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Games for Your Super Bowl or Football Party

January 27, 2010

Entertain Your Guests at Halftime

Don’t let the football players on television have all the fun at your next football or Super Bowl party. Plan a few activities to give your guests something to do during halftime, besides eating more buffalo wings. Stock up on enough fun prizes such as footballs, pennants, drink cups, and team clothing items so that everyone will go home feeling like a winner.

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BNI Businessman of the day = Jeremy Miehe

January 27, 2010

WELCOME TO FLOOR STORE

Visit our website at http://sacfloorstore.com (more…)

Super Bowl Party Snack Table (Part 3 of __)

January 26, 2010

With just a little bit of creativity, you can decorate your Super Bowl Party snack table to look like the playing field. Have fun with it!

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BNI Businessman of the day = John Lisle

January 26, 2010

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Planning Your Super Bowl Party ( Part 2 of __ )

January 25, 2010

The traditional Super Bowl Party is probably the least fussy, most unpretentious party you can host all year. So, there is no point in holding anything back! Go all out and serve everyone’s favorite high fat, finger-licking snack foods. After all, your television set is the focal point, not the food. Or is it?

Whether you’re planning a Super Bowl party out of love for the game or just the desire to host a fun, relaxing party, here are tips for making this a super bash:

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HAPPY 16th BIRTHDAY TYLER BENTZEN

January 22, 2010

Love,

Your Uncle Brian

Financial Focus: Time to keep New Year’s financial resolutions

January 22, 2010

Like many people, you probably made some New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you promised yourself that you’ll visit the gym more often or learn a new language or reconnect with a long-lost friend. All of these are worthy goals, of course, and if you achieve them, you may add new dimensions to your life. But if you want to accomplish other major milestones you may have envisioned — a new home, college for your kids, a comfortable retirement and so on — you may need to set some New Year’s financial resolutions.

What type of financial resolutions should you make? Here are a few ideas to consider:

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Is Your Website Ready for Customers?

January 21, 2010

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BNI Businessman of the day = Lou Unkeless

January 21, 2010

Click here to visit their website at http://www.wsimarketbuilders.com/

Increase Your Revenue with Internet Marketing
Give Your Business a Competitive Edge

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Top Ten Tips For Buying Promotional Products

January 20, 2010

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BNI Businessman of the day = Sergey Surenkov

January 20, 2010

Whether you’re experienced with ordering promotional products, don’t know where to start or anywhere in between, please give us a try. We’ll work hard for your loyalty and show you why Elite Image Promotional Products is the only company you need for all your promotional product needs.

Click to view the website at www.eliteimageproducts.com

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Happy Martin Luther King Jr Day

January 18, 2010

HOT TOPIC = What’s Ahead for 2010?

January 18, 2010

The U.S. economy is expected to grow a respectable 3% in 2010, according to a consensus of economists who are polled on a regular basis by The Wall Street Journal.1

What else do experts think will happen in 2010? Here’s a roundup of what’s scheduled, expected, and predicted.

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BNI Businessman of the day = Leonard Simpson

January 18, 2010

“Your Future Is Our Focus”

We are a Financial Services Firm serving the Life Insurance needs of high net worth clients.

View my website at www.2020financialadvisers.com

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Tip of the day = THE BIG TEN

January 17, 2010

BNI Businessman of the day = Brian Sharp

January 17, 2010

GO BIG CONSULTING

Click here to view the website at www.gobigconsulting.com

Go BIG Event just announced – register today

Thursday,  February 25, 2010

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Tip of the day = Divorce in California 5 Things You Should Know And Do to Protect Yourself

January 16, 2010

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BNI Businessman of the day = Robert Sedgwick

January 16, 2010

Helping you avoid pitfalls now and in the future

Robert Sedgwick

VISIT MY WEBSITE at http://www.folsomdivorce.com

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BNI Businessman of the day = Howard Schiff

January 15, 2010

“As your personal Farmers agent, I will assist you in determining the insurance and financial services** that best fit your needs. Whether it’s preparing for life events or for the unexpected, my knowledge and training with Farmers provides my agency with the ability to make sure you get superior, personalized professional customer service.”

Click here to view my website

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Car Care Tips of the Day

January 14, 2010

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BNI businessman of the day = Rod Posner

January 14, 2010

Do You Have A Question About Car Maintenance That You Want Answered?
We love to hear from all of our good friends and clients. If you have a question about anything related to your vehicle, feel free to give us a
call at 530-676-2200 or autotronics@netzero.net

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Arbonne Romantic Tip of the Day = Valentine’s Day gifts

January 13, 2010

VALENTINE”S DAY GIFT SUGGESTIONS

REMEMBER IT IS ONLY WEEKS  AWAY…..

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BNI Businesswoman of the day = Daphney Hewitt

January 13, 2010

Welcome to the world of Arbonne…a company that promotes beauty, health & wellness  from the inside-out!  Experience the  difference!

