• 8 Tips to Host Thanksgiving in a Small Apartment

    Thanksgiving dinner can be enjoyed in any sized space, with whatever furniture and resources you have. Thanksgiving in a small apartment is possible and there are plenty of tips that can help you make the most of...

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  • 3 Tips to Get Organized Before the Holidays This Year

    October has come and gone, and as we barrel into November, everyone’s focus seems to have shifted from Halloween to Thanksgiving and beyond. Radio stations have begun playing Christmas music; stores and shopping malls have already put...

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  • How Can You Avoid Packing on the Holiday's Pounds?
    How Can You Avoid Packing on the Holiday’s Pounds?

    The holiday season is officially upon us. It’s the perfect time to spend enjoying the company of friends and family. Between holiday dinners and parties and get togethers with loved ones, you’re likely to be surrounded delicious...

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  • Giving Thanks for Good Health: Mr. Food’s ADA-Approved Thanksgiving Day Menu

    This Thanksgiving, you don’t have to sacrifice flavor to eat healthy. Mr. Food Test Kitchen and the American Diabetes Association offer a tempting (and diabetes-friendly) Thanksgiving menu that will satisfy your holiday cravings without derailing your meal...

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  • Preparing Your Family for a Gracious Holiday Season

    As the leaves begin to deepen their hue, the cooler winds bring in the holiday season. During a time of cheer and good company, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of endless celebrations. The...

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  • November 3, 2017-Are You Ready for the Sandpaper People?

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth “But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you” (Luke 6:27-28). Friend to...

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  • November 24, 2016-We Win … So Give Thanks!

    By Mary Southerland− Today’s Truth Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His love endures forever (Psalm 106:1, NIV). Friend to Friend In homes across America, friends and family will soon gather...

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  • November 22, 2016-De-Stressing the Holidays

    By Mary Southerland− Today’s Truth Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard...

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  • November 26, 2015-A Thanksgiving Proclamation

    By Sharon Jaynes and President Abraham Lincoln− Friend to Friend One of our family traditions in the Jaynes’ home is to read President Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation before we delve into the Thanksgiving turkey and dressing. So...

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  • Surviving the Holidays One Moment at a Time

    By Ruth W. Crocker− I learned how to appear to look strong and hold myself together following the death of a loved one from my mother. I observed her after the death of my youngest brother from...

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  • It’s Going To Be a Bumpy Ride….Saga of the Dysfunctional Family

    By Dixie Diamanti− Yesterday was Thanksgiving.   My  big beautiful family all met together  at my son’s house.   Looking  around the table I had to laugh to  myself as I studied each one.  It you  have ever seen...

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  • Blended Families and the Holidays

    By Cindy Shannon− It is amazing to me the level of stress experienced the minute Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations, advertisements and plans begin.  It is not supposed to be like this, I know, but when you have...

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