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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Let’s Celebrate John Steinbeck’s Birthday

Let’s Celebrate John Steinbeck’s Birthday

Happy birthday John Steinbeck! John Ernest Steinbeck, Jr. (1902-1968) was a famed American author who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962.  During his career, he wrote 27 books, the most famous being East of Eden, Of Mice and Men, The Red Pony, and The Grapes of Wrath.  In honor of this celebrated

Go Green! Let’s Try These Suggestions to Reduce Our Carbon Footprints

Go Green! Let’s Try These Suggestions to Reduce Our Carbon Footprints

Join us as we take steps to reduce our carbon footprint. The effects of global warming and carbon pollution are far-reaching and absolutely devastating.  From violent storms to food insecurity caused by changing weather patterns, there’s no question that carbon emissions are destroying our planet.  However, we don’t have to sit back and watch as

Cheers! It’s National Margarita Day!

Cheers! It’s National Margarita Day!

Let’s enjoy this recipe for National Margarita Day. Today is National Margarita Day!  In honor of this fun holiday, let’s celebrate by stirring up this delicious margarita recipe. Classic Margarita Ingredients: ¾ oz. fresh squeezed lime juice 1 oz. Cointreau, triple sec or another orange liqueur 1 ½ oz. Blanco tequila (100% agave) – essential

Money Matters: Let’s Get Ready for Tax Season

Money Matters: Let’s Get Ready for Tax Season

Tax season is less than two months away; let’s learn how we can prepare. As we move closer to tax season, many of us might be feeling pressure.  For many people, tax season is a time of stress and many of us dread this time of year.  However, there are things that we can do

Join Us as We Celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Join Us as We Celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Let’s spread the love this National Random Acts of Kindness Day! Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, a day dedicated to making the world a better, more positive place one small act at a time.  Oftentimes it’s easy to get caught up in our own troubles and we forget that even our small

Let’s Learn More About Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday

Let’s Learn More About Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday

May we invite you to join us as we learn about the history of Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday? Mardi Gras, also known as “Fat Tuesday,” refers to the celebration leading up to Ash Wednesday.  Mardi Gras got its name from the practice of eating rich, fatty foods before the traditional fasting associated with Ash

Tips to Help Us Sneak More Steps in Every Day

Tips to Help Us Sneak More Steps in Every Day

Let’s find out how we can work more exercise into our busy schedules. While most of us recognize the importance of staying physically fit, it’s not always easy to make time to exercise.  Luckily, here are opportunities that we can do to sneak in a little bit more exercise every day.  Let’s all make an