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Popcorn Mix-In Ideas: National Popcorn Day is January 21

January 6, 2020 — Whether you like popcorn plain, with cheese, or classic theatre-style with melted butter—today is a great day to try something new! Here are some quick and easy mix-in ideas to try the next time you pop those hot, fluffy kernels. If you like peanut butter… mix in a small bag of Reeses Pieces into your... Read More

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – December 7

November 30, 2019 — Pearl Harbor was once known only for its ample supply of pearl oysters. No one would have ever dreamed that this harbor would become the reason that the United States entered into World War II. It is now known for one of the most infamous tragedies that occurred on December 7, 1941. 2,335 US soldiers... Read More

Five Ways to Make a Mid-Season Holiday Change

November 30, 2019 — Start a holiday journal. Every evening write down three things you noticed that day, things that connected you with the meanings of the holidays. Meet or talk with someone new. Do you know your neighbors? Talking to someone new can be daunting, but remember start with a smile. Don’t know where to begin? Ask them... Read More

Candy Canes Are Festive and Fun!

November 30, 2019 — Candy canes are everyone’s favorite holiday treat. Their versatility makes them perfect for all kinds of decorative uses! Candy canes can be crushed or used whole in holiday arts and crafts projects. You can find candy canes sprinkled inside of cookies and other delicious Christmas recipes. Candy canes make great ornaments. You can buy real... Read More

December 1-7, 2019 is National Handwashing Awareness Week

November 30, 2019 — Five Simple Steps to Wash Your Hands the Right Way Washing your hands is easy, and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent germs and infection from spreading from one person to another and throughout entire communities—from your home and workplace to childcare facilities and hospitals. Through regular practice of simple hand washing,... Read More

Tips for Creating Successful Resolutions

November 30, 2019 — Stick to 1-2 important goals. Having a laundry list of all the things you would like to change in your life can be overwhelming. Having a smaller list allows you to concentrate all your energy and focus on these goals. Once you achieve those goals, you can always set a few more! Be realistic. Ask yourself whether... Read More

Three Light, Simple and Easy Meals from Turkey Leftovers

November 5, 2019 — There never seems to be enough time to prepare for the holidays. Our immune systems plummet and stress rises. During this time, try to find shortcuts to make things less stressful. Turkey leftovers can be a helpful part of this strategy. Here are three light, simple and easy ways to use your turkey leftovers: Turkey... Read More

Thanksgiving Traditions That Can be Shared Year after Year

November 5, 2019 — Adding some new and interesting family traditions to the Thanksgiving celebration can really liven things up and give people something to look forward to all year. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for the people we treasure in our lives and the things we have been blessed with over the past year. A nice tradition... Read More

10 Tips to Stop Smoking

November 5, 2019 —   Most people are readily aware that stopping smoking can improve their health, but learning how to really conquer the urges to smoke is not easy. You need a good reason to quit. Simply deciding to quit because the sky is blue is not a sufficient reason. Look for small rewards that you can give... Read More

Giving Thanks for Being a Caregiver

November 5, 2019 — Balancing work, home and private life with the demands of being a caregiver can be frustrating. Just when you may find a good balance, the demands of your elderly parent might change and you are again pulled back into that stressful situation. How can you offset the worry, the anxiety, the anger, and the resentment?... Read More