Spotlight: Jessica & Eric

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At the end of September 2016, Jessica and Eric were welcomed into the Family Resource Network family of providers. Jessica and Eric have three children and two adopted pets named Teddy and C.J. This family has so much love to give that they have opened their hearts and home for children who need a forever… Read more »

Recipe of the Month: Broiled Pineapple Sundaes

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This sundae also makes a great breakfast parfait – just substitute plain Greek yogurt of your choice for frozen! Author: Kate Serves: 4 Ingredients 3 tablespoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1 1/2teasponns honey ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground ginger 2 cups coarsely chopped fresh pineapple ¼ cup macadamia nuts (or… Read more »

Spotlight: Deb and Steve

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Deb and Steve have been providers with FRN since 2012. Deb and Steve have children of their own to include one adopted child, and decided they wanted to open their doors to change the lives of other children. Deb and Steve have exceptional parenting skills and offer an immense amount of love and patience to… Read more »

Spotlight: April Lazare

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April Lazare has been an amazing foster parent for the last 15 years. During this time, she has provided care to many children, as well as provided respite services. She has three children and is very committed to their growth and wellbeing. She has done a remarkable job with each child she has accepted into… Read more »

Spotlight: Anthony and Megan

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Megan and Anthony have been providers with FRN since March 2015. Megan and Anthony have been married for 8 years. The couple would love an opportunity to foster care or adopt a boy or girl or even a sibling group, with the hope of possibly adopting and building their family. The Brands are experienced parents… Read more »

Recipe of the Month: Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

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“You’ll be glad you made this recipe for pumpkin muffins with a cream cheese filling and a streusel topping.” Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 tablespoons brown sugar 4 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 5 tablespoons white sugar 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons chopped… Read more »

Spotlight: Jessica & Mark Salas

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Jessica and Mark are very new providers with Family Resource Network, however they have provided care through another agency in the past. They became interested in providing care in hopes of adopting, but at this point are most interested in providing respite care. Jessica works in the school system as a classroom aid and Mark… Read more »

Recipe of the Month: Ham & Cheddar in a Loaf

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Prep Time: 15 min Total time: 1 hr 5 min Makes: 6 servings, one slice each 1 lb. frozen bread or pizza dough, thawed 1 pkg. (9 oz) OSCAR MAYER Shaved Smoked Ham 1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese 1/4 cup MIRACLE WHIP Dressing 1 egg, beaten 1 Tbsp. KRAFT 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese PREHEAT… Read more »