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  • Shirley Bovshow Door Desk on phone
    Life Wellness

    Office Desk Hack

    When I visited Shirley Bovshow this season, I loved going to her garden-themed office and teaching facility near Los Angeles, California where she teaches classes and goes about all her planning…

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    Life Wellness

    Blackout Curtains Can Save Energy

    Over the last decade, my husband and I have worked to reduce the amount of energy consumption by our household. For example, we’ve done some of this by replacing light bulbs…

  • Recycling Note
    Life

    Are You Recycling Properly?

    It’s time to help the earth by doing a quick reminder check on your local recycling regulations. When my suburban Chicago garbage man leaves me a note to help share more…

  • Arthritis Garden Hack for Lifting
    Garden Life

    Arthritis Solution for Moving Heavy Things

    Here is a hack for moving heavy things if you suffer from arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or any number of other conditions. Whether you are outside in the garden or inside…

  • LED Lightbulb Front and Back Package
    Life

    Can LED Lights Improve Mood?

    Without a doubt, the fastest way to deflate your day is to be stabbed harshly and uncontrollably with osteoarthritis pain. Maintaining a positive outlook and keeping your mood lifted becomes increasingly…

  • Organic Cotton Sheets After Washing
    Life

    Why Use Organic Cotton

    Every day of my life there’s a battle being waged over my extreme allergies. I have a lot of them – I’m basically allergic to the world. Sadly, I am particularly…

  • How to Design a Wavy Garden Bed with Path © copyright Shawna Co
    Food Garden Life

    Gardens As Art

    When I first started gardening at my current home, I did it as an enthusiastic substitution for painting. I love to paint, but when we bought this home I had a…

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    Life

    3 Reasons to Buy a Hybrid Car

    Wellness, to me, is not just about eating right and exercising. It’s about the lifestyle your family leads. Everything from recycling to composting to growing to shopping is involved in our…

  • Morton Arboretum Illuminations Blue Trees and Lake
    Life

    Holiday Lights at Morton Arboretum Illumination

    Morton Arboretum has a dazzling holiday lights event featuring water and trees being lighted with an astounding led light show. This year was better than ever. Beyond trees being lighted up,…

  • GreenWorks Leaf Blower Image
    Garden Life

    A Leaf Blower Product Review

    Leaf blowers are a challenge; they can be noisy, they toss dust into the air, and they have gasoline fuel exhaust issues which contribute to greenhouse gases. Yet for someone with…


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