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December 2017

This is the last post of the 2017 where I round up my best beauty tools and accessory finds of the year. Ideally I’d love to find just one brush line that has all the tools I need but I have yet to find one. These are my favorites from …

Q: My partner often feels I don’t react to events in his life as a supportive partner. He believes that when he is excited about something or happy about an upcoming event, I should be just as happy as he is, and express myself that way to support him. I …

Boston has been a drinking town through nearly 400 years of Puritan brewers, ale-quaffing patriots, drunken sailors, and picky millennials in search of the latest craft beer infused with grapefruit. But in a city meticulous about its past, finding the oldest tavern can be a Byzantine quest. Prepare to burrow …

Half of American adults make New Year’s resolutions, according to a Marist poll. Some resolve to try harder at current endeavors. Others resolve to try new things. New Year’s resolutions generally ask us to consider whether we need to be firmer or to be more flexible. A good life requires …

Back in September, the Tower District got The Revue back – sort of. It wasn’t The Revue that had been a fixture on Olive Avenue for years, but a new, updated coffee shop (with the old name) run by the owners of the ice cream shop Ampersand and Lanna Coffee. …

The Instant Pot was one of the hottest kitchen appliances sold this holiday season. Sales of this trendy pressure cooker broke records, with some stores running out of pots. And while the Instant Pot has created an almost cult-like following among its fans, some who call themselves Potheads, others are …

Rounding up my top picks in skincare this year! I attribute the biggest improvements for my skin to lifestyle changes more than my skincare routine. I’ve made a conscious effort to take better care of my body with more exercise and better eating habits. This year I stopped drinking soy …

Are you sick of hearing about resolutions yet? Too bad, because I’m not! via GIPHY Now, if you’re as into seeing the New Year as an awesome opportunity to start living a healthier, happier life as I am, you’re in the right place. Because regardless of the resolution itself, there are …

Four central San Joaquin Valley agencies are highlighting pets for adoption: the CCSPCA 559-233-7722 ext. 119; Cat House on the Kings: 559-222-0228; Second Chance Animal Shelter in Selma: 559-896-7227 or http://www.2ndchanceanimalshelter.org; and Fresno Humane Animal Services: www.fresnohumane.org. Check back every week for more furry friends. Source link

On Dec. 8 The Sacramento Bee ran a story on the death of an 8-week old puppy from poisoning by ingesting a “death cap” mushroom (Amanita phalloides) growing in its owners’ lawn. Amanita phalloides can be found anywhere that oak trees, especially live oaks, grow. Last year’s wet winter has …