Grow Your Own Parsley

Grow Your Own Parsley  A popular garnish, parsley is an underrated seasoning that pairs perfectly with eggs, fish, sauces, and soups. It also complements other fresh herbs, and is essential to bouquet garni––a bundle of herbs tied together to prepare soup, stock, and various stews––along with bay leaf, marjoram, and thyme. Growing Guide* Soil preparation: Parsley grows best in rich, moist, well-drained soil ...

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New Build: Cover your bases before heading into a new home builder subdivision, says local real estate agent David Fisher

New Build  Cover your bases before heading into a new home builder subdivision, says local real estate agent David Fisher. We have all been in the car on a Sunday afternoon, spotted the “Now Open” sign at a new-home-builder subdivision, and popped in to take a look at the models. You may pass the sign every day on the way home from work and wonder what the homes look like. Believe it or not, the signs are d ...

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New Year’s Goals: Pastor David Bowen discusses ways to make 2015 the year you’ll stay on track

New Year’s Goals  Pastor David Bowen discusses ways to make 2015 the year you’ll stay on track. Too often, people bought last year’s gifts with this year’s money. Beginning the New Year with old debt is not a good way to celebrate. It causes people to get to the point where they’re sick and tired of being sick and tired. So when do habits change? Better question, how do habits change? Retailers say more tre ...

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Let It Snow: Local mom Shannon Fisher gets crafty with some winter-inspired projects

Let It Snow!  Local mom Shannon Fisher gets crafty with some winter-inspired projects. Photos by Shannon Fisher Photography Our state may not get much snow and ice, but we can still celebrate winter with some fun crafts! Ice Painting Toddlers are known to love painting just for the fun of the activity. Painting on ice is a great way to allow them to paint over and over without the stacks of paper, plus the ...

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Check for a Lump! Local Tisha Morgan catches up with a charity making a difference in the fight against breast cancer

Check for a Lump! Local Tisha Morgan catches up with a charity making a difference in the fight against breast cancer. Did you know that except for skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women? About one in eight (12 percent) women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. The American Cancer Society's estimates for breast cancer in the Uni ...

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Party Time––There’s more to our great January weather than teasing your snowed-in relatives back East, says meteorologist Shelley Sakala

Party Time  There’s more to our great January weather than teasing your snowed-in relatives back East, says meteorologist Shelley Sakala. Awesome weather calls for awesome events, and this month is no exception. When you don’t have to worry about digging your stadium out of the snow (like in Buffalo, New York this past November), you tend to be an attractive destination for the biggest games and the biggest ...

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Things to do in January 2015

Things to do… JANUARY Event guide courtesy of Macaroni Kid Phoenix   Through Jan. 3 The Marvel Experience is a first-of-its-kind hyper-reality attraction that covers over two acres and encompasses seven colossal domes, a life-size Avengers Quinjet, the world’s only 360-degree 3-D stereoscopic full-dome attraction, and a state-of-the-art 4-D motion ride. 10 a.m.–9:30 p.m., $37.50 and up. Salt River Fields at ...

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Get to Know: Edson Rico

Edson Rico Photos by Shannon Fisher Photography Edson Rico grew up playing as much soccer as he could both in Mexico and the United States. After playing in middle school and high school, a coach from Yavapai College in Prescott recruited him for their first soccer team. The team went on to win the NJCAA National Championship during Edson’s second year there. Based on his performance, a scout then took Edso ...

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Inspired to Volunteer: Local Tisha Morgan checks in with two women with an enthusiasm for helping adolescents

Inspired to Volunteer Local Tisha Morgan checks in with two women with an enthusiasm for helping adolescents. Photo by Final Touch Photography Lori Moore and Beth Baker have been involved with the Young Life since they were both in their teens. They grew up in the organization and then later felt inspired to support and give their time back to Young Life and bring it into our community. Young life is a nond ...

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Yes, we recently had the wettest day on record in Phoenix. But yes, we’re also still in a drought. Meteorologist Shelley Sakala explains why.

But It’s a Dry Rain Yes, we recently had the wettest day on record in Phoenix. But yes, we’re also still in a drought. Meteorologist Shelley Sakala explains why. As a public service to the community (non-court-mandated, thank you very much), this month, I’m providing you with fun facts that you can take with you to dinner parties. When you find yourself sitting with a group of interesting people, shower the ...

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