What’s Labor Day?

Aug 28

What’s Labor Day?

Hi guys and girls, Monday is Labor Day. We don’t have school, and there is already a neighborhood pool barbeque planned, but I can’t help but wonder, why? What is Labor Day? Is “Labor” a person like Abraham Lincoln or Martin Luther King, Jr.? I just don’t know. Lucky for me, that’s one of the best things about being a kid, you can always ask an adult for the answer....

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Healthy Lunches and Creative Snacks

Aug 27

Healthy Lunches and Creative Snacks

For some of us, the lazy days of summer are over. For others, there’s a couple more weeks of summertime fun left before the craziness of the school year begins. Nonetheless, for all of us, the stressors of school are upon us. We’re back to worrying about reading and writing, math and science, and then, there’s lunch and snacks. Has this become a...

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Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Summer Contest

Aug 26

Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Summer Contest

This summer we were excited to pilot a fun contest idea with Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation. They were thrilled to accept the challenge and the results were quite impressive. We have previously mentioned that Gwinnett County is The OrganWise Guys’ home base, so we love being able to work right in our own backyard! The contest sought out creative older...

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OrganWise Budget Shopping – August

Aug 25

OrganWise Budget Shopping – August

Here are our budget tips for August! This month, we made three dishes including an appetizer, and two snacks (or light meals) for about $38.    Have you ever heard the phrase “shop the perimeter” at the supermarket? This is often said as a way to pick healthy foods, but it can also apply to picking budget friendly foods. We found fresh...

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Watermelon and Roller Coasters

Aug 25

Watermelon and Roller Coasters

Hey everybody, School may be back in session, but that doesn’t mean the summer fun is completely over. This weekend, a group of us went with our parents to the amusement park downtown. It was a day full of roller coasters, water rides, and over-sized stuffed animals. It was also a day of healthy living. I know, going to a park like that usually means lots of candy...

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5 Back to School Best Practices

Aug 22

5 Back to School Best Practices

It’s that oh so highly anticipated time of year! Back to school. The stores are stocked up with supplies, backpacks, clothing sales (or not), and tax free weekends to help get you going. With all of this hassle, I mean excitement, it is easy to get stressed about all that has to be done in time for that first day of school. Here are five tips that may help...

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