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hoFamily Holidays: Tips for Peace and Harmony

What do you like to do on family holidays? Go to the beach or spend a week in the country? Maybe you like camping or visiting relatives. Whatever you enjoy, family holidays are a chance for everyone in the family to get reacquainted and spend quality time together. It's a chance for parents to really talk with their teens and find out what's going on in their lives. It's important to keep the communication lines open, and a family holiday is a good time to do that. Having a good relationship with their parents is one of the most important factors in keeping teens out of trouble.

Studies have shown that when families take holidays together, they are more likely , holidays, teens eat together and are less likely to argue. They do not watch as much television because they are involved in doing things together. Kids even report that their parents seem to act differently while on holiday.

While family holidays are a good time to connec…

Turkey Day is Coming!

Why do the big fuss  this year? Turkey and dressing, pie... all the work, all the clean up. Uhg. Why not do something  different and have an appetizer party. Here are a few recipes to try. 
Easy Appetizer Bites Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 1 hr 10 min Makes: 12 servings, 3 pieces each 1 pkg. (9 oz.) OSCAR MAYER VARIETY-PAK Ham and Turkey 5 CLAUSSEN Bread 'N Butter or Kosher Dill Sandwich Slices, cut in half lengthwise 1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Garden Vegetable Cream Cheese Spread PAT meat and pickle slices dry with paper towels. SPREAD each meat slice with about 1 Tbsp. cream cheese spread. Top each with 1 pickle slice; roll up. (Note: You will have 1 pickle slice left over.Enjoy it as an extra snack.) Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. REFRIGERATE at least 1 hour or overnight. Cut each roll-up into 4 pieces to serve;secure each with toothpick. Nutrition (per serving) Calories 80 Total fat 6g Saturated fat 3g Cholesterol 30mg Sodium 390mgCarbohydrate 2g Dietary fiber …