Heart-Shaped Eggs and Toast

On Valentine’s Day, why settle for ordinary eggs and toast when you can show your love with this version? Don’t have time to make this unique breakfast Monday morning? Make Heart-Shaped Eggs and Toast for your hubby and kids on Sunday morning for a leisurely breakfast. Serve with fresh fruit and bacon and a cup of […]

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January is National Soup Month

January is National Soup Month. A delicious steamy bowl of soup is the perfect winter comfort food. Homemade soups use a variety of ingredients including meat, poultry, fish and seafood, vegetables, fruits, milk, cream, sour cream, cheese, wine, eggs, herbs and spices, grains, and noodles. Soups can be chunky or smooth, thick or thin, clear […]

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Home Organization: 10 Ways to Start Taking Control!

Was last year a frustrating and overwhelming year for you, too? As we enter into the new year, you probably find yourself reflecting back on what happened last year and making goals to improve your life this year. Even if you had a wonderful last year you are probably looking for ways we can further improve and take better control […]

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Valentine Heart Cake

You don’t need fancy cake pans to make special cakes. Made this pretty Valentine treat using regular baking pans, one square and one round. Valentine Heart Cake 1 package (18 ounces) cake mix (white, cherry chip, strawberry, or confetti flavor) 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons water 2 large egg whites 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme Heart-shaped cake decors […]

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Sad After the Holidays

Holi-Daze Q & A with Faydra Koenig, America’s Crisis Coach We’ve had the wonderful opportunity to have members of our community pose questions to Faydra Koenig on our Facebook page and we wanted to share them here with you. We hope you’ll benefit from what she has to say as much as we did. Question: […]

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Holi-Daze Q & A

A reader writes: My youngest (age 23) joined the air force and this is her first Christmas not at home. We are officially empty nesters. I had her late in life so I am 61 and all I have known is being a mom. I have another daughter, age 36. She lives close BUT there […]

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Our Beer Can Christmas

When my children were little, we used to travel every other year for the holiday vacation.  This meant that every other year, we didn’t buy gifts, didn’t send Christmas cards and didn’t get caught up in the mind-numbing Hallmark version of what Christmas is supposed to look like. I often wondered if my children ever […]

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