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The Scottsdale Street Fair
Brittney Shipp was live out at the Scottsdale Street Fair at Talking Stick. The fair is an outdoor community-based event for the whole family that includes fine arts and crafts such as sculptures, jewelry and novelties in addition to food, cooking demonstrations, gifts and accessories, flowers and a Farmers Market. It runs every Sunday through the end of May (closed for Easter Sunday) from 10:00am-4:00pm. Admission is Free. The Pavilions at Talking Stick are located at 9715 East Indian Bend in Scottsdale. For more information call 480-256-9627 or go to

My Fest 2012
My Fest 2012 will feature live music, a break dancing stage and crew competition , entertainers, artists, food, and youth groups. It will take place Sunday March 25th at Tempe Beach Park in Tempe from 12 - 5pm. For more information go to

Laughter Yoga
For more information on Laurie Nathanson and the laughter yoga classes call 480-540-4776 or go to

Dr. Art Mollen
For more information about the health topics Dr. Art Mollen spoke about, call (602)264-9806

Life Coaching Fundraiser
The Gilbert Boys and Girls Club will hosts its first ever Coach-A-Thon on Saturday March 31 from 9am - 4pm. Cost is a $20 donation to the group. For more information call (480) 813 - 2020 or go to For more information on Smartful Coaching, call (480) 710 0340 or go to

Wally's Weekly Car Review
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Sunday's Sweetheart
If you'd like to add Sunday's Sweetheart or any other pet to your family, contact The Arizona Humane Society at (602) 997-7585. For more information about AHS events and programs, visit

The Passionate Home Cook
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Baked French Toast

1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 loaf challah bread or egg bread
5 large eggs
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon Grand Marnier
1/4 teaspoon salt

In a small saucepan melt butter with brown sugar and maple syrup over moderate heat, stirring, until smooth and pour into 13- by 9- by 2-inch baking dish. Cut six 1-inch thick slices from center portion of bread, reserving ends for another use, and trim crusts. Arrange bread slices in one layer in baking dish, squeezing them slightly to fit.

In a bowl whisk together eggs, half-and-half, vanilla, Grand Marnier, and salt until combined well and pour evenly over bread. Chill bread mixture, covered, at least 8 hours and up to 1 day.

Preheat oven to 350° F. and bring bread to room temperature. Bake bread mixture, uncovered, in middle of oven until puffed and edges are pale golden, 35 to 40 minutes.

Invert French Toast onto platter and serve immediately.