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Beware! The 6 Most Mislabeled Foods

It is unthinkable that we allow companies to get away with blatant dishonesty on food labels. All ingredients should be listed, no matter what.  Be wary when you buy these 6 foods, and seek out their …

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A Gift for Women Worldwide from Heifer International

"I'm giving my mom the perfect gift for Mother's Day: HOPE." ~Eleanor Lambert, speaking of her mother, Diane Lane Join actress Diane Lane's daughter, Eleanor Lampert, in giving the gift that will ke…

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How To Stretch The Limits Of Your Faith

By: Monica Wilcox I dressed in pigtails, Lycra and bug spray. What else does one wear to face their fears? Then I crept into the wild, Wyoming woods in search of the monsters that lurked within. …

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Purslane: Is Gandhi’s Favorite Food In Your Yard?

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea, P. sativa) is a member of the Portulacaceae Family and also known as wild portulaca and verdolaga. It is thought that the genus name, Portulaca is from the Latin porto an…

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Lemon Balm: A Friend for the Bees

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) is a member of the Lamiaceae (Mint) Family. Melissa, the genus name is from the Latin melisso phyllum, meaning, "honey bee" as it is a favorite flower of bees. The…

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Delightful Daylilies

Daylily is the common name of the species of the genus Hemerocallis. Hemerocallis comes from the Greek words hemera, meaning "day" and kalos, translating to "beautiful." The flowers of most specie…

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Lambsquarter: Wild Spinach in Your Yard

Thirty some years ago, I lived on a farm in Reynolds, Missouri. Every Thursday I would go help an elderly neighbor woman -- Mrs. Glore -- old enough to have outlived three husbands. She taught me that…

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Wild Weed Nettle Juice

Nettle (Urtica dioica, U. urens) is a member of the Urticaceae (Nettle) Family. The name "Nettles" is said to be derived from the Anglo Saxon word "noedl," meaning "needle," which may refer to net…

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