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Phone: 601-786-3982
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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Reading is YUMMY!!!

Reading is Yummy at the Library!!  Check out B-O-O-K-S as fast as you can! says the Gingerbread Man!!

Monday, December 7, 2015

Monday, November 23, 2015

Old-Fashioned Cornbread Dressing!

Source:  www.pinterest.com
1 c. yellow cornmeal
1 c. self-rising flour
1/4 c. sugar
1 c. milk or buttermilk
2 eggs
1/4 c. vegetable oil
2 c. diced celery
1 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 tbsp. sage (more or less to taste)
Salt & pepper to taste
Turkey or chicken broth
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cover bottom of iron skillet with vegetable oil and heat in oven for about 5 minutes. (Do not let it get too hot.) Stir together cornmeal, flour and sugar in mixing bowl.
In another bowl, beat together milk, eggs and oil; add all at once to cornmeal mixture and stir just until moistened. Remove skillet from oven and pour batter into it. Return to oven and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until top is golden brown. Remove from skillet to cool.
When cornbread is cool, crumble into a large mixing bowl. Add celery, onion, sage, salt and pepper and mix well. Place mixture into a 13"x9"x2" pan. Pour turkey or chicken broth evenly over mixture until it reaches the level of the cornbread mixture in the pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about an hour.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Six (6) Key Things to Do to Outsmart Alzheimer’s

S = Social Smarts Dining out, attending sporting events, playing bingo, volunteering, visiting relatives and friends and/or attending religious services—had a 70 & lower rate of cognitive decline over 12 years than did seniors with a lower rate of social interactions.
M = Meal Smarts. Diets from around the world can reduce disease, improve longevity and protect the health of the brain. Here’s more: Brain-smart eating includes many of the foods and beverages you already have come to know and love: dark chocolate, coffee, wine and much more, but all in moderation.
A = Aerobic Smarts. The more you move, the fewer brain cells you lose. Exercise may even boost the production of new brain cells. Physically fit people also tend to make better decisions, have faster reaction times and mental-processing speeds, multitask more effectively and improve your ability to acquire new knowledge and understanding.
R = Resilience-to-Stress Smarts. Long-term, unremitting stress is bad for your entire body, including your brain.  Meditation, deep breathing, massage and other relaxing activities help to keep the brain resilient, so it more easily weathers daily stressors.
T = Train Your Brain Smarts. The more you challenge your brain — by learning new languages, playing musical instruments, contemplating brain teasers and more — the better your brain’s ability to fend off Alzheimer’s. 
S = Sleep Smarts. As we sleep, our brain resets, integrating everything that happened during the day. New experiences and insights are consolidated with older memories. When we sleep too few hours or not deeply enough, we not only feel foggy and less alert, but also prematurely age our brains and raise our risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. 

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Looking for a classic baked dessert? Then check out this delicious bread pudding that is ready in an hour!

Source:  www.bettycrocker.com
cups milk
1/4 cup butter or margarine
eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup sugar
teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
cups soft bread cubes (about 6 slices bread) 
1/2 cup raisins, if desired Whipping (heavy) Cream, if desired      
·         1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk and butter over medium heat until butter is melted and milk is hot.
·         2 In large bowl, mix eggs, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Stir in bread cubes and raisins. Stir in milk mixture. Pour into ungreased deep round pan.

·         3 Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean. Serve warm with whipping cream.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015

Feel like your life sometimes spirals into a chaotic mess? Then Chaos Never Dies Day on November 9 is the holiday for you!!!

Like a mess of wires, chaos can be sometimes hard to unravel.!!
Source:  www.bigstockphoto.com/Lipnicki

This made-up holiday encourages people to realize that chaos is part of life and that it will never die. So instead of getting hassled by it, just take a deep breath and let go of things that create chaos in your life on this day.
How to Celebrate?
             Take the day for yourself and do things that        de-stress you. Pack your lunch and go for a picnic in the park with your loved ones. 
        Watch a feel good movie or read a book.

        Take a nap in the middle of the day and remember                                                                                                          chaos never dies, so it can wait to hassle you for                                                                                                                one more day.  (Source:  www.timeanddate.com)

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Today in History!! Hurricane Sandy Anniversary!

Source: www.weather.com

In 2012, Superstorm Sandy came ashore in New Jersey and slowly marched inland, devastating coastal communities and causing widespread power outages; the storm and its aftermath are blamed for at least 182 deaths in the U.S. (Source:  www.WTOP.com)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Daylight Saving Time! Get Ready, It's Almost time to "FALL BACK"

Source:  www.nroubo.blogspot.com
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2a.m. Sunday, November 1, 2015 which means you will need to turn your clocks back an hour before you go to bed Saturday night October 31, 2015.  The annual tradition signals the official start of shorter days and on November 1st, sunset will be around 5:08 p.m. CST. (Source:  www.al.com/news)

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Navy Day!!

Source:  www.nationaldaycalendar.com

Navy Day is observed annually on October 27. It is a day to salute all of the women and men who serve, or have served, in the United States Navy.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. The U.S. Navy is currently the largest, most powerful navy in the world, with the highest combined battle fleet tonnage. The U.S. Navy has the world’s largest aircraft carrier fleet, with ten in service, four in the reserve fleet and three new class carriers under construction. The service has over 300,000 personnel on active duty and more than 100,000 in the Navy Reserve. It has 272 deploy-able combat ships and more than 3,700 aircraft in active service as of September 2015.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month~

Source:  www.haveyounerd.files.wordpress.com
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - wear Purple in Support of Domestic Violence Month!!!
Source:  claytoncraddock.com

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Ben Carson, MD - A More Perfect Union - Presidential Candidate 2016

Source:  Jefferson County Public Library
Excerpt from the book:
I wrote this book to encourage every citizen to read and think about the Constitution, and to help defend it from those who misinterpret and undermine it.  In our age of political correctness it's especially important to defend the Bill of Rights, which guarantees our freedom to speak, bear arms, practice our religion, and much more.  The Constitution isn't history-it's about your life in America today.  And defending it is about what kind of country our children and grandchildren will inherit.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Greg Iles - Author, Support "FOR" a Working Group to Revitalize Natchez, MS

Source:  The Natchez Democrat dated October 13, 2015.
Author, Greg Iles discusses his support of a master plan to revitalize downtown Natchez as a member of the "FOR" Natchez working group.  Iles is the author of  Natchez Burning, The Bone Tree, The Quiet Game, The Footprints of God, Sleep No More, Black Cross and many other.