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Discover the many varieties of winter squash available and learn the best way to cook them in this guide to demystifying winter squash.

What the Heck is That?! Your Guide to Delicious Winter Squash

Don’t be intimidated by those weird and wonderful winter squash! Fanciful shapes, stripes, bumps, and warts, these gorgeous vegetables are as tasty as they are pretty.  If your only winter squash experience is pumpkin pie, it’s time to try something new. There are many varieties of winter squash available that are versatile, healthy, and delicious. The next time you are out …

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Discover the many varieties of winter squash available and learn the best way to cook them in this guide to demystifying winter squash.

Quirky Outdoor Fall Decorating with Pumpkins and Squash

Whether it’s from family trips to the pumpkin patch, carving pumpkins into Jack-o-Lanterns, or warming up with a pumpkin spice latte, pumpkins have nestled their way into being a romantic part of fall nostalgia. The excitement for pumpkin season perhaps helps to soothe the loss of summer warmth. I love to spend many fall days outdoors, and if there is a …

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Chai Spice Lip Balm

How This Chai Spice Lip Balm Recipe Gives You Fuller Lips

The complex, earthy scent of Chai spice is sort of magical, isn’t it? The boldness of ginger and cloves co-mingle with the warmth of vanilla and cinnamon to produce a fragrance that is invigorating and comforting all at once. I love Chai spice no matter what form it comes in – whether it’s tea, lattes, or baked goods – so of course …

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How To Harvest Rose Hips

Rose Hips: the Hippest Fruit (with Amazing Health Benefits!)

If you grow roses in your garden, you may get the added benefit of rose hips, a cool-cat fruit that packs a healthy punch! Rose hips are the rose plant’s seed pod/fruit, although most home gardeners don’t get many as we prune back our roses to encourage strong blooming. The rugosa roses are typically harvested for the tastiest hips, but …

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Low Carb Lasagna Made With Zucchini Noodles

Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Zucchini Noodle Lasagna

The beauty of this lasagna is not just that it uses up all those extra zucchini that you are harvesting from the garden. It’s not the nutty flavor the zucchini imparts, or the gorgeous colour. No, it’s that this lasagna is grain-free and low carb, and you don’t miss the noodles one bit! Zucchini noodles, aka zoodles, are my new …

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The Easy Way To Clean Up Leaves

Fall Garden Care: The Easy Way to Clean Up Leaves

Leaves fallen from trees provide winter mulch protection for plants, but they can also make the garden look messy and unkempt. Cleaning up the garden in the fall for me means removing fallen leaves, and then adding them back as a layer of mulch. There must be an easy way to clean up leaves! My garden is a small urban …

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