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All the content from the February 2015 We Reap What We Sow issue

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Their Mission Statement: Our mission is to improve the lives of children by providing resources that prepare children for success in school, increase and improve parenting skills, increase the affordability and quality of childcare, and lead advocacy efforts to improve …

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— By Bonnie Schell — During the last ten years of my mother, Evelyn’s, life she was on the drug Coumadin, a blood thinner. Coumadin is actually rat poison. It causes internal bleeding in the rat until it dies. Every …

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One of the things I hear from readers, friends, and family is the desire for quick, easy and nutritious meals. So I have been on a mission to create and prepare some of those meals to share with you.

Reader’s Recipes: Rutabaga Upshot

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We love to hear from our readers and this month we begin a series of Reader’s Recipes. If you have something original that you think other readers would enjoy hearing about (and cooking!) please send to recipes@wncwoman.com. Have Fun!

 

Mindfully Yours: The Down Side of Going all “Be Here Now” and Other Friendly Dilemmas

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“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

 

Bee City USA

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— By Sophia Noll — “Making the world safer for pollinators one city at a time!” Phyllis Stiles told me that she takes Margaret Mead’s quote very seriously… Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change …

 

Poetry: Victory Garden

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— By Julia Nunnally Duncan — She was proud of her victory garden— a cultivated plot of ground like gardens one found during World War II— with its Giant Hybrid cabbages and Better Boy tomatoes

 

Meet Our Advertisers: Rev. Sandra Gelinas and the Akashic Records Integration Process

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— By Rev. Louisa Dyer — In the 1980s, Sandra Gelinas lived in Australia and was a successful naturopath. One day a biography of Edgar Cayce literally fell off a library shelf at her feet, so she read it. Upon …

 

Pet Care Corner: Jackson’s Emergency

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— By Jackson the Dachshund (as told to Dr. Beth Hampton Jones) — My name is Jackson. I am a four-year-old black and tan dachshund. I am also neutered, but I don’t really like to talk about that. I have …

 

Wine Tasting For Tasty Women

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— By Peggy Wolfe — Sommelier the easy way, using these tips for tasting pretentious grape juice like you know what you’re doing. Most people think there are only five or six steps to properly tasting wine, but pfft… what …

 

Empowering Women: Making A Difference

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— By Jeanne Crane — “Be the change you want to see in the World.” These words of wisdom are attributed to Gandhi, but research reveals that he did not say them; nonetheless, he reflected their empowering message.

 

Debra Roberts: Creating and Loving “Bee Haven”

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“You see, when one realizes that the bees receive very many influences from the starry worlds, one sees also how they can pass on to man what is fitted for him. All that is living, when it is rightly combined, …

 

Growing Hops: The Spice Of Beer

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— By Anita Riley — What are these hops that we’ve been hearing so much about? These cones are the fruit of a bine (not a vine) that grows an average of 18 feet tall and produce lupulin, which gives …