Healthy Smoothie Recipes For Kids: The Funny Face Gang

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  Food Research and Healthy Eating Do you remember Rootin’ Tootin’ Raspberry, Goofy Grape, Lefty Lemon and the rest of the Funny Face Drink mix gang? They were powdered drink mixes introduced by the Pillsbury company in 1964. Promoted as a sugar-free, artificially sweetened beverage, they were designed to be highly appealing to children. The Funny Face gang gave Kool-Aid man some stiff competition until … Continue reading Healthy Smoothie Recipes For Kids: The Funny Face Gang

Sub Sandwich Recipe: Easy Healthy Pizza Sub

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  Pizza Recipes Did you ever know anyone who didn’t like pizza? Probably not since pizza is quite possibly one of the world’s favorite foods. In fact, the Neapolitan, a true Italian pizza is number two on the World’s 50 most favorite foods. With a few simple ingredients, it’s probably the local version of US southern cornbread. A crust made of wheat flour, three kinds of … Continue reading Sub Sandwich Recipe: Easy Healthy Pizza Sub

Writing Your First Novel: How To Get Started.

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Manual for First Time Fiction Writers If you decided to learn how to do your own plumbing around the house, where would you start? Assuming, that is, that you didn’t want to attend a trade school? You might consider a self-help book like Plumbing for Dummies, right? That’s just the way I got started on writing my first novel. That, along with some very good … Continue reading Writing Your First Novel: How To Get Started.

Organizing The Early Childhood Classroom

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The Life of an Early Childhood Teacher   Pay scales for teachers remain a debated issue ranging from merit pay to the traditional yearly step increase. Having teaching experience at every grade level in both general and special education, I have always been a proponent of what I call the “youngest student rule” which states the “younger the student, the greater the pay”. I base … Continue reading Organizing The Early Childhood Classroom

Calabash Seafood: What Is Calabash Style

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Calabash Seafood Blessed is the seafood lover that lives, has friends or gets to travel often through a region in the Carolinas that begins just at the border of North and South Carolina, and ends on the outskirts of Myrtle Beach’s Grand Strand. A drive through the area has signs offering Calabash style seafood, a way of preparing seafood that has been used in the … Continue reading Calabash Seafood: What Is Calabash Style

What To Do With Tomatoes: Sliced Diced Stewed And Dried

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  What to do with all those tomatoes Summer in the south just wouldn’t be the same without juicy, vine-ripened tomatoes. They are quite possibly the most versatile fruit from the garden. (Yes, they are a fruit, not a vegetable). Growing your own tomatoes is a great way to stretch your food budget both summer and winter. Enjoy them fresh all summer all the way until … Continue reading What To Do With Tomatoes: Sliced Diced Stewed And Dried

Christmas In July: A Complete Party Guide

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Christmas in July Have you ever celebrated Christmas in July? There are several reasons to explain this wacky holiday- from mission work to boosting slow mid-summer retail sales. Whatever the reason, it is a fun, refreshing celebration and a good excuse for a party. Try it once and it will likely turn into a tradition. Here is a complete party guide to help throw this party without … Continue reading Christmas In July: A Complete Party Guide

Healthy Homemade Popsicles: Blueberry Banana Swirl Pops

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  There is no reason to give the kids Popsicles made of Kool-Aide or even sugary fruit juice. These blueberry-banana swirl pops are sweet and tasty without the sugar. Blueberries and bananas, especially over-ripe bananas are naturally very sweet-tasting .Popsicles made with fruits like strawberries, raspberries and blackberries need sugar to sweeten them because of their tartness. But blueberries and bananas can be sweetened with … Continue reading Healthy Homemade Popsicles: Blueberry Banana Swirl Pops

How To Use Seashells In Home Decor

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Using Seashells in Home Decor Are you looking for some new and different home decorating ideas? Try incorporating seashells into your decor. Seashells are natural sustainable decorating items and will add a nautical touch to your home. A trip to the beach is not necessary to get seashells. Order them online. Sea shells are of course free from the beach and inexpensive elsewhere. I like … Continue reading How To Use Seashells In Home Decor