Practical Winter Care Secrets to Preserve Your Car

Practical Winter Care Secrets to Preserve Your Car

Whether your winter includes snow, rain, frost, hail, or just plain cold weather, these practical winter care secrets will help keep your car safe through the elements of weather and road conditions. If you are washing your vehicle with rinseless products, water, or at a commercial car wash, these car care secrets are equally applicable. Whether …

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Kombucha Health Benefits and Kombucha Composition

kombucha health benefits

There is no shortage of articles discussing Kombucha health benefits, often without sources or references. I see these and wonder how much is made up on the spot, or misinterpreted. Fake news is a thing, and so is pseudoscience. I needed to conduct my own research and studies. Could I find peer-reviewed studies, with methodologies published? What have I …

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Environmentally Friendly and Non-Toxic Cleaning Products for Your Home

Economically Sustainable Cleaning Products

Ring in your New Years resolutions with this attainable action: Replace all the cleaning products in your home with environmentally friendly and non-toxic cleaning products! Easily doable and you can cross off an accomplishment, creating positive reinforcement for those harder to reach goals. Last Updated: December 14, 2016 As part of my quest to use …

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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 which 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, …

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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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Coffee Processing and Sourcing With Insight Coffee

coffee processing

Coffee processing is how coffee is prepared before arriving at the roaster. Surprisingly, there is a huge difference in flavor based on the process, discernible to even the casual coffee drinker. Insight Coffee hosts a three-part series about coffee, each part held once per month. The first part of their series is all about sourcing coffee …

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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 are often overshadowed by its neighbors to tourists. Stuck in between San Francisco and Wine Country, 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 …

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