Environmentally Friendly and Non-Toxic Cleaning Products for Your Home

Environmentally friendly and non-toxic cleaning products for your home

These environmentally friendly and non-toxic cleaning products for your home will not only keep your house clean, but will keep both the environment and your body free of toxins. As part of my quest to use more sustainable and healthier household products, I decided to create a list of all those preferred products for easy …

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Late Night Happy Hour in Sacramento

Sacramento late night happy hour

Late night happy hour in Sacramento is defined as any happy hour which happens after 6pm. Here is a list, organized by day of the week and photo of the menu. If you’re a venue providing a late night happy hour – please comment with updated information to add. Monday Bento Box Sunday – Thursday: …

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Kombucha Brewing Equipment – The Basics

Kombucha brewing equipment basics

As I delved into the world of Kombucha brewing, I found myself in need of a comprehensive Kombucha brewing equipment list. At first, I wanted to start small with only the essential equipment. After I’ve learned the basics, I want to work my way up to more advanced brewing techniques and produce high-quality brews. There …

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Northern California Waterfalls – Waterfall Hikes Adventure Trip Planning

Northern california waterfall hikes - adventure trip planning

Creating the entire¬†itinerary and¬†waterfall hikes adventure trip planning was quite the task – much more time-consuming than normal adventures. This trip was inspired by coming across an article that had gone viral on my Facebook feed. At first impression, the article was a great source of waterfalls to explore. However, it lacked critical information, such …

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Earth Day 2016 – Celebrating With Vibrant Festivities

Earth day 2016

Earth Day first started in 1977 as a world wide event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The first Earth Day brought out over 20 million people into the sunshine for peaceful demonstrations of environmental reform. Today, Earth Day 2016 is observed in 192 countries and is celebrated by more than one billion people. I attended …

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Understanding Coffee: Processing and Sourcing

Coffee processing

As an avid coffee drinker, I wanted to reach a better understanding on where my coffee came from. What are the things that happen to coffee before it even reaches the store where I buy the beans? What was the flavor impact of some of these words and terminology I’ve seen on coffee bags? A …

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Swiss Chard Behind the Scenes – Vibrant Taste Comparison

Swiss chard

Swiss chard, rainbow chard, bright lights, green chard, silverbeet, perpetual spinach, crab beet, seakale, mangold, spinach (in South Africa) – these are all pretty much the same thing with different names. I haven’t encountered too many recipes which call for raw chards. It can be tough and stringy, which isn’t pleasant for the unsuspecting chewer. When cooked …

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Marin Headlands Day Trip Adventure

Golden gate bridge san francisco

The Marin Headlands offer some spectacular views of the city of San Francisco, the bay, Pacific Ocean, not to mention the world renowned national park, Muir Woods. Its safe to assume most tourists to the San Francisco area only experience enough of the Marin Headlands to either walk across the Golden Gate Bridge or take …

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Aggregate Nutrient Density Index or ANDI

Aggregate nutrient density index andi

The Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (ANDI) is a scoring method developed to evaluate the nutritional value of various foods. The ANDI score is calculated by taking into account the amount of essential nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals per calorie in a given food. This scoring system is based on the principle that foods …

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OTC Allergy Relief: My Go-To Medicines

Bee collecting pollen, a major allergen

Allergy season never used to affect me. Sometime in my mid-twenties, I began to steadily be affected more and more by pollen, weeds, trees, grass, flowers, etc. With a strong love of the outdoors, I began my research for the best OTC allergy relief out there. Giant disclaimer: I am not a doctor and do …

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