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    To Dye For Eggs

    (Family Features) Don't hide your eggs, display them! Use this guide for the Pantone® colors of the season as well as dazzling design techniques.

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    (Family Features) With a winter that never seems to end, families are aching to enjoy some fun in the sun, turning their attention to a well-deserved getaway. 

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    (Family Features) Whether stopping in for a daily to-go cup of coffee or running your weekly grocery store trip, you likely have many purchases throughout the day.

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Wednesday 03/12/2014
What's your wedding's story? David Tutera's expert advice for wedding invitations and etiquette
Updated: March 14, 2014 - 1:31 am

The bended knee, the little velvet box, the moment you exclaimed “yes!” – getting engaged is such a magical time. With 39 percent of marriage proposals occurring between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day, you and a lot of your friends may be newly engaged. Now comes the fun part – planning your dream wedding.

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Tuesday 03/11/2014
Affordable yet elegant wedding themes
Updated: March 13, 2014 - 1:32 am

Saving money is always smart, but can it also be romantic? When it comes to your wedding day, spending less doesn’t mean you have to give up elegance and romance. It’s all about wise choices, setting priorities and selecting a theme that is the perfect marriage of elegance and budget mindedness.

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Color your world with love: Top hues for 2014 weddings
Updated: March 13, 2014 - 1:32 am

Planning a wedding means making plenty of decisions, and one of the most important – and, hopefully, enjoyable – choices you’ll make will be to select your wedding colors. Yet even when it’s fun, choosing a wedding color can be challenging, as you strive for a look that’s both on-trend and true to your personal tastes.

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Wednesday 02/19/2014
Wedding style insight: What wedding invitations suit your personality best?
Updated: February 21, 2014 - 1:32 am

You have the ring sized, the day set and the venue booked – now it’s time to send out invitations and make your wedding date official. The wedding invitations you select should match your wedding theme and perfectly suit your unique sense of style; after all, they give guests the very first glimpse of what they can expect from your big day.

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Get gorgeous wedding invitations for less: Insider secrets for boosting style and saving cash
Updated: February 21, 2014 - 1:32 am

The wedding industry as a whole is in a state of transition. Couples are demanding high levels of quality and style without the associated expense, and they are finding a host of ways to do so.

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Wednesday 02/12/2014
Tips to Build the Perfect Wedding Registry
Updated: February 13, 2014 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) A great registry is the first step to planning your happily ever after. As you make your way to the “I Do’s,” it’s also a time to plan for your new lives together. From hosting your first holiday dinner to lazy Sundays on the couch, making your house a home starts with building a great registry.

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Tuesday 01/14/2014
Wedding trend alert: 3 invitation styles guaranteed to 'wow' guests
Updated: January 16, 2014 - 1:32 am

When it comes to planning a wedding, you have a lot of details to consider. Invitations, however, merit extra attention. The perfect wedding invitation doesn’t just excite guests about your event, it leaves them guessing at the themes, colors and other surprises that await them on your big day.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
Volunteer Uses Business Skills To Help Older Adults
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—With a background in business, baby boomer Brenda Granger was interested in learning more about her community and human services. She also wanted to make life better for older adults in her community.

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Rocket Competition A Launchpad For Local Students Aspiring To High-Tech Careers
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—Since the Wright brothers’ first flight in 1903, some of the country’s most accomplished aerospace engineers, mathematicians and scientists have had their first brush with technological innovation right in their own backyards, schools, garages and basements. Today, that tradition continues.

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Thursday 03/06/2014
Little League Baseball: Developing Major-League People For 75 Years
Updated: March 07, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s intriguing news for parents, their young athletes and anyone interested in America’s past and present: The world’s largest youth sports organization is celebrating its Diamond Anniversary. From its humble beginnings in 1939 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania with 30 players to today’s reach of more than 2.4 million players and 1 million adult volunteers in every U.S. state and more than 80 other countries, Little League has continued to thrive by sticking to its fundamental values-community, family, friendly competition, and relationships that last a lifetime.

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Thursday 02/20/2014
“ The Jungle Book ” Rhino Rescue Inspires Real Rhino Rescue Efforts
Updated: February 21, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—Inspired by the rescue of an animated rhinoceros who was all but extinct, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment contacted the International Rhino Foundation to obtain rhinoceros facts and help spread awareness about the growing concerns surrounding the survival of rhinos around the globe.

