Month: October 2017

Plants Wilting? Change that Color!

There is nothing worse for an avid gardener than seeing your precious plants wilting and not knowing what’s causing it. Concerned gardeners, you don’t have to give up hope. With a little love it’s possible to bring your plants back to life. Discovering what’s ailing your plants can be a complicated process. To get to…
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Best Friends Day

Do you have a B.F.F? If you have a best friend, you are a very blessed human being. Today send her/him some flowers or a gift. Take her/him to lunch or send them an e-card. Let them know how they have changed your life. Life is very precious and short. Best friends give us nourishment for our souls.

National Oatmeal Day

Today is National Oatmeal Day! Are you eating oatmeal in some form at least three times a week? Research shows that oatmeal helps lower cholesterol and helps us avoid other diseases. You can add your favorite spices, fruit or honey to a bowl of oatmeal. Discover some delicious oatmeal cookie recipes or create your own with your…
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Navy Day

Navy Day began on October 27, 1922. It started as a day to recognize the past and present services of the Navy, and the date, October 27th, was chosen in honor of Theodore Roosevelt’s birthday. The men and women in the Navy do commendable work on behalf of our country. How will your community celebrate…
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Puerto Rico Needs Us!

Over a month has passed and Puerto Ricans are still in desperate need for hurricane relief. It’s estimated that $45 to $90 billion is needed in aid for Puerto Rico. It’s up to all of us to help our fellow Americans in their time of need. On September 20th, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, a…
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Cub Scouts Kick Boy Out

Most Cub Scouts are given awards for their bravery but instead of a badge, 11-year-old Ames Mayfield was kicked out of his Cub Scout Troop for his courage. From the Mouth of Babes Ames Mayfield of Colorado is a member of his local Cub Scout troop. When his state senator, Vicki Marble, came by to talk…
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Tarana Burke: Me Too Hero

Tarana Burke has made it her mission to encourage young girls and women to tell their stories and heal together. In 2006, Tarana Burke founded Just Be Inc., a youth organization “focused on the health, well being, and wholeness of young women of color.” One part of the Just Be is the “me too” movement.…
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Mother-in-Law Day

Today is that day to honor your in-laws, specifically your mother-in-law. It’s important to foster a strong relationship with your in-laws, not just for your spouse’s sake or your children’s sake, but for your sake as well. For Mother-in-Law Day, consider sending a card or flowers. If there is any strife, today is the day…
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National Family TV Show Day

Does your family sit down together and watch a family television show regularly?  It is a good practice to choose a TV show your family enjoys. Pick a day to watch it together at least once a week.  This can open communication within your family and allows you to have discussions about violence, bullying, sex,…
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Pumpkin Spice Oat Balls

Fall is all about pumpkin spice—from pumpkin spice lattes to pumpkin spice cookies. If you can’t get enough of this must-have fall ingredient, you’ll love this recipe for pumpkin spice energy balls. They’re a great protein-packed option for breakfast or an after lunch snack at the office. And you don’t have to bake them! The…
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