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Small-Space Gardening

Posted 7 months ago by Jessica H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with balcony gardening, container gardening, gardening, gardening with kids, patio gardening, small space gardening and urban gardening

Small-Space Gardening is an activity everyone can enjoy with just a little creativity! With specialized small-space garden kits available commercially at local home stores for do-it-yourselfers, this can be done in even the smallest spaces with some ingenuity.

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Massaging Kale, Fair Trade Chocolate, and the French Kitchen: A Short Quest in Sugar Detox

Posted 9 months ago by Jennifer D

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with child labor, cookbooks, detoxification, fair trade, French Cooking, human trafficking, natural foods, nutrition, slavery - history, sugar, sugar - health aspects, sugar - history, sugar detox and sugar-free diet

Ever think about giving up sugar? Okay, I’m here for you. For your entertainment, I decided that the only way I could begin to tackle this subject, was to give up sugar myself.

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Aging Gracefully

Posted 9 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Movies and Music, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with aging, aging gracefully, documentaries, elderly, exercise, happiness, longevity, mental health, nonfiction, old age, older people - social conditions, relationships, relaxation, senior citizens, seniors, wellness and Yoga

“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty” – Coco Chanel

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The Paleo Diet: A Whole Foods Approach to Better Health

Posted 10 months ago by Amber B

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with cookbooks, cooking - natural foods, dairy-free, gluten-free, gluten-free diet - recipes, grain-free, high protein diet - recipes, low carb diet - recipes, nutrition, Paleo, paleo diet, Prehistoric peoples -- Nutrition, primal, quick and easy cooking, snack foods, snacks, wellness and whole foods

Learn more about the Paleo diet and explore a variety of cookbooks from Paleo basics, to cuisine for the discerning foodie.

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Resolve To Be Lazy

Posted 10 months ago by Rachel S

Posted in Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with comfort, comfort food, contentment, cookbooks, coziness, cozy, Danish, decorating, Denmark, entertaining, happiness, home decoration, human comfort, Hygge, laziness, New Year, New You, resolutions, self-actualization, self-awareness and well-being

Aim low in 2018 and achieve great results!

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12 Last Minute Fall Trips from Toledo, Ohio

Posted about 1 year ago by Angela B

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with bicycle trails, camping, eMedia, Fall Travel, festivals, guidebooks, Indiana History, Michigan History, National Parks, Ohio History, outdoor recreation, rails-trails, restaurants, road trips, sightseeing, stargazing, travel, Trips from Toledo, United States Travel, vacation and wilderness

If you're looking for a daytrip or a road trip out of Toledo this fall, then this list is for you.

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