November 03, 2011 • in Organic Food

A Visit to My Kitchen: Eugenia Bone,
Food Writer and Journalist

Guest blogger Eugenia Bone discusses her love of mushrooms, home-canned tuna, and the importance of clean water.

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November 02, 2011 • in Exploring


15 1/2 inches of snow (yes, records were broken), STILL no power (although the generator does power the coffeemaker—priorities, people!)

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November 01, 2011 • in Health & Fitness

Where To Find Happiness

by guest blogger Dr. Elizabeth K. Nisbet. We all know that spending time in nature is relaxing and can help us heal and reduce stress. But my studies have found that we don’t consider nature as a source of happiness—and we should.

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October 31, 2011 • in Organic Food

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
—Happy Halloween!

Carving pumpkins is fun. At our house, I make pretty ones and my husband specializes in scary ones. (In the past, he has been known to use ketchup as an accessory.)

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October 28, 2011 • in Desserts

Grandma’s Crumb Cake Recipe

For some reason lately, I haven’t been able to get the idea and taste of this cake out of my head. More of a traditional “coffee cake” than a dessert cake, it’s the taste of my childhood.

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October 27, 2011 • in Books & Movies

How To Save Bookstores

by guest blogger Maya Rodale.
Bookstores across the country are in trouble. First, it was Big Book stores, now it’s e-books. Is there hope for the indie bookstore? I say, yes!

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October 26, 2011 • in Health & Fitness

11 Ways to Beat Depression Naturally
(Without Drugs!)

Depression is a tool for discovering the truth, if you are brave enough to face it rather than try to wish it away. So here are my 11 tips for beating depression naturally that are both life-learned and based on medical evidence.

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