THE ARBONNE DIFFERENCE (more…)

Tips for the First Time Home Buyer: Things to know before You Buy Your First Home

January 12, 2010

It’s not uncommon for a first-time home buyer to say to me, “Gosh, just last week I called you about buying a home and now I’m in escrow! How did this happen so fast?”

The answer is it didn’t. First-time home buyers start the search long before most even realize it.

Here’s what you can expect from your home shopping experience. (more…)

BNI Businesswoman of the day = PAULA HARVEY

January 12, 2010

Paula Harvey  has had experience in the mortgage and real estate industry for over twelve years, plus an additional decade in the financial sector. (more…)

USED CAR BUYING TIPS = NEGOTIATING THE PRICE

January 11, 2010

Prior to negotiating on your vehicle at all, it would pay to know the current market value of the vehicle you are in search of. In viewing used car buying guides such as NADA or Kelley Blue Book, you will see three sets of prices

Wholesale Loan Retail
$8459 $8000 $9800

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BNI businessman of the day = Tony Elias

January 11, 2010

CARSMITH MOTORS

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Health Tip of the day = Health Insurance

January 10, 2010

Don’t Get Stuck with sub par Health Insurance

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BNI businessman of the day = Jim Dills

January 10, 2010

Dills and Associates

HEALTH INSURANCE ADVISORS

Click below for more information

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Organizing Tip Of The Day = Christmas-Tree Cleanup

January 9, 2010

From the ornaments to the lights to the tree itself, learn the best way to take down your Christmas tree.

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BNI businessman of the day = Greg Dawson

January 9, 2010

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Healthy tip of the day = How to keep your resolutions for another week

January 8, 2010

Six Tips on How to Stick with your New Year’s Resolutions (more…)

BNI Businesswoman of the day = Melody Andaya

January 8, 2010

PRIMEPAY PAYROLL SERVICES (more…)

Health Tip of the day = WATER

January 7, 2010

Water is essential to good health, yet needs vary by individual. These guidelines can help ensure you drink enough fluids.

“I just love when people say I can’t do something… because all my life people said I wasn’t going to make it.” — Ted Turner

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BNI businessman of the day = Douglas R. Alliston

January 7, 2010

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BNI Businesswoman of the day = Candy Alexander

January 6, 2010

my BNI referral of the Day

Candy has gathered a wealth of information on her website to help you with all of your real estate needs – from all the latest property listings to great information for both home buyers and sellers.
Coldwell Banker Northern California

Candy Alexander, SRES
Direct: (916) 718-5565
Mobile: (916) 718-5565

http://www.candyalexander.com/

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Homemade Healthy Whole Grain Croutons

January 6, 2010

These are delicious!!! I got the recipe from a friend several years ago. It’s worth the try.

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Harvest Chicken Salad (LOW FAT)

January 6, 2010

Apples and tangy orange dressing makes this chicken salad the main attraction. Cook’s tip: A 2-pound rotisserie-cooked chicken can be used to prepare this recipe, if desired. You may also want to top this with “Whole Grain Croutons

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

January 1, 2010

This New Year 2010 starts with great joy; I wish it bring peace, grace & glory to you. Happy New Year 2010.

Funny New Year Quotes

December 31, 2009

Laugh Your Way Into the New Year With These Funny New Year Quotes

The New Year may be a significant event for many people. But the absurdities of the celebration cannot escape a skeptic’s mind. Here are some funny New Year quotes. What better way to start a New Year than with a hearty laugh? You can share your joy by greeting everybody with these funny New Year quotes.
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Five Family Fun Activities To Do With the Kids this Week (when they are out of school)

December 29, 2009

Here are five activities you can do in your house the week after Christmas:

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Triple Chocolate Candy Cane Bark

December 28, 2009

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is filled kids at home getting bored and lots of candy canes on the tree. So, make candies out of candy canes! This is another great project for kids at home during Christmas vacation.

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Christmas Leftovers = Turkey Mornay

December 28, 2009

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is filled with bargain hunting at after-Christmas sales, gift exchanges and returns, parties – and leftovers! Most of us have turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, roast beef, or cranberry sauce sitting in the refrigerator, covered with foil and plastic wrap. And lots of candy canes on the tree.

This week I will be posting some delicious recipe ideas using the remains of your Christmas feast to make wonderful meals and treats. They are, of course, good enough to serve to company. But also treat your family to a warm, comforting meal on one of the cold and crisp days after Christmas.

My Turkey Mornay is an after-Thanksgiving classic from my family. (more…)

Christmas Leftovers = Ham Stuffed Manicotti

December 26, 2009

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is filled with bargain hunting at after-Christmas sales, gift exchanges and returns, parties – and leftovers! Most of us have turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, roast beef, or cranberry sauce sitting in the refrigerator, covered with foil and plastic wrap. And lots of candy canes on the tree.

This week I will be posting some delicious recipe ideas using the remains of your Christmas feast to make wonderful meals and treats. They are, of course, good enough to serve to company. But also treat your family to a warm, comforting meal on one of the cold and crisp days after Christmas.

