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How Will You Celebrate African-American Music Appreciation Month?

June marks the celebration of African-American Music Appreciation Month, which focuses on the many musical contributions of African-Americans. The celebration was created in 1979 through the coll...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, June 3, 2018

Seven Good Reasons to Have another Cup of Joe

A growing body of research has shown coffee has a lot to offer beyond the morning caffeine pick-me-up. Turns out, it’s actually good for your mind and your body. Here are seven great reasons...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, May 27, 2018

Weight Loss Strategies that Work

As warmer weather approaches, many of us start fretting about the extra pounds we put on over the winter. Losing weight—and keeping it off for good—is much easier with the proper physical and men...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, May 13, 2018

A Special Mother’s Day Blessing for Moms Everywhere

What would we do without our fabulous moms? Since it was first conceived by Julia Ward Howe (the composer of the Battle Hymn of the Republic) in 1870, and officially established by President Wood...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, May 6, 2018

Capture the Spirit of Spring

“An optimist is the human personification of spring.” – Susan J. Bissonette Spring brings with it hope and optimism, and the signs are all around us. Brightly colored flowers adorn homes and parks...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, April 22, 2018

“The Moses of Her People”: Ten Little-Known Facts about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Born into slavery in Maryland, Harriet Tubman escaped to freedom in 1849. Making use of the secret network known as the Underground Railroad, Tubman traveled nearly 90 miles to Philadelphia. She ...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Ten Tips to Simplify Your Spring Cleaning

Wouldn’t it be great to start off the spring season with a fresh, sparkling home? Check out these simple strategies for cleaning your house from top to bottom in no time. 1.    ...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, April 8, 2018

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Food for Thought: Seventeen Fascinating Facts about Our Lives

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Laugh Your Way to Better Health

Have you ever enjoyed a really great laugh and thought, “Wow, I needed that!”  Little did you know you how much you really did because laughter, says emerging evidence, is indeed good medicine...

When is the Best Time to Plan Your Funeral? Before You Need It.

Can you imagine planning a wedding in just a few days? Or any major celebration for that matter? Why leave the ultimate celebration of your life to the last minute? By planning your service in ad...

Are You Ready for Winter Storms?

February is notorious for severe winter storms along the east coast.  A winter storm can range from freezing rain and ice, to moderate snowfall over a few hours, to a blizzard that lasts for...

Eight Smart Tips for Preventing the Flu

We’re now at the height of the flu season and it seems as if everyone is either ill or recovering from a bout of the flu. If you don’t make an effort to prevent it, odds are that you’ll catch the f...