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Xeriscaping Lawn Design Tips

Xeriscaping Lawn Design Tips

Is it hot in here or is it just Texas? Last year was a real scorcher and many areas of the US experienced record droughts. Tight watering restrictions left homeowners to watch their lawns go brown and die off. It’s really time to start thinking about water conservation for home landscaping no matter where you […]

How to Pick a Gym

How to Pick a Gym

Have you resolved to get fit in 2012? Do you tend to work out more faithfully if you are around other people and have access to fancy equipment? You may be in the market for a gym membership. Obviously, pricing, location, cleanliness, and friendliness are all big factors in your decision. Here are a few […]

Glamping Lets You Take It All With You

Glamping Lets You Take It All With You

Lewis Carrol, the famous coiner of portmanteau words like chortle (snort+chortle) and slithy (lithe+slimy) would be proud of the latest word combo: Glamping. It’s a blend of “glamorous” and “camping”. This might seem like an oxymoron. But it is a real phenomenon for the wealthy traveler who is kind of enthusiastic about nature – but […]

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Post Christmas Pet Crisis

Post Christmas Pet Crisis

It’s a dog’s life for dogs and cats after the Christmas holiday. These animals make some of the world’s worst Christmas presents – but that’s not their fault. Many families buy a pet on impulse during this time of year, only to discover that it wasn’t a good decision. Yes, it’s tempting to give in […]

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Can You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Can You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions?

With January 1st just around the corner, we’re all set to make and break our New Year’s Resolutions. You could try to make this year different by taking steps to ensure that you keep your promises to yourself. Here are a few ideas for how to do just that: Only make 2 resolutions.  That way, […]

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Old Fashioned Chocolate Pudding Recipe for Christmas

Old Fashioned Chocolate Pudding Recipe for Christmas

Have you ever had a figgy pudding? It’s the kind of supposedly delectable comestible you hear about in old Christmas songs, but it isn’t all that appetizing in real life. In fact, 3 out of 6 reviews on the top homecooking.com recipe for this dish gave it just one star. The comments read like this […]

The Straight Dope on Tryptophan

The Straight Dope on Tryptophan

Will eating turkey at Thanksgiving really make you sleepy? We’ve been told for years that this traditional holiday feast fowl is full of a chemical called tryptophan that acts as a sedative. This urban legend does contain a small dose of truth. According to the writers at TLC “Tryptophan helps the body produce the B-vitamin […]

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Is Loss of Mobility Affecting Your Travel Life?

Is Loss of Mobility Affecting Your Travel Life?

Living with arthritis or other health issues that affect mobility may seem pretty doable most days when you are at home. After all, you’ve got a routine. There are things you don’t even try anymore because you know what it will cost you later if you overdo it. You’ve made modifications to help you get […]

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San Diego Recycling

San Diego Recycling

Recently, the San Diego recycling movement has taken big steps forward. Along with the traditional mix of paper, glass, and aluminum products which are typically found in big blue recycling bins across the county, local waste collection service provider EDCO has increased the types of acceptable recycling items. Now, residents can add all types of […]

San Diego Sports Leagues – A Great Way for You to Have Some Fun Again

San Diego Sports Leagues – A Great Way for You to Have Some Fun Again

Many of us used to play some type of sport when we were younger. Whether that sport was baseball, basketball, football, or volleyball it was probably some of the most fun we’ve ever had in our lives. This was a time when we learned how to win, how to lose, and how to make long-lasting […]

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