This fabulous casserole has the most wonderful flavor. It freezes really well too, so make a couple of batches this holiday season. (more…)

MERRY CHRISTMAS

December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas

From

The Sac Chef

The Sac Chef’s Christmas 2009 message

Thanks

Most importantly, a massive thank you to everyone who has supported me and my business throughout 2009, particularly my best friend, Scott who has been along side me on the roller coaster ride. I would also love to thank all of my supportive  “sales force” in BNI and the RCC. The support and networking you all did for me was “GREAT” (attn: Brian Sharp)!

It has been great getting to know some new customers this year, as well as catching up with old customers who have now become repeat customers! Champions! If you’ve been thinking about hosting a party in 2010, I’d love to hear from you, and have the opportunity to “Pamper” you something special.

I started this blog the weekend before Halloween. Since then i have created 165 posts which led to over 950 visiting readers on this website. THANK YOU all for visiting my site. This would not have been born without the special advice from John Lisle at BIZFEST and the amazing talent of Stephanie Urzi who created my brand and logo. A special thanks again to Scott Seviour, I would not be here if not for his website design work.

Have a great holiday…..Cheers!

Brian Bentzen

Have a happy Christmas eve

December 24, 2009

Well it is time to party!  I hope you have enjoyed all my holiday tips, recipes, and gift suggestions during the past month.  Please reply with any comments you have from what you learned from THE SAC CHEF.

Now… time to get ready for Santa….

Christmas Breakfast Strata

December 24, 2009

I am not exactly sure what most people eat for breakfast on Christmas morning. There is often a lot of talk about dinner: roasts and hams, traditional side dishes, and glittering desserts. But the day has to start somehow; you can’t dig through stockings and unwrap presents on an empty stomach. And it’s Christmas, so it better be special.

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More Tips on How To Make Perfect Cookies

December 23, 2009

Use top-quality ingredient and assemble the ingredients before starting:

You can’t expect a first-rate product using second-rate ingredients. Be sure your ingredients are fresh and of the finest quality. If your recipe says the ingredient must be room temperature, be sure it is room temperature before proceeding. (more…)

How To Make and Bake Perfect Cookies

December 22, 2009

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Kitchen Tip = How to use Cookie Sheets

December 20, 2009

A baking sheet should be either cool or at room temperature when the cookie dough is placed on it; otherwise, the dough will start to melt, adversely affecting the cookies’ shape and texture.

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Last-minute shopping tips for holiday procrastinators

December 20, 2009

Uh-oh. Have you procrastinated about doing your holiday shopping? Again? Alright, deadline-pushers, you can officially stop despairing. These tips will require a minimum investment of time on your part, and they’ll help you survive another holiday season while elating your friends and family as well.

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How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party

December 19, 2009

Do you love setting the table with a huge assortment of cookies but can’t stand the thought of spending several days baking? Then a cookie exchange party is the perfect party for you! Plan ahead for your party with our handy checklist.

You’ve picked a date and sent the invitations. What now? It’s simple to organize and throw your own party–we’ll walk you through it. Check out our tips to make the party extra-special, and browse our Christmas cookie recipes from around the world. (more…)

Kitchen Tip = Winter Sweet Igloo and Penguin Craft

December 15, 2009

Craft time can be just as fun in the kitchen with this candy penguin and igloo project. See how to make a wintery scene with your kids using edible ingredients like marshmallows, frosting, sugar cubes, and coconut.

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Leftover Turkey Tip #1 = Turkey Soup

November 27, 2009

Once thanksgiving has come and gone, and the food coma has dissipated (hopefully!), one is faced with the next big thing–leftovers.

Who doesn’t love turkey leftovers? I do! But having overdosed on one too many turkey sandwiches and turkey tetrazzinis, I’m looking for a turkey leftover makeover. My solution? Reincarnate the turkey into new dishes.

Just like grandmas and mothers everywhere are experts at improv in the kitchen, let your creativity run (turkey) wild. Hint: you can use leftover turkey in just about any recipe that calls for chicken bits.

Here’s my tip for today

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Turkey Roasting Time Chart

November 26, 2009

Kitchen Tip of the day….

Roasting times are for a preheated 325 degrees F. oven.

This chart will help you determine approximately how long to roast stuffed and unstuffed turkey. Always use a meat thermometerto gauge doneness.

Click below to view charts

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Welcome to SacChef.com

October 30, 2009

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Your cooking / Baking guide from Chef Brian Bentzen

Hello world!

October 30, 2009

Welcome to SacChef.com just want to introduce myself to all of you. I am Brian B.  from Sacramento, California. I help people just like you with quick and easy recipes for your family and friends. I also do small event catering.  Plus I am a great resource for learning more about ways to host fun and easy Cooking Demonstration Home based parties with your family, friends, and co-workers.  Let me help you host a  SacChef Party! call me at 916-879-4611