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Benefits of a Living Green Roof (Infographic)

I dream of a home with a green roof. My trip to Michigan earlier this year for the 2014 Ford Trends conference re-ignited my interest in how green roofs work. Although the event was mostly about…

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5 Tips for Successful Winter Weather Exercise

While cuddling around a fireplace or TV with a cup of hot cocoa may seem tempting when the temperature drops during the winter, exercising in the crisp, cool air can be good for you. An article in Wom…

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6 Ways to Give Experiences Instead of Things This Holiday Season

The holiday season doesn't have to be all about physical gifts. There are countless reasons why getting away from that materialistic model is a great idea. Not only is it better from a financial persp…

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3 Ways to Get Your Nature Fix This Winter

For many people in the Northern hemisphere, scarves, mitts, boots and gloves have become fashion must-haves as the last leaves of autumn are followed by the first snowfall. For many of us, the thought…

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How Not to Die While Shoveling Snow

Jack Frost and Father Winter combined forces last week and walloped the Northeastern United States with a massive snow storm. Long before many people could actually dig their way out of their home…

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Care2 Member Asks Michigan to Ban Wolf Hunting

Early in November 2014, a majority of voters in Michigan opposed ballot Proposals 1 and 2, both of which would have allowed wolf hunting in the Great Lakes State. Both proposals were overwhelmingly de…

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12 Wacky Weather Facts: From Moonbows to Blood Rain

With our warming climate, weird weather is making headlines nearly monthly - abominable snowstorms, crippling heat waves and  flash flood of biblical proportions. But weird weather has been around lon…

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The Ultimate Guide to Apple Picking

The crunch of fallen leaves, muted blooms of mums, and flickering lights of carved jack-o-lanterns are all autumn mainstays. The abundance of apples is also another welcome sign of fall. Although appl…

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Hike and Rock Climb With Your Cat? Yes.

I once had a cat who loved to take short walks with me in our neighborhood and I have another cat now who enjoys visiting neighbors with me. A friend who adopted one of my past foster kitties, Morocco…

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Warning: #BearSelfies Are A Dumb Idea

Just because someone owns a smart phone doesn't make them "smart." Could this be any more apparent than in Lake Tahoe, California, where a disturbingly stupid trend to rush toward wild bears in an eff…

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Incredibly cute. A baby and a dog, what more could you ask for?

Such a cute dog who is having such good fun. Thanks for sharing. I must tweet and share on faceboo…