Monthly Archives: December 2011

Holiday Happenings in Phoenix

Here come the holidays!  To help you make the most of your holiday season and to encourage you to take time to make memorable moments, here is a list of holiday happenings in and around Phoenix.   Music Hallelujah! Joys … Continue reading

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How to Host a Holiday Cookie Swap

If your family is like some of ours at the Arizona Farm Bureau, one of your favorite holiday memories would be the Saturday that all your aunts and girl cousins went to grandma’s house to spend the whole day making … Continue reading

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The Battle Over Vegetables: Four Creative Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat More

One thing many parents struggle with at one point or another is getting their kids to eat their vegetables.  According to the USDA’s MyPlate food guidelines, everyone should aim to fill half their plate with fruits and vegetables. This means … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About Fruitcake

  These days, fruitcake is often mentioned at the holidays but generally only in a disparaging tone.  The heavy, alcohol soaked, fruit and nut filled cake that was once a holiday staple is now the laughingstock of the season.  But … Continue reading

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Tamales: How Do You Like Yours?

  Popular in much of the Southwest, tamales have a special place in the holiday celebrations of people throughout Arizona.   As the holiday season gets underway, you can find tamale activities of all kinds from classes on how to make … Continue reading

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