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Coffee Makers for Camping Round Up: The Best of the Best

Camping creates a unique environment in which you can temporarily downsize. It’s a practice in minimalism, taking only what you need—a pillow, sleeping bag, some food and probably a flashlight. If you’re like...

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Homesteaders Turn Suburban

When my husband and I were married at the ripe old age of 23, we had big plans. We knew exactly what we wanted and we immediately started taking steps to achieve our goal. It wasn’t a 3 bedroom 2 bath cul-de-sac home, it wasn’t a minivan and soccer...

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Raising Adventurous Eaters

When I began to give my son his first foods, I prepared myself for a picky eater who preferred bland, familiar food. Until I realized that no food is familiar to him and that I had the power to shape his palette. For a snack, for after dinner...

Raising Environmentalists

Over the course of several years my daughter has told me she wants to become many things. A princess, a cook, a model, a gymnast — the list goes on. But about a year ago, something changed. After a week-long tour in the Amazonian rainforest in...