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18 YA Books For Summer Reading Procrastinators

Between the stress of school work, the social scene, extracurricular activities and other obligations, I oftentimes feel like I don’t have much time to sit down and read anything other than a textbook during the school year. For me, one of the best parts of summer is realizing that I finally <i>do</i> have …

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Recipe: Green Goddess Smoothie

Many a child would prefer avoiding greens, but gardens have a gentle way of convincing children otherwise. Have them pick their own greens, and …

Planting Carrots in Containers Featuring: Sugar snax, early mocum, Bolero, Deep purple

Get into the habit of growing salads

Fresh seasonal salads are one of the delights of summer and they’re easy to grow yourself, even on a small windowsill<p>If there’s one thing that’s really worth sowing in your garden or on your windowsill, it’s successional rows or trays of easy-to-plant and easy-to-pick greenery, straight from the …

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Enjoy cut flowers from the garden all year round

Grow your own florist shop in the garden this year, with a mix of bulbs and easy annuals - simple and so rewarding<p>I love the idea of picking a big bunch of flowers from my garden and setting them in a vase on the kitchen table, but with a smallish garden it takes a really special occasion for me to …

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

“Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work,” Jennifer Egan once said. This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional life skill for us mere mortals and a secret of iconic writers’ success, as bespoken by their personal libraries. <b>The Top Ten: Writers</b> …

25 Books That Blow Minds

On a recent Reddit thread, readers commented on this very phenomenon.<p>Asked about the most mind-blowing books they'd ever read, users brought up dystopian novels like "1984" and "The Handmaid's Tale." But books that engender hope for the human spirit like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Kite …

8 Must-Read Young Adult/Middle Grade Authors, Part 2

Doesn't this title look familiar? A few months ago, I wrote the same article as you are (hopefully) about to read. After reviewing the list I made numerous times, I immediately regretted not adding other authors. Thus, Part 2.<p><b>1. Robyn Schneider</b><p><i>The Beginning of Everything</i> is definitely on my top 10 …