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articles by: Veronica Peterson

5 Tips for Adopting Shelter Animals

Fido, Snowball or Goldie--no matter the critter, study after study shows that pets are good for our health. Their unconditional love and wonderful kindness reduce our stress levels and increase our se…

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5 Solutions for Natural Flea Control

With a scratch, scratch here and a scratch, scratch there... Warm weather is returning and with it come the fleas. Those nasty little buggers could drive a dog to drink but pumping their blood full of…

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Organic Valentine’s Day Cocktails

I don't know about you, but for me Valentine's day is not about a $200 bottle of wine or a dinner reservation that took months to get, but instead, a festive ritual meant to be spent with the one (or …

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Tantric Sex for Beginners: 4 Easy Tips!

My friend Sean recently wowed me by casually mentioning that he had just attended a three-day tantric sex workshop where the end goal was, well, for no end goal. “The point,” he said, “is to channel …

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5 Reasons to Have Sex Today!

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living What would Valentine's Day be without an opportunity to mention the three-letter word that gets everyone so riled up? Yes, you guessed i…

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DIY Paper Bowl

By Jessica Jones, How About Orange A little decoupaged bowl made out of songbook pages I found in the dumpster. Here's the how-to. 1. Get some paper (newspaper, scrap paper, packing paper, anyth…

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The Roots of Soy: A Look Back Through the Ages

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living We love it in soups and stews and even in the place of popcorn as a healthy snack for movie time. It takes prize as the only plant-based pro…

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5 Cancer-Fighting Garden Herbs

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living Oh, the lovely bounty of nature. As the weather warms, home gardeners around the country are able to look no further than their backyard…

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Natural Solutions for Hair Loss

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living Shedding is never fun, just ask my vacuum cleaner. It's even less fun when you realize the golf ball size bits of hair you're tugging ou…

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The Magic of Yerba Maté

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living Walk anywhere in Argentina and you can't help but notice stylish men and women toting, not Starbucks lattes or portable coffee mugs, but ins…

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about Veronica Peterson

Veronica Peterson has a background in green design and creative writing. She loves discovering and sharing sustainable ways to enrich life. Veronica is a happy urbanite, who lives above a produce market in San Francisco with her dog Winnie.

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IMO romantic comedies aren't funny (with the exception of THE scene from When Harry Met Sally) and a…

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