Jelly Beans: A Delicious Political History

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Ronald Reagan, America’s 40th president loved several things deeply. His country, his faith, his family particularly his cherished Nancy and one other thing: jelly beans.Specifically, licorice jelly beans his favorite flavor. Reagan started eating jelly beans in 1967 to help him quit a pipe-smoking habit, according to the Constitution Center. He always ate jelly beans […]

Keeping Raccoons Out of Your Garbage Cans

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The best solution is to keep the garbage cans in a garage or closed shed until the morning of trash pickup or until you take them to your dump. If that’s not possible, buy heavy metal garbage cans with tight-fitting lids. Raccoons (and other animals) can chew through the lids of plastic garbage cans. But […]

Safety Tips Before You Go and On The Road

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The holidays are approaching fast, and many of you will be having family and friends visiting and for some of you traveling. If you are traveling, have a friend, neighbor, or relative keep an eye on your home and make sure your home is secure. Also get with the post office, or any delivery service […]

Quick and Festive Ideas for Stylish Winter Container Gardens

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The tree has been trimmed, the lights have been strung, but still, you feel like something is missing from your holiday decor. We know just the thing to complete your festive scene: an outdoor winter container garden! When filled with fragrant conifer branches, jewel-toned holly berries, and sparkly embellishments, these potted gardens welcome guests to […]

Season Changing

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Anyone who owns a home or rent knows that it takes hard work and loads of love to keep a house running. With the days growing shorter (and chillier) and cold weather coming just around the corner, November is bound to fill up fast with necessary preparations for winter and festivities. Do a winter safety […]

Setting Goals

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Wow, 2017 is almost here. It's time to set goals and get ready for some "great success". For those of us who have a hard time sticking to our goals; set short term goals and deadlines. Having smaller, more manageable goals can increase your motivation and make it more likely that you'll stick with them. […]

How (and Why!) You Should Spend Quality Time With Your Family

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Between after-school activities and work commitments, it can seem like you and your family members are like passing trains in the night. But that's all the more reason why you should make quality time with your brood a priority! Here's how: 1) Communicate. Did you know that the simple act of communicating with your child […]

How (and Why!) You Should Spend Quality Time With Your Family

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Between after-school activities and work commitments, it can seem like you and your family members are like passing trains in the night. But that's all the more reason why you should make quality time with your brood a priority! Here's how: 1) Communicate. Did you know that the simple act of communicating with your child […]

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