Morris/Essex Health & Life - Morris Health & Life August 2011 August 1, 2011 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Easy Homemade Halloween CostumesThe easiest no-sew Halloween costumes. No ghosts, bums or hippies allowed. Comfy, not ClinicalA serene design to promote wellness. 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. How to Pack a GOOD (Get Out of Dodge) BagPrepare your family for Emergencies and Disasters. Local Contest: The Face of Bangz Salon and SpaEnter your photo to become the "Face" of Bangz Salon, compete for the grand prize and win free treatments! Savor SummerEnjoy the rest of your summer with some our favorite experiences. Escapes: Crystal Springs Golf ResortThis luxe resort in the state's northernmost county will suit you to a tee. Local Buzz: Pink Cake Box, the Shade Anchor Bag and Highlawn PavilionAll the buzz about local trends and businesses. Editor's Picks for Smart Grill and Barbecue BuysSmart tools for grilling. The Health Benefits of PetsOur furry friends do more than fetch and purr, research shows. They help us fight disease. Conquering Chronic PainWhen the ache just won't go away, there are a host of therapies that can help. Watch Us on Jerseylicious!The incredible team at Wainscot Media will be featured on this Sunday’s episode of “Jerseylicious.” Grill and Chill Winning Drink RecipesCool off with these inventive summer drinks from our contest winners. Sweet Treats for SummerOld-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors in Morris and Essex Counties. 6 Stress-Fighting SuperfoodsThese foods help lower your stress level. Grill and Chill Winners and RecipesWow the crowd at your cookout with these recipes from the winners of our first Grill & Chill contest. The Rising: Asbury ParkDown-at-the-heels just a few years ago, Asbury Park is, at long last, loveable. Save that SkinOur editors' picks for the best SPF products. BEST OF MORRIS AND ESSEX: Readers' Choice Awards 2011Your picks for the best food, stores and restaurants in Morris and Essex Counties.