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.
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.
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.
ABOUT FIVE MILES southwest of Dinuba and seven miles southeast of Kingsburg is a plot of land farmed by Mike Naylor, a fourth-generation farmer of this rich Central Valley soil.
THE ACTING LIFE isn’t exactly peaches, hustling from auditions to rehearsals, working odd jobs in between just to pay the bills and barely scrape by.
• This small, creative village east of Visalia on Highway 198 is known as “The Gateway to Sequoia National Park.”