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articles by: Beth Buczynski

Fart with Pride: It Means Your Gut Is Well-Fed!

Flatulence is a hilarious, sometimes stinky, but always inevitable part of being human. For centuries (most of us) have done all we can to make the passing of gas a private affair, but new research ou…

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8 Tips to Help Your Fat Cat Lose Weight

Are you living with a fat cat? According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (yeah, that's really a thing) 57.6 percent of cats are obese. In many cases the difference between healthy weight…

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Salute Mother Earth on Her Day with Eco-Friendly Wine

When the work day is done and it's time for laughter on the porch with friends, there's no better accessory than a glass of good wine in your hand. Unfortunately, in these days of rapid climate change…

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9 DIY Car Air Fresheners to Spruce Up Your Ride

What is that smell?! We've all been there. Maybe you've got messy kids. Maybe you just completed a long road trip. Either way, your car smells bad. You could reach for conventional car air fresheners,…

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9 Ways Animal Friends Make Us Better Humans

I often say that my cat is the coolest person I know. Whether I'm happy or sad, angry or depressed, she's always there and always responds with unconditional love. She also makes sure I don't spend to…

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Planning A Vacation? These 3 Travel Hacks Can Help

Spring is in the air, and that means summer vacations are just around the corner. Taking a break from the normal routine of work-school-family is essential for all of us. Vacations, even staycations, …

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5+ Things To Know Before Getting a Mammogram

Ahhh being a woman. It comes with many joys and unique talents. It also comes with extra bodily issues that men rarely have to deal with. Like a monthly cycle. Or child birth. Or the fear of losing ou…

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Top 6 Ways We All Waste Money (And How To Stop!)

Money is the root of all problems. OK that might not be completely true, but doesn't it feel like it sometimes? If only we didn't have to spend every waking moment (and plenty of sleeping ones) figuri…

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7 Recycling Mistakes You’re Probably Making

It took a long, long time, but curbside recycling has finally become commonplace in most U.S. communities. According to the EPA, Americans create 251 million tons of waste every year. We say that w…

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10+ Tips For Choosing The Perfect Roomate

It's the spring semester, so many high school students are looking forward to college and living away from their parents for the first time. For many, living in the dorms means living with a roommate …

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about Beth Buczynski

Beth is a freelance writer and editor living in the Rocky Mountain West. So far, Beth has lived in or near three major U.S. mountain ranges, and is passionate about protecting the important ecosystems they represent. Follow Beth on Twitter as @ecosphericblog or check out her blog.

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