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With Summertime here and everyone enjoying end of the school year activities, quick and easy dishes to serve are always what we are looking for.
Even though it's a fan favorite, pasta has gotten a bad rap over the years. More than 25% of Americans are gluten-free, according to a study published by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which takes pasta night off the menu for many people. Now, thanks to a variety of delicious and nutrit…
Following a vegan diet doesn’t just reduce one’s impact on the environment, it’s associated with a range of health benefits, making it no surprise that a plant-based food movement is on the rise.
The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that Palmer Trinity School in Miami, Florida, is among the 2023 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.
The South Dade Senior High School dance program gave a performance of a show called “Video Music Awards.”
Memorial day was declared a national holiday back in 1971. The real meaning of this holiday is to honor all the soldiers who died during service to our nation.
Key West resident and well-known writer Judy Blume was presented with an honorary Conch certificate at today’s Monroe County Board of County Commissioners meeting in Key West. Mayor Pro Tem Holly Raschein and Commissioner Michelle Lincoln were honored to be in her presence at the meeting gro…
Monroe County Mayor Pro Tem Holly Merrill Raschein and Veterans Affairs Director Cathy Crane presented 100-year-old Captain Richard “Dick” Barnes, U.S. Navy, retired, a Mayor’s Proclamation at his birthday celebration with his family. His 100th birthday was Wednesday, May 10th.
UF/IFAS professor emeritus and conservationist part of a team that shows rare Ghost Orchid at prestigious Chelsea Flower Show
The rare Ghost Orchid might be known to the public through the book, “The Orchid Thief” and the 2002 Meryl Streep movie, “Adaptation.”
It is a good time of year to think about foods that are cool, easy to prepare and can be made in advance to serve over several days. With our holiday weekend coming up, just put on your shopping list these simple cool recipes ingredients that come together quickly, giving you time for what i…
The South Dade Senior High School Theater Magnet Program recently gave a performance of “Into the Woods,” a musical that features characters from various children’s fairy tales.
If you haven’t booked your summer travel plans yet, AAA says you better do it soon. The Auto Club Group is seeing very strong bookings for cruises, tours, hotels and flights.
Clean, safe drinking water is essential for human health, especially for children, who are particularly vulnerable to certain contaminants. Local, state and federal policy has had some success in helping clean up drinking water supplies, but there are new reports of emerging contaminants lin…
Our Mothers deserve the best on this very special holiday that is coming up this Sunday. Planning and cooking special recipes is a great way to express appreciation for this incredible Mother in your life. Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring all the Mothers around the world and the influence …
More than half of American families used scholarships to pay for college last year. From merit-based to artistic-focused, there are a variety of awards available.
Traditions remain the same even when the families change.
Biscayne National Park to start multiple maintenance and repair projects within Boca Chita Key Historic District
Biscayne National Park has announced the temporary closure of several structures within the Boca Chita Key Historic District for maintenance and repairs.
Since 1949, Mental Health America and its affiliates across the country have led the observance of May as Mental Health Awareness Month by reaching millions of people through the media, local events, and screenings.
Homestead Councilwoman Jenifer Bailey had a vision of an afternoon dedicated to celebrating the arts in many forms. She drew together partners, sponsors, and collaborators for ArtWalk Events for children and adults to meet artists, participate in creative activities, listen to music, watch d…
The race is on to support biodiversity in a big way. Cities in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties have partnered as the South Florida team in the City Nature Challenge (CNC).
You have to work with what you have. You have to play the hand you have been dealt. You have to make the best of your circumstances.
Spring Casseroles are just the thing you will want to make to put a little bit of comfort in your life these days. A go to comfort one for sure is a recipe for a cheesy, creamy, Chicken and Broccoli Casserole.
Cooking meals that bring your loved ones joy is often objective No. 1 but creating those flavorful favorites on an appropriate budget is an important aspect of well-rounded, family-friendly recipes. A few simple steps, like developing good grocery shopping habits, can put smiles on hungry fa…
The Department of Children and Families (Department) Secretary Shevaun Harris joined key partners in recognizing April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and together planted pinwheels at Florida’s Historic Capitol.
