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January 1, 2018 - Read the Full Issue
Featured Recipe of the Week:
Potato Cheese Pie
Potato, egg and cheese casserole made with buttermilk and rosemary served with salad and fresh fruit.
Take A Walk – Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt
Hey, I found a swing! What's next on the list?
Take a walk in your neighborhood, downtown, at the mall, or a place of
your choosing. See if you can find these things (or make up your own
In our day to day life, we use so many things that are made out of aluminum.
Uses of Aluminum
December 25, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
White and Black Bean Smothered Salmon
Broiled salmon topped with a flavorful bean salsa and served with healthy red grapes.
Play A Game – Perfect Weather
A drizzly day is great for catching frogs.
The other players must guess what type of weather is best for this activity. A correct answer would be a light rain.
Learn how certain foods work as natural blood thinners.
Food That May Reduce the Need for Prescription Blood Thinners
December 18, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
Rice Enchiladas with Black Bean Sauce
Corn tortilla enchiladas filled with rice and creamy cheeses and topped with spicy black bean sauce.
Play A Game – Hangman
"I'm almost a goner!"
Fun with a pencil and paper, play the time-honored classic
of hangman. Or make it more interesting and use and entire sentence
instead of just one word!
How does playing violent computer games affect the brain?
Video Games and Your Child’s Brain
December 11, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
Fluffy Spinach and Cheese Bake
Eat some spinach! This fluffy egg casserole is easy and delicious.
Make And Play – Number Matching Game
Two represents the number of cats we have
Using index cards, create a matching game with number relationships.
On one index card write the number, on another index
card illustrate the number through its special relationship.
With a crockpot, you can enjoy your day and come home to a hot meal.
Ten Tips For Using Your Crockpot
December 4, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
Bacon and Egg Biscuit Sandwiches
Your own home-made biscuits filled with bacon, egg and cheese. Yummy anytime of day!
Communication Skills – Offering Criticism
Wow, I'm glad you told me. I didn't realize!
If you find yourself in a position where you are considering offering constructive criticism, consider these factors:
Help your body maintain healthy blood sugar levels by making careful food choices.
Foods to Lower Blood Sugar Levels
November 27, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
Tomato, Basil and Broccoli Chicken
Prepare a packaged rice dish, add fresh tomatoes and broccoli and boneless, skinless chicken breasts and dinner is on the table in 30 minutes.
Fun With Words – Alliteration
Goats grunt grandly repeats the letter sound of g.
Alliteration is using the same initial letter in a group of words. Have fun creating sentences that use alliteration. Here are some examples.
Quick and Easy Meals that are Perfect for Lunch
Lunch Idea Recipes
November 20, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
Lemon Broccoli Chicken
So easy with trimmed chicken breast, lemons, canned soup and fresh broccoli.
Play A Card Game – Phooey!
Play a family card game
Players sort their cards by suit and make a prediction as to
how many tricks they will be able to win during that hand. Ace is
high. The predictions are announced by having all players place their
fists on the table with fingers curled under.
The Truth About How You Can Generate Your Own Home Power
November 13, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
Fast and Furious Meatless Chili
Open a can of pinto beans, stir in frozen peppers and onions, add a few items from your refrigerator and spice rack and enjoy a spicy chili really fast.
Science And Sound – Make A Guitar
You can be a rock star with your homemade guitar!
Make a guitar with rubber bands and a shoe box.
Complete-meal chicken recipes.
November 6, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
Breaded Fish Patties with Broccolette
Make a creamy sauce and serve with frozen breaded fish patties, broccolette and a side dish of instant rice and frozen peas.
Elves – Tricks And Treasures
The elf tricked our teacher and gave us a treasure
Suppose there are tiny pointy-eared elves living in
your home. Describe some of the tricks they play when you aren't
looking. Also name the kind deeds they perform for you to discover,
Delicious Beef Recipes
October 30, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
Sesame Chicken Stir Fry
Sesame oil is the secret that makes this chicken stir fry flavorful and aromatic.
Get Up And Move – Play Simon Says
Simon says, hop on one foot!
Take turns being the leader and getting everyone to
Make it a cooperative game and keep everyone playing with points instead of elimination.
Instructions and timetable for soaking meat in brine solution.
Soak in a Brine Solution for Juicy and Tender Meat
October 23, 2017 - Read the Full Issue
Herbed Pork Chops with Garlic
White wine vinegar tenderizes the pork chops and adds zing to the gravy and noodles. Rosemary, sage and garlic join in a tantalizing aroma and delicious taste. Served with a salad.
Play A Sentence Game – Questions And Questions
Doesn't the BBQ smell good?
Player one starts this game by asking
player two a question.
Player two must answer player one's question with a question of his or
Print out mystery pictures for your friends and family
Printable Mystery Picture Games
Learn more about natural salicylates
Get the recipe for Cinnamon Candied Almonds.
Taking certain supplements can help to lower high cholesterol levels naturally.
Learn which ones are most effective
Get the recipe for Banana Muffins with Sunflower Seeds.
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