Monmouth Health & Life - September 2011 September 1, 2011 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Halloween Costume Contest - WinnersAfter receiving a number of entries, it is time to meet the winner of our Halloween Costume Contest! Are these Health Remedies for Real?Probiotic yogurt, colon cleanses, neti pots, ear candles and antibacterial hand gels are all the rage, but do they really work? Fabulous Fridays at the Monmouth MuseumExtended hours, live music, special events and family fun days at the Museum. New Jersey Young Professionals GroupSocial group for getting out and making new friends. Acoustic Saturdays at the Red Bank Library Easy Homemade Halloween CostumesThe easiest no-sew Halloween costumes. No ghosts, bums or hippies allowed. Helping Small Miracles HappenIn September, all Monmouth Health & Life subscribers received a special supplement with their issues and now you can read it here, too. Incredible Caramelized PearsOne of the easiest things to make, these beautiful caramelized pears make a beautiful dessert, appetizer or side dish. Playlist from a ProPeruse this eclectic list of songs for some new tunes for your collection. Remembering September 11thWe will never forget 9-11-01. Is the Recession Keeping You Awake?The sour economy has many people tossing and turning. Here's how to get your Zs during stressful times. Escapes: Crystal Springs Golf ResortThis luxe resort in the state's northernmost county will suit you to a tee. Scotch: A GazetteerTo know this distinctive, smoky-flavored whisky, learn the six regions of Scotland that produce it. Your Green KitchenThis vital room can be the heart of your new eco-smart life. Time to Look Younger?Cosmetic procedures may help. Here, a host of surgical and less-invasive options. The Staff of LifeNothing beats the flavor, texture and nutritious goodness of an “artisanal” loaf of bread freshly baked the old-fashioned way. Best of Monmouth: Readers' Choice Awards 2011We proudly present the winners of our third annual poll. Power Food: OreganoThe pizza herb has more to offer than a tempting aroma. The Rising: Asbury ParkDown-at-the-heels just a few years ago, Asbury Park is, at long last, loveable.