Fresh Springtime Salads are the best! Salad recipe ideas go way beyond just fresh lettuce. Everyone is always searching for a different salad option to serve. Our recipes below will help you put a new twist on an everyday meal.
You know how important regular check-ups are and that consulting your healthcare provider when you have a concern is smart. But what happens after the visit is just as essential to maintaining good health.
No Easter luncheon or dinner is complete without Easter eggs, chocolate bunnies, colors of pastel, hunting for eggs and traditional good foods.
There’s probably no way to calculate how many children have sat in delight at their first dance performance, often at some version of “Nutcracker.”
It’s no secret that the country is feeling the pinch from inflation and the rising costs of goods and services, with 48% of Americans struggling to make ends meet financially, according to the latest data from Dynata’s Global Consumer Trends survey. That’s up from 34% in August of last year.
Easter is just around the corner so we would like to give you some ideas to celebrate the holiday with some delicious desserts. Traditional Easter desserts tastes just as good as they did when you were young. No Spring-Easter is complete without carrot cake. This is one of my favorite tradi…
With Springtime time here I like to switch up as the season changes and try a new spring chicken recipe. Cooking a One pot skillet dinner is all about spring.
Javi Perez to be Key Note Speaker at Homestead Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast, April 7th, at Harris Field Pavilion
Florida’s growing economy continues to need more skilled employees to meet workforce demands. To help, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced the company is providing students with an opportunity to apply for a valuable scholarship that can help them achieve their career goals.
For the second consecutive year, the Kiwanis Club of Homestead-South Dade, one of South Florida’s most active community service organizations, is including technical and trade school scholarships—along with traditional college scholarships—as part of their annual scholarship program.
Danny E. Reynolds, Associate Head of School of External Relations, is celebrating 30 years at Palmer Trinity School (PTS).
That moment when your child receives an acceptance letter to a coveted college is a time to feel pride in their achievements and excited about their future. It’s also a time to make sense of the school’s price tag. That’s where financial award letters come into play.
Some say green is worn on St. Patrick’s Day as it reflects Ireland’s nickname of the Emerald Isle. Wearing green is a modern tradition tied to folklore that say the wearer of green will be invisible of leprechauns who like to pinch anyone visible. Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland…
The South Dade seniors who had passed the certification to qualify as nursing assistants were honored with a special candle lighting ceremony as a symbol of their commitment to nursing. They read a pledge promising to uphold the values and goals of the nursing profession. They are now qualif…
With the Jewish holiday of Passover just around the corner (Passover begins APRIL 5), many people choose to serve wines that are kosher-certified. So, just how different is kosher wine from the non-kosher stuff?
The Gold Medal and Emmy Award-winning South Florida Youth Symphony’s recent indoor/outdoor concert at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden was a rousing success, playing to a standing-room-only crowd of more than 300.
A traveling troupe of professional actors plans to hit the road this winter-spring carrying energy conservation programming to elementary school students throughout the state.
Everyone wishes for good fortune and a problem free life. Yet many people are disappointed with their situations. Is wishing effective or is it overrated? The answer is yes to both. So what's the catch?
With our warm weather already here thoughts of something delicious to prepare that is Springtime and sweet comes to mind. There is nothing better than to start your morning off with a rich moist slice of banana bread topped off with Strawberry Cream Cheese. Juicy sweet strawberries are in lo…
Every Thursday afternoon, the food pantry at the local high school opens up to provide fresh food bags for families who can’t stretch their budgets far enough to get their meals to last through the weekend. Nearly a hundred families rely on the extra food. Some are between jobs, some got hit…
Our seasonal vegetables are perfect for putting together simple Salad in a Jar. These salads are so easy to make.
The secret to a thriving and sustainable garden? Native plants!
The Biscayne-Everglades Greenway Trail will officially open its first completed section to the public on Saturday, March 11, 2023 with a family-friendly bike ride and ribbon cutting event.
With our beautiful weather and all of the crops in this time of year, we all look forward to using our local produce in our recipes. A friend of mine called me the other day and said you are living in “Produce Paradise” you know! Yes we are. We have our choice of tomatoes, cucumbers, squash,…