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Recipe of the Week: Creamy Cheesy Macaroni

From Everyday Health Love mac n’ cheese, but hate how heavy it leaves you feeling? Here’s a recipe that lets you enjoy this creamy comfort food for a lot less calories and fat. Creamy Cheesy Macaroni — a super easy recipe from the New Mayo Clinic Diet Online – uses a decadent yet light combo of fat-free… Read more »

7 Ways to Beat a Cold!

I don’t know about you, but I think I’m getting sick. I woke up with a stuffy nose this morning and I feel it coming on. If you haven’t had a cold yet this season, you feel one coming on, or you currently have one, read on about these tips from AARP.com on how to… Read more »

Clarks Summit Festival of Ice!

THURSDAY FEB 13th- MONDAY FEB 17th the Annual Festival of Ice in Downtown Clarks Summit kicks off! Visit their Facebook page and website to stay up to date with all of the events! https://www.facebook.com/csfestivalofice http://www.theabingtons.org/CSFestivalOfIce/index.html

Losing Weight from the Polar Vortex???

Sounds too good to be true. Well almost. The Huffington Post is reporting that all of that shivering your body is doing in these freezing temperatures, could be to your advantage! A new study shows that when a person shivers, a hormone called irisin is released for the purposes of producing heat and maintaining body temperature through… Read more »

LIHEAP Heating Assistance Grants

    The Pennsylvania Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low income people pay their heating bills through energy assistance grants. To receive help as a renter or owner, you don’t have to be on public assistance, have an unpaid heating bill. Additional money is available for emergency situations where you may be… Read more »

How to Stay Warm at Home Without a Heater

If you live in poor housing conditions and you’re finding it hard to stay warm this brutal, frigid winter, then read on for easy tips and tricks to stay warm inside your home! If you would like to read the full article for MORE tips, click here: http://www.wikihow.com/Stay-Warm-at-Home-Without-a-Heater Close all of your windows properly. This includes making… Read more »

Q & A: Using the Mall for More Than Shopping

Question: With the cold weather, I don’t  get out to take my regular walks and I don’t want to join a gym. Do you have any suggestions? Answer: Sure do. How about going to the local mall and walk? It’s safe, warm, parking isn’t a hassle and you get to meet interesting people. If you… Read more »

Confused about the Polar Vortex?

If you’re like me, you have no idea how to make heads or tails of the weather. The extreme cold that took over the United States, the “Polar Vortex” has passed but if you would like to learn more about why we had such extreme weather conditions, check out the sources below.  These links are… Read more »

Winter Driving Tips

CAREGIVERS AMERICA WINTER DRIVING  TIPS: Prepare your car for winter. Start with a checkup that includes: Checking the ignition, brakes, wiring, hoses and fan belts. Checking the air, fuel and emission filters, and the PCV valve. Checking the battery. Checking the tires for air, sidewall wear and tread depth. Checking antifreeze levels. Equip your car with… Read more »