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    Healthy Mealtime Inspiration in Your Pantry

    (Family Features) One of the secrets to ordering less takeout and serving more nutritious homemade meals may be as simple as keeping a well-stocked pantry of canned foods. By cooking with canned foods, you can cut down prep time, meaning less time in the kitchen and more time with family.

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    Good-for-You Meals with Grape Taste

    (Family Features) When it comes to balancing heart-healthy meals with appealing flavors, it’s important to lean on nutritious ingredients that pack mouthwatering taste. For example, grapes are a delicious yet subtle way to incorporate a little something extra into your diet while adding a juicy burst of flavor.

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    Encourage Healthy Eating Habits

    (Family Features) Of the many challenges parents face daily, encouraging healthy eating habits for their children can be one of the most vexing. While the consumption of nutritious foods like vegetables is good for kids while they’re young, it can also serve an important role in encouraging lifelong healthy habits.

Tuesday 02/05/2019
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas to Wow That Special Someone
Posted: February 05, 2019

(StatePoint) Flowers and chocolates are always fun to give and receive on Valentine’s Day, but if you are looking to shake things up with your gift-giving, there are plenty of ways to tell someone you love them.

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Thursday 12/13/2018
Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
Posted: December 13, 2018

(StatePoint) We’ve all been there before. Procrastinated or overscheduled our holiday season to the point where we leave ourselves little to no time to shop for loved ones. But great gifts don’t necessarily need to be planned months in advance.

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Sunday 12/02/2018
Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Music Lovers
Posted: December 02, 2018

(StatePoint) Shopping for some music lovers this holiday season? Here are some great gift ideas to help your favorite musicians play and compose music.

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Thursday 11/15/2018
Choosing Holiday Gifts for Your Co-Workers
Posted: November 15, 2018

(StatePoint) Looking for that special holiday present for your employees or your team? Instead of regifting that impenetrable fruit cake, try giving gifts based on individual working styles.

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Tuesday 11/13/2018
8 Clever Gift Ideas for People Who are Hard to Please
Posted: November 13, 2018

(StatePoint) Struggling to find gifts for picky recipients can make anyone feel like a Grinch. Avoid the holiday shopping blues this season with this list of go-to gift ideas, all of which are available on such shopping sites as Amazon.

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Monday 11/12/2018
Shopping for the Holidays? Book Ideas for Everyone on Your List
Posted: November 12, 2018

(StatePoint) No matter who you’re shopping for this holiday season, books can make great gifts. Here are five engaging volumes to consider.

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Giving the Gift of Music this Holiday Season
Posted: November 12, 2018

(StatePoint) What’s your favorite song? Are you thinking of it now? How does it make you feel? Music is powerful. It can encourage, inspire, motivate and bring joy. There is even scientific evidence that music can ease anxiety, improve cardiovascular health and contribute to mental acuity.

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Great Holiday Gifts for Kids That Help Them Learn and Grow
Posted: November 12, 2018

(StatePoint) It’s time to think about stuffing stockings and fulfilling wish lists. But if you want your holiday gifts for kids to deliver fun long after the holidays, you may want to consider gifts that will help them learn and grow.

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Wednesday 11/07/2018
Holiday Hostess Gifts that Inspire Comfort
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 6:39 am

(StatePoint) This year, rethink that bottle of wine and instead, give the gift of getting cozy and slowing down to truly enjoy everyday moments. Tap into glowing candlelight, cozy textiles, and celebrating simple pleasures when shopping for friends and family. In other words, give the gift of hygge. Pronounced “hoo-ga,” this Danish way of life embraces a feeling of cozy contentment. 

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Monday 11/05/2018
Kids’ Holiday Gift Ideas that Build Social Skills
Updated: December 27, 2018 - 2:48 am

(StatePoint) For young children, social-emotional development is one of the most valuable aspects of school readiness. This holiday season, focus on toys and gifts for preschoolers that will build children’s empathy, communication skills and the ability to resolve conflicts and navigate challenges.

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Monday 02/04/2019
Fall in Love with UPtv's New Uplifting Series: Design Twins
Posted: February 04, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Fans of wholesome television have a double treat in store, as the UPtv network launches its new series, "Design Twins," on Valentine's Day.

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5 Tips for a Great Season of Winter Sports
Posted: February 04, 2019

(StatePoint) It’s time to enjoy all your favorite winter sports. Whether you are traveling afar to hit the slopes or enjoying a close-to-home day of sledding and snow ball fights, it’s important to keep in mind that outdoor adventure in cooler weather requires preparation.

