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‘The Farm,’ a healing garden at Pennington Cancer Center, honors a beloved wife, mother and friend | Home/Garden

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Charlotte Ferguson Murrell loved the outdoors — gardening, raising chickens and working on the tract of land, where she and her husband, George, raised their three children.

The former pediatric nurse also loved her coffee club of friends, close for more than 30 years.

When the 54-year-old Murrell died two years ago from colon cancer, some coffee club members decided, as a memorial, to spruce up the coffee service at the Baton Rouge General Pennington Cancer Center of Bluebonnet Boulevard, where the young wife and mother had spent many hours in treatment.

Then George Murrell designated the cancer center as a place where friends and family members could make donations in his wife’s memory.

The money poured in.

“It was unlike anything we have seen,” said Erik Showalter, president of the Baton Rouge General Foundation. “Contributions came from all over the country.”

That’s when the small, thoughtful project grew into

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Want to Lose Weight? A Kitchen Scale Might Be Your New Best Friend

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Whether you love to bake or are looking to stick to a strict diet, ensuring the right amount of food is in your bowl or on your plate can be an important issue. One easy way to ensure you’ve got exactly what you want in front of you is to add a kitchen scale to your cooking routine.

Whether you prefer a more traditional analog option or a modern, electric version, kitchen scales provide a quick and easy way to measure the food you’re consuming. Weighing key ingredients precisely can be the difference between a beautiful cake which has risen to perfection and a batch of odd-tasting cookies that even the dog won’t touch. It can also be the difference between a healthy meal and one of indulgence.

We’ve put together a list of the best scale options available on Amazon. There’s an option for everyone, with styles

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Minister doesn’t know whether it’s legal to meet a friend in a pub garden in locked down North East England

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A MINISTER caused confusion this morning after she was unable to say if new laws banning people from meeting friends from different households would apply outside.

In a chaotic interview today Gillian Keegan said she didn’t know whether people were still allowed to meet up with others outside from tomorrow, when the locked down North East faces an even tougher crackdown.

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Gillian Keegan today couldn't confirm whether the fines will apply to pub gardens

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Gillian Keegan today couldn’t confirm whether the fines will apply to pub gardens

Parts of the North East of England including Sunderland, Durham, Newcastle and Northumberland will be outlawed from popping around to visit a friend for a cup of tea, or seeing their parents for lunch out in any public setting, Matt Hancock said yesterday.

As The Sun exclusively revealed, it means they will face fines for breaking the rules, and possibly get a criminal

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28 Best Friend Gift Ideas, Including Herbal Teas, Chocolate, Handmade Mugs, and Cocktail Ingredients

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The very best friend-gifts tend to be the gifts that you’d also like to receive. And if you’re anything like me, 2020 gift ideas are all about treats, relaxation-encouragers, and a little bit more time with nature (or, at least, a house plant or two). Continue reading below for the best gifts for friends whether you’re shopping early for the holidays, seeking birthday gifts, or just missing your pal so much during this time of long-distance friendships that you feel compelled to send a little something out of the blue.

Gifts to Keep Their Green Thumb Going Strong

Even in big cities, the mid-pandemic seed sprint took hold. Neighbors dutifully trotted home from the nursery with bags of soil. Tiny tomato plants peeped through the bars on fire escapes. Every window had an herb garden. Now, after the initial spark of inspiration has died off, I’d imagine many of those

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