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Mexican lasagna

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Just made this up last night everyone really enjoyed it. I did the noboil version. You could cook your noodles first and it won’t have to bake as long. I just like the texture when youdon’t cook them first.

Five COVID-safe activities to enjoy right now

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(StatePoint) With the start of 2021 behind us, it’s time to start fresh, create new habits and take on new skills. Whether your goal is to get outdoors more to enjoy the fresh air or to learn a new instrument, develop a plan to start enjoying some COVID-safe activities. Here are a few tips to get going:

Friday, February 26 is National... Pistachio Day

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February 26th recognizes all things pistachio and National Pistachio Day is the day to celebrate! Pistachio lovers rejoice as they eat their favorite nut all day long. For those who do not eat pistachios, buy some and give them to someone who does. Crack them open and eat them up or enjoy them in ice cream or your favorite pistachio dessert!

Chicken Doritos casserole recipe

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This creamy casserole will quickly become one of your favorite and go-to casserole. It is full of flavor and you can start with a rotisserie chicken.

Using play to combat your child’s stress and loneliness

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(StatePoint) With the pandemic continuing to disrupt routines, you may have growing anxieties about how the extended crisis will affect your child’s social and emotional health long-term. A new survey conducted by OnePoll -- a national movement to educate parents and caregivers about play’s vital role in child development -- examined the concerns of parents with children ages 2–18.

Beetle overtakes Model T as world’s best-selling car

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On February 17, 1972, the 15,007,034th Volkswagen Beetle comes off the assembly line, breaking a world car production record held for more than four decades by the Ford Motor Company’s iconic Model T, which was in production from 1908 and 1927.

“Madame Butterfly” premieres

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On February 17, 1904, Giacomo Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly premieres at the La Scala theatre in Milan, Italy. The young Puccini decided to dedicate his life to opera after seeing a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida in 1876.

Maintaining a sense of normalcy while routines stay disrupted

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(StatePoint) With the roll-out of the vaccine taking place slowly, it may be awhile longer before life returns completely to normal. However, if you have been working remotely, it may be a good idea to reincorporate some of the elements of your regular routine into your schedule now.