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articles by: Megan Zehnder

Cat Law in Kansas Limits Households to 4 Cats

Wellington, Kansas passed an ordinance last month that regulates the number of cats each household can own. Families in the area are now barred from owning more than 4 cats. The new restriction matche…

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40 Days of Green Smoothies – Recipes & Giveaway!

Green is the new pink, in the smoothie world. Vegetables in blended form may sound off-putting, but when made correctly, green smoothies are truly delicious. They can also work wonders on a stale (or …

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25 Easy Homemade Gift Ideas

Once Thanksgiving rolls around, I try to stay as far away as possible from any mall or shopping center. There's nothing that kills holiday joy like traffic, crowds, greed and consumerism at its peak. …

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Judge Orders Woman to Wear ‘Idiot’ Sign

The "badge of shame" punishment tactic used in the 1850 book The Scarlet Letter seems to be making a comeback. Cleveland resident, Sheena Hardin, received a sentence on Monday to wear a sign labeling …

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10 Ways to Revolutionize Food in Your Life

May 19th is Food Revolution Day! Created by Jamie Oliver and the Food Revolution team, the day is intended to motivate people to share resources and information about changing our relationship with fo…

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Snip.it Winners: Bike Sharing & Ocean Health

Snip.it has announced the winners for its 2012 Earth Day challenge. The social networking site designed the contest to reward the best curation of green-minded content. Congratulations to the followin…

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What Does ‘Eco-Friendly’ Really Mean? (Infographic)

"All natural" this, "biodegradable" that... labels can be overwhelming. Especially when companies give us reasons to believe they're not always honest. The infographic below sums up what exactly it me…

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Share Green News, Win an iPad

As Earth Day approaches, many environmentalists are using the momentum to spread awareness about their eco-living passions. If you find yourself promoting earth-related content, you may want to take n…

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Are Bananas as Bad For You as Cookies?

Could bananas be just as bad for you as cookies? In terms of satisfying hunger, the surprising answer is yes. They both rank low on the satiety scale, while having a higher glycemic index (meaning hun…

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Cat Running for Senate: Vote Hank!

Cats seem to have a natural tendency to rule over households, so perhaps it's not too surprising that one is trying to climb the ranks into the U.S. Senate. Hank, from Springfield, Virginia, is a f…

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about Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.

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Cats can be sooo Funny...

Thanks for the info! I did not know hydrogen peroxide was so versatile! I usually only use it when…

I will make some too! Thank you

Bill and Katie D. Bill and Katie D.
on Tomato Jam
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So very true, Shubhra, thank you.

Thanks so much for sharing this info !