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Go: Indian Springs State Park

Indian Springs State Park is located right off of I-75 in Butts County. This 528-acre state park is famous for the springs that it draws its name from. Legend says that the Creek tribe of Native Americans who originally lived in the area collected the spring water because of its healing…
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Recipe: Pita Pizzas

This next recipe is one that I hold near and dear to my heart. I have fond memories of making my own pizzas with friends and families. The pizzas we made were nowhere near as healthy as these pita pizzas are. Regardless, making your own pizza is always a fun, low-cost activity….
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Get Better Sleep with Smarter Eats

When applied to sleep, the phrase “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone,” is especially true. There’s a lot of information circulating about sleep, because sleep seems an increasingly elusive luxury. But sleep is actually one of our most basic needs and shouldn’t be viewed as a modern…
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Go: Laura S. Walker State Park

Laura S. Walker State Park is located in the Okefenokee Swamp in Waycross, GA. This means the park is right on the Georgia/Florida state-line. This 626-acre park holds many walking, biking, and hiking trails. While traveling these trails, you can take a look at a bounty of plants and animals….
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Recipe: New Potato Salad

For kids, the highlight of Easter is a basket of chocolate and jelly beans, but for adults the highlight is Easter lunch (or brunch!). Every year the delicious side dishes seem to spread as far as the eye can see. Choosing (and cooking) can be hard, so this year we are voting for simplicity…
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Walk Star: Susan Varlamoff

by Jay Morris Susan Varlamoff is Director for the University of Georgia’s Office of Environmental Sciences. She has dedicated her life to improving the health of the environment. Her work in sustainability has resulted in UGA being recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the top leaders of sustainability…
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Recipe: Peanut Butter Hummus

This recipe had us at peanut butter, but if anyone suggests a way to combine salty AND sweet in one healthy treat, please count us in. This easy-to-make dish is the perfect after-school snack and can be enjoyed with regular pita chips, cinnamon pita chips, or our favorite suggestion, sweet potato…
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