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Halloween Craft

October 1, 2018 — Handprint Spiders: Apply black paint to your palm and four fingers leaving out the thumb. Place palm onto a piece of paper. Turn the paper 180° and print again making sure the palm overlaps. Add some googly eyes using either paint or sticks.

Halloween Popcorn Balls

October 1, 2018 — Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs popped corn 1 Tbsp butter 1/2 cup of water 10 oz. granulated sugar 10 oz. brown sugar 6 oz. light corn syrup 1 tsp salt Directions: Pour the water into a saucepan then add the granulated sugar, syrup and brown sugar. Heat the mixture, stirring continuously, until the sugar is dissolved.... Read More

National Fire Prevention Week Starts October 7th

October 1, 2018 — In the U.S. alone, there are more than 500,000 residential fires every year that are serious enough to require a call to the fire department. Stay safe with these fire safety tips: Plan an Escape Route If a fire does break out, you must get out fast. Being awakened by a smoke alarm at 2:00... Read More

Facts You Never Knew About Coffee

August 29, 2018 — Although coffee has been a part of the Arab culture for thousands of years, it did not become part of the western world until the 1500s. Many countries around the world celebrate Coffee Day on October 1, however, the U.S. celebrates on September 29. A single acre of coffee trees can yield close to ten... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

August 29, 2018 — One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. Few people take the time to learn from those who raised their parents. Being in consistent relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, you should get to know your grandparents because they are a part... Read More

It’s the End of Summer, So Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

August 29, 2018 — Labor unions were the first to celebrate the beginning of the Labor Day tradition in the U.S. A union leader by the name of Peter McGuire originated the idea of setting aside a day for workers to gather in unity. On September 5, 1882, the inaugural Labor Day parade was held in New York City,... Read More

August 21 is National Senior Citizen Day: Live Your Best Senior Years

July 31, 2018 — If you could sit down with a pencil and paper and list what the top five goals most people would put for their senior citizen years, what do you suppose would go on that list? Financial security would probably rank pretty high and spending time with family would get good marks. However, the goals that... Read More

Relaxation Techniques

July 31, 2018 — When stress becomes overwhelming, there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortable where you are. Tighten all the muscles in your toes, then flex your feet, and slowly move up through your body to your... Read More

Hot Weather Fun: Summer Crafts

July 31, 2018 — When boredom looms and the weather’s hot, get everyone involved in summer crafts. Nature Collection Collages: In summer, crafts can involve found objects, like seed pods, grasses, and similar objects. Create nature collection collages by gluing these items to a stiff piece of cardboard. Spray paint some of the findings with silver or gold paint.... Read More