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Waste Management Hosts 100 Days of Recycling Social Media Campaign

100 Days of Recycling with Waste Management

By Waste Management of Northern Nevada So much has changed this year, but the rules for recycling correctly are still the same. Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects. However, most households and people still don’t recycle the correct way. Now, with distance learning …

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Quarantine Life: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, and The Beautiful

Lynnette and Kids Chickadee Ridge

I write this in week eight of the stay at home mandate. We’ve all had a different quarantine experience, and wanted to share our stories so that you know… You’re not alone… Yes, this is hard… And we’re in this together, even though we may physically be a part. Work and Homeschooling …

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All Families Can Afford This FREE Exhibit at Arte Italia

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When I wrote the book “100 Things to Do in Reno Before You Die,” I wrote about “Thing” #77, arte italia, almost entirely from the perspective of their culinary arts programs — a few times a year, the downtown destination invites revered visiting chefs to cook for lucky attendees in …

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How to Avoid Fast Food on Busy Sports Evenings

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My oldest three children have hit an age where their sports require evening participation.  While we are homeschoolers and actively seek out day-time classes, sometimes evenings are the only available option, or are the best-fitting option for our overall schedule.  AND, due to swim lessons being a huge priority for …

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Turasa: An awesome yoga game for kids and adults

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I enjoy yoga. It has so many benefits and I find it completely relaxing. My little girls like to practice yoga, too. They have little yoga mats and sometimes we can be found chanting “om” and setting intentions for the day before breakfast. Last week I was contacted to see …

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