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August 2018 Enterprising Woman – Dr. Pamela Egan

August 2018 Enterprising Woman – Dr. Pamela Egan

Your Partners in Optimum Health Dr. Pamela Egan, a board-certified adult/family nurse practitioner and board-certified diplomate in anti-aging/integrative medicine, has practiced preventative medicine for men, women and children since 2005. She has completed a doctorate of nursing practice, two master’s degrees...
Bringing Vacation Home

Bringing Vacation Home

One of the happiest times of the year is the week of family vacation. If you bring home some items that remind you of your vacation, you can make the good times last much longer than a week!  If the...
The Exquisite Luxury of Villa Bella

The Exquisite Luxury of Villa Bella

Change, the only constant in our lives, often comes in phases. After losing her husband, Deborah Bellina decided to retire and sell the company they owned. All this happened within months of Hurricane Katrina, another life-changing event. With family on...
Pets With Personality – Contest Winners!

Pets With Personality – Contest Winners!

Wow! What a Response! Thank you to everyone who submitted entries for our Pets with Personality Contest! We asked our readers to submit photos of their pets for the 2018 contest and the response was overwhelming!  Our Facebook fans voted for their...
Construction

Construction

I keep shoe boxes. How many? Enough that when my grandboys visit, they have plenty of “material” for building.  They take great glee in making towers and even greater delight, as is evidenced by their squeals, in seeing the towers...
Take Action When You Spot Animal Abuse

Take Action When You Spot Animal Abuse

One of the primary functions of our humane society is to help both concerned citizens and law enforcement agencies properly identify animal abuse and take steps to address it. We’ve helped draft and pass more than a dozen laws at...
Tasty & Tropical Rum Quenchers

Tasty & Tropical Rum Quenchers

Hot summer days beg for crisp, cool concoctions. Sit on the porch or splash in the pool with these fresh and fruity cocktails that are sure to keep you chilled! 
Healthy Summertime Snacks

Healthy Summertime Snacks

Children are active during the hot summer months, so it is important to stay nourished and hydrated. We all know that the more active kids are, the hungrier they become. All that swimming, biking and hiking will really kick up...