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Aw, Shucks: Harvest Your Own Oysters With an Expert Forager

Highway 101 along the Hood Canal in Washington makes for a winding drive, tracing the coastline with misty […]

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Why Your Real Life is Your Best Life on Instagram

I often wonder what a pioneer would think if I let them scroll through my Instagram feed. Sculpted […]

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The Wedding Scammer: What’s Up With Bridal Expos?

After attending a bridal expo, Jessica Bishop, founder of The Budget Savvy Bride, started getting calls from numbers […]

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Finding Food Compatibility with Your Live-in Love

Walking into our local grocery store for the first time after moving in together, John was carrying the […]

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Should You Pay Up For That Expensive Pet Surgery?

Getting the news your dog or cat is sick or injured is a nightmare for pet parents — one […]

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‘Not Defined By Trauma’: How 3 Women Cope With PTSD

Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of suicide and sexual assault. If you or someone you know may […]

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How to Organize Those Papers You Can’t Get Rid Of

It doesn’t matter how Marie Kondo you’re trying to be. The older you get, the more documents you’re […]

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Why Your Brain Craves Bad News

I was sitting at my cubicle, in a crowded office, when news of the Sandy Hook Elementary School […]

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How to Stop Wasting Food as a Single Person

The Onion only parodies things that are relatable enough to instantly get the joke. So as a single […]

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How More Sleep Can Turn You Into a Creative Genius

Sleep keeps the heart healthy, stress at bay, memory in tact and mental health afloat. But, on top […]

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Stick-and-Poke Tattoo Culture Isn’t What You Think

If the term “stick-and-poke” conjures images of regretful drunken evenings that end with college roommates scratching peace signs […]

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How Reading Benefits Your Mental Health and Your Career

Katerina Canyon tries to read a book a week. But it’s not something she does just for fun. At […]