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What You May Want to Know About Your Tuna Sandwich and Human Rights

Do you always look for the “dolphin-safe” and “sustainably caught” labels on your tuna? If so, you’re probably already thinking about how your meals impact marine life and the environment. A new report shows that protecting human rights within the tuna industry is … read more

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Pop Up Some Winter Fun — Popcorn Recipes

The winter months provide many occasions to celebrate, and no celebration is complete without tasty treats. A perfect partner for a broad variety of flavors, popcorn is a versatile pantry staple that can be served plain or as a better-for-you addition to seasonal … read more

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Stockings and Tree Skirts and Candles, Goodbye!

Although Christmas comes just one day a year, the preparation for it, for some, begins in earnest in the fall. With the vast amounts of activities, food prep and decorating to be done, sometimes as early as September! When it takes what feels … read more

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Four Delightful Dishes to Dazzle Holiday Guests

Entertaining guests during the holidays isn’t just about a main course that calls all to the table. What often makes a festive gathering more fruitful is a spread of delicious appetizers, delightful drinks and divine desserts that keep loved ones coming back to … read more

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A Kringle for Christmas

The official pastry of Wisconsin, the Danish kringle, is found in nearly every bakery in the Midwest. It’s baked, packaged and sold across the country during the holidays, from Thanksgiving through New Year. Even Trader Joe’s has started carrying its brand nearly year … read more

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Do You Have Undiagnosed Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic condition that leads to serious life-threatening complications; however, many people go undiagnosed and are undertreated — a situation being further exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. For this reason, understanding risk factors, symptoms and the importance of early diagnosis and … read more

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Four Misconceptions About Auto, Renters and Homeowners Insurance

When it comes to insurance, there are several myths that continue to persist, like the one that red cars are more expensive to insure. Car color has no impact on insurance premiums. Instead, factors like your driving history, annual mileage driven and the … read more

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Wrapping Up the Summer

Now that summer is fizzling out, plants are slowing their blooming and the leaves are turning colors and falling to the ground. It’s time to plan for the holidays and to put the garden to sleep for a while. Here’s a short list … read more

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A Speedy Sandpiper and a High-Mileage Flyer

Shorebirds are a family of birds that live up to their name. They inhabit the shore. Some live on rocky shores, while others prefer sandy beaches. A late-fall trip to virtually any Western Washington beach provides an excellent opportunity for finding a variety … read more

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