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Friday 02/07/2014
ChildFund Still on the Ground in the Philippines
Updated: February 08, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NewsUSA) - In many parts of the world, thoughts of November's Typhoon Haiyan have faded, along with news headlines. But for 16 million affected Filipinos, the effects of the storm have remained constantly visible and inescapable. Three months later, ChildFund International, an international child development and protection agency, continues to assist survivors of the typhoon, which killed 6,000 people and left 1,800 missing, as well as 1.1 million homes damaged or destroyed.

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Thursday 01/30/2014
A Seamless Approach To Online Fundraising
Updated: January 31, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—A company known for its home-style foods is helping nonprofit groups add to their fundraising menu.

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40 Colleges. 450 Students. Christian Appalachian Project: WorkFest
Updated: January 31, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—On college campuses across the country, a new tradition is growing: the “alternative spring break.” Instead of spending a week with the traditional sun and sand, in ever-growing numbers, college students are spending spring break helping organizations like Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) conduct service projects that make a difference in the lives of those living in Appalachia.

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Thursday 01/23/2014
Homeownership Help
Updated: January 24, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—According to a survey by Harris Interactive, 75 percent of military families believe that owning a home is one of the most important things to service members upon returning from active duty. The reasons include a desire to have their own residence (73 percent), establishing a household (43 percent), and financial security (36 percent). In addition, the majority of veterans (88 percent) said that owning a home makes them feel safer.

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Thursday 01/09/2014
ChildFund: 75 Years Young and Going Strong
Updated: January 10, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NewsUSA) - ChildFund has put Richmond, Va., on the map. All over it, actually. The international child-focused development and protection agency currently serves children in 30 countries. Yet, when you count all the places the organization has worked in the 75 years since its 1938 founding, ChildFund has touched lives in nearly 100 nations across Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe.

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Giving Back--One Small Gift At A Time
Updated: January 10, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—You may not realize it, but chances are, you are a philanthropist. If you hold bake sales for your children’s school, volunteer to clean up the local watershed, run races for health research or support your place of worship, you fit the definition.

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Sunday 04/13/2014
To Dye For Eggs
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Don't hide your eggs, display them! Use this guide for the Pantone® colors of the season as well as dazzling design techniques.

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Budget-Friendly Travel Tips
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) With a winter that never seems to end, families are aching to enjoy some fun in the sun, turning their attention to a well-deserved getaway. 

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Make Every Day Earth Day
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Whether stopping in for a daily to-go cup of coffee or running your weekly grocery store trip, you likely have many purchases throughout the day.

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Easter Gifts that Inspire
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) From the brimming basket itself to the goodies within, Easter has become a true gift-giving occasion. With sugar-coated marshmallow chicks and giant chocolate bunnies, there are endless ways to give your little ones gifts that fit this beloved holiday’s traditionally sweet offerings. But with the health of children top of mind, some parents are using this special springtime occasion as a way to give better-for-you gifts that stimulate the brain and inspire creativity.

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Keep the Home Fresh This Season
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Whether you're inviting friends over for a dinner party or just want to make your abode a more comfortable environment for your family, battling tough odors can be quite a challenge. Avoid the short-lived results of covering up odors with fragrances, sprays and candles and spend your time and energy instead on getting to the root of the smelly problem.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
New Book Says Ethical Communication Is Key
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—There’s good news for businesspeople who want to communicate their company’s story more effectively.

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Wednesday 04/09/2014
Tips to Keep Kids Learning Over Summer
Updated: April 10, 2014 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Long breaks from reading, writing and critical thinking can be detrimental for students. That’s why savvy parents ensure that kids keep learning over summer. With the implementation of the Common Core and Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Standards, bridging the gap between school years is more important than ever.

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Sunday 04/06/2014
Perk Up Your Party
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) The arrival of warmer weather months can only mean one thing – more opportunities for friends to gather together and enjoy an evening of beautiful weather, delicious food and tasty beverages.

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Eggs-plaining What Terms Mean
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Various terms are used on egg cartons or referenced in the news regarding how egg-laying hens are housed. But often, these expressions simply confuse shoppers and raise more questions than they answer about how eggs are produced.

