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Watch the 2020 Oscar Winners at Home

The 92nd Academy Awards took place on February 9, 2020, only three months ago, but it feels like it’s been a lifetime since that night. Every film that was honored with statues at the ceremony is now available for viewing at home, whether on a streaming service, to rent or to own. If you missed

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Where to Buy Face Masks Locally in Toledo Area

Toledoans are resilient. We aren’t strangers to struggle, and we face challenges head-on. With face masks in low supply, local artists, moms, designers and seamstresses stepped up and began sewing, donating, and selling face masks for those in need.  Buying local is more important now than ever, so if you’re looking for face masks as

Walking in Clover

A Clover Lawn Can Save Time, the Environment What if you could have a beautiful lawn that you mow only once or twice a year, that reduces your yard maintenance costs significantly and helps the environment? Clover, mixed into your traditional lawn or grown by itself, can do that. “My background is in science, so

Widowhood: What to Do Both Before and After

A friend of mine became a widow last night. It was a peaceful end to a long and difficult journey. Cindy’s husband was diagnosed with a rare Parkinson’s-like disease in his early 50s, and the couple lived through more than a decade of his slow debilitation. Yet even with the sure knowledge of his prognosis,

Breathtaking, Bold Annuals

Brighten your day with versatile, easy-to-grow flowers By Lori Rose Annuals are plants that grow, flower, set seed and die all in one growing season. Here are some annuals that are versatile, easy-to-grow, and above all, breathtaking. When I hear the word annual, impatiens always spring to mind. My mother grows monstrous impatiens. Walking from

Housekeeping & Tips for Spring Cleaning

Housekeeping Is An Art By Patricia M. Johnson Housekeeping is truly an art; but is not always fun. It takes physical effort for all of that work. These tips can help to ease the chores. Always wipe baseboards with a dry cloth, not a wet one when dusting or vacuuming your floor. Dust sticks to

Keep Walking to Better Health: Local Indoor Walking Venues

Snow, ice, rain and other safety issues are not a barrier to walking year-round. There are several FREE indoor walking venues in our community. Visit these locations to take advantage of the benefits of walking.