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Valentine’s day with all the hearts and two of my favorite colors red and pink gives me a little thrill.  I especially enjoy decorating the windows with fresh and fun things each year.  Here are some ideas for you to decorate yours. Painted Hearts on Windows Take a sponge cut into a heart shape, or […]

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So cute and yummy! Everyone loves these little bites that taste like a Reese’s cookie. They are easy to pull together and the recipe yields about 3 dozen, making them ideal for gifts, class parties, or just for enjoying with your family. They bake up quick, too. This recipe was found on www.delish.com last year. […]

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by Tiana Gray Roses are known to be the most romantic flower. You see them everywhere around Valentine’s. I have also seen this kind of craft for sale at stores for a lot of money but making it yourself can be more cost effective and it is very easy. Materials:   One small shadow box […]

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It’s February, and love is in the air. While we often think of Valentine’s Day when we turn the calendar to the second month of the year, there’s another love fest to celebrate, Anthesteria. This Greek celebration is one of four in honor of Dionysus, the Greek God of wine. And wine is indeed a […]

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Gina Jenkins, San Jose, CA Here are the 111 ways and they are in no particular order or categories (i.e. if they are for spouse, child, etc.)  We are planning to color code them on separate colored paper so if you want an idea for your spouse, you pick red, pink for your child, etc. […]

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By Tiana Gray Thinking about why manners are important I can think of tons of experiences where other people have had very bad manners around me.  I know that having bad manners can make other people feel uncomfortable. It is a lack of respect for other people and their feelings. Sometimes it is just not […]

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  Cornbread is a wonderful way to add a little flavor to a meal. This sweet, baked cornbread will definitely please even the pickiest eaters in your family. Ingredients 1 cup self-rising corn meal 2 tablespoons (heaping) sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup cream style corn 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup oil Directions Preheat […]

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by Melysah Bunting Organic products are a nice alternative to traditional medical attention. Procedures can be completed at home and require little time or money. Natural household items have been used to cure sore throats, gout, and even serious illness. Apple cider vinegar when taken either as a daily tonic or at the first sign of […]

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By Lori Nawyn Counting sheep is a mental exercise that supposedly lulls you to sleep. A few years ago, however, researchers at Oxford University discovered the method simply doesn’t work—in fact they found sheep counters stayed awake longer! Worry and anxiety account for a large majority of insomnia problems. Counting sheep is too boring to […]

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The words “heart attack” may not seem that serious. In fact, we use them in regular speech to describe stressful, but not necessarily dangerous, situations. We might say, “Geez, when my daughter walked into the kitchen wearing my mini skirt this morning, I thought I was going to have a heart attack.” Unfortunately, those two […]

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