March 2014


Creamy Chicken Meatball Alphabet Soup


This soup makes a great, stick-to-your-ribs lunch. Making your own soup allows you to experiment with flavors and tailor the ingredients to your family’s likes.   Ingredients: 2 Tbsp canola mayonnaise (30 mL) 2 Tbsp bread crumbs (30 mL) 2 [...]


Tips For Keeping Your Child’s Visit To The Dentist A Safe One


While going to the dentist is vital because oral health affects overall health, parents should be aware of specific precautions to take to protect their children during visits to the dentist and orthodon-tist.   There are a number of infection [...]


Homeless Dogs Get The Ride Of Their Lives


What happens when you have communities with more dogs than homes and others with a need for adoptable pets? Call in the PetSmart Charities Rescue Waggin’ vehicle. More than 60,000 dogs and puppies have taken the ride of their lives [...]


Fascinating Facts About Humans And Animals


If yours is like most households in the U.S., you have at least one pet. That’s a good thing, considering that people who understand health care have discovered some-thing interesting about animals – they can help improve your health.   [...]


Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s Parade Kicks Off in Midtown


The 2014 Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade festivities will kick off on March 15 at 11:45 a.m. with special pre-parade performances by local Irish dance groups and Irish musicians. The performance will take place on Peachtree Street – directly in front [...]


Shamrock Power!


Familiar green trefoil or “three leaflets” holds particular sway in the imaginations of many people.   An enduring image of St. Patrick’s Day is shamrock, traditionally placed as an icon on March issues of Hometown News. Shamrocks are considered clovers, [...]


St. Patrick’s Day Doings at Fadó


Metro Atlanta is blessed with many Irish pubs – but Fado in Buckhead is the only one that was ac-tually designed and constructed in Ireland. Fado has been ground zero for all things green since 1996, and it has a [...]


A Chat with the Consul General of Ireland, Paul Gleeson


The Consulate General of Ireland’s Atlanta location is the first new Irish consulate to open in the U.S. since the 1930s. It serves the states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Arkansas, Florida and the Carolinas. In addition to aiding [...]


Spring Tree Planting Tips


When you plant a new tree, it is hard to imagine the growth that will take place in the years to come. The truth is that most new trees will outlive the person who planted them. Proper tree and site [...]


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