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Denise’s “Good Enough” Thanksgiving Countdown Tips

The Thanksgiving meal itself may be over in about 15 minutes, but it’s the planning and preparation that give me the most joy-here’s my Thanksgiving countdown tips!


Good Enough-10 Minutes A Day

10 minute workouts are all the rage right now in the online fitness industry for good reason


“Good Enough” is Good Enough

Some might think “good enough” is settling, but it’s really about taking the pressure off ourselves to be perfect while we still work to reach our potential


Support Bob and Joan For “Will Bike 4 Food”

On September 27th, I will ride 50 miles in support of Will Bike 4 Food to benefit The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Join my team, or consider making a tax deductible donation.

Amherst Breakfast Club 9-16-15

WHMP Breakfast Club In Downtown Amherst

Master Yogis teach there’s a way to find joy in just about any activity.  I’m lucky that this comes pretty easily…


WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week 8-5-14 is Scully!

Scully is a: Domestic Shorthair Mix, Gender: Male, Age: 2 months This little firecracker was found in someone’s yard on the 4th of…


WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week is Sesame!

Meet Sesame! He’s an adorable 4 month old hamster who would love to have a family


Pet of the Week – Muttley

Muttley, a 9 year old, male Border collie mix with a black/white coat is our WHMP Pet of the Week, and is available for adoption at Dakin in Springfield

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Pet of the Week – Precious

Precious is a very gentle and friendly 11 year old kitty who has been waiting for a home for nearly a month now


Pet of the Week – Abby

Abby is a very bright and gentle 7 year old shepherd mix, available for adoption at Dakin in Springfield

Recent Headlines

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.

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WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities


In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security


Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.

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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.