Keeping It A Thousand

Helpful Guide to Everyday Living and Financial Wellness

Resource Guide

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I have put together this handy resource guide to help you check dates, confirm measurements, stay healthy, save your money, and get inspired! The information here is gathered from government and other public sources for your assistance and enjoyment.

Calendars and Holidays

Federal law has established public holidays for federal employees. For these employees, when a holiday falls on a non-workday (Saturday and Sunday) the holiday usually is observed on Monday or Friday. Use this resource to check dates and be prepared for upcoming observances.

Birthstones, Flowers, and Anniversaries

Use this resource to make sure your gifts are memorable.

Measures and Conversions

If you need to convert from Imperial (US Standard units) to Metric, or the other way around, this handy website should help.

Health Information

Find a wealth of online health care information: Use the Medline Plus search tool to answer your medical questions, find information for seniors, visit sites covering issues like Alzheimer’s, vaccines, and rare diseases, discover caregiver support resources.

Household

If you are looking for tips on how to have a balanced, organized, healthy lifestyle, check this neat website called “Organized Mom”. Organized Mom is run by sister’s Amy Roskelley and Sarah Kimmel. Their mission is to help moms (and others) from raising kids to running a household.

Travel

Do you like to travel? Here is a helpful travel resource from the U.S. Department of State. Know before you go.

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