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Steps to Health: Zucchini

With summer here, it is the perfect time to learn a little bit more about zucchini. Some of our …

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Winter Workouts

Don’t let the cold prevent you from staying fit. Exercising in the winter can be difficult when it is …

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Turkey Tips

Cooking a turkey can be overwhelming even if you are an experienced cook or if it’s your first turkey. …

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Kids Koffee

Kids like to act like their parents, but what their parents eat or drink might not be good for …

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How to Use a Food Thermometer

Using an instant read thermometer to make sure meats are at the correct temperature is safer than using the …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Fungus Gnats

It is annoying to come in from a long day and sit down for a moment and along comes …

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Family Fitness

Do you have trouble getting your kids up and moving? Parents play a vital role in helping children stay …

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Pets or No Pets

Do you have a dog, cat or other pet? If so, you are not alone, millions of Americans have …

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The Value of Family Time

Family time helps to create strong bonds, love, connections, and relationships among the family. Spending quality time together with …

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Family Meals - Fast and Healthful

Here are some tips for making fast and healthy meals: Cook once for everyone. Does your child like plain vegetables, …

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