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Magnificent Meal for Mom

Eat & Drink

A great Mother’s Day brunch need not be complicated or boring, and a good omelet with appropriate beverages should bring a smile to Mom’s face. Here’s a suggestion from Chef Brad Francis and the people at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne…

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You’re Having a Baby!

Health

Pregnancy is not the time to seek to improve your fitness level or venture into new fitness territory.  It is an important time to keep fit and healthy for you and your baby.  Exercise relieves stress, keeps muscles strong, and…

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May 2010

Archives

Features: The Farley Family:  The Blessings and Challenges of Raising a Large Family Space Coast Moms:  Raising Brevard’s Next Generation Class of 2010:  High School Grads Share Their Accomplishments Features: Getting Out – Sweet Cheeks:  A Boutique for Trendy Tots…

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A Mother’s Promise

People & Business

It seems there is no challenge too large for a mother’s passion. Betsy Farmer founded the Space Coast Early Intervention Center when she faced limited educational choices for her son, Luke, who has Down syndrome. Then, when she realized the…

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Mom’s Retreat

Arts & Community

As much as Moms love their families, sometimes they need to get away. The Vero Beach Hotel & Spa is the perfect getaway that doesn’t require hours of driving or dealing with the hassle of the airport so Mom can…

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Garden in Harmony with Nature: Go Native.

Arts & Community

If you aren’t blessed with a green thumb but want a sustainable yard or garden, I suggest you contact Sally Scalera (sscalera@ifas.ufl.edu) at the Brevard County branch of University of Florida Extension Service in Cocoa.  In a short time, you…

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Beyond Lasik

Health

For Ivan Vasquez, it was about serving his country, joining the Home Land Security Border Patrol was his dream. But to be involved in this particular division of the military he was required to have at least 20/80 vision without…

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Recall Resolutions

Style

For Toyota of Melbourne General Manager Christopher Heinze, the automaker’s recent recalls have been a challenge. But he also sees it as an opportunity to deliver the customer service customers expect from Toyota. “We’re trying to use this as an…

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Class of 2010

People & Business

Brevard County high school seniors show they’ve got what it takes to succeed In a couple of weeks hundreds of caps will be tossed in the air at high school graduation ceremonies all over the Space Coast.  As the intrepid…

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Raising Brevard’s Next Generation

People & Business

Space Coast Moms Demonstrate Compassion, Courage and Community Service By Michelle Salyer Browse any greeting card stand this month and praise for mothers is effusive—cards for moms, stepmothers, mother figures, and grandmothers. You’ll see cards from children, stepchildren, sons- and…

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Family Ties

People & Business

Life is anything but ordinary for the Farley’s and their 20 children When Kim and Frank Farley got married they knew they wanted to have children, but in their wildest dreams they never imagined what their lives would be like…

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Working the Hill….

Health

It’s time to put the finishing touches on training for one of Brevard’s most popular running events, the Melbourne Art Festival 5k! According to Denise Piercy, owner of the Running Zone, 1,459 local “athletes” of all ages and fitness levels…

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Make it Rain

Style

If April showers bring May flowers, brighten up any rainy day with these colorful umbrellas A vibrant striped pattern will match any outfit, any day. Totes Auto Open Close Fashion Folding Rain Umbrella, $22. Target Don’t wait until May for…

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La Casa Senior Assisted Living

Health

Think of La Casa Senior Assisted Living as an act of faith in its community as well as compassion for its residents Owned by a pair of registered nurses who are members of longtime Merritt Island families, it is set…

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Mission Accomplished

In the drama-o-meter of rocket liftoffs, Deltas have scored way up there for more than 50 years. But the last of these most metal of rockets, launched by United Launch Alliance on April 9, ultimately provided as impressive a show as its predecessors — after a not insignificant delay...

Jungle Love

Florida Institute of Technology has a secret. A secret garden, that is. The Joy and Gordon Patterson Botanical Garden has been there to wrap visitors in an oasis of calm, for decades. While it is not far geographically, it feels worlds away from traffic troubles, cell phone intrusion and all...
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