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How to stay positive in a dystopian wasteland

How to stay positive in a dystopian wasteland

Maybe I’m alone here, but I’ve been feeling an overwhelming sense of cosmic dread. It’s kind of a mix between apocalyptic doom and what I imagine it would feel like to be consumed by flames while tied to a cactus. Perhaps it’s the fact that a racist narcissistic turnip is running for President and...

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Momservations
WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR SOMEONE TODAY?

Jul 27, 2016

Anybody else a little worried about humanity right now? Here's how to feel optomistic again.

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
5 Reasons Red Clover Is The Herb For You

Jul 25, 2016
5 Reasons Red Clover Is The Herb For You

Hybrid Rasta Mama

Common herbs like Red Clover are often overlooked as useless and pesky weeds. How many times have you weeded this pretty little plant from your garden spaces? In organic agriculture and permaculture, Red Clover is now being viewed as an excellent cover crop to add minerals and nitrogen to the...

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One of Life’s Sweet Spots: Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Jul 21, 2016

When life gives you lemons, this is a great way to make lemonade.

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Tonight, the blankets stay on the floor

Tonight, the blankets stay on the floor

I slept in my mom’s bed until I was in junior high. Not every night. Just sometimes. I guess I needed the closeness. Some kids do. Even when I came home to visit from college, I crawled into her bed once or twice, and fell asleep, because she was there. But there was a...

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
Quinoa Chocolate Cake Recipe (Gluten Free)

Jul 20, 2016
Quinoa Chocolate Cake Recipe (Gluten Free)

Hybrid Rasta Mama

Who doesn’t love a rich, chocolatey treat every now and then? I know I do! Long ago and far away I discovered that quinoa can be used as a replacement for flour in many cake recipes. Sure, it changes the texture a bit but not in a negative way. In...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: July 23rd – 24th

Weekend Top 10: July 23rd – 24th

Enjoy live entertainment, treats, rides and more at the CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR. Daily – Sunday Use your imagination to create your own playground at Fairytale Town’s POP UP ADVENTURE PLAY DAY. Saturday FREE Meet firefighters, tour Station 13 and climb on a fire truck during a FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE. Saturday FREE Build your...

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I have an idea: Let’s stop telling women how to give birth

I have an idea: Let’s stop telling women how to give birth

I recently read an article cleverly titled “You should get an epidural” (I know, I know I should have stopped there) that told a story about some “natural birther” who was rude to the writer in a grocery store. Apparently she asked the writer – WHILST STANDING IN A CHECKOUT LINE – how she...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: July 16th – 17th

Jul 15, 2016
Weekend Top 10: July 16th – 17th

Watch Inside Out under the stars at Natomas at Nite MOVIE IN THE PARK. Friday FREE Learn safety rules while biking around a miniature town on FAMILY BIKE NIGHT at Safetyville USA. Friday FREE See the Fairytale Troupers perform Disney‘s THE LITTLE MERMAID at Fairytale Town. Saturday – Sunday Watch the classic, A WRINKLE IN TIME, on...

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CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR WELCOMES PAW PATROL ROLL PATROL ROAD TOUR

Jul 12, 2016

The most popular kid's show is coming to the California State Fair July 19! Chance to win VIP prize package to the PAW Patrol Road Tour for your kiddos or grandkids!

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