Monthly Archive: November 2016

A Healthy Thanksgiving: Avoiding Holiday Foodborne Illnesses

It’s that time of year. Yes, food and fellowship are plentiful! Spending time around the dinner table and sharing a meal with those we cherish is such a treat. Don’t be careless, take the appropriate measures to ensure the meals you prepare follow food safety guidelines. The USDA advises following safe food preparation …

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Holiday Leftovers 101

Many families prepare a turkey (or chicken) each Thanksgiving, yet fail to plan to utilize the leftovers. Planning appropriately can help you extend your food dollar, decrease some cooking time, and decrease the stress of feeding those guests.  Adding an extra pound or two when purchasing your bird can make such a difference. …

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The Art of Gifting

The holidays are fast approaching! Pause long enough to avoid the pitfalls of overspending! Budgets are always tight during holidays. Gifts are not about the cost, rather a display of the true relationship of the people involved.

Gift giving at its finest, is a true art form. I have a dear friend …

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