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Living in the “Sunshine State” does bring to mind having solar-powered homes. Moving from concept to practical day-to-day living, however, comes with a lot of questions and not always confidence in who can provide answers. One local Redland couple, Robert and Robin Burr, have made the leap a…

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If there’s one thing we all think about on the 4th of July is being patriotic and celebrating America’s Independence. Even though this 4th of July may be different from years past, you can still make it as festive and fun with great foods and limited guests. What would this celebration be on…

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Many Americans are feeling the effects of job loss and furloughs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. For people with a chronic condition, loss of insurance coverage can create additional stress during this uncertain time. However, it’s

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Peaches go beyond only pies. Fill your Summer with a variety of simple Peach dishes other than that cobbler or pie we are all used to.

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Summer living can make your family’s clothing vulnerable to stains, splatters and more, even if you are spending more time at home these days. But it’s possible to restore your family’s clothing to like-new condition every time laundry day rolls around with these tips and strategies:

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Father’s Day is a day of honoring fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of Father’s in society.

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Miami Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department [CAHSD] Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) will continue to work with organizations across the County to safely provide free nutritious meals to youth 18 years old and under.

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It’s the beginning of June, Summertime Living, and a time to be cool and eat indoors with family. Our special menu is Summer Tomato Mozzarella Salad, and Cheesy Chicken Parmesan with Herb Bowtie Pasta. This quintessential chicken is made with lightly cheese breaded crust, topped off with a d…

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Children Betsy (Terry Gardner) and Susie (Dave Klein) and grandchildren Abbey, Ollie, Flori, Andrew and Sylvie would like to announce the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Bill & Becky (Miller) Spillers. They were married June 13, 1970 in Alexandria, VA and have resided in the Redlands since t…

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Making Memories with food is something we all think about. Without realizing it we get so busy we forget about that delicious recipe that we all enjoyed growing up. For me, Chicken Marsala topped off with a slice of Buttermilk Pie is one of those memories. Chicken Marsala is cooked with cook…

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The Big Cypress National Preserve press release of May 15, 2020 said the Moon Fish Wildfire burned over 25,834 acres and was 35% contained. The fire source was “human-caused” according to the release. Moon Fish Wildfire spread over 12,000 acres in just twenty-four hours.

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With social distancing orders in place in many areas across the country, you may be doing your grocery shopping with shelf stability in mind. But this factor should not be your only priority. Right now, it’s especially important that the foods you eat also support your health and longevity.

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How about a Family Fiesta week nite dinner? Changing up your weekly meal with our delicious White Chicken Cheese Enchiladas will add some spice and flavor to your regular routine. This dish is creamy, cheesy and will get raves reviews from everyone you serve. Corn Salad using your fresh corn…

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In the midst of the director and staff of South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC) rescheduling performances and responding to queries, they have been equally busy using technology to connect audiences to performers.

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Last weekend, as former President Barack Obama gave a commencement speech honoring this year’s high school graduates, it became readily apparent this year’s graduations would be extremely different from those of the past.

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This Memorial Day more than ever is a time for remembering everyone who has died serving in our Armed Forces. This day is also the unofficial beginning of the Summer Season.  This time of year, my family’s love for mangos always has me making mango recipes for Memorial Day. From my Mango Sal…

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Ever since their role in the feature film of the same name, the popularity of fried green tomatoes has grown. They can be found in many farmers markets and even supermarkets.

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Getting up early and driving over to the Big Cypress National Preserve to meet my friend, renowned nature photographer and author Robert L. Chaplin was definitely worth it.

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When COVID-19 forced Americans to eat more meals at home, the opportunity was there at least hypothetically to switch to a healthier diet, giving the body’s immune system a much-needed boost at a time when fighting off disease is critical.

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Trudie Newbold celebrated her 90th birthday on April 23. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, they were unable to celebrate her special day in the way they had wanted and planned, as is the case for many families during the difficult circumstances we face today.

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It’s Salad Season for a warm weather supper. Toss together this fresh, flavorful Buffalo Chicken Salad any night of the week for your hungry family. Our creamy homemade Ranch Dressing can be made up to two hours in advance and stored in your refrigerator for a week. Great for dipping raw veg…

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While we are still inside most of the time, it’s fun to go through favorite old family recipes. It would be a perfect reason to call the person who shared this recipe with you and let them know you are thinking of them. It is a golden privilege to stay connected with food and favorite recipe…

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We all agree this is a time to stay home and eat your vegetables and stay healthy. When you are cooking these days nothing complements a main course like fresh delicious side dishes.

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Zoo Miami is excited to announce the successful births of highly endangered clouded leopards. The two kittens were born on February 11th and have been secluded in a den with their mother since then to avoid any external stress and allow the new mother to properly bond with them.

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People’s ability to keep up their spirits is being put to the test during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health concerns, job concerns, and disruptions to day-to-day routines have combined to create a challenging situation for Americans and for people throughout the world.

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Everyone knows the phrase “this too shall pass”. Wise words through the ages to be sure. A small but powerful part of what will see us through the current difficulties is the ability to see beyond the troubles, to be reminded that we have something to look forward to. In our little world at …

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Even though the doors to your local Library are closed under the on going actions to restrict the spread of COVID-19, you can still read or listen to books and music, watch videos, browse popular magazines, and take a wide range of online classes.