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3 Savory and Wholesome Asparagus Recipes (and more)

My job is to make eating clean, wholesome food simple for you.  Research supports that eating well-grown food from healthy soil that is rich in organic matter produces more nutritious food.  Buying food from a farmer’s market helps you to avoid produce that has been hauled across the continental United States. Whenever possible, eat food…

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Busy Person’s Guide to Clean Food Eating

In our culture, we have an abundance of food.  Perhaps that is why a pervasive disconnect exists with our relationship to food. Rather than joyful eating, we complicate food which diminishes the pleasure of eating.  In America, we view healthful eating as restrictive and flavorless. In reality, healthy foods offer the gift of nourishment as…

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Frugal and Eco-Friendly Wedding Ideas

Once upon a time, a wedding was synonymous with expensive venues, caterers, decor, and entertainment. These days, a bit of creativity combined with frugal, eco-friendly wedding ideas offer as much elegance and fairytale flare as the splurge-level nuptials. It isn’t the dazzling display of extravagance that makes a wedding grand. The ideal wedding is one…

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Beginner’s Guide to Growing a Stunning Cut Flowers

You don’t have to be a trained horticulturalists to grow stunning cut flowers. A flower gardener is anyone with a genuine love of flowers and a willingness to get a little soil beneath your nails. Flowers are nature’s paint.  With so many varieties of cut flowers available, you can choose the color palette of your…

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Grow Paperwhites Like the Pros

  Up your gardening game this Christmas and grow paperwhites like the pros at the garden centers. How can I think about Christmas when the marigold and burnt rust leaves still cling to our sycamore tree?  Clusters of scarlet Aronia berries weigh heavily on the branches patiently awaiting their harvest for jams and juice.  Early…

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