Weekly Updates

11
Feb

Egg-Citing News About Chickens

  Backyard chickens boast benefits beyond the barnyard. With concerns about our food sources, fresh eggs may be higher quality, better tasting, and more nutritious. Some other benefits of chicken ownership:   Pest control. Chickens eat small bugs and worms. They hunt and peck for little critters and insects.   Compost. The waste from your coop can be used in

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11
Feb

Find Your Soulmate with Positive Thinking

  Among countless dead-end connections from potential prospects on dating sites, speed dating, and blind date suggestions from well-meaning friends, your frame of mind could be your biggest obstacle to finding your soulmate. In addition to your dating “game,” consider working on your mental game too. By putting the power of positive thought toward attracting your desires, you can eliminate

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11
Feb

Control Your Breathing

You might not know it, but golf can create so much stress that it triggers the “fight or flight” response in your body. Your heart beats faster, your blood pressure increases, and your mind begins to race. These are all things that make it harder to focus and stay in the moment. Here is a simple breathing exercise you can

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11
Feb

Married Couples in Business

Under the provision of the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007, a qualified joint venture by a married couple filing a joint return is not treated as a partnership for federal tax purposes. Income, gains, losses, deductions, and credits are divided between the spouses, depending on their interest in the business. Each spouse accounts for their share

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11
Feb

Recipe Of The Week

Chocolate-Strawberry Cake Serves 8     Ingredients: 1½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans 1½ cups granulated sugar ¾ cup cocoa powder ½ Tbsp. baking soda ¾ tsp. baking powder ¾ tsp. salt 2 large eggs ¾ cup buttermilk ¼ cup + 1 Tbsp. canola oil 1½ tsp. vanilla extract ⅔ cup boiling water Frosting 1½ cups unsalted butter

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11
Feb

Quote Of The Week

“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”    – Victor Hugo

11
Feb

Stocks Post Small Weekly Gains

Weekly Update – February 11, 2019 The Week on Wall Street Major U.S. stock benchmarks eked out slight gains last week, with corporate profit reports and news about U.S.-China trade negotiations vying for investor attention over five trading sessions.   The big three ended the week little changed from where they settled the previous Friday. The Dow Jones Industrials rose

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4
Feb

Breathe Easy and Feel Better—with House Plants

Houseplants accent your home, decorating with beautiful pops of color and texture, but they can also make us feel better. One reason plants are a healthy addition to your home is that they clean the air. Greenery around the house removes over 85% of pollutants from the air within a 24-hour period.   Plants around the home also reduce stress

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4
Feb

Volunteering is a Feel-Good Activity

Simply put, helping others makes us feel good. Even better, volunteering to help others, for your own happiness and without expectation of anything in return, holds many benefits. Here are just a few:   It’s bigger than all of us. Helping others allows you to feel grateful for what you have because you can step outside of yourself and become

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4
Feb

Keep Your Right Foot Firm

If you’re having trouble hitting powerful drives, you might need to work on keeping your body behind the ball through impact. One common problem that afflicts amateur golfers is raising the right foot before impact and shifting too much weight to the left, thus losing power. Avoid shifting your weight too early by anchoring your right foot to the ground

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