We've learned a lot of new words and phrases over the past two years.

I don't want to repeat some of them here because, frankly, we're getting sick and tired of hearing them. You know the ones I mean.

Well, one word that isn't new, but has become a  pretty big part of our regular vocabulary is...immunity.

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Our friends at Good Housekeeping have a list of ways we can all strengthen our natural immunity. And it doesn't include the one that we've heard over and over and over: Wash your hands frequently and for at least 20 seconds.

So here are five pretty simple ways that you can increase your natural immunity.

Immunity is good anytime, but it has taken on a whole new importance over these last couple years. Will doing these five simple things keep you 100% healthy? I wouldn't go that far, but it sure wouldn't hurt.

Birthday Freebies You Can Get at Sioux Falls Businesses

We've added even MORE birthday freebies from Sioux Falls businesses.

Everyone loves free stuff, especially on your birthday. Most of the freebies require you to sign up for their rewards program, e-mail list, or mobile app, so make sure you plan ahead. Some of the offers are good just on your birthday, while others are good for a week or longer.

Of course, this is just a small list. There are many more businesses that offer free stuff for your birthday right here in Sioux Falls. You just need to ask! Or, choose your favorite business, check out their website, and sign up for their e-mail club. All offers are subject to change at any time. Call ahead or check their website for more details.

*List updated 1/4/2022 - Individual businesses may change their policies at any time.