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Throw delicious summer birthday parties for kids

(StatePoint) Nothing beats the anticipation of your birthday when you are a child. But once school’s out, it can be tough to gather all your child’s friends due to summer camps and family vacations.
To combat this perennial summer birthday concern, some parents throw a big party during the school year and another smaller family shindig on the actual date. Others make sure the day is full of surprises, including yummy, unforgettable treats.
Here are some great ideas to make the day extra delicious, from three lifestyle and entertaining experts:
Berry, Berry Good

Need an easy Mexican food fix? Saute some healthy veggies and make them into a quesadilla. (Daily Record photo by Candice Brusuelas)

Candice's Kitchen: Green chile fajita quesadillas

It’s almost that time of year again. Green chile season. In an effort to make room in the freezer for our new load of green chile in a couple months, Steven and I have been putting last season’s green chile to good use.
Keep in mind that green chile can go on pretty much anything. Burgers, pizza, enchiladas, spaghetti, tacos, omelets, you name it. But chicken and green chile is a classic pairing that has a place in every New Mexican’s heart, that reminds us of home.

August is Kids Eat Right Month - get a jump start now

(StatePoint) You want the best for your kids. As role models, parents and caregivers play a vital role in children’s health — teaching kids about healthful foods and making sure they get enough daily physical activity.
More than one third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese, according to recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics. But childhood obesity, which is associated with elevated risks of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, bone and joint problems and sleep apnea, amongst other adverse health effects, can usually be prevented.

Tea Room closed temporarily

Since opening in 2001, the Price Center’s Tea Room operation has been an integral component of the unique, downtown performance and cultural center operated by the Greater San Marcos Area Seniors Association (GSMASA).  
Citing a decline in steady diners and fewer catering events, the GSMASA board of directors has decided to temporarily close the Tea Room to provide an opportunity to retool the operation to better fit the changing needs of the growing downtown San Marcos community.


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