RecipeCorner – Cauliflower Rice

Rice is a staple on many family tables. White, brown, whole grain, paella….time to switch to cauliflower. Cauliflower Rice Ingredients: 1 medium whole cauliflower 3 stalks scallion, cut into small pieces (including the green) salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese (optional) Instructions: Wash …

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Therapy in Art

Creating art, whether it’s with paint, pencils, wood, or another material can be a fun and rewarding activity. Relieves stress: Participating in art activities can be soothing and relaxing. Focusing on a project often boosts positive feelings and has been shown to lower anxiety and depression. Increases cognitive skills: From selecting materials to choosing a …

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Winter Nosebleeds

If you have constant nosebleeds or find them hard to stop once they start, see a doctor to rule out a different cause such as high blood pressure. In parts of the country where wintertime means alternately braving frigid winds and then huddling inside for warmth, nosebleeds are a common seasonal annoyance. Dry winter air …

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Winter Precautions

Are you prepared for winter weather? Many people prefer to remain indoors during winter, but staying inside is no guarantee of safety. Take these winter precautions to make dealing with winter weather easier. Prepare your home. Install weather stripping, insulation, and storm windows. Insulate water lines that run along exterior walls. Clean out gutters and …

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Christmas Trivia

Christmas facts for your holiday trivia game…. About $1,000 is spent on Christmas gifts each year by the average American family. In 1836, Alabama was the first US state to set Christmas as a legal holiday and in 1907 Oklahoma was the last. Children who wrote letters to Santa Clause in the US have their …

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Brain Bender: Crazy Carols

Below are the alternate titles of some classic seasonal songs. Can you figure out the real name of each carol? Have fun and Happy Holidays! “Miniature Male Percussionist” “Happiness to the Global Ecosystem” “Tin Tintinnabulums” “Homo Sapien of Crystallized Vapor” “Arrival time: 2400 Hours, Weather: Cloudless” “Aloft of the Acme of the Abode” “Monarchial Trio” …

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Little Known Facts About Classic Christmas Foods

Food traditions come with every holiday but Christmas has its own special treats. Animal Crackers Were Originally a Christmas Treat – Animal crackers were first introduced aro0und Christmastime in 1902. the string on the ox was originally intended to be used to hang the boxes on Christmas trees. Candy Canes may Have Been Invented t …

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Does a sleep mask really work?

If you are female there is a pretty good chance you have used some kind of eye mask at one point in your lifetime, but have you ever used an aromatherapy eye mask? While many of us think aromatherapy is best suited for a bath or spa day, it is also beneficial when it comes …

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Turkey, Ham, or Tofurky?

Traditional foods are a large part of Thanksgiving celebrations. Many families include the entire family in the food preparation. Traditional foods include turkey, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, cornbread, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. Many people serve pie for dessert at the end of the meal. Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on …

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Safety and Technology

The dictionary defines safety as” the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury”. A synonym of safety is security. And with security comes many images of your computer crashing. Ever had your computer crash, or hacked by a virus. Use these helpful tips to add some security to your …

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