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Making your New Year’s resolution stick

Source: American Psychological Association

Lose weight? Check. Start exercising? Check. Stop smoking? Check.It is important to remember that the New Year isn’t meant to serve as a catalyst for sweeping character changes. It is a time for people to reflect on their past year’s behavior and promise to make positive lifestyle changes. “Setting small, attainable goals throughout the year, instead of a singular, overwhelming goal on January 1 can help you reach whatever it is you strive for....

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The 2018 Palo Pinto County Fair is open to Palo Pinto County residents of all ages.  Classes are available in the following divisions:  Art; Photography; Needlework, Quilting & Sewing; Hobbies & Crafts; Shop & Tack; Baked Goods & Candy; Canned Goods and the Kiddies Department.  Entries will be received from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10th. 
Check out the complete schedule and rules by clicking on the button below.
2018 Palo Pinto County Fair Guide
Creamy, tasty and healthy! Use some leftover chicken breast to make the warm homemade dinner…tonight!
Click here for this recipe!

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
To prevent bacterial growth, it's important to cool food rapidly so it reaches as fast as possible the safe refrigerator-storage temperature of 40° F or below. The soup must cool from 140° to 70° F in 2 hours and from 70° to 40° F in no more than four hours. Click here for more information.

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
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