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Honey Bees: Why They are Such a Critical Part of Nature

Bees are a very important part of the natural world and one we would be very sorry without should the day ever come. Not only would we miss the delicious honey that is good on, and in, so many different types of food, but we…

Blown Water Heater: What a Headache

A blown water heater in the basement of your home can be a real problem, especially when you aren’t home to tend…

Shiny Red Pieces of Sunshine Bring Joy to Everyone

Strawberries are delicious ripe pieces of sunshine that encompass the best of both sweet and sour. Great on their own, the fruit can also be…

388 CORDOVA Open House This Weekend, Models Now Open

388 -Pasadena’s only new luxury residential high-rise, is showcasing five new furnished models at a public open house this Saturday 3/16. The…

Stark Spirits Can Pack a Punch

The next time you’re fixing for a cocktail, ask the tender if the bar carries Stark Spirits, the first Certified Craft Distillery in Pasadena and…

Helping the Environment by Recycling Those Old Appliances

So, it is finally time to replace the old appliance. It has served you well for years now, but every appliance will…

Using Yoga as Therapy

The difficulties of recovering from injuries or illnesses can sometimes seem insurmountable, but yoga offers solutions for the mind, body and soul that when used…

Spare Time = Great Benefit to Others

Do you have spare time that you would like to do something with that would not only be fun for you but…

This Is a Rare Month with Two Birthstones

Completely appropriate for the announcement of Spring is the birthstone Aquamarine. Most often very light in color, it partners softly with other pastel hues in…

How to Pick Only the Best Fruits and Vegetables

You always see people in the grocery stores and farmers markets squeezing the fruits and vegetables to test them for goodness, but is this really the best way to pick the best of the bunch? Here’s a few useful tips. When visiting a farmers market, you expect everything to be nice and fresh. Well, much fresher than you’d find in your local grocery store. However, it can be difficult to determine the exact ripeness of the fruit and veg that you’re picking out. That’s where a handy tool comes in, says Gretchen Sterling from Pasadena Certified Farmers Market. A portable…

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