Trains Passing – Riddle of the Month

Two schoolgirls were traveling from the city to a dacha (summer cottage) on a train.

“I notice,” one of the girls said “that the dacha trains coming in the opposite direction pass us every 5 minutes. What do you think-how many dacha trains arrive in the city in an hour, given equal speeds in both directions?”

“Twelve, of course,” the other girl answered, “because 60 divided by 5 equals 12.”

The first girl did not agree. What do you think?

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Milk – Gandhi Wished He Could’ve Skipped It

Mohandas Gandhi was a strict vegetarian, vowing “not to live upon fellow animals.” He explained that “the basis of my vegetarianism is not physical but moral. If any said that I should die if I did not take beef tea or mutton, even under medical advice, I would prefer death.” He regretted that he could not forsake the consumption of all animal products. “ I would give up milk if I could, but I cannot,“ he said “I have made that experiment times without number. I could not, after a serious illness, regain my strength unless I went back to milk. That has been the tragedy of my life.”  

Source: What the Great Ate By Matthew Jacob and Mark Jacob

Hack For Packing Your Lunchbox – Frozen Juice Box

When packing a sack lunch for your child, place a juice box in the freezer the night before and place it in the lunch bag while still frozen the next morning. It’ll help keep the lunch cool, and as an extra bonus, the juice will be nice and cold when your child finally gets around to drinking it at lunchtime.

Source: Who Knew? 10,001 Easy Solutions to Everyday Problems By Bruce Lubin and Jeanne Bossolina-Lubin

Celebrity Peel + Hydrafacial Package – September Special

Special Package Price $795

Our Celebrity Peel package combines the best of both worlds for skin resurfacing & photo rejuvenation. Our package utilizes both the Pixel and AFT lasers, providing red-carpet results with only a few days of down time for your skin to look it’s best.

2 weeks later, have your Hydrafacial. It will do the following: Deeply Cleanse, Exfoliate, Hydrate, and Protect your new celebrity complexion.

Call now for this special (651) 209-3600

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Dermaplaning + Hydrafacial Combo – September Spa Deals

Combined Treatment Price: $295
Hydrafacial Members: $219

(click here for info on becoming a hydrafacial member.)

This unique treatment combination targets a variety of common skin care concerns across virtually all skin types. Dermaplaning provides gentle removal of expired cells from your skin’s surface allowing Hydrafacial to deeply cleanse, exfoliate, hydrate, and protect your complexion.

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The 5 Things To Clean In Your House If You’ve Had Lice

“It’s important to know that after 24 hours of a lice nit or louse being off of your head, it can no longer survive & it dies. That’s great news! With this fact in mind, know that you’ll really only need to concentrate on cleaning those areas of your house or apartment that the infected person/people frequented within the last 24 hours.” -Angie Anderson, lice removal expert

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5 Things To Clean If You’ve Had Lice


  • Change sheets on any of the bed’s the infested person might have slept in within the last 24 hours. Wash and dry the sheets in HOT temperatures or set aside in the dirty laundry hamper for more than 24 hours. (Any lice will die after 24 hours.) Remove any comforters or bedspread and dry on high heat for 30-45 minutes or simply set aside for more than 24 hours.

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Wine & Beauty Night With Jason Kallsen – Hosted At Crutchfield Dermatology

Join us on Wednesday September 20th 5:30-8pm for an evening of wine education and pampering.

Your $40 ticket gets you:

  • All evening wine education from Sommelier Jason Kallson
  • Complimentary hand or foot peel
  • personalized make-up consultation
  • 25% off one spa service booked that evening
  • 10% off product purchases made that evening

Limited spaces available for this fun evening, reserve your spot right now by calling Kelly at (651) 209-3652 or emailing her at:

Sommelier Jason KAbout Jason Kallsen

Jason Kallsen’s personal calling is to remove the snob factor in the wine world, bringing it back to its rightful place first and foremost as a beverage of pleasure and joy. A certified sommelier with 25 years of industry experience, Jason has worked in every aspect of the wine sales world including white linen restaurants, fine wine retail, wine distribution and sales, importation, and marketing. He founded Twin Cities Wine Education in 1998 and has taught over 15,000 students from amateurs to experts, and has trained many hopeful sommeliers ahead of their exams.
Additionally, he teaches wine appreciation courses for the University of Minnesota and was even featured on an international broadcast of Performance Today, pairing wine with classical music. His specialties include business analysis, social media marketing, wine list design, wine education for restaurants and retailers, and public speaking on the topics of wine and small business building. His motto is “Wine education without intimidation.”