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Emergency Communication: Phonetic Alphabet, Morse Code

Whiskey, Tango, Bravo If you’re not in the military you probably only hear people use the phonetic alphabet in movies. The phonetic alphabet may seem like useless knowledge, but it’s not – everyone concerned about being prepared in an emergency situation should know it. Technically it’s called the “International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet” and it was […]

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12 resolutions every parent should keep

12 Resolutions Every Parent Should Keep

Each year millions of people make New Year’s resolutions. There’s no reason why you can’t, as parents, decide to make resolutions no matter what time of year it is. Consider making these twelve resolutions, one for each month of the year. 1. Add adventure to your schedule. It is so easy to get locked into […]

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Rhubarb Crumble

Ingredients: About 8 cups rhubarb, chopped in ½ inch slices 1 ¼ cup quick oats 1 ¼ cup flour 1 cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp salt 1 cup butter, softened Instructions: Preheat oven to 375° Fahrenheit. Arrange the rhubarb slices in a cake pan and sprinkle with 1 […]

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7 Best Uses for Your Toaster Oven

Toaster ovens have been around for a while but not like the ones we are seeing now. They are more functional so that they are a welcome addition to any kitchen counter. Keep reading and you will find out seven best uses for a toaster oven in your home. If you already have a toaster, […]

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Pasta Vegetable Stir Fry

Pasta Vegetable Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 (16 oz) package whole-wheat spaghetti Salt 2 tbsp canola oil 1 medium onion, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 (1”) piece ginger, peeled and finely diced ½ small eggplant, sliced into small chunks (about 2 cups) 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced 1 cup frozen broccoli florets, thawed 1 (15 oz) can diced […]

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Your Life is a Jar - Fill It

The Life Jar – Is it Full Yet?

Author Unknown… (Note: This story has been around for a bit, but I just had to share it due to the fact that the lesson it teaches is absolutely priceless!) A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very […]

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Break a Sweat for Your Heart

Break a Sweat for Your Heart

Is your idea of exercise getting off of the couch to change the television channel? Does walking to the end of your driveway to get the newspaper leave you breathless? If you aren’t breaking a sweat at least three times per week, you aren’t doing your heart any favors. While it’s important for anyone to […]

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