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Capital City Parent
Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:00 am
 They say it takes a village to raise a child, but it may be more accurate to say that it takes a village to support a mother. It’s easy to get swept up in the rhythm of family life, no matter
Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:00 am
 A “country lawn.” That’s how my grandmother always describes the expanse of lush green grass behind my house. Like describing an apartment in a rental ad as a “charming and vintage” in
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:00 am

Annual plant sale is May 4 at fairgrounds

 For 90 years the Springfield Civic Garden Club has been helping to beautify neighborhoods across the community. The club’s annual plant sale has earned a reputation as an affordable source for
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 am
For much of our modern gastronomic history, many of our beliefs about food were driven by what people were not supposed to eat. Foods take turns as the villain of the moment, and regular folks end up
Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:00 am
 The American Heart Association recommends eating two servings of fish per week based on numerous studies indicating that consuming fish is good for your heart. Fish is a rich source of omega-3 f
Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:00 am

Celebrate St. Pat’s with garden greens

 Shop local this St. Patrick's Day weekend! A variety of locally raised products will be available for purchase at the Winter Farmers Market this Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the State H
Capital City Senior
Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:00 am
 When it comes to coffee, the choices used to be simple.  Regular or decaf? Cream and sugar, or black?  These days it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the variety of coffee drinks availa
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 12:00 am

The microwave is our friend

 The thought of microwave cooking apparently doesn’t jibe with the most peoples’ idea of delicious, healthful eating. When I took an informal poll of friends who do a lot of scratch cooking,
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:00 am

In Florida in search of oranges

We were two hours from Disney World, but I only had one thing on my mind: sweet, luscious oranges. Originally we’d planned to fly, but I managed to talk my family into driving so we could load up th


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