National Preparedness Month

Disasters don’t plan ahead, but you can. The entire month of September observes National Preparedness Month. No matter where you live, you are subject to disasters. Natural disaster and man-made disasters affect everyone and will cause severe damage and endanger lives. Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, landslides, wildfires, hot spells or cold spells are all natural disasters …
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Hurricane Readiness

With the month of June comes sunny skies, fireflies, barbeques and yes, hurricane season. With the first named hurricane of the season, the time to prepare is now! We live on the Gulf Coast of Florida, with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. While beachfront and outdoor living are must haves in …
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NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR DAY

National Medal of Honor Day on March 25th recognizes all Medal of Honor recipients. On March 25, 1863, Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton presented the first Medals of Honor (Army) to six members of  “Andrews Raiders” for their volunteering and participation during an American Civil War raid in April of 1862. Created in 1861, the …
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NATIONAL GIVE A BUNCH OF BALLOONS MONTH

Every day in June, National Give a Bunch of Balloons Month brings joy to a child battling an illness or struggling with a life-altering diagnosis. When limitations, treatments or hospital stays prevent children from the joys of childhood, their smiles fade. National Give a Bunch of Balloons Month encourages giving children we know with an …
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World Cancer Day

Every year on February 4th, World Cancer Day seeks to spread awareness for cancer. This day also focuses on the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer. Every year, 17 million new cases of cancer throughout the world are diagnosed. Cancer will be fatal for nearly 10 million of those who receive this news. By the …
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Mr. Santa

Dear Santa, Thank you for everything. I have a little problem that we dealt with this year and I’m asking your advice e on how to avoid this next year. I moved home after a stoke that left me permenaley disabled. So my husband and I moved into my mom’s house as she was there …
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New year,  new you? 

New years resolutions sound easy with weigh loss being #1,   quitting smoking,  these are the most popular ones and ironically the hardest to keep.    I know people who have made awesome changes in their lives.   The rest of us keep making the same ones. Year after year then promptly fall off the …
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