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Autumn Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Last night Lucia and I were home alone for dinner. I asked her what she wanted to eat and she said “salad.” Ahhh, the happiness of a child after my own heart. If I had only one food to live on for the…

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Art From The Woods: Mushroom Etchings and Moss Graffiti

With the combination of the cool weather of autumn, and the dwindling harvest, you may be ready to put your garden to bed. But, this is the perfect time to take a walk in the woods and explore the fol…

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5 Fall Plants To Plant and 5 Projects To Make

Every garden has a rhythm that is dictated by seasonal shifts. As summer transitions into fall, and before the big "F" (frost), it's a good idea to fill in the "holes" in your garden design with some …

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Dreams of Fall

Fall is right around the corner. I can feel it. Smell it. Taste it. Fall is truly my favorite time of the year. Yes, I know it is still a month away, but I'm feeling the anticipation already. Mayb…

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Decorating How-to: Bringing Autumn Magic In

There's nothing more luscious than inviting nature indoors in the fall: The brilliant colors of autumn make our homes feel deliciously warm and cozy as the weather turns cooler. Changing leaves, swags…

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Feng Shui Organizing Tips for Fall

This fall feng shui primer will help you nurture yourself and bring more prosperity into your life while you get back to work or school. The organizing guidance is rooted in honoring the seasonal chan…

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Autumn Equinox, Feng Shui, and the West

On Planet Earth, West is the direction of the setting sun. It signifies evening, twilight, autumn and the coming of night. In the Northern hemisphere, Sept. 23 is the Autumn Equinox, when the energies…

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Roasted Carrot Soup

It's a rainy day here in Canada's beautiful rainforest. While the ancient cedars and diverse wildlife add to the majesty of the Clayoquot Sound region, the rain and dampness that sustains these preci…

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Fall Leaf-Collecting Project for Kids

It seems fairly universal--kids love collecting rocks. I wasn't a rock-collecting kid, maybe because I grew up in the city. But both of my kids, and almost all of my friends kids seem to have a natura…

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The Heart of Green

As I get older all I want to decorate with are rocks, leaves, pieces of wood, some beeswax candles. When I travel I find myself bringing home cones from trees unusual to my locale, or new stones that …

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