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Friday 02/01/2019
Pop the Question with the Perfect Song
Posted: February 01, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Enhancing a once-in-a-lifetime event, such as a wedding proposal or ceremony, with the right song takes the experience to a whole new level. It adds a personal touch that makes for ongoing memories, as couples have the opportunity to play the song at anniversaries or other special events through the years.

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Friday 01/18/2019
Flu: The holiday gift no one wants [Infographic]
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:34 am

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Thursday 01/17/2019
5 tips to be your best self in the new year
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, the new year brings a fresh start. Many people set resolutions and goals, committing to self-improvement. But becoming your best starts with improving your quality of life. Ensuring you’re well-rested, nourished and stress-free will help you reach your full potential this year.

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Thursday 01/03/2019
4 ways to simplify your decorating
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - It's here, the season of resolutions. You're making plans for new routines, working a full-time job and taking care of your family. It's a whirlwind but you wouldn't have it any other way.

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Kick-start a healthy new year by gobbling up more turkey
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:35 am

(BPT) - New Year’s resolutions are often hard to maintain, especially if you are trying to make healthier food choices after indulging in treats during the holidays. According to a 2019 Marist Poll, 44 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. For those who plan to make a resolution, two of the top resolutions are losing weight and eating healthier. Focusing on nutrition can start with meal planning and healthy protein options like turkey.

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Thursday 12/20/2018
Top family Christmas activity ideas
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:35 am

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Wednesday 12/19/2018
Holiday classics with a kidney-friendly twist
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - The holidays call for nostalgic classics that are timeless and tasteful. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) should not stop those affected from indulging in what brings us all together: good food. The following kidney-friendly holiday menu may be enjoyed by anyone and help those with CKD stay on track with nutritional guidelines to help manage kidney health. Visit DaVita.com for more holiday-themed kidney-friendly recipes and to download the latest cookbook, Holiday Gatherings.

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Tuesday 12/18/2018
5 tips for the first-time holiday host
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - 1. Decorate your table with simple elegance

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Monday 02/18/2019
Healthy Mealtime Inspiration in Your Pantry
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) One of the secrets to ordering less takeout and serving more nutritious homemade meals may be as simple as keeping a well-stocked pantry of canned foods. By cooking with canned foods, you can cut down prep time, meaning less time in the kitchen and more time with family.

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Good-for-You Meals with Grape Taste
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) When it comes to balancing heart-healthy meals with appealing flavors, it’s important to lean on nutritious ingredients that pack mouthwatering taste. For example, grapes are a delicious yet subtle way to incorporate a little something extra into your diet while adding a juicy burst of flavor.

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Encourage Healthy Eating Habits
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Of the many challenges parents face daily, encouraging healthy eating habits for their children can be one of the most vexing. While the consumption of nutritious foods like vegetables is good for kids while they’re young, it can also serve an important role in encouraging lifelong healthy habits.

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Diversify Your Dinner Menu
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Crafting quick, easy, nutritious meals is one of the most common goals for home chefs, yet it may sometimes be difficult to keep the menu feeling fresh and new. By introducing a variety of ingredients, you can broaden the horizons of your family’s dinner options.

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Hearty, Comforting Dishes for Cold, Dreary Days
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) On crisp winter days when the wind blows cold, warming up from the inside-out with hearty comfort foods can feel like a worthy solution. From chili to cornbread, flavorful and filling foods prepared without an overload of ingredients certainly can provide a feel-good boost on chilly evenings.

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Throw a Hot-Pot Dinner Party
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) Heat up your next get-together by inviting family and friends over to try a DIY trend, the hot-pot party. It can be easy to prep and your guests can enjoy cooking and customizing their own meals.

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A Tasty Take on Trendy Toast
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) While many food trends come and go, some desired food traits seemingly never go out of style. For example, dishes that provide nutritional benefits will pretty much always be popular, along with types of foods that can be customized to match personalized preferences and tastes.

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Cutting Down on Cooking Time
Updated: February 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(Family Features) You may be spending too much time in the kitchen and not enough time enjoying meals with loved ones. However, simple solutions like Perdue Fresh Cuts can make it easier to prep and clean up meals using chicken, saving you up to 30 minutes. For more information, visit perdue.com/freshcuts.

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Friday 02/15/2019
Fulfill Your Family’s Nutrition Mission
Updated: February 18, 2019 - 2:58 am

(Family Features) Eating healthy as a family starts with a plan involving nutritious ingredients, and one of the easiest ways to incorporate them is through meal prepping. By organizing recipes and the ingredients you’ll need to make them ahead of time, you’re saving time in the kitchen and helping ensure your family members won’t go off-course.

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Wednesday 02/13/2019
Online Conference Connects Global Startups and Investors
Posted: February 13, 2019

(NewsUSA) - The current startup business environment today is full of opportunities for investors who want to get in on the global economy.

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