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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Spotlight On Seasonal August Veggies: Nopales

Nopales

Freshen Up Your Eating With Nopales This August! Nopales are in season right now. If you are thinking what in the heck is that – you are not alone! These August vegetables are the modified stems of a cactus plant, and these tender veggies have been getting more and more press around the world because

Women’s Equality Day: Celebrating Suffrage & Equality

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Celebrate History & Progress Today! 95 years ago today, the United States of America adopted the 19th Amendment, finally giving women the right to vote for which the suffrage movement had lobbied for so many years. Today, thinking about women being unable to vote sounds downright crazy, but that doesn’t mean we’ve achieved equality. To help

Yum! It’s National Goat Cheese Month!

National Goat Cheese Month

Dig Into This Alternative Cheese We might love cheese, but a lot of us probably know it’s all too often high in sodium, high in calories, and high in fat. Is there are a way we can get the delicious creaminess we love without having to compromise our health? Yes! When you compare goat cheese

Honor Your Elders On Senior Citizen Day

Senior Citizen Day

Today Is Senior Citizens Day! Whether it was your grandparents, your neighbor, your teacher, or just a member of your community, it is likely there was a senior citizen invested in our lives. With their years of wisdom, they were most likely able to offer guidance, support, and care. Today is our chance to turn

Tune In For National Radio Day

National Radio Day

Tomorrow Is National Radio Day Now that we have smart TVs, smart phones, and the internet, the radio doesn’t seem that miraculous anymore. There was a time, though, (the late 1800s, specifically) when radio was a total game changer. With this communication medium, it became possible to spread messages and share music to huge amounts

World Humanitarian Day Is Coming Up!

World Humanitarian Day

Honor #HumanitarianHeroes This Month August 19th, 2003 is a day that will go down in tragic history. On that date, 22 aid workers serving at the UN headquarters in Baghdad were killed during a bombing. To remember those workers, and to honor everyone who has given their life in humanitarian service, and to help cultivate

Awareness In August: National Psoriasis Month

National Psoriasis Month

We Can Do Our Part Durning National Psoriasis Month Even if we don’t suffer psoriasis personally, we’re probably aware of it without really knowing it. That’s because psoriasis is actually the most common autoimmune disease in the United States and affects around 7.5 million Americans and affects people the most in between the ages of