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8 Food Safety Myths

By Stephanie Soucheray

How cautious do we need to be in the kitchen? Our experts share tips for safe food handling, prep, and storage.

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5 Reasons to Opt for a CSA This Summer

By Laurel Kallenbach

Buying a share of a local farm’s harvest offers more than fresh, seasonal produce. It supports your community.

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5 Kid-Friendly Cooking Tools

By Experience Life Staff

Welcome kiddos into the kitchen with these tools, including scaled-down baking sheets and serrated safety knives.

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5 Products to Elevate Your Summer Yard Party

By Experience Life Staff

Five of our favorite products to improve the quality of your outdoor time.

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The Problem With Antimicrobial Cleaning Products

By Mo Perry

Surface transmission of COVID is rare. But, many of us are still using antimicrobial products to clean surfaces — and killing good bugs in the process.

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12 Tips to Create an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

By Camille Berry

Try these tips to cut back on food and plastic waste in your kitchen.

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Nurturing Growth

By Jamie Martin

When it comes to the planet and its health, the earlier we start educating ourselves and taking action, the better.

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How to Garden With Native Plants

By Michael Dregni

Combating the climate crisis can begin in our own front yard — using native plants, shrubs, and trees. Here’s how.

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How to Grow Sprouts

By Molly Tynjala

Celebrate the start of spring by cultivating some of these nutritionally dense plants in your kitchen.

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What’s Your Carbon Footprint?

By Michael Dregni

Try these three free online calculators to find out.

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Your Healthy Way of Life Calendar

By Stephanie Soucheray

Take the long view of the year ahead with this seasonal map of health-supporting reminders.

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7 Tips for Conserving Clothing

By Katie Dohman

Stop fast fashion in its tracks by preserving what’s already in your closet.

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4 Ways to Put the Brakes on Ultrafast Fashion

By Katie Dohman

Industry insiders offer tips on how to make your style more sustainable.

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How to Make Beeswax Candles

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl

Avoid unknown fragrances and toxic ingredients by crafting your own candles.

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Create a Cozy Home With These Worthy Goods

By Experience Life Staff

From sustainable wool blankets to a cribbage board made from reclaimed wood, here are some of our favorite products for long winter nights.

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Comfort and Joy at Home: 14 Holiday Décor Ideas

By Callie Fredrickson

Decking out your living space for the holidays can either be exciting or overwhelming — and oftentimes a challenge if you’re more limited in square footage. These sensory tips can help bring the season into homes of all sizes.

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Consider the Context

By Jamie Martin

There are always opportunities to become aware, to adapt — and to find our own right balance of less and more.

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Live, Work, Play: The Benefits of an All-Inclusive Community

By Callie Fredrickson

Where you live, the way you work, and how you play all contribute to overall well-being — and having them all integrated can support a well-rounded healthy way of life.

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11 Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

By Kim Syrios

Simple steps to clear the air inside your house.

Christine Platt

The Liberation of Less: Christine Platt

By Courtney Helgoe

For the author, advocate, and Afrominimalist, there’s more than one way to live a simpler life.

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The Benefits of a Book Club

By Molly Tynjala

A bibliophile’s guide to creating — and sustaining — a great reading group.

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