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Potato Kale Soup & Santa's Coming to Old Town!

Potato Kale Soup

Bandon’s Old Town Marketplace hums with holiday cheer. Lights twinkle. Bobbles abound. Shoppers browse art and sample edible delights. The seafood is fresh.The local harvest of root veggies and winter greens inspire warming bowls of soup like this Potato Kale soup by Susan Vanderpool Christiansen of Chubby Girl Cheesecakes in Bandon, Oregon.

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Canning 101? Dehydrating with an Attitude? If you grow it, catch…

Canning 101? Dehydrating with an Attitude? If you grow it, catch it, or make it, the Master Food Preservers can help you save it. Join the Coos and Curry County Master Food Preservers for fun, fact-filled workshops designed to enhance everyday life….

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Canning 101? Dehydrating with an Attitude? If you grow it, catch…

Canning 101? Dehydrating with an Attitude? If you grow it, catch it, or make it, the Master Food Preservers can help you save it. Join the Coos and Curry County Master Food Preservers for fun, fact-filled workshops designed to enhance everyday life….

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If you grow it, catch…

Canning 101? Dehydrating with an Attitude? If you grow it, catch…

Canning 101? Dehydrating with an Attitude?

If you grow it, catch it, or make it, the Master Food Preservers can help you save it.

Join the Coos and Curry County Master Food Preservers for fun, fact-filled workshops designed to enhance everyday life. Learn something new, get updated, or just enjoy the camaraderie of food-loving volunteers and community members.   

Read more in the July issue of Thrive at the World Newspaper.

Photo 1 Master Food Preservers Kelly Baker, Miller Chappell and Barbara Stickler; photo 2 dried foods; photo 3 Mike Sterling, Kelly Baker, Miller Chappell

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Get your workout! Stomp that bubble wrap! Read about Better…

Get your workout! Stomp that bubble wrap! Read about Better Bones & Balance with fitness instructor Lisa Reed in the May issue of Thrive at the World Newspaper.

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Get your workout! Stomp that bubble wrap! Read about Better…

Get your workout! Stomp that bubble wrap! Read about Better Bones & Balance with fitness instructor Lisa Reed in the May issue of Thrive at the World Newspaper.

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Read about Better…

Get your workout! Stomp that bubble wrap! Read about Better…

Get your workout! Stomp that bubble wrap!

Read about Better Bones & Balance with fitness instructor Lisa Reed in the May issue of Thrive at the World Newspaper.

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Read about Better…

Escaping to Bandon

  We are off to the beach … Bandon By The Sea … where time slows down, salt is in the air, waves are crashing into majestic rocks, and the beach is made for long walks allowing for long conversations … Continue reading

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Writing, Learning, Living in the Blogosphere

Stephanie and Ivy

Editor’s Note: We hope artists will find value in Geneva’s interview with this mom and blogger who has successfully written her blogs for compensation. Plenty of food for thought here, and not just for mothers!

Geneva Miller for Southern Oregon Artists Resource

Adventures in Babywearing blogger Stephanie Precourt took her blog from an online parent journal to a wage earning site. Since her move to Bandon, Oregon, she’s rebooted her personal adventures in blogging—writing about the move, her children, her life. No product reviews required.

Adventures excerpt, Feb 15 I haven’t counted the stop lights yet but there are only a few, and two fast-food restaurants – Dairy Queen and Subway. We have plenty of coffee shops and cafes, which I also love. And a hardware store with a dog who follows you around . . . . This place doesn’t feel foreign to me . . .

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2013 Season for Nonviolence: A Season of Peace began Wednesday,…

2013 Season for Nonviolence: A Season of Peace began Wednesday, January 30 and continues through April 4. Arun and Sunanda Gandhi of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence helped create the movement that directs educational and media attention to th…

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