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Fun Winter Crafts from Bare Feet Creations

Fun Winter Crafts from Bare Feet Creations

Thanksgiving Grateful Paper “ Fortune Cookies” Supplies: 4 inch circles of scrapbook paper Small paper strips with messages written on them (Grateful statements, home made fortunes, jokes, etc.) These paper fortune cookies are easy to make.   Have your kids write “fortunes” to be opened at the Thanksgiving dinner table.  They can write fortunes or better [...]

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The Nest: Support for All Families

The Nest: Support for All Families

The Nest: Support for All Families Photos and Article By: Emily Hajec All parents can relate in some way to the age-old adage, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Regardless of the dynamics or demographics, at the base of any healthy family is one major component: Support. This is what The Nest is [...]

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Patrick Ranch Museum’s 5th Annual Fine Arts and Gift Fundraiser

Patrick Ranch Museum’s 5th Annual Fine Arts and Gift Fundraiser

Tis the season for Patrick Ranch Museum’s 6th Annual Holiday Fundraiser.  Friday, December 5th from 4pm – 8pm, there will be a fine arts reception in Pat’s Barn with music by Aaron Jacques and friends, wine tasting by Dog Creek Winery, and hors d’oeuvres, creating a wonderful festive mood to start your holiday season.   [...]

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Use Literature to Help With the Tough Job of Parenting

Use Literature to Help With the Tough Job of Parenting

Use Literature to Help With the Tough Job of Parenting by Ken Young When our only child was five years old, I started writing short stories for her.      At first they were whimsical stories about fathers and daughters in a land with frogs twice the size of men, giant shell creatures, a mysterious owl, an [...]

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Gratitude Games: Fun Ways To Reawaken Appreciation in Kids

Gratitude Games: Fun Ways To Reawaken Appreciation in Kids

Gratitude Games: Fun Ways To Reawaken Appreciation in Kids By Christina Katz Let’s face it, kids do not always feel grateful for everything they have. But just because they do not feel appreciative every minute of every day does not make them ingrates. And for better or for worse, if you constantly nag your kids [...]

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Farm City Celebration

Farm City Celebration

Come celebrate agriculture at the FREE 10th Annual Farm City Celebration Harvest Festival.  The event is Saturday November 8th, from 10-2pm at the Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park. We are bringing the farm to the city with a 4-H interactive animal display featuring sheep, goats, rabbits and poultry.  Enjoy cattle roping and saddles provides by [...]

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