2018-07-19

Parents Say They’re ‘Yoda’ About Finances



No matter what your needs, goals, hopes and dreams, a solid life insurance strategy can grant you the peace of mind you deserve. (NAPS)

Traveling With Pets? What to Know



Traveling With Pets? What to Know



<p class=”ContentPreview”>(StatePoint) Do your upcoming travel plans include pets? Whether you’re flying to an exciting destination or hitting the road, these suggestions can make the journey easier for animals and humans alike. <p class=”ContentPreview”>• <strong>Prep your pet:</strong> Traveling can prove stressful to animals, so don’t catch your pet off-guard. Before leaving town, practice taking short rides in the car or […]

Parents Say They’re ‘Yoda’ About Finances



(NAPSI)—Parents identify with Yoda more than other Star Wars characters when it comes to family finances—according to a survey by New York Life. Yoda is patient, uses past experiences to guide future decisions and finds it important to teach the next generation. Yet, many parents aren’t following Yoda’s most famous saying “Do. Or do not. There is no try” when […]

Host a Better-for-You Barbecue



Host a Better-for-You Barbecue



(<a href=”www.familyfeatures.com”>Family Features</a>) A traditional backyard barbecue is typically filled with a wide array of tempting foods that make it hard to keep a healthy eating plan on track. With a few simple modifications to your menu, you can transform your grilling party into a spread of better-for-you foods you can still enjoy. <strong>Get creative on the grill.</strong> An easy […]

6 ways nonprofit public broadcasting strengthens local communities



(BPT) – In a time when consumers have more information and entertainment options than ever before, one resource continues to deliver high-quality, well-researched news and engaging entertainment programming that bridges the divide between national events and local activities. Whether you are braving the I-5 slog, venturing to Yellowstone National Park, hiking Mount St. Helens or whale watching off the Alaskan […]

Hot dogs go to new heights for National Hot Dog Month



(BPT) – Twitter (<a href=”twitter.com/oscarmayer?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor&#8221; target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>@OscarMayer</a>) or Instagram (<a href=”www.instagram.com/oscarmayer/?hl=en&#8221; target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>@OscarMayer</a>) In celebration of National Hot Dog Month, <em>Oscar Mayer</em> is on a mission to get a better hot dog in every hand and recently introduced <a href=”www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lpv-t-XKyE4&#8243; target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Super Hotdogger (video)</a>, the newest member of the iconic WienerFleet. Super Hotdogger is the world’s first-ever JetPack-powered, high-flying hot […]

Plan, be positive, unplug: 5 ways to make family meals more enjoyable



Plan, be positive, unplug: 5 ways to make family meals more enjoyable



(BPT) – With our busy lifestyles today, finding time to shop for groceries, cook, then meet as a family to enjoy a meal together can be a major challenge. A Harris poll shows only 30 percent of American families share dinner each night. Yet the benefits of maintaining that family time are so substantial that it’s well worth your while […]