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Fake Vs. Real- The Christmas Tree Dilemma

The real versus artificial Christmas tree debate replays itself year after year. But the truth is, each option has its own place on the naughty-and-nice list. Just a few short decades ago, displaying a Christmas tree in your living room really only yielded one option: a real pine or fir tree. That all changed when...

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Green Up Your Gift Wrap

If you’re interested in keeping your holiday waste to a minimum, there are several ways to go green when it comes to choosing your gift wrap. Instead of buying new wrapping paper this year, check out the options below that can help you recycle, reduce and reuse. They can be more creative and fun for the recipient. Re-purpose...

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10 Ways To Reduce Holiday Waste

Help reduce your holiday waste. Did you know extra holiday waste amounts to 25 million tons of garbage, or about one million extra tons per week?  (According to Use Less Stuff (ULS). Here are some tips to reduce paper products and changing your gift-giving focus: Be selective when deciding how many holiday cards...

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Poached Apples with Vanilla Yogurt

Take advantage of apple season with this delicious recipe, and so easy too! This might just be your next favorite dessert. Try a thick and creamy vanilla bean-infused Greek yogurt to replace the usual dollop of whipped cream for a delicious and low-fat dessert. Ingredients •    1 1/2 cups fruity red wine (such...

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Water Softeners Vs. Water Filters- What You Should Know

What is the difference between a water softener and a water filter? This is a question...


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Fresh Smelling Home! Naturally!

An old realtor’s trick for making the house smell incredibly inviting which is...


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Green Tips For Your Summer Party

What’s the best way to avoid the “Summertime Blues”? Throw a party of course! Celebrate...


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Food and Dining

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Poached Apples with Vanilla Yogurt

Take advantage of apple season with this delicious recipe, and so easy too! This...


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Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash

Strands of baked spaghetti squash are tossed with feta cheese, onions, tomatoes,...


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Seasonal Eats! Butternut Squash Soup with Fontina Crostini

Fall means winter squash: butternut, delicata, acorn, pumpkin, buttercup (to name...


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