International Day of Friendship

The International Day of Friendship is a United Nations (UN) day that promotes the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in many cultures. It is observed on July 30 each year. In 2011, the UN proclaimed the International Day of Friendship with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, and cultures can inspire peace …
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NATIONAL CANDY DAY

On November 4th, we celebrate the sweet holiday, National Candy Day. Candies have a long history of attracting us with their bright colors and delightful flavors. They also come in a variety of fun sizes and shapes. Candy History In the late 13th century, Middle English first began using the word candy. Borrowed from the …
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WEAR BLUE DAY

Men’s health is the focus of Wear BLUE Day on June 18, 2021. By wearing blue, you are saying you support the men in your life to lead a healthy lifestyle, and you care about their health. As part of the campaign that includes Men’s Health Month and Men’s Health Week in June, Wear BLUE Day …
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Coronavirus

Quarantines, job cuts, empty store shelves, no school for kids, it’s really unsettling to turn on the news. While this outlook is bleak there are ways to minimize the risks to you and your loved ones. There are lots of resources available for everything from government guidelines, economic and political matters, health precautions, and how …
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November 14, Wear Blue to support World Diabetes Awareness Day

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on 14 November each year.[1] The first thing anyone should know is what type you are. Type 1 and Type 2 are very different and can greatly effect the treatments and medicines used for control. For our selves we are both Type …
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Jen’s Easy Shepherd’s Pie

This is a savory meal that will make you forget you’re dieting. I make mine low-carb for our diabetic friendly family. I make it with more meat and veggies. We skip the regular mashed potatoes. For a low carb or keto version, you can do parmesan and cheddar cheeses with mashed cauliflower now available in …
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Cucumber, Tomato Salad

2 medium cucumbers, chopped into1/4 in pieces 2 c grape tomatoes (I like the sweeter taste of grape over slight tart flavor of cherry tomatoes). 1/2 c minced radishes 5 oz fresh Basil leaves 2 Tbsp minced red onion 3 tsp Extra Virgin Olive oil 2 tsp Red Wine Vinegar Salt and pepper to taste …
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