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healthy kid snacks

Low-Sugar Alternatives for Your Kids’ Diet

Many families look to the new year as a time to reset their eating habits and focus on making healthier choices. However, adults aren’t the only ones who could use a menu refresh, as children may also need to focus on healthier food … read more

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young credit

How to Prepare Young Adults for Financial Independence

As you prepare your young adult for college and beyond, it’s important to talk about the road to financial independence, which includes building healthy credit. This is vital for big life moments like getting a car, apartment, house or job, and your child’s … read more

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winter workouts

How to Work Out in Cold Weather

As the weather gets colder outside, do you debate heading out for that run or recreation? Are cold-weather workouts good for your health or should you avoid them? Women’s Health magazine claims that exercising out in the cold has health benefits over warm-weather … read more

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shopping green

Resolve to Green Your Grocery Shopping in 2020

In our grab-and-go culture, plastic is pervasive at the grocery store. But as more supermarkets worldwide adopt smart strategies for reducing single-use plastic packaging, experts say that these same changes are possible here in the United States, so long as retailers, companies and … read more

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brussels sprouts
In the Market Now

Brussels Sprouts

Love them or hate them, the little miniature cabbages called Brussels sprouts are prevalent in Northwest gardens and in the marketplace throughout the winter. They are an easy-to-cook, versatile and healthy addition to many recipes, from side dishes to main courses. Winter is … read more

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Anzanga

BPA Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday with Marimba

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Anzanga makes its eighth annual appearance on Friday, Jan. 17, as part of BPA’s Cultural Outreach Program. Celebrating 32 years of performing throughout the Northwest and globally, the Seattle-based troupe returns to perform the lively … read more

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rental planning

DIY Property Inventory — Things to Consider Before Renting

Equipping your property in order to increase its value is a pretty good idea. But, renting out an apartment without a deposit is too risky, right? Well, investing in your property without a property inventory is the same as letting it without a … read more

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Gravel Tray

Increase Indoor Garden Success with Proper Watering

Too much of a good thing can mean death for indoor plants. Overwatering is a good example of this, and a common problem for indoor gardeners. For others, it’s the opposite extreme, allowing plants to go too dry. Knowing when to water your … read more

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Book: Clean and Simple

Simple Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Maintaining a diabetes-friendly diet can be challenging, especially during the various holidays throughout the year. Here are a couple of recipes perfect for your next brunch. These recipes are excerpted from the just-released “The Clean & Simple Diabetes Cookbook: Flavorful Fuss-Free Recipes for … read more

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