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    Stay connected with us on Facebook @la50pikespeak or email Rhonda Wray at rhonda@lafifty.com

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  • Greetings, Readers!

    We’ve all had harried and hurried days where we’ve rushed about doing this errand or that, staggering under the load of bulging grocery bags. Maybe the traffic on Powers or

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  • Don’t fall for your old diet tricks

    Little white lies aren’t so bad when you’ve been gifted a not-so-great sweater. But when it comes to your diet, honesty is the best policy. The small food fibs you tell yourself (“I need to eat this macaroni and cheese to get through the pandemic”) can sabotage your health goals. Here are a few common examples of diet self-deceptions, and how to combat them.

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  • alive & digging: A go-to guide for indoor house plants

    Developing a green thumb for potted plants took me longer than learning any other concept in gardening, but finally, it clicked. Here are a few tricks I figured out along the way.

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  • The art of cooking small

    I am the mother of five grown children. As our family grew, I adjusted my shopping, food prep and cooking methods to accommodate. One by one, as my children began to leave the nest, I found that shopping and cooking meals for a smaller household presented its own challenges. I went from preparing meals for a family of seven down to two—my husband and me.

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  • Philanthropic travel in Tanzania

    For years, I had longed to see wild animals in their natural habitat. In January, my dream of going on an African safari came true when my husband and I traveled to the harmonious country in East Africa with a small group through Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT). To my surprise, the animals were the cake but the people were the frosting.

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