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Weekly Menu 9/23

Monday Lentil curry Tuesday  Rolled tacos served with guacamole, pico de gallo and mixed salad Wednesday  Stroganoff with Pasta Thursday Creamy Mushroom soup served with walnut toast Friday  Pizza Saturday  Seitan in a Masala Wine Sauce Sunday Vegan Crab Cakes Sweet Ending: Apple and Almond Cake

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Climate Walkout San Diego 9/20/19

Because I care and my children deserve to live a healthy life on a healthy planet, I will be striking today at San Diego State Campus at 11:30am with San Diego350.org Come Join me!

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National Toilet Paper Day

By Larraine Roulston: When organizations first began claiming special calendar dates to promote their causes, who would have guessed that there would be a “National Toilet Paper Day”?!  On August 26th, I received two such messages. Its purpose was to raise awareness of the deforestation caused by companies failing to manufacture …

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Non-Alcoholic Cocktails

By Fredrica Syren: Who does not like a fun cocktail at a party? I’m not a huge drinker, but that does not mean I don’t like to sip something fun and refreshing. During my college years I worked as a bartender, and making virgin and alcoholic free drinks was something …

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Clean Air for Kids: Six Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

By Kacey Bradley: All parents want their homes to be a safe place for their kids. It’s the reason for buying child safety locks, baby gates — even baby monitors — while the kids are young. One thing parents may not think about, though, when it comes to making their …

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Weekly Menu 9/16

Monday Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce Tuesday Tacos with Bean and Potato Filling Wednesday Creamy Kale Soup served with home baked white bread rolls Thurday Curry Friday Pizza Saturday Bean patties with roasted potatoes Sunday Leftover dinner  Sweet treat: Nut Ricotta Stuffed Nectarines

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Tips To Help You Balance Parenthood and Caring Responsibilities

Contributing Writer: Moms tend to have incredibly busy lives. Even if they don’t have a job outside of the home, they are quite often the primary caregiver for their children, which is a job in itself. Throw in additional caregiving duties to this, such as caring for elderly relatives, and …

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Working Towards Zero Waste with Pets

By Larraine Roulston: People don’t often realize that having an animal creates its own share of waste. There are, however, many ways pet owners can minimize the amount of discard. Any plastic bag packaging for dog/cat food probably will not get recycled. To decrease the amount of ready mixed pet …

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The Dangers of E-Cigarettes

By Kim Robson: Use of smokeless electronic cigarettes, commonly called “e-cigarettes” or “vaping pens,” is on the rise among the general public, particularly among young people. Juul markets their product as a “satisfying alternative to cigarettes,” and now stresses in its advertising that it contains nicotine, an addictive chemical. The come-on …

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