In cost. It's hard to think about all cases, there is scope for spending money hand over imagination to make some- fist on tokens "of our love for thing special for friends and each other, family. The spoken and unspoken Cookies, candies and quick expectations are for gifts to breads are always a treat, A family, friends, co-workers, basket from The Dollar Store, the milkman and the a bit of cellophane and ribbon newspaper boy. Just when and perhaps an ornament most people draw the and co-workers can be line, someone unexpectedly crossed off your list. gives a gift. The urge to For the coffee lover in give in return is almost your life, make a basket of unbearable, mug, coffee and biscotti. At this time of the year, For chocolate lovers, magazines at the grocery substitute hot chocolate checkout offer heartfelt alter- and brownies, and for natives: a million and one tea lovers, tea bags and short- gifts to make and give. In bread. AllllgJI~PJt~L0_~ times. Shape into a long roll, 3/4 cup chopped pecans and bake for another 20 min- from biscottirecipes.org flattened to one-inch thick- 1/2 cup cold margarine, utes. Allow to cool. ness. 1/2 cup cocoa Ingredients: Bake at 350F (175C) for 1/4cup sugar Grandma Brown's short= 4 medium eggs 30-35 minutes. Remove from2 Tbsp. brewed coffee 2 medium egg whites oven and cool on wire rack11/2 tsp. vanilla from Lisa, lifetimelearning.org 4 cups flour about 10 minutes. Cut into1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 cups sugar half-inch diagonal slices and Ingredients: 1 cup almonds, chopped and place the cut sides down. Preheat oven to 325F l cup corn starch toasted Bake another 8-10 minutes,(160C). 1 cup rice flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda then turn and bake for anoth- Combine the sugar and 1 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp. vanilla er 8-10 minutes, cup of the flour. Cut in mar- 1 cup icing sugar 1/2 tsp. almond extract Remove and cool on a wire garine; then press firmly into 1 pound butter 1/2 tsp. salt rack. bottom of eight-inch pan. 1 tsp. vanilla, optional Bake for 15 minutes or until Combine flour, almonds, Easy fudge brownie light brown. Preheat oven to 400F. baking soda, sugar and salt. from brownierecipes.net In another bowl, combine Blend the dry ingredients Separately, combine vanilla, the remaining flour, con- into the softened butter. almond extract, eggs and egg Ingredients: densed milk, cocoa, egg, cof- Spread batter in two pie whites. Mix the mixtures 14 ounces (1 can) sweetened fee, vanilla and baking pow- plates or rectangular 8 x 11 together, condensed milk der. Mix thoroughly and stir pan. Place in oven and turn Turn onto a lightly floured 1 medium egg in the chopped pecans.- surface and knead about 10 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour Spread evenly onto the crust See Homemade, page 12B ing li in Are you dreading this win- ing patients with the disor- ter already? Do you feel like der. She says that about 8 crawling into bed with a percent of people have full- package of cookie dough, blown SAD and another 17 pulling the covers over your percent have a milder ver- head and not coming out un- sion with some of the symp- tilspring? toms, especially carbohy- Plenty of people feel the drate craving, decreased en- same way. University of Wis- ergy and increased need for consin Health psychiatrist sleep. Dr. Nancy Barklage says "That means that about nearly 25 percent of people one in four people are affect- who live at northern lati- ed,"she said. tudes suffer from at least Fortunately, since the dis- some symptoms of SAD, sea- order was documented in the sohal affect disorder, the de- 1980s, an effective treatment pression that hits during the regimen has been estab- darkest times of the year. lished. Besides depression, symp- "The treatment of choice is toms include low energy lev- light therapy," says Bark- els, overeating, a craving for lage. "I was initially skeptical carbohydrates, weight gain, that it would work, but I have an increased need for sleep been very impressed with the and a lack of interest in sex results." and in socializing. Researchers once thought Dr. Barklage, associate pro- winter's short days were to fessor of psychiatry at Uni- blame, and so they advocated versity of Wisconsin School light therapy before sunrise of Medicine and Public to extend the length of the Health, specializes in treat- day. Since then, Barklage SAVE 50% OFF YOUR NEXT HEATING BILLI One Time Only Factory Direct Sale, Gall Today! AS SEEN AND HEARD ON POPULAR "IV AND RADIO PROGRAHS IHIO00 iHeatar Quartz Infrared Portable Heater Salely aud efficiently beats wall to wall for Peeuies a da~ says, research has shown it is light too late in the day can in.cludes the full-spectrumIn patients who don't fully the intensity of light that is be too stimulating, making it light minus ultraviolet light recover their energy with important, difficult to fall asleep. She that can harm eyes and skin. light therapy, she sometimes For light therapy to work,recommends afternoon lightGoing outside on a sunny prescribes antidepressants. the light needs to penetrate only if patients find them: winter day helps, too, as long An investment in full-spec- the retina. Barklage oftenselves coming home from as you protect your eyes and trumlights might, for atleast recommends patients with work and falling asleep right skin from UV light, a quarter of the population, SAD begin their morning un- away. Barklage is less willing tomake as much good sense as der a bright light, to energize "It can change circadian recommend blue lights, investing in a snow blower. them for the day ahead, rhythms and reset your sleep which are being marketed for "People can suffer from "I have a lot of patients clock," she said. "Brightlight SAD treatment, because SAD all the way into March, who have their full-spectrum in the morning resets the there is concern they may April and even into May if we light next to their beds," she sleep onset, allowing people damage the eyes. More have a dark spring," she says. "They roll over, turn off to fall asleep earlier. Bright research is needed she said. says. the alarm and turn on the light late in the day will keep Tanning beds aren't recom- But hating winter doesn't light. It also helps them to you uplater." mended because the UV lightnecessarily mean you have wakeup." She tells patients to get a they give off can cause SAD. It could just mean that Timing of the light treat-bright light with at leastskin cancer and damage the you accurately remember ment is important. Too much 10,000 lux, a white light that eyes. previous long winters. November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!! 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