Happy Halloween from Mignon’s Team!
Our lady of the office is dressed and ready to give out treats to
the neighborhood Trick-or-Treaters!
AKA – The Fried Food Capitol of Texas! The State Fair of Texas is upon us – Who is ready for some fried, fried, fried food?! From Deep Fried Jambalaya to Fried Bacon Cinnamon Rolls, you can find it. Click here to check out where to find your fave fried feasts. Sept 28 – Oct 21.
College Football is upon us! What better time to post some fun facts about it’s history?!
Here is a quick snap of Mignon McGarry presenting the 2012 ACOG Texas Women’s Health Champion Award to Senator Joan Huffman at the Capitol building today!
The ACOG Texas Women’s Health Champion Award is given to lawmakers who have demonstrated an outstanding
commitment to improving women’s health care and promoting the best health outcomes for women and their newborns.
Thank you, Senator Huffman, for the time and energy spent advocating for women’s health care!!
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Selects
2012 Texas Women’s Health Champion Award Recipients
– The Texas District (XI) of The American Congress of Obstetricians and
Gynecologists (ACOG) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2012 Texas
Women’s Health Champion Awards. Chosen for the award this year are: Senator Wendy Davis, Senator Joan Huffman, Senator
Leticia Van de Putte, Senator Jeff Wentworth, Senator Kirk Watson, Representative
Carol Alvarado, Representative Garnet Coleman, Representative Jessica Farrar,
Representative Ana Hernandez Luna, and Representative Armando Walle.
The ACOG Texas Women’s Health
Champion Award is given to lawmakers who have demonstrated an outstanding
commitment to improving women’s health care and promoting the best health
outcomes for women and their newborns.
“While the 82nd Legislative Session proved to be a difficult one, these
champions did not waiver in their understanding and support of women and their
health care needs,” said Lisa M. Hollier, MD, ACOG District XI chair. “We are
immensely grateful for the time and energy they spent advocating for women and
newborns, ultimately leading to better health care and reduced costs.”
Above: Senator Leticia Van de Putte and Mignon McGarry
2. Easter is a “moveable feast” celebrated on the first Sunday after the full moon which happens on or after March 21, the Spring Equinox.
3. The first chocolate eggs were made in Europe in the early 1800s and still are one of the most popular treats associated with Easter.
4. 76 percent of people eat the ears on chocolate bunnies first.
5. The traditional act of painting eggs is called Pysanka (origins from the Ukranian word pysaty, “to write”)
6. According to the Guinness Book of World Records the largest Easter egg ever made was just over 25 feet high and weighed 8,968 lbs.
7. On average, every year 16 billion jelly beans and 90 million chocolate bunnies are made in preparation for Easter.
8. The name Easter originates from Eastre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess who symbolizes hare and egg.
9. Every year, the White House hosts an Easter Egg Roll on the front lawn. The tradition was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878.
10. The world’s largest jar of jelly beans weighed 6,050 pounds