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If you’re ready to radically transform your life, this book is for you

By all accounts, Dr. Stephanie Aldrich had it all. With a successful dental practice on the verge of celebrating two decades of superior patient service, a loving marriage and her greatest gift, a young son, growing up happy and content, there was little more she could ask for. But overweight and wondering if her contribution to the world was...

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Add salt for what ails you

When making plans for the newly opened Vivify Wellness at Avenues, owner Lisa Borchert relied on her 20 years of experience as a clinician and counselor to research treatments and services geared toward nurturing physical, mental and emotional balance. “The more I read about salt therapy, the more I realized I had to build a salt room,”...

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Weeds are coming!

Most people probably don’t realize that letting grass clippings lie on the lawn after cutting provides up to 25 percent of its fertilization needs. So, where are you going to get the other 75 percent? “One hundred pounds of lawn clippings can yield as much as four pounds of nitrogen, which plays a big role in nourishing your lawn,” says...

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Gerri's Closet keeps you first in fashion

I’m sitting with the always effusive Gerri Talevich, owner of Gerri’s Closet, arguably one of the most popular consignment shops in Northern Ohio, when she leans in close and in her best stage whisper tells me the woman at the counter is none other than fashion blogger and style consultant Meghan Dyer. Meghan, Gerri reveals, is a regular...

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House of Hunan ushers in the Chinese New Year with tantalizing fanfare

A cherished annual tradition, the House of Hunan welcomed the Chinese New Year—the Year of the Pig—last month with the traditional Lion Dance. Always a spectacle, the performers dressed in festive costumes and mimicked a lion’s movements as they entered the gilded doors and danced around the restaurant to the delight of...

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