Pay Attention To Food Labels During American Heart Month

I was surprised to see only a couple of cars in the parking lot. I was expecting a lot of participants in the activity. I had a sinking feeling as I hopped out of our van. I quickly discovered that the door to the building was locked. I thought I had the right date. One…
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Try Some Heart-healthy Cooking Tips During February, American Heart Month

“Mom, do you think in the future we’ll have food disks?” my son asked as he helped set the table for dinner. He was in elementary school at the time. “What’s a food disk?” I asked, intrigued by his suggestion. “Oh, it would be something that would fill you up fast. Wouldn’t that be useful?…
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Stay Hydrated, Safe During Winter Activities

“Mom, that was fun! Exhilarating!” my rosy-faced son exclaimed as we stepped off our cross-country skis on a sunny afternoon. He was 11 at the time. “I agree. Good word choice, too! I’m thirsty; how about you?” I responded. He nodded. I was a little tired, too, but I didn’t tell him that. He did…
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Here’s How To Feed A Cold

Lately we have heard about widespread sickness with colds and flu. I thought of a scene at my home a couple years ago. “Can you see the love floating out of the bowl?” my husband asked our daughter as he brought her a steaming bowl of chicken soup. “I’m kind of hungry. This is the best…
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Old Cookbook Offers Interesting, Not Always Accurate, Advice

  The other day, I decided to consolidate all of my cookbooks into a large set of bookshelves in my dining room. I thought my cookbooks would fit in a couple of shelves. I underestimated the size of my collection. Suddenly, my kids and husband began gathering my “coffee table” cookbooks from the family room…
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