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Give Breakfast a Boost
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Despite all the talk today about nutrition, the majority of adults are still lacking important nutrients in their diets. A key example is fiber and convenient, nutritious options, such as ready-to-eat breakfast cereal, can help fill the fiber gap and provide other important nutrients at the same time.

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Tuesday 04/15/2014
Children's health concern: Every minute poison control answers a call about young kids getting into medicine
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Most parents and grandparents know that keeping medicine out of children’s hands is important. But every minute a poison control center answers a call about a young child getting into medicine, and every 8 minutes a child goes to the emergency room for medicine poisoning. What’s happening to drive these frequent and alarming situations?

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Wednesday 04/09/2014
Diagnosed with kidney disease? Diet can help delay, prevent kidney failure
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Chronic kidney disease affects one in 10 Americans age 20 or older, according to the CDC Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Managing the disease through diet and other lifestyle changes can help people delay or even prevent the most serious consequence of kidney disease: kidney failure. Yet because the disease is often without symptoms, you or a loved one may be at risk and not even know it.

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Sunday 04/06/2014
5 surprising facts about baby boomers - including one that could save your life
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Were you born from 1945 through 1965? If so, you’re part of the unique generation known as the baby boomers. Here are interesting facts about baby boomers in America. One of them could save your life.

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Smart shopping tips for budget-savvy baby boomers
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - While the economy is moving again, many Americans – baby boomers included – continue to realize the importance of good money management skills. Boomers are focused on making the most of their money by boosting earnings, investing more and shopping smarter.

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Sunday 03/30/2014
Eye-opening facts about aging eyes and vision problems
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Most Americans know that vision problems begin to increase as they age. What they may not realize is that reduced vision is also linked to a higher frequency of falls, injuries and depression. Eye disorders such as cataracts, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration can rob seniors of their independence.

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Thursday 03/27/2014
Exercise those ears: Simple ways to keep your hearing in shape
Updated: April 04, 2014 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - There are hundreds of benefits from daily exercise. Science has shown that daily aerobic exercise improves brain function, helps maintain a healthy cardiovascular system, helps regulate insulin levels and slows aging. Good health enables a person to experience and enjoy life to its fullest, and a critical aspect of wellness is hearing.

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Sunday 03/09/2014
Boomers who take action now may enjoy better brain health, research shows
Updated: March 17, 2014 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Baby boomers often think of 50 as the new 40. This is especially true in 2014 as the last members of the think-young generation reach the half-century mark. Yet with an unprecedented life expectancy – 78.7 years – for the youngest of the boomers, it is more important than ever to incorporate healthy habits to keep your mind beautiful during the second half of life.

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Wednesday 03/05/2014
Stay active as you age
Updated: March 13, 2014 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Getting older can be a challenge. Staying on top of your health and fitness goals often becomes more difficult as you try to find enough time in the day to balance the schedules of work and life, and taking care of others. Improper nutrition, joint and muscle soreness and inactivity are additional challenges. Here are three simple tips to overcoming these challenges to continue living a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Tuesday 03/04/2014
Boomers: 5 daily tactics to defy aging in 10 minutes or less
Updated: March 12, 2014 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Determined, vivacious, passionate – a lot of words describe America’s estimated 78 million baby boomers. This spirited group is redefining their golden years, staying active by working, traveling and enjoying the great outdoors. They know that in order to live life to the fullest, they must make their health a priority, and many are dramatically affecting their personal well-being with a few key activities that take 10 minutes or less a day to complete.

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Monday 03/03/2014
Spotlighting a rare and often silent form of kidney cancer
Updated: March 11, 2014 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - What may seem like vague symptoms – side pain, fatigue, fever and blood in the urine – can turn into an alarming diagnosis for the estimated 65,000 people each year who learn they have kidney cancer. Twice as common in men as it is in women, kidney cancer is often a silent threat since many people do not experience symptoms in the early stages of the disease. Early detection can greatly increase a person’s chance of survival, underscoring the need for further awareness and education.

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Sunday 04/13/2014
To Dye For Eggs
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Don't hide your eggs, display them! Use this guide for the Pantone® colors of the season as well as dazzling design techniques.

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Budget-Friendly Travel Tips
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) With a winter that never seems to end, families are aching to enjoy some fun in the sun, turning their attention to a well-deserved getaway. 

