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5 Tips for an Enchanting Summer Garden

Being in nature is one of the most healing and inspirational gifts we can give ourselves. If you are fortunate enough to have a garden, you have an opportunity to create a magical and healing place th…

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4 Ideas for Your Summer Goals List

Instead of waiting for a new year, I like to set seasonal goals for my life. With each season comes renewal, so it’s the perfect opportunity. Care to join me? Here are some ideas for goals you can add…

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Healing with Food

By Lisa Nicholson, contributor to Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com We eat every day, usually as many as 3-5 times a day. From work to exercise, from reading a book to watering the garden, f…

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Growing a Home Garden for Your Pet

Some animal experts have asserted that pets intuitively eat plants according to their specific medicinal value -- that is, as long as they have several plants to choose from. The problem, however, is …

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Micro Gardens: Create Your Own Terrarium

We wholeheartedly endorse the concept behind terrariums: Tiny, Perfect Worlds that add life and art to the home.  Since many of those we covet are pricey, we've found guidance and the proper tools to …

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3 Fabulous DIY Fall Projects For The Home

The mornings here have become cool and crisp. Fall is in the air and that puts me in the nesting mood to create craft projects to warm up my home. Here are 3 of my current favorite DIY sites, and 3…

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9/11: What We Lost, What We Learned

My friend and colleague, Dominique Browning wanted me to share her memories of 9/11 with the Care2 readers on this 10th anniversary. At the time, Dominique was the editor-in-chief of House and Gar…

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Pops of Primary Color: Red Accents

From candy apple to brick, and every shade in between, a touch of red adds an unparalleled touch to interior design. Here are a few ways, large and small, to incorporate flashes of crimson into your h…

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3 DIY Projects That Keep Your Stuff Out Of The Recycling Bin

When I stumble across an ingeniously designed product that screams out DIY PROJECT, I am inspired to make it myself. I particularly like items that are useful, rather than solely decorative - simple t…

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Make Your Yard a Certified Wildlife Habitat

I did a post last spring on native and drought tolerant plants for California landscaping, and then came across this little tidbit: The National Wildlife Federation has a program, "that helps members …

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