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Celebrate Easter With This Simple Recipe

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Our Easter guests will love this tasty appetizer. Easter is this Sunday!  This may mean that many of us are putting the final touches on our Easter dinner menus.  For those of us who are not sure what to serve our guests before the main course, here’s a suggestion to try this delicious spring appetizer.

Can We Get Behind Turn Off Your TV Month?

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Here’s a challenge for this month, let’s reduce our screen time in April. April is Turn Off Your TV Month, a grassroots movement that creates awareness of the adverse effects of excessive screen time.  Studies have shown that the average American family spends approximately four to five hours a day watching television. This overindulgence is linked to

How We Can Beautify Our Yards During National Garden Month

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Let’s get planting during National Garden Month. It’s National Garden Month, and, as the name suggests, this month is dedicated to honoring the great American tradition of gardening.  Now that temperatures are warming up and the sun is shining, it’s the perfect time for us to get outside and start planting the gardens of our

Observing National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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How we can get involved during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a month that recognizes the importance of families and communities coming together to prevent child abuse and neglect.  A primary goal of this month is to offer educational resources and support to promote the social and emotional well-being

Let’s Educate Ourselves This National Autism Awareness Month

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Let’s all make an effort to get informed this National Autism Awareness Month. April is National Autism Awareness Month.  This monthly designation was born in 1970 as part of the Autism Society’s ongoing efforts to promote autism awareness and dispel some of the common misconceptions surrounding individuals on the autism spectrum.  This year, the Autism

Happy Birthday, Rene Descartes!

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Honoring this famed philosopher on his birthday. On this day in 1596, famous French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist Rene Descartes was born.  Perhaps best known for his famous quote, “I think; therefore I am,” Descartes is often considered the father of modern philosophy.  In addition to his philosophical contributions, Descartes was also an accomplished mathematician

How We Can Observe National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

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How we can educate our teens about the realities of drug and alcohol abuse. Today kicks off National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW), a weeklong health observance held from Monday, March 30th through Sunday, April 5th.  The goal of this week is to shatter the myths that popular media create about drug and alcohol