FOR MANY, a family’s first moments are peppered with photographs and sweet hellos as the swaddled bundle of joy is gleefully embraced. But for others, their family story begins in a stale government office, with signatures and sweaty palms, where the first minutes are anxious and awkward.
This month’s recipe is shared by Kathleen Hourigan, who loves Enjoy Magazine and the first thing she turns to is the recipe. Her mother made a similar recipe to this Mango Avocado Salad for years, and Kathleen’s colorful, delicious version is now a family favorite that they have enjoyed for years.
WHETHER GIVING TIME, money or a bag of children’s toys, charitable giving not only impacts the lives of the receivers, but also the givers. Giving is said to improve one’s mental, financial and social wellbeing more than if the money were spent on oneself.
WE’RE SURE ENJOYING all those May flowers that those much-appreciated April showers brought our way – Mother Nature gets an A-plus from us. Let’s take some time to smell the roses!
IT'S NOT A USUAL NAME for a pet adoption center, but then Miss Winkles is anything but usual. From its name to its staff and to the center itself, Miss Winkles is shattering stereotypes of the common animal shelter.
• Gold seekers passed through Porterville after gold was discovered in California in 1848, and some decided to stick around and establish farms because of the rich soil. It was incorporated in 1902 and is now home to about 56,000 people.