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articles by: Lo Lankford

How a 100 Years of Breeding Has Ruined Some Dogs

We probably don't have to tell you that when it comes to getting a dog, rescuing - either from a reputable rescue or an animal shelter - is ten times better than buying from a breeder or pet shop. New…

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Natural Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

Did you know that up to 80% of strokes can be prevented? We've got some tips on how to reduce your risk and put your mind at ease. Strokes, like many medical ailments, are scary because they can ha…

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15 Vintage and Handmade New Year’s Eve Party Dresses

Who's ready to party? Get inspired with a roundup of beautiful handmade and vintage NYE party dresses. Planning to spend New Year's Eve at home, comfy in your PJ's? Have to work that night? I under…

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10 Awesome Last-Minute Gifts (That Can Be Ready in Seconds)

It's two days until Christmas and you've still got a few loved ones on your list. But we've got you covered! Yes, you're probably stressed. And yeah, maybe you shouldn't have waited so long... but …

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10 Handmade Holiday Decorations for Your Home

Still decking the halls with Christmas decor? Check out our inspired list of handmade decorations. While many of you are likely through with decorating and are settling in for the final week of the…

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15 Unique Christmas Ornaments and Tree Trimmings

Decorate your Christmas tree in handmade ornaments with our roundup of gorgeous and unique trimmings! Whether you've already got your tree all set up or you'll likely wait until the last minute, it…

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10 Handmade Holiday Gifts for Mom & Dad

Ten handmade gifts for two of the most important people in your life, the ones who raised you! Shopping for your parents isn't always easy. Since you're not living at home with them anymore, you ar…

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19 Gift Ideas for People Who Love Animals

Animal lovers are the best people on earth... here are ten gifts they'd love to see under their tree! We know there are tons of animal lovers on Care2, and so it seems only fitting to round up pres…

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15 Genetically Modified Foods To Look Out For

Are you trying to limit your intake of genetically modified foods? We've got the skinny on 15 products you'll want to look out for... and some may surprise you. We probably don't have to school you…

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Skip the Pie: 5 Unexpected Thanksgiving Desserts

Traditionally, Thanksgiving dessert is all about the pies: pumpkin, apple and pecan. But if you're looking to buck tradition this year, we've got five last-minute tips for alternative turkey day desse…

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about Lo Lankford

Lo Lankford is a recent Los Angeles transplant after a decade in the Big Apple. In her "spare time" (ha!) she used to run a dog rescue called Badass Brooklyn and helped save over 400 dogs. Otherwise? Nerd'do well, whistle blower, proud hillbilly from the sticks.

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Thanks 4 the reminders--my black kitties are only allowed on the patio so they're safe.

Sometimes you can do everything right and have a heart attack anyway

Interesting article, thank you.