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5 Ways To Add Peppermint To Your Holidays

Peppermint and holiday celebrations go together hand in hand. Beautifully decorative with the delicious, sweet taste of peppermint enhances everything from luscious desserts to warm and soul-satisfying beverages.

12/08/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez’ Success Post Military Life

Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.

11/17/2014

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Supporting Our Military On Campus

Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.

11/17/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The Family

Setting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.

11/10/2014

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How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones Return

Your family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.

11/03/2014

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Benefits Of A Portable Generator

There are a myriad number of reasons why these hard-working backup systems may be the right choice for your family. Here are a few.

10/27/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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How to Save Energy During The Winter Months

Make sure your household winterizing plans include these cost-reduction strategies, so you stay warm, toasty and financially solvent when the snow starts to fly.

10/13/2014

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Is One Back-up Generator Enough For A Neighborhood?

Planning ahead to determine your family’s whereabouts during an extended power outage can help to maintain a sense of normalcy, even if the world seems to have upended. Do you know where your family will be best off during a long-term blackout?

10/06/2014

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Best Creative Couples Costumes For Adults

Want the world to know you two are tight as Batman and Robin? Check out these dynamic duo, Halloween twosomes.

10/03/2014

Storm Preparation Advice For Pregnant Women

If you’re pregnant and plan to be home during a storm, consider these tips to be prepared.

09/29/2014

Plan, Don’t Panic: A Before-Winter-Strikes, To-Do List

Autumn is a good time to get your house in order.

09/22/2014

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