For this week’s reflection, we are going to talk about a Brain Dump. It is a quick way to get what is in your brain out of your head and on to paper so you can process it. Start by asking yourself “How do I feel?” and write it down. Next, “What is on my mind?”, continuing to write everything down. It doesn’t have to make sense or meet anyone persons expectations. This is for you. Lastly, “What bothered me today and could I have done anything better?”. Write those feelings as a way to wrap up your journaling. When you are done, you can rip the page up […]

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Community is all about helping our neighbors because it’s the right thing to do, because we care about one another, and because mutual support creates a sense of belonging – which is especially needed right now. A few months ago, we were honored to have the opportunity to donate some of our farm produce (including eggs!) to the Neversink General Store. The produce went toward the store’s initiative to give local school children free breakfast once school turned virtual, causing many students to go without their usual in-school breakfast program. Now our friends at the Neversink General Store are helping us with Frost Valley’s Limited-Run Day Camp! Owned by Cristina […]

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For our last Healthy Kitchen @Home, we are bringing you the SNACK BUS! Here are the recipes for all our favorite ice pops!  “Snack Bus” Ice Pops The recipes below are inspired by the ice pops that the Healthy Snack Bus delivers to Frost Valley campers all summer long.  We typically use large ice cube trays that make 2-inch pops, but you may use regular ice cube trays. Basic Directions for All Ice Pops For all pops, fill ice cube trays approximately 2/3 full.   Cover trays with aluminum foil and puncture the foil with miniature wooden ice cream spoons (or regular ice cream sticks).   Allow to freeze overnight on a […]

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