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  • Fall Home Tips to Help Protect the Environment

    Fall Home Tips to Help Protect the Environment

    By, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency If you’re like many  homeowners, you’re starting to think about preparing your home and yard for winter. As leaves and […]

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  • Caring With Compost

    Caring With Compost

    By, Dr. Mercola Do you compost? If the answer is no, then maybe you believe it’s too complicated or time consuming, or too smelly—or perhaps […]

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  • The Benefits of Buying Local

    The Benefits of Buying Local

    By, Elyssa-Beth Bender One stride to living a healthy and happy lifestyle is being mindful of what you put in your body. Fueling your body […]

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  • A Gut Feeling: How the bacteria within directly affects your health

    A Gut Feeling: How the bacteria within directly affects your health

    Recently, the human microbiome has become a popular topic in science magazines and other published literature. The microbiome is the reason we are alive and we are just starting to understand how important the bacteria we carry in and on our body is. There are 100 trillion microorganisms living on and in our digestive tract, skin, mouth, nose, ears and reproductive system. 99% of the DNA in your body is from microbes! The state of our health is directly related to the condition of our microbiome. If our gut is healthy, then so are we.

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  • A Magical Morning Run

    A Magical Morning Run

    I awake with a palpable energy stirring within. I am cozy and warm under my down comforter but it is time to get up and […]

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  • Sunshine on my Shoulder

    Sunshine on my Shoulder

    There is nothing I enjoy more than spending some time in the sun. We evolved in sunshine, so why do we have so many problems with sun now? Our tolerance to the sun has changed over the last five or six decades and the lack of tolerance to sunshine translates into higher rates of skin cancer. Our friend the sun has turned into a foe, or so it seems.

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  • Magical Mornings in Maine

    Magical Mornings in Maine

    The call of the Common Loon outside my bedroom window invites me to come out of my dream state and into the presence of the […]

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  • 5 Things Pinterest Taught Me About Sustainability

    5 Things Pinterest Taught Me About Sustainability

    Information about living a “green” and sustainable lifestyle is all around us.  One of the quickest and simplest ways to learn that information is through different […]

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  • Bridging The Gap

    Bridging The Gap

    Sustainability and “big business” are not two terms that one normally finds linked together.  However, this is a rapidly changing stigma.  2015 has marked a […]

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  • The Fuss Over GMOs

    The Fuss Over GMOs

    We have all heard the says “you are what you eat”, but what does that really mean today?  Modern agriculture and farming are constantly changing […]

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