Cauliflower King: Why cauliflower is the best!

Many people don’t like to eat their veggies! While you may think its kids more than adults, you’d be surprised to know how many adults won’t. But, what if you could trick your family into eating them? Brassica oleracea or cauliflower is not technically a vegetable, but a type of flower.  It does not have […]

Artichokes Are No Joke!

Artichokes! We have all seen them in the produce aisle and wondered to ourselves, “Who was the first person to eat that?”  They look like giant green flower buds!  However, don’t let their looks fool you; this deceptive little vegetable can be great tasting.  Although their preparation is a little involved, the delicious reward is worth […]

End of Year Test-Taking Tips

By: Melissa Barrickman, CYS School Liaison Officer There are a number of ways that you can maximize your child’s learning capabilities throughout the school year, which can lead to confident test-taking. Some of these strategies include: Assisting your child with homework and ensuring that your child is completing all homework assignments Helping your child to develop good […]

Keeping Our Military Community Vigilant: Consumer Awareness

By: Ms. Takisha Benitez, ACS Financial Readiness Program The National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is an annual campaign that addresses information, choice, safety, and the right to be heard for all consumers. It’s also designed to help the military community understand consumer rights and make well-informed decisions about money. Consumer awareness is essential in understanding […]

Local Valentine’s Day Plans

I always have champagne and gravlax in the refrigerator, because you never know when you’re going to have a reason to celebrate – Marcus Samuelsson There is a reason to celebrate the love you have with your significant other coming up in just a few short days. Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian Martyr […]