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The Concept of Home

We shape our dwelling, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.
—Winston Churchill

Having lived in apartments—both here in the U.S. and abroad—most of my adult life, I used to think of home as a house I’d one day have, decorated in a rustically chic and understated sort of way. 1,269 more words

This And That

[Cooking] Fresh Tomato Sauce

Tomato sauce is one of those ingredients that I always have on hand. I make my spaghetti/pizza sauce with it, which we eat at least once a week. 206 more words

Cooking

Radon Garden Party

This Saturday, 8/23/2014, is the Radon Garden Party where we show off the backyard garden. Music will still be in the basement of course, but you can also pick vegetables. 215 more words

Fettuccine Alfredo, on the Lighter Side

So I am organizing a Diet Bet this month for some friends and people I’ve done bets with in the past.  (It’s a legit thing, I highly recommend it as encouragement if you’re looking to lose some weight.  634 more words

Cooking

How to rid your fruits and veggies of those pesky pesticides!

If you’re reading this and your idea of a snack is the furthest thing from a healthy fruit or vegetable. (And you look like this when given a choice between a donut or a piece of fruit, the former being your go-to) 590 more words

Health

Evidence that Nutrition Assistance Programs Can Help Improve the Food Environment

What good are food stamps doing to nourish the hungry if participants spend it all on junk food?

This is a common critique of nutrition assistance programs, and for a good reason. 418 more words

Healthy

Homemade Vegetable Broth and Lake Tahoe

I have lots to share so let’s get down to business. I promised new recipes so I’m posting this SUPER easy Homemade Vegetable Broth “recipe”…and next I’ll be posting a fresh summer soup recipe so you can put your broth to work immediately! 419 more words

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