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Freeze your fruit

I’ve been a vegan for a few years now, but it wasn’t until just a few weeks ago that I really started playing around with making nice cream. You’ve heard of nice cream, right? It’s a magical, healthy and indulgent dessert that’s made of fruit. The base is banana, then …

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Volunteer...

Despite the fact that we’re in the midst of the Covid-19 lockdown, many places could use your volunteer help now…

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Nashville...

My friend Laurie had a film accepted into the Defy Film Festival in Nashville, TN and asked me and Stella…

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    Saturday at the Park District

    The Honorable Al Gore was in Chicago last night to discuss his new book, The Future. Sadly, it was impossible for me to make it to that and I was feeling a little bummed but we had such a fantastically busy day today that I’m well over it. We went …

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    I’m Freegan Out!

    I’ve recently acquired 2 pieces of furniture that I’ve been in need of for a while and you’ll never believe where I got them…the alley! Yes, one morning as I stepped out into the alley on my way to work, I about fainted when I saw this beautiful little desk …

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    What’s In the Water?

    It seems that everyone is getting hit pretty hard with the flu or cold this year. I spent a few days in bed and it lingered with me for a good 10 days after with sniffles and cough. In the past I’ve stocked up on some pretty awful stuff to …

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    Chicago Company Pushes Biodegradable Plastic Bags

    I’m no fan of plastic, when there’s a giant island of it floating in the pacific ocean. Who would be? We have yet to come up with an effective way of getting rid of the stuff and as a result it ends up clogging waterways, floating through the air like …

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    Chicago Trees Need Your Help in Summer Drought!

    It’s been a scorcher of a summer and the trees in the Chicago Parks could really use some help. Friends of the Park is hoping that you can help save some on the 10,000 young trees that have been planted over the last 3 years. These trees need to be …