An extensive USA Today Network investigation has concluded that smaller water utilities around the nation aren’t made to enforce national regulations of drinking water quality. Utilities that service communities of 1,000 people or so are not required to treat their water to prevent lead contamination until after high levels of lead have been detected and […]
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We’re entering year six of one of the most severe droughts in modern history. The California drought continues as farms struggle and grass shrivels up and dies across the state. However, if you only follow the news the drought seems to have gone away. While the headlines instructed citizens to conserve water and take precautionary […]
Standard holiday decorations are staples in most homes. Where’s the Christmas spirit without a tree, a wreath, stockings by the fire, and tons of lights? However, it’s best to do your research before pulling that dusty box of decorations out of the attic. Many mainstays of holiday cheer are made with toxic chemicals.
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When preparing for the annual Thanksgiving feast, it’s tempting to rely on staple dishes in your repertoire to make a reliably tasty meal. But your family is bound to tire of the same casseroles and side dishes if you eat the same things year after year.
The holidays at the end of the year are a magical time of celebration, love, and hope. As the eggnog flows and the fireplace crackles, families enjoy the simple things like decorating trees and listening to classic holiday music. But with the over-commercialization of the holidays millions of families will also shell out tons of […]