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We’re safe!

We're safe!
Did you know many of the ingredients in common household cleaning products have been linked to asthma, cancer, reproductive disorders, ...
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The Immortal Elixir

The Immortal Elixir
A nice break from all the rain and power outages we’ve had. I stopped by Downtown Local yesterday for a ...
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Web of life

Web of life
Weather forecast for today: A web of life we barely see if it was not wet with drops strung like ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 088

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 088
Dwarf Alberta Spruce (Picea glauca). In the wild, this conifer is the northernmost tree of North America, found from Alaska ...
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Plenty of stocking stuffer ideas!

Plenty of stocking stuffer ideas!
For the Pampered: Body Lotion, Face Cream, Soap, Lip Salves, Bath Salts and more made locally with fresh goat’s milk ...
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Blue House Farm CSA Box #30

Blue House Farm CSA Box #30
Sigh. The final box is here. I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing them as much as I've been devouring them. French ...
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Get crafty

Get crafty
Just in time! Instead of buying a wreath for your front door, why not make one and wow yourself and ...
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Blue House Farm CSA Box #29

Blue House Farm CSA Box #29
This week’s temptations freshly picked from the local farm to my belly: Gem Lettuce, Kohlrabi, Arrowhead Cabbage, Carrots, Chard, Sweet ...
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Get into the holiday spirit

Get into the holiday spirit
You’ll discover trees decorated in a dazzling ray of lights, carolers, and musical entertainment, roasted chestnuts on an open fire; ...
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It’s that time of year

It's that time of year
Yes, it is. We're busy unpacking boxes of lights, decorations and even building a gingerbread house. The Cottage is getting ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 087

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 087
Mealy Cup Sage ‘Victoria Blue’ (Salvia farinacea) or blue salvia. The classic deep purple-blue color and gray-green foliage create a ...
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Eat more pie? Well of course, silly.

Eat more pie? Well of course, silly.
No Thanksgiving would be complete without an extra slice of your favorite. Norm's Market and Duarte’s Tavern in Pescadero has ...
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