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It’s April: What to do in the Garden

Welcome to Spring! And April... a month full of gardening to-dos. It's a great month for planting just about everything, including trees (Arbor Day is Friday, April 24th this year) and woody sh…

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The Surprising Way to Beat Road Rage

Let's face it: most of us have experienced road rage at some time or another. We can't help reacting to the driver that recklessly cuts in front of our vehicle, narrowly missing us -- or the car we ca…

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7 Of the Most Picturesque Places On Earth

We've all had that moment: when you find yourself in a stunningly gorgeous place, and you just can't seem to think about anything else. From rainbow-colored rivers to scenic cliff sides, read on for s…

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6 Ways to Travel Healthier

It’s that time of year — the end of winter, the awkward transitional period when everything is muddy and lukewarm. It can make anyone seek warmer climes. If you are trying to incorporate some more tra…

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5 Good Reasons to Get Off the Couch

Spring is nearly here -- bringing with it the hope of milder temperatures, the return of songbirds, and the beginning of new life for many species of plants and animals. The season of renewal is al…

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It’s Not Too Early To Think Spring Gardening!

Are you starting to see visions of your bountiful garden? Yes, even though there’s still a ton of snow out there in many areas, there are a lot of things we can start doing to prepare for gardening se…

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8 Of America’s Oldest Places

Though the United States has yet to see its 250th birthday, people have been inhabiting the land for thousands of years. From ancient cities to colonial parks, read on to discover some of the oldest p…

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‘Global Chorus’: Hope for Earth’s Future

What do Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama and Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger have in common? They’re all featured in Global Chorus, a beautiful book filled with wise words from 365 leaders (and “regular…

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3 Non-Cliché Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Have roses, boxed sweets and fancy dinners not been doing much for your latest attempts to woo your love? With glaring reminders of cupid’s day at every retailer in sight, it is easy to lose sight of …

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The Unexpected Best Time of Day to Exercise

If you’re looking to lose weight or improve your health, you may be trying to do everything in your power to ensure your success: you eat right, sleep well, exercise daily. You may have even wondered …

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The best lawn is no lawn, or only a small patch for playing on (for sports). Native plants are the b…

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All i can say is a thank you to Dr OGUMEN for making me and my family a happy home, i have been marr…