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Lion's mane mushroom: The memory mushroom

Today, I’d like to discuss a medicinal mushroom that may protect against Alzheimer’s disease, help relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety and even speed recovery from nervous system injuries. Lion’s mane mushroom, named for its shaggy appearance, contains two special compounds that can stimulate the growth of brain cells:...

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To ensure a free-flowing spring, right now is the time to schedule an inspection of your drainage system and clear it of roots and debris

Where I grew up in south Georgia and Alabama, most homes were built on concrete foundations. We didn’t have basements because there was little danger of freezing pipes. But here in Northeast Ohio, virtually every home has a basement, accompanied by a complex systems of pipes and drains designed to keep that basement safe and dry. Most...

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Gerri’s Closet is packed with the hottest fall fashions for way less

If you’ve been to a certain retail store that offers “maximum” brand-name merchandise for the “minimum,” you’ve likely left empty-handed—and disappointed. It’s like the corporate buyers don’t even know we’ve been given the green light to shop. If you visited a second time, or a third, like I have, and also left empty...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Thai Peanut Butter Chicken Wraps

Rarely do I make something and think, “this I will make for the rest of my life.” The more variety in my diet, the better. But, these wraps are so good! I’ve lost track of the number of weeks we’ve been in quarantine, but I can say we’ve eaten these wraps nearly weekly for the last few months. That’s how delicious they are. Thai...

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Blue Heron Brewery is the only place you need to be this fall

If your robust autumn brew goes down with a subtle nuance of mellow bourbon, you may be experiencing the latest concoction by Mike Piazza, brewmaster and co-owner of the Blue Heron Brewery, in Medina. And if you really know how to do fall gatherings correctly, you may be sipping it surrounded by close friends inside one of the Blue Heron’s...

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