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January 20, 2020 How Does Solar Energy Really Work?

It’s true that sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. When you think about solar energy abstractly, it certainly fits that bill: light from the sun is collected by flat panels and magically converted to energy that you can use to turn on your lights, or power your refrigerator...

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December 3, 2019 Holiday Baking Makes Memories

As the holidays approach, I reminisce about my childhood and holiday-themed baking with my mom. One of my favorite things to bake with her was, and still is, sugar cookies. Each winter mom would pull out the assorted cookies cutters, in every shape and size gingerbread men, trees, snowmen, candy canes and more...

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October 29, 2019 Halloween Food Allergies

For approximately 5.6 million children with food allergies, Halloween can be a scary time. Many treats contain small amounts of an ingredient that may trigger an allergic reaction. Here are some recommendations for how to prepare for Halloween with children who have food allergies...

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