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Make Mine Picante: Tips for Planting a Salsa Garden

Tastes Like Summer It’s the first thing that hits the table at your favorite Mexican restaurant. And usually the first thing that gets polished off at the backyard BBQ. Chips and salsa has quickly become America’s favorite snack.…
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5 Dark Chocolate Health Benefits

Valentine’s Day! Yay or groan, depending on your personal relationship with the holiday. Okay, by nature I’m a cynical person so fuzzy holidays tend to make my eyes roll REAL far in the back of my head. Last Valentine’s Day I ended up…
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5 Tools To Help You Get Organized in 2017

It’s a new year and a new you! While the optimism is high for making lifestyle changes in the new year, we’re here to share with you some tools that will help you get and stay organized in 2017. This list covers everything from home…
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Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Care

Less Self-Care Equals More Stress December seems to be the month when we pay the least attention to ourselves. We’re busy carting kids off to holiday programs, decorating, baking cookies, attending work and family parties, braving the…

Stressed? Tips on How to Relax

Have you ever watched a video of a gazelle fleeing from a lion? That gazelle is in high-stress mode. Its heart rate and blood pressure shoot up. Its blood sugar level rockets upwards. Its digestive, reproductive, hormone, and immune systems…
Bike to Work Day
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It’s as Easy as Riding a Bike (to Work)

When I first moved to Germany, I got off the train at the Hauptbahnhof, walked outside and saw bike rack upon bike rack overflowing with bicycles of all different ages and styles. My first thought was, “this must be a used bike shop.” Coming…