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articles by: Veronica Peterson

Natural Solutions for Hair Loss

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 out of the roller came from your own head. Oh, the horror! As we…

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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

Oh, the lovely bounty of nature. As the weather warms, home gardeners around the country are able to look no further than their backyard for flavorful herbs to add that farmstead layer of taste to the…

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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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