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Healthy Lunch & Dinner Ideas

White Lasagna Cupcakes
About 20 minutes to make, the rest of the time is baking and cooling, so take that time to read a good book.

Baked Buffalo Chicken Jalapeño Poppers
The little bite sized babies might be cute, but watch out – they pack a little punch!

Ginger Peach Galette With Almond Crust.
I know this isn’t legit pie. It’s not a real PIE pie. But it’s made with, like, pie crust. That’s the worst part of pie! Sometimes.

Local and National Health Headlines

Community Health says data stolen in cyber attack from China
Resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients.

Patient advocates say insurers avoiding the sick
Patient advocates press Obama administration on health care law's anti-discrimination rules.

Health Tips

11 Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day
It’s a multiuse vinegar for both internal and external personal use ... and it’s great for a couple of household chores.

Parenting News & Wisdom

9 Ways To Reduce Food Additives & Improve Your Kids’ Behavior
Chemical additives in food and drinks have been linked to temper tantrums and other bad behavior.

Love & Relationships

This Behavior Ends More Relationships Than Any Other
Ever give your partner the silent treatment when you’re upset? There’s no doubt this hurtful emotional response is something many of us have tried.

Motivational Words

Take It Higher
No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one. - Jessica Savitch

What's Happening

Garden & Grounds Tour at James Madison's Montpelier
Sunday, August 24, 2-3 p.m. - Peel back 250 years of landscaping, one layer at a time, to reveal how people changed the land - and how the land changed them. FREE! Contact: Caroline Godfrey Email: Phone: 540-672-2728 x110

Dino Swamp Trek at Alum Spring Park
Saturday, August 30, 10 a.m. 12:00 p.m. - Join paleontologist Jon Bachman as we explore sandstone cliffs which hold the record of 112-million-year-old swamps and stream channels. Pre-registration required. Location: Alum Spring Park. $10 Adult / $5 Children. Contact: Linda Bailey Email: Phone: 540-372-1086

Race for the Gold
Saturday, September 6, 8 a.m., Bowling Green - 5k and Kid's Fun Run. Information and register:

Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Dean Ridings Memorial 5k Walk/Run (DRM5K)
Saturday, October 11, 8:30 AM. - Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office. Bring canned and boxed food items for food bank donations. Questions? Contact Shaun Jones at - 540.507.7107 or Anita Dean - 804.726.3023

Farmer's Markets

Fredericksburg Farmer's Market
The Fredericksburg Farmers Market is located at Hurkamp Park at the intersection of Prince Edward and George Streets, Monday through Saturday, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Farmers Market at Stafford Hospital
Sundays through October, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Outside the SH Medical Pavilion

Farmers Market at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center
Looking for healthy eating alternatives this summer? We want to help, every Wednesday through September 3, 2014 we will be hosting the Farmers Market at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center from 2 pm - 6 pm.

The Rt 639 Farmer's Market
Thursday Evenings through September 25th, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Located in the front parking lot of the former Ladysmith elementary School in Ladysmith.

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