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Recipe of the Month: Strawberry Mousse

As the days heat up you will want to enjoy a guilt-free cool treat! Ingredients 1 quart fresh strawberries 1 pkg. (1.4 oz) strawberry gelatin 1/2 cup boiling water 1/4 cup sugar 2 cups heavy cream Whole strawberries and whipped cream for garnish Directions Wash strawberries, cut in half, and puree in a blender until […]

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Tips For Traveling Safely On Your Own

When you travel alone—for work or on vacation—you must be extra careful about your personal safety. Here’s some advice to keep in mind when you’re traveling solo: Study unfamiliar locales ahead of time. If you’re traveling outside the United States, learn about your destination’s political and cultural scene to figure out how the locals treat […]

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Do Not Drive When Tired!

Think for a minute about the last time you were really tired and driving somewhere. Even though you have been driving for years you still weren’t at your best. Driving tired is as real a danger as driving drunk! Driving when you are tired can be extremely dangerous. You can fall asleep at the wheel […]

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June is Great Outdoors Month

Are you ready to hear a scary statistic? Children spend roughly 6.5 hours per day watching television. It seems that they would rather play video games than ride a bike. Even scarier, this number extends to adults as well. We’re on the computer or watching television and we don’t get outdoors nearly as much as […]

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Graduation Fun Facts

It is that time of year again – Graduation Season. Between May and June, almost everyone knows someone who is either graduating or has a child graduating from Preschool, Kindergarten, Middle School, High School or College. To celebrate Graduation Season, here are a few fun facts that you may or may not have known: A […]

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Recipe of the Month: Barbeque Cocktail Wieners

Memorial Day is just around the corner (Monday the 30th) and many will be grilling out, having friends and family over, and more. One of my favorite snacks for get-togethers is Barbecue Cocktail Wieners aka “Lil Smokies”. This is a super easy recipe with only 2 ingredients. You can make a fancy tray of them […]

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7 Tips to Keep Your Summer from Going Up in Smoke

I hope that you and your family have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend! I have always enjoyed the unofficial start of summer and what it represents to me and to this country. Thank you to all those who have served and are serving our country now to protect what we hold dear. Words […]

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Be Prepared When the Storm Hits

Along with flowers and warmer weather, spring can bring something that’s not so pleasant—the threat of severe weather. I wanted to make sure that you and your family were aware of some important preventative tips to keep in mind if severe storms come your way this season. It’s best to always keep a battery-powered radio […]

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May is National Asthma and Allergies Awareness Month

May is the peak season for allergy and asthma sufferers which makes it the perfect time to educate people about these two diseases. Asthma is a disease of the lungs that occurs when airways become blocked or narrowed making it difficult to breathe. While asthma affects about 25 million Americans, each case is unique. Some […]

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Recipe of the Month: Grandma’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie

My family has made many memories with this classic recipe. I hope you and your family enjoy these cookies as much as you enjoy spending time together making them. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar […]

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