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There are three words in the English language that most gals love to hear.  “I brought Chocolate” has an almost magical affect in any setting. Chocolate has the ability to defuse an unpleasant situation. Don’t believe me? Just offer, on your hands and knees, a special chocolate that you know is the...
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that screen time for kids should be limited to one or two hours a day. When we say screen time we mean television, movies, computers games, and web-browsing.  Here are some simple ways to reduce your child’s screen time this summer: 1. Promote Physical...
Nice weather and lots of sunshine.  Warm chocolate cookies right out of the oven and coffee was served after the Sing-a Long. Residents gathered for the fish fry out on the patio and Jessica, Jimmy, Cindy, Joan and Melinda fried up and served fish to all and everyone enjoyed it very much. We...
Lunch at school often gets a bad rap. I personally don’t have any fond memories of school lunch. I simply don’t remember the food at all. Well, that’s not actually true. When I went to St. Mary’s elementary school I often went home for lunch. My Mom’s grilled cheese sandwiches topped with raspberry...
It feels like summer and the weather ahead looks pretty good.   We celebrated Memorial Day with cupcakes and strawberries topped with cool whip along with trivia, memories and a slide show, the bowling pins were flying with a fun group of bowlers, at Ladder game we climbed up and down the ladder 3...
IPM or integrated pest management is a planned strategy for dealing with pests of any kind (weeds, insects, fungus, bacteria, rodents, etc.).  Integrated pest management is not “What chemical can I use this year that the pests aren’t resistant to?”  Although pesticides may be part of the plan it...
There is a flour for every grain but when referring to flour, most people mean flour made from wheat, unless they say otherwise. Flours made from other foods include amaranth, barley, buckwheat, millet, oats, quinoa, rice and rye just to name a few. Wheat flours are classified by the amount of...
Like many others, I attended the Memorial Day service in the high school auditorium. It seems to me, as the veterans are asked to stand, there are far fewer of us each year. I guess that isn’t very surprising considering how fast the years are passing us by. I recently read that only seven percent...
I wrap up this week on the hot weather meal ideas. You have more than enough ideas now or simple reminders of things you can make easily and inexpensively. Also reminding you that the Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Contest is underway. You have till June 23rd to send in your favorite recipe. I have a...
Busy, Busy Busy—We picked up the flowers and staff and residents got them planted in the boxes, Bobbi K. was up and has been working on the flowers out front and the Garden club came to do the other flower bed. Families have been very helpful with the watering and caring for the boxes and we have a...

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