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Go Tech Free for 1 Day

1986. What was the world like thirty years ago? Well, let’s take a look: A gallon of gas cost $0.89. Average price of a new car was only $9,255. Fox Broadcasting Company launched. Ronald Reagan was President. The Chicago Bears won Super Bowl XX over the New England Patriots. Top Gun was the number one […]

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Turn off the Tech at Mission: Reconnect

Picture this: a family sits around the dinner table on a Tuesday night. Dinner is made and hot out of the oven. Sounds like a good time so far, right? Dinner starts and not a sound can be heard from the table. Usually, this would mean that the meal was incredibly delicious. Sadly, zoom in […]

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Short Season Winter Leagues

It’s no wonder that bears hibernate for the winter – there’s nothing to do, it’s so cold, and all you really feel like doing is sleeping! That’s not quite true, though, is it? Fast Company recently wrote an article titled, “The Norwegian secret to enjoying a long winter.” In the article, the author writes that […]

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New Year, New Resolutions

3…2…1…HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s 2016, friends, and we’re celebrating! The beginning of the new year is always a fun time, isn’t it? The year stretches out before you, exciting and full of possibilities. What resolutions will you be making (and keeping?) this year? Where will you be at this time next year? There’s so much […]

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Home for the Holidays

Ah, the most wonderful time of the year is in full force–Christmas! Whether you're home for the holidays or somewhere new, we hope your days are merry and bright. It’s all about family at this time of year, and we hope you’re surrounded by yours! You’ve heard of the song “The 12 Days of Christmas,” […]

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‘Tis the Season of Family and Giving

The Holidays are here! It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. It is easily the busiest time of the year, too. College students are preparing for final exams, the kids are participating in winter athletics, plays, and more, and between all of your holiday office parties, holiday preparations, and plans, you have […]

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Fall Family Fun Night

What are you looking forward to the most this Thanksgiving? During this busy fall season, many parents and children look forward to a well-deserved fall break. With so much chaos in our day-to-day lives, it is reassuring to have holidays where we can always take a step back, relax, and appreciate of the little things […]

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Kids Birthday Parties

Summer is over. Those long, lazy summer days are now a distant memory. In its place is the crazy, hectic season of Fall, complete with Fall sports, Fall breaks from school, Fall apple and pumpkin picking, and Fall holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving. Between trips to the football field, volleyball court, pumpkin patch, neighborhood trick […]

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Halloween Fun at JB’s on 41

What’s your favorite way to celebrate Halloween with your family? Do you dress up as a family and go trick or treating? Do you prepare a Halloween brunch, filled with all sorts of “spooktacular” treats? Do you watch a “scary” movie on a family movie night? No matter what you do with your Halloween holiday, […]

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Emmy Awards

The wait is almost over. The 67th Primetime Emmy awards are quickly approaching. On Sunday, September 20th, viewers have the opportunity to tune in to FOX (from 7 pm to 10 pm) to celebrate this season of some of our favorite television hits. The Emmys have a profound tradition for peer recognition in excellent television […]

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