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Teaching Kids to Manage Money

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Managing money can be a tough task at any age. When you’re young, it’s particularly hard to balance wants over needs. Managing money takes responsibility. If parents begin teaching their children at a young age it can have lifelong positive… read more

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Tropical Granita

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With the warm weather this week, figured we could squeeze in one summer dessert, before we move over to Fall recipes. This recipe is delicious and super easy to make! Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple (recommended: Dole) 1… read more

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Fall Colors

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Fall is such a pretty time here in the Upper Peninsula. The leaves turn color and it creates beautiful scenery, and the weather hasn’t gotten too cold yet, so there is still time to enjoy it! Make sure to keep… read more

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6 Running Myths Stopping You From Running

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We’ve heard them all: “I’m not built for running,” “I get bored too easily,” “I wouldn’t be able to make it around the block.” These excuses keep many people from ever lacing up their sneakers to give running a shot.… read more

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Understanding Portion Sizes

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Many people incorrectly estimate food portion sizes. Portions that are too large can add hundreds of extra calories each day, leading to weight gain. Portion size is commonly confused with serving size. A portion size refers to the amount of… read more

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Italian Lunch Skewers

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Skewers are an easy, creative way to ensure that kids eat variety of healthy food, while personalizing their food choices. The different foods on the skewer offer a variety of different food groups, all are which are important for a… read more

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Golf Season is Ending Soon!!

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As the transition from summer to fall begins, some of our favorite sports are wrapping up for the year. While it is sad to see, the moderate weather and beautiful fall colors make this one of the best times to… read more

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Happy 906 Day!

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Today, September 6th is 906 day! Show your UP Pride and celebrate this day! A couple of ways you can do that are enjoying the beautiful outdoor recreation we have available here in the UP. Another is to remember to… read more

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Deconstructed California Roll

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These tiny treats are perfect for college students. They store well in a dorm room mini fridge and make a great snack for late night studying or an on-the-go lunch. The avocadoes in this recipe contain a high amount of… read more

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National Trail Mix Day

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Observed annually on August 31, National Trail Mix Day honors the mix that was developed as a healthy snack to be taken along on hikes. Trail mix is an ideal hike snack food because it is very lightweight, easy to… read more

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