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Why I am drawn to grass-fed beef

That's me when I was a little boy there on the bottom right. I know it's not the best quality photo...  My great-grandparents Mamaw and Papaw are on the swing to the right. Those were magical times for me, growing up surrounded by people who loved me and encouraged me.  Anyway, here's a few reasons why I'm so drawn to grass-fed beef... Healthy Beef is good for us, period. There are those out there who say otherwise, sure, but they're wrong. Humans need protein and lots of it. From what I can find, there isn't a better source of protein than beef. Not only is beef a great source of  protein, it's also a great source of Vitamins A, E,...

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The #1 way to life giving conversations at the family dinner table

Maybe you’ve been there… an elaborate meal set out, the people you love and want to connect with seated around the table… and the conversation. just. isn’t. As soon as the food is eaten, everyone get’s up and leaves to go their own way to their own spaces. You’re left there with dishes to clean up wondering how the opportunity for meaningful connection slipped away unfulfilled, again. Here is a conversation framework that focuses on three simple steps. It's repeatable and purposeful without feeling formulaic or forced. Best of all, it facilitates an ongoing conversation that celebrates achievements, deepens meaningful connections, and looks toward the future. Ready to jump into the 3 step framework? Step 1: Look Back The first...

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