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Here is the AP Lifestyles Digest for the week of Oct. 3.

The Special Edition Baby Boomers will be sent Tuesday, Oct. 4. Stories are listed below but a separate digest will be transmitted. Those stories will be sent with SPE–Baby Boomers in the keyword slug.

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PARENTING

PARENTING-DIAPER BANKS: With a push from the White House and a national distribution network, help has grown to counter the ‘diaper divide’ that has low-income families scrambling. By Leanne Italie. UPCOMING: 930 words by 2 p.m. Monday, photos.

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FASHION

PARIS FASHION WEEK-WATCH: Paris Fashion Week reaches its artistic climax Monday with shows from Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen and Hermes. It’s also a rare day where top female designers are at the fore in an industry still dominated by men. By Fashion Writer Thomas Adamson. UPCOMING: 700 words by 7 p.m., photos.

PARIS FASHION WEEK-WATCH: Chanel sets out to steal the headlines yet again this season with Karl Lagerfeld’s “sky’s-the-limit”-approach to fashion shows that have included in the past a recreated luxury shopping mall, a space ship and even an entire forest. Other shows include Kenzo. By Fashion Writer Thomas Adamson. UPCOMING: 700 words by 5 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

PARIS FASHION WEEK-WATCH: Louis Vuitton takes fashion insiders on a dizzying celebrity-filled fashion voyage for the travel-themed powerhouse ready-to-wear show, capping Paris’ shows alongside Miuccia Prada’s Miu Miu. By Fashion Writer Thomas Adamson. UPCOMING: 700 words by 7 p.m. Wednesday, photos.

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FOOD

FOOD-KITCHENWISE-BEST OF-PUMPKIN-CHEESECAKE: Some like it hot — cheesecake, that is. Warm Pumpkin-Bourbon Cheesecake can be served right out of the oven, topped with a little vanilla ice cream or sweetened whipped cream. By Sara Moulton. SENT: 700 words Monday, photos.

FOOD-DEADLINE-CHICKEN IN CREAM SAUCE: For comfort food, try this recipe for chicken with spinach and sundried tomatoes in a cheesy cream sauce. By Katie Workman. UPCOMING: 540 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

-FOOD-HEALTHY-EDAMAME QUINOA SALAD: Combine frozen edamame, or soybeans, with fellow weeknight staple quinoa to make a power side dish whose leftovers can easily be taken to lunch as a main dish the next day. By Melissa d’Arabian. UPCOMING 500 words by noon Wednesday, photos.

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HOMES & GARDENING

GARDENING-INDOOR SUCCULENTS: Consider gardening with succulents if you’re shifting to houseplants as cold weather approaches. Succulents are easy, disease-resistant, and thrive despite the dry air common indoors in winter. By Dean Fosdick. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

HOMES-MODERN INTERIORS: “How Should We Live? Propositions for the Modern Interior,” an exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, explores the roots of modern interior design during the period from the mid-1920s through the mid-1950s. By Katherine Roth. UPCOMING: 700 words by 3 p.m. Wednesday, photos.

HOMES-DESIGNER-FALL OUTDOORS: Not ready to stop using your outdoor entertaining areas? Three designers offer suggestions for making outdoor spaces keep working when the temperatures drop. By Melissa Rayworth. UPCOMING: 700 words by 3 p.m. Wednesday, photos.

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TRAVEL

HAUTE ROUTE BIKING: Agonizingly difficult, biking up one steep, grueling mountain road after another — yet also wonderful: That’s what it was like to take part in the Haute Route race through the Pyrenees, billed as one of “the highest, toughest and most prestigious amateur cycling events in the world.” By Santiago Lyon. UPCOMING: 900 words by noon Monday, photos.

CROOKED STREET CHAOS: Tourists are swamping San Francisco’s famously curvy Lombard Street. By Olga R. Rodriguez. SENT: 735 words Monday, photos.

WWII MUSEUM EXPANSION: With eight projects under construction and 16 more on the drawing board, the National World War II Museum in New Orleans is expanding. By Bill Fuller. SENT: Sunday, 566 words, photos.

OCTOPUS FERRY ATTACK-TALL TALE: A new museum in New York City memorializes a tragedy that never happened: the sinking of a ferry with 400 people on it, dragged by a giant octopus. By Ula Ilnytzky. SENT: Relayed Monday, 610 words, photos

HALLOWEEN: Virtual reality, spooky Airbnb rentals and the start of a goodbye for a Disneyland attraction are part of this Halloween’s freaky fun. By Beth J. Harpaz. UPCOMING: 800 words by noon Wednesday, photos.

ENDANGERED PLACES: The National Trust for Historic Preservation announces its annual list of America’s 11 most endangered historic places. By Beth J. Harpaz. UPCOMING: 500 words. embargoed by source to 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, photos.

WISCONSIN WEEKEND: A three-day fall weekend in Wisconsin included art, architecture, a bike ride farmers market, cheese and a couple of spotted cows (hint: those are not animals). By Beth J. Harpaz. UPCOMING: 800 words by 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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SPECIAL EDITION-BABY BOOMERS

BABY BOOMERS-SELF-WRITTEN OBITS: Writing your own “obituary” can be a fun and illuminating way to take stock of your life and let those you leave behind know how it really was. By Melissa Kossler Dutton. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

BABY BOOMERS-SHARED HOME OFFICE: How to stay sane when you work at home — and your spouse does too. By Katherine Roth. UPCOMING: 720 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

BABY BOOMERS-TV GENERATION: 1946, the same year that ushered in the TV age, is also generally seen as the kickoff for the baby-boomer generation, which would claim television as its own. By Frazier Moore. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

BABY BOOMERS-BOOKSELLERS: Among the more than 1,700 independent booksellers around the country is a cluster of baby boomers who came to the profession after one or more previous careers. By Hillel Italie. UPCOMING: 770 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

BABY BOOMERS-EXTREME SPORTS: The adventurous baby boomer generation is still engaging in extreme sports as boomers move into their 50s, 60s and beyond. By John Marshall. UPCOMING: 700 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (stories from week of Sept. 26)

FASHION: MILAN FASHION WEEK-WATCH; PARIS FASHION WEEK-SAINT LAURENT

FOOD: THE GEFILTE MANIFESTO and RECIPE; KITCHENWISE-BEST OF-CAULIFLOWER SOUP; DEADLINE-HALLOWEEN DINNER QUESADILLAS; HEALTHY-FROZEN BULLETPROOF COFFEE; AMERICAN TABLE-ONION CORN BREAD

HOMES & GARDENING: GARDENING-HARVESTING FRUIT; HOMES-RIGHT-MENSWEAR MOTIF; HOMES-PREFAB -Q&A

TRAVEL: PERU-ANDES; HOTEL ROOM-DESKS; SCENIC WINERIES; BIRTHRIGHT CEO-Q&A; HALLOWEEN-VIRTUAL REALITY

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UPCOMING IN LIFESTYLES:

October: Halloween, Thanksgiving (through early November)

November: Holidays (through mid-December), skiing, gift guides

December: New Year’s, year-end and lookahead stories

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SPECIAL EDITIONS CALENDAR 2016:

Nov. 15 — Holidays

Dec. 6 — Weddings

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