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Skeptical of Walmart’s New Organic Line?

If you've not yet heard, Walmart has announced plans to release an affordable line of organic goods in partnership with Wild Oats. It sounds like every organic-lover's dream -- affordable organic food…

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Why You Should Shop Local This Holiday Season (Infographic)

As holiday shopping plans are taking shape, we put together an infographic to help you consider whether shopping local should be a top priority in your shopping list. Check out the conflicting …

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5 Local & Independent Gift Ideas

As I have written here several times, buying local is good for so many reasons including boosting the local economy, providing local jobs, and knowing who and where your goods come from. A benefit to …

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Hobby Lobby and Craft Store…Politics?

Who knew that buying a spool of ric rac could be a political statement? Just like any other large corporation, though, some large craft store chains wield their money as political speech or use their …

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3 Sane Alternatives To Black Friday

For weeks retailers have been running commercials and shipping catalogs in hopes that you'll join the frenzy of Black Friday shopping. This "holiday" turns nurturing moms into snarling shoppers, fathe…

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Mary What I wonder... If sciece/medicine illiterate people do not consult a physician, but make d…

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Lilacs are special...We don't have magnolias, or bougainvilleas, or other gorgeously flowering trees…