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How to Handle Dairy and Soy Food Allergies During the Holidays

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How to Handle Dairy and Soy Food Allergies During the Holidays

   Holiday celebrations mean family, fun, and food. Especially food! But navigating the buffet table is scary when you or your loved ones have food allergies or sensitivities. Here at The Good Grocer we and our staff have dealt with this issue for years – in fact, it’s one of the reasons we started our business!    Obviously, the easiest way to avoid allergens is to prepare every meal yourself! But this isn’t feasible and everyone loves to gift with food. Try these tips that we’ve learned to ease the food allergy issues during the holidays and check out the...

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Ten Tips for Hosting a Virtual Holiday.

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Ten Tips for Hosting a Virtual Holiday.

America’s favorite holiday season of food, family, and fun has to take a pause this year. And while we’re all really, really needing a hug right now (and a big piece of pumpkin pie slathered in whipped cream), we don’t have to give up on the being “together” part of Thanksgiving and other holiday dinners.

Try these ten tips for hosting (or joining) a virtual family gathering and you can still make some fun memories.

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How to Eat Healthy at College

How to Eat Healthy at College

College days even in a normal time without lockdown can be a challenge for healthy eating! For many young adults this is the first time planning meals or choosing what to eat without restrictions. And those unhealthy snacks are everywhere, super simple to grab and easy overindulge in. But healthy nutrition is so important for building brain power, keeping energy levels up, and even supporting a healthy immune system.

Try these top tips for eating healthy while on campus or in the dorm room.

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How to Send a Military Care Package

How to Send a Military Care Package

   Nothing beats a box of goodies when you’re far away from home! And our active duty military can especially use a boost right now as they’re handling service away from home under COVID-19 lockdowns. Don’t know an active duty serviceperson? You can still brighten someone’s day (and their families) by sending a package! Dozens of programs are available that will help you send something to a deployed person, their spouse, and even their kids. This is a great family holiday project and the kids will enjoy helping. Just search “Military Care Package Programs” for a list of all your...

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How to Help New Moms in a Socially Distanced World.

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How to Help New Moms in a Socially Distanced World.

One of the things we’re missing most these days is celebrating this bigger than life milestone with those we love (and we’re really missing loving on all those new babies that have entered our families). Even though we can’t be there in person, we can be there in spirit to help new Mamas through the early days. Five Ideas to Help New Moms. Create a Resource Team. New parents usually have no idea what they’re in for! So, don’t ask them to tell you what they need . . . make a list of everything your “team” can offer and...

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