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Special Feature: Red Barn Academy

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When people find themselves going down the wrong path, it’s important that there are resources available to help get them back on track. We are excited to partner with Red Barn Academy in Farmington, Utah, because we believe in their mission to help others find themselves and give them a new purpose to this thing called life.   Red Barn Academy is a perfect example that things don’t have to be complicated to be productive. Getting their start in October of 2017, Red Barn Academy has changed countless lives, and we want you to learn a little bit more about...

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5 Comfort Food Recipes to Hold You Over For Spring

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With the days getting slightly longer and the sun feeling just a little bit warmer, you may begin to start thinking about some of your favorite spring recipes. We want to share with you 5 of our favorite comfort food recipes that can be a great addition to your weekly meal plan when there is still a bit of chill in the air and winter just doesn’t seem to want to quite let go.   The best part is that all of these recipes are pretty simple to make, yet all have hearty tastes that will feel like you worked...

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Community Service Ideas for Your Family

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Completing community service projects with your family is a great way to teach everyone at an early age how to have a lasting impact on the lives of others by simply giving of your time and resources. There is an abundance of opportunities all around you that you might not have even thought of as being a community service idea.   As busy parents in today’s world with school, sports, and other extracurricular activities, it can be very hard to try and squeeze more things into the already packed schedule. However, there are so many benefits to teaching kids that...

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Canning Your Own Vegetables and How to Use Them In Your Meals

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Many people have canned goods in their pantries, but did you know that there are tons of step-by-step guides out there that could have you on your way to storing nutritious food from start to finish?   Canning your own food is an excellent way to implement home food preservation while reducing overall food waste and increasing the shelf life of some of your favorites. It takes a little bit of time, and some might even call it hard work, but the rewards that you can reap later with higher food quality and great tastes will usually make home canners...

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8 Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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St Patrick’s Day is one of the most fun holidays to celebrate. There are so many easy ways you can honor Saint Patrick of Ireland, and you are in good company, as the holiday has been celebrated for over 1,000 years!   We wanted to share some of our favorite ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day while also learning about Irish traditions, even if we are in the United States!   Wear Green! One of the most common ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is to wear the color green! With green being a sign of good luck as well...

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