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When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

Lemonade is great, but there’s so much more you can do with a bumper crop of citrus, including just putting ...
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Power Moms Fight Food Waste

Power Moms Fight Food Waste

Stop Food Waste Two Power Moms Take the Challenge Xouhoa Bowen and Christina Means have a few things in common: ...
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Spark Joy in Your Fridge

Spark Joy in Your Fridge

Organizing guru Marie Kondo is bringing mindfulness to cluttered closets around the world, but we have yet to see her ...
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Portion Planning Made Easy 

Portion Planning Made Easy 

When family and friends roll in for the big Thanksgiving dinner, it’s sometimes hard to gauge how much food you’ll ...
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DIY Herbal Gifts

DIY Herbal Gifts

Homespun Herbal Gifts for the Holiday Season Story, Recipes, and Photos By Anna Marie Beauchemin Clinical Herbalist, East Bay Herbals ...
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Ready Set Reuse!

Ready Set Reuse!

GO Box brings reusable take-out containers to Oakland By Rachel Trachten Photos by Cheryl Angelina Koehler Paul Liotsakis says he’s ...
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Cooking with Gratitude

Cooking with Gratitude

Cherishing What We Have and Wasting Less Around the world, feasts of gratitude for a good harvest are among the ...
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Less  Plastic, More Beeswax

Less Plastic, More Beeswax

Story by Rachel Trachten Lily Rockholt demonstrates melting the beeswax by ironing. The cloth is ready to use after ironing ...
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Feed Your Soil With Compost

Feed Your Soil With Compost

While fall may be the best season to savor local fruits and vegetables, it’s also a great time to plant ...
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Is Dinner Hiding in Your Fridge?

Is Dinner Hiding in Your Fridge?

Think You Have Nothing Good to Eat? You Might Be Surprised! We've all stared into a fridge full of assorted ...
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