Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups crushed pretzels 3/4 cup butter, melted 3 tablespoons white sugar 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed 2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry flavored Jell-O® 2 cups boiling water 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen strawberries Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees [...]

2018-02-06T13:25:21+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

The Power of a Campfire

Consider the power of fire to early humans: It provided heat for food and warmth and protection against predators. What is less obvious is that the fire provided a setting where people could talk and socialize. A study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that it is the less-often cited social [...]

2018-02-06T13:23:09+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

How to Take Care of Yourself After a Heart Attack

The American Heart Association recommends these five steps to give yourself the best chance at recovery from a heart attack. Take any prescribed medication. Follow the instructions of your doctor and take all medication as directed. Depending on the severity of heart damage and the underlying causes, you may be prescribed a range of medication. [...]

2018-02-06T13:20:48+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Commuting: You Don’t Control Traffic

How traffic moves is beyond your control. It doesn’t matter if you are in a hurry, uptight, or anticipating something at the end of your commute. So why not relax and go with the flow? The laid-back approach will keep your blood pressure in check and your temper down. Here are some ways to do [...]

2018-02-06T13:16:33+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|


Moneywise Buying Flowers According to Valentine’s Day accounts for 25 percent of the total dollars spent on flowers for the year in the U.S. But surprisingly, only 20 percent of mothers surveyed by list flowers as one of their top gift picks. If flowers are a must, purchasing a few days early through [...]

2018-02-06T13:13:21+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Understanding Your Carpet and How to Solve Problems

When selecting carpet, choosing the right color is often the most difficult part of the process. Most people make relatively neutral choices, picking colors such as beige, taupe, gray and even off white because they blend well with just about any decor. Yet, carpets in bold colors like burgundy, deep, rich browns, regal blues and [...]

2018-01-03T09:53:59+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Carpet, Newsletter Articles|

Recipe: Tom Ka Gai (Coconut Chicken Soup)

Ingredients: 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken meat 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk 2 cups water  – TIP! To enhance the flavor of your dish use chicken broth instead of water 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root 4 tablespoons fish sauce 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 [...]

2018-01-03T09:46:25+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Making Your Resolutions Successful

Two words sum up New Year’s Resolutions: Faith and Gym. According to LifeWay Research, a 2015 study shows that 57 percent of Americans made a health resolution while 52 percent made a faith resolution. Those top two topics lead five categories of New Year’s resolutions. About 43 percent of respondents in the telephone survey, cited [...]

2018-01-03T09:42:28+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

Guard Your Health in Cold Weather

Did you know that in cold weather, 60 percent of your body fuel is used to maintain body temperature? That means you must count on tiring more easily, and you will be more likely to suffer hypothermia or even frostbite outdoors. A windy day is even worse. At 20 degrees, for example, a 15 mph [...]

2018-01-03T09:40:50+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Newsletter Articles|

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