Articles in the ‘Family’ Category


Enrichment Beyond the Classroom

March 21st, 2015 | By Gary No Comments

What started out three years ago as just a way to fill an open class period on Fridays has turned into one of the most popular programs for students, teachers, staff, and even…


Mushroom & Spinach Farfalle – Fajita-Ranch Chicken Wraps

March 18th, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

Mushroom & Spinach Farfalle Ingredients: 6 oz. dried bow-tie pasta (also called Farfalle pasta) 1 T olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 C Portobello mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 C…


Sugar Ain’t So Sweet

March 18th, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

Satisfy your sweet tooth with no calories included? Sugar substitutes give you all the same taste of sugar without the gut-busting consequences. Whether your goal is eating healthier or cutting calories, artificial substitutes…


The Family that Plays Together … Stays Health Together!

March 18th, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

As a parent, I helped teach my children to walk, talk, brush their teeth, write their ABCs, play the piano, ride a bike, sweep the floor, cook an egg, and so on. In…


IN SEASON What does that mean…

December 19th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  You’ve read in Athens MOVE (and other publications) that it’s best to eat fruits and vegetables “in season.”  What does that mean?  An “in season” food means it is either harvested at…


Holiday Gifts that Keep You on the MOVE

December 19th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

I remember always wanting a trampoline as a kid, and one of the most significant trampoline memories I have from my earlier years actually deals with winter weather (I lived in Oklahoma at…


Cheddar Cornbread and The New Green Bean Casserole

December 15th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  Cheddar Cornbread        Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray 1-1/3 C all-purpose flour 2/3 C yellow cornmeal 3 T sugar 1-1/2 t baking powder 3/4 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 1/4…


Keep MOVING During the Holidays!

December 3rd, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

I know you don’t want to hear this, but … walking into the kitchen for more goodies and then sprinting back to the living room to watch the next football game on television…


A Hole in One in ? the Bathtub?

December 3rd, 2014 | By Lindsey Ebert No Comments

 What is the challenge? Get ready to create a golf course throughout your home!  Work as a team to design the course or let each person design their own hole.  The more turns,…


Good Morning, Body and Brain!

October 15th, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

It is a well-known fact that exercise in the morning is not only good for your overall health but it also helps you think and function better throughout the day. For hundreds and…