Roosevelt Elementary’s courtyard mural ‘a reflection of literacy’

Roosevelt Elementary’s courtyard mural ‘a reflection of literacy’

When students return to Roosevelt Elementary School in West Palm Beach, there’ll be a big surprise waiting for them in their courtyard. Like secret agents descending on a location, volunteers, armed with paint rollers and brushes were on a mission to paint a mural to inspire literacy and the children’s imagination. “We want our kids [...]

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The Name Game

July 25, 2013 on 9:37 am | In Blog | No Comments
The Name Game

What’s in a name? According to Shakespeare it shouldn’t matter to us at all. after all, “…that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet…” And there’s nothing that smells sweeter than a newborn baby. So as soon as we found out that the Royal couple was expecting, the frenzy [...]

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Let’s do the Time Warp Again

July 18, 2013 on 8:06 am | In As Seen In..., Blog, PBG Lifestyle Magazine | No Comments
Let’s do the Time Warp Again

Ah, the joys of homeownership. Having an investment, buying into a community, fixing your own toilet and with it, flushing your money right down into it, with new paint, laminate flooring and various chachkies that have somehow now become necessities. Although the crash of the housing market was devastating for many, it also brought opportunity [...]

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School’s Out for Summer – Bummer

July 3, 2013 on 9:51 am | In As Seen In..., Blog, PBG Lifestyle Magazine | No Comments
School’s Out for Summer - Bummer

When Roger Daltrey of the famed rock-n-roll band, The Who belted out, “There ain’t no cure for the summertime blues”, he must have been stuck at home with his kids. Is anyone else ready to pack a bag and just drive away until the end of August and the return of school? I leave my [...]

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Southern Comfort – Interview with Bobby Ingram

Southern Comfort - Interview with Bobby Ingram

If Bobby Ingram, lead guitarist of Molly Hatchet is flirting with disaster, he is well armed. Surrounded by his legion of loyal fans he calls veterans, and their kids who were easily indoctrinated into their soulful, playful, painful, hard-rocking music that was born in the honky tonks and bar joints in Jacksonville Florida and carried [...]

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Home is where the Home Depot is

June 20, 2013 on 10:01 am | In As Seen In..., Blog, PBG Lifestyle Magazine | No Comments
Home is where the Home Depot is

There’s almost nothing as exciting, exhilarating and terrifying as buying a house…OK, well maybe having a baby -but  without the dirty diapers and 3:00 AM feedings. Have you been out there lately? From my own personal experience, it’s a literal rat race. Low inventory, a rise in prices and the very real threat of rising interest [...]

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Just Breathe!

June 5, 2013 on 10:07 am | In As Seen In..., Blog, PBG Lifestyle Magazine | No Comments
Just Breathe!

We Floridians are resilient. We live on a peculiar piece of land that was once mainly swamp. We keep a watchful eye on the tropics, ever aware that something with a cute name, like the boy who sat next to you in social studies, can roar through your life and turn it on it’s head [...]

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Surfing become healing, growth for these children

April 18, 2013 on 4:15 am | In General | No Comments
Surfing become healing, growth for these children

For Michelle and RJ Subrani, of Royal Palm Beach, living life with a child who has Asperger’s is not always a walk in the park, but since discovering a special program, they’ve found it can sometimes be a day at the beach. Surfers for Autism teaches children who have autistic disorders how to surf. Parents [...]

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I Can’t Fuhgeddaboudit

April 16, 2013 on 10:20 am | In As Seen In..., Blog, PBG Lifestyle Magazine | No Comments
I Can’t Fuhgeddaboudit

There is nothing more stressful than planning an event. From a brunch at your home, to a full out wedding. We all hope for the best, but in our heart of hearts fear the worst. There are those of us who know ourselves well enough to know to save yourself from yourself. Save your sanity [...]

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First Steps

April 16, 2013 on 10:14 am | In Blog | No Comments
First Steps

As a parent you celebrate each and every milestone that your child reaches. Some bring great joy – first word, first steps, starting kindergarten, they also bring a frightening realization to you, that with each milestone reached, your child is growing away. As my own daughter reached a milestone – vaulting into teenagehood in what [...]

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Annual food and wine festival on tap Friday

April 11, 2013 on 10:15 am | In As Seen In..., Palm Beach Post | No Comments
Annual food and wine festival on tap Friday

Some of the best culinary creations in town will be served this Friday in a competition to see which local vendor has the most pallet-pleasing recipe as part of the 10th annual FLAVORS of Wellington Food and Wine Festival. Winners will be selected from four categories: best taste, best plate presentation, best dessert and best [...]

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FAU students spend break helping Martin Habitat

March 21, 2013 on 10:28 am | In As Seen In..., Palm Beach Post | No Comments
FAU students spend break helping Martin Habitat

While some college kids were soaking up the sun in Cancun over spring break, a group of students from Florida Atlantic University’s Boca Raton campus were pounding nails, laying sod and tearing down concrete walls to provide a needy family with a safe, affordable home by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. The volunteer effort is [...]

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Finding Spring

March 14, 2013 on 10:29 am | In Blog | No Comments
Finding Spring

If there’s one thing that almost everyone can agree on it’s Spring. It’s not too hot, not too cold and it comes in a rainbow of colors to chose from. Weather: Your friends in the northeast start calling you again. They stopped calling just around that first snowstorm – not just because they’re still shoveling [...]

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Palm Beach Gardens High spreads word about Hands-Only CPR

March 7, 2013 on 10:45 am | In As Seen In..., Palm Beach Post | No Comments
Palm Beach Gardens High spreads word about Hands-Only CPR

Palm Beach Gardens High School students learned first hand about Hands-Only CPR when more than 380 students were trained in the lifesaving method in early January. The school’s Pre-Medical Magnet Program and the American Heart Association have teamed up to raise awareness about Hands-Only CPR in an effort to train students in the procedure prior [...]

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March 15 is deadline to apply to charter school

March 7, 2013 on 10:41 am | In General | No Comments
March 15 is deadline to apply to charter school

The deadline for students to apply to the western communities’ newest charter school is nearing. Renaissance Charter School at Palms West, in the former Albertsons at Southern and Crestwood boulevards, is slated to open this fall, and open enrollment ends March 15. Colleen Reynolds, spokesperson for Charter Schools USA, which runs the Renaissance charters, said [...]

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