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Make Every Day Earth Day
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Whether stopping in for a daily to-go cup of coffee or running your weekly grocery store trip, you likely have many purchases throughout the day.

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Easter Gifts that Inspire
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) From the brimming basket itself to the goodies within, Easter has become a true gift-giving occasion. With sugar-coated marshmallow chicks and giant chocolate bunnies, there are endless ways to give your little ones gifts that fit this beloved holiday’s traditionally sweet offerings. But with the health of children top of mind, some parents are using this special springtime occasion as a way to give better-for-you gifts that stimulate the brain and inspire creativity.

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Keep the Home Fresh This Season
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Whether you're inviting friends over for a dinner party or just want to make your abode a more comfortable environment for your family, battling tough odors can be quite a challenge. Avoid the short-lived results of covering up odors with fragrances, sprays and candles and spend your time and energy instead on getting to the root of the smelly problem.

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Tips to Reduce Allergens in Your Home this Season
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Many people seek refuge indoors around this time of year, when outdoor air is full of pollen and other allergens. For allergy sufferers, however, the air indoors can prove to be just as problematic.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
Understanding Lung Cancer
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—While global lung cancer rates are going down, the condition is still the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect yourself and your family.

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Walking: A Step In The Right Direction Toward Better Health
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s a healthy idea: Let your feet help your heart and improve your well-being.

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Conversations That Can Create Future Peace Of Mind
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—You may be able to save yourself and your loved ones from having to make a difficult decision at a terrible time.

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Skin Care That Fights The Effects Of The Sun
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—When it comes to the latest in skin care, anti-aging products are taking the lead.

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Sunday 04/13/2014
New Ways to Solve Cat Behavior Problems
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) From inappropriate marking to excessive meowing to scratching, a misbehaving cat can cause disruption to your home. Unfortunately, behavior problems are the number one reason for pet euthanasia, resulting in the death of approximately 15 million pets annually, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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This National Pet Month: Tips for Cutting Costs on Pet Care
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) Regardless of whether you’re a dog, cat, bird or other pet lover, most people can agree that pets are part of the family.  Caring for your pet doesn’t have to cost a fortune with a few helpful tips.

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Sunday 03/30/2014
It’s Flea and Tick Season: Tips to Protect Pets
Updated: March 31, 2014 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Protecting dogs from fleas and ticks is an important part of responsible pet care and this season shines a light on the prevention of Lyme disease in dogs. Distressing and harmful for your pet, parasites can cause diseases that affect you and your family.

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Taking care of your dog's teeth: One more way to show you love him
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Most pet parents enjoy hugs and kisses from their canines. But while your best friend is showering you with love, have you wondered if his teeth are clean? Or about how his dental health affects his overall well-being? Good oral care is as essential for dogs as it is for humans.

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Wednesday 03/26/2014
Annual Heartworm Check-up Keeps ‘Spring’ in Pets’ Steps
Updated: March 27, 2014 - 1:33 am

(StatePoint) Spring means many things to dogs and their owners. It’s time for longer walks and the shared exhilaration of playing “fetch” on the lawn. Even muddy feet from spring rains can be a pleasure.

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Monday 03/17/2014
How to prepare your pet for summer fun - and beyond
Updated: March 25, 2014 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - The dark, cold days of winter are nearly behind us, and many people are looking forward to warmer weather and outdoor activities. Dogs also appreciate their time in the sun. So, it’s important to keep in mind what you need to do to make sure your dog is ready to enjoy summer activities.

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Thursday 03/06/2014
Shining A Spotlight On Homeless Pets
Updated: March 07, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—One film star is stepping out of the spotlight to shine a light on homeless pets. It turns out that Josh Duhamel, an actor known for numerous action films, has a serious soft spot when it comes to pet adoption.

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Thursday 02/20/2014
Cat Litter--A Surprising Solution For Winter Woes
Updated: February 21, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—When the weather outside gets frightful, many consumers will be glad to know that there’s a cat-care product that can provide an answer to many winter problems—cat litter.

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Sunday 01/12/2014
February is Pet Dental Health Month: Are Your Dog’s Teeth Healthy?
Updated: March 01, 2014 - 1:32 am

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Thursday 12/05/2013
How About A Gerbil Under The Christmas Tree This Year?
Updated: December 06, 2013 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—It’s a vision straight out of a Norman Rockwell Christmas painting.

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