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Grilling Safety Tips for National BBQ Month

close up of man grilling sausage

Here are reminders on how to stay safe when we fire up the grill. May is National BBQ Month!  In honor of this month, we will most likely spend more time outdoors enjoying the beautiful weather and grilling up delicious food and vegetables.  While firing up the grill to cook some burgers and hot dogs

Here’s to International Museum Day!

glass, domed building

Today is International Museum Day. Every year the International Council of Museums (ICOM) organizes International Museum Day to raise awareness for museums’ role in “cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures, and development of mutual understanding, cooperation, and peace among peoples.” This year, the theme for International Museum Day is “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The future of

On This Day in History: The First Kentucky Derby Took Place

girl riding a horse

On this day in 1875, Churchill Downs saw its first Kentucky Derby. Since its first race in 1875, the Kentucky Derby has been the longest-running sports event in the United States.  Also known as the “Run for the Roses,” the Derby features three-year-old thoroughbreds that race 1.25 miles.  Today, the race continues to be held

Let’s Protect Our Furry Friends with These Pool Safety Tips

dog and cat cuddling on grass

Pool safety tips to remember to keep our pets safe. With temperatures rising, many of us maybe getting our pools ready for swimming.  However, open pools can be dangerous, especially for our pets.  In order to keep our four-legged friends safe, here are some of the pool safety suggestions we suggest. Protective Fencing For those

Let’s Get Riding; It’s National Bike Month

bike by the beach

Let’s go for a ride this National Bike Month! Every May, the League of American Bicyclists sponsors National Bike Month as a way to highlight the benefits of bicycling and encourage us to give cycling a try. With increasing awareness of health, wellness, sustainability, and monetary savings, more and more of us are starting to see

On This Day in History: The Pulitzer Prize was Created

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Let’s learn more about the Pulitzer Prize. The Pulitzer Prize is an award that recognizes achievements in the fields of journalism, literature, and musical composition.  This award was first established in 1917 when newspaper publisher, Joseph Pulitzer left provisions in his will to reward outstanding persons in the aforementioned fields.  Today, prizes are awarded annually

Sweet Dreams! It’s Better Sleep Month

Let’s try out these suggestions to sleep better this May. May is Better Sleep Month and, as the name suggests, this month is all about encouraging us to improve our sleep habits. Unfortunately, often getting a good night’s sleep is easier said than done. For those of us who struggle to fall and stay asleep, here are