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How to lose weight and keep it off

It’s the middle of February when most people who made a New Year’s resolution have long ago abandoned it. It’s also a time when you cannot pick up an online device without being inundated with the latest fad diet, pill, injection, shake, packaged meal, or the latest villainous food we should not eat. If the weight you lost in the first...

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Roofing, siding and windows with no money down

Not every homeowner who needs a roof, siding or replacement windows can write a check for the service. In fact, most clients of Renew Home Exteriors choose one of the company’s no-money-down options to pay for their project. That’s because the terms are so good. “Many customers choose our zero-interest option because you pay no interest...

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Lake Metroparks’ Farmpark has a calendar chock-full of fun outdoor activities in the coming months

Interacting with newborn farm animals might be life’s greatest de-stressing experience. Last spring Mimi took a field trip to Lake Metroparks Farmpark to check out the baby lambs and stayed all day relishing these precious, precocious compilations of cuteness. Lambing season is in February and March, and according to Jenny Greskovich, head...

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Willoughby-Eastlake Schools offers students the opportunity to sharpen their skills in preparation for post-high school careers

Providing a viable career path and fostering employability skills for high school students in Willoughby-Eastlake Schools is the lofty goal of the Career Options program, which currently serves 23 students from Eastlake North and Willoughby South High Schools. According to program director Jessica Varcho, the hardworking students spend half of...

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Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity works to make safe, healthy and affordable housing accessible to everyone

What if everyone in Lake and Geauga Counties had a safe, healthy and affordable place to call home? Meet Michael Barb, executive director of Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity (LGHFH). Michael and his staff begin each day asking themselves this question and then get busy doing the work to make their vision a reality. Mimi sat down with Michael to...

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