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Green, Beer and Shamrocks || Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Green, beer, Shamrocks, bagpipes and corn beef. According to National Geographic, 4.2 billion pints of beer are consumed worldwide. Why is St. Patrick celebrated? Where did the correlation of the color green and this holiday come from and more importantly why is there so much drinking linked to this holiday? Who was St. Patrick & Why do we celebrate him? St. Patrick was a saint that lived during the fifth century born in Britain.  He is celebrated for the way he ministered Christianity to Ireland. When he was 16 he was kidnapped by pirates and brought to Ireland as a slave. Eventually, he escaped then...

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Naked Whey Protein review by Erin Finch

While I am a proponent of eating protein in whole food form over supplements, there is benefit to finding and having high-quality protein powders to have on hand. For me, in the busy season of life that I am in as a mom to a 2-year-old and 5-month-old, convenience is nice when it comes to getting in the nutrition that I need throughout the day. However, I never want quality to be compromised for the sake of convenience. So, when I am looking for a protein powder to have on hand to throw in a quick smoothie for an easy morning...

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