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October Reading List

Hi Everyone! It’s October and for this month’s reading blog, I thought I would put together a list of some of my favorite books from the science fiction, fantasy, and dystopian genres.  All of the books on this list I’ve read already, but they’re definitely good enough to read more than once! Here’s the list: […]

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What is Maneki Neko?

Walk into almost any Japanese business or restaurant, and you’ll find aManeki Neko greeting you (literally translated as, “the beckoning cat”). One popular legend tells us that the cat who this figure is named after, brought good fortune to a Buddhist temple. The story and legend of the cat has persisted over the years and it […]

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Fall Fun: Apple Picking in CA

The warm weather may be throwing you off, but it’s officially fall now.  So, if you’re looking for some fun fall activities to try out, why not try apple picking?  It may not be something that you think of when you think of California, but there are quite a few locations in the Southern California […]

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How to Choose a Life Insurance Company

If you’ve been looking at Life Insurance coverage and you know what coverage amount you want and the policy type that best fits your needs, the next step would be to figure out which carrier you’re going to do business with.  Now, I have no quarrels with the big, exclusive companies that only sell their […]

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Self-Improvement Month 2013

Nowadays it seems like everyone is so busy with work, family, and friend obligations, it’s no wonder that there’s hardly any time left in the day for some quality “me” time.  The things you want to accomplish, often get pushed aside for another day or are easily forgotten. With September being Self-Improvement Month, now would […]

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Recipes from the J. Morey Staff: No-Bake Cheese Enchiladas

I’ve been wanting to try out two recipes that I recently found online – Emeril Lagasse’s Easy Enchilada Sauce and Martha Stewart’s Tomato, Corn, and Avocado Salad. Note: sauce and salad recipes have been adapted from the original versions. Ingredients for Easy Enchilada Sauce: 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp. flour About 1/4 C. chili powder 2 […]

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Why Life Insurance Agents Need Your Referrals

As you can imagine, the job of a Life Insurance Agent has its challenges.  Sharing the word about life insurance is not always welcomed with open arms.  Fortunately, the majority of people in America do have some form of life insurance coverage in force.  However, the majority of Americans admit to being “currently underinsured.”  A […]

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National Sewing Month 2013

This year marks the 31st anniversary of National Sewing Month!  In 1982, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the month of September as National Sewing Month, “in recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation”*.  It is one of the oldest textile arts that is still practiced today and for some families, like my own, […]

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National Preparedness Month 2013

This year marks the 10th anniversary of National Preparedness Month.  Since 2004, the month of September has been designated as National Preparedness Month, to help remind people of the importance of preparing for natural disasters.  Even though the month is almost over, there’s still time to make sure you and your family are prepared in the […]

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September Reading List: Pirates!

In celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day (Sept. 19), I’ve decided to share a reading list of pirate related books.  Most of these books are historical accounts of actual pirates, like Captain Kidd and Edward Teach (a.k.a., Blackbeard), but there are also a couple works of fiction as well, including the classic Treasure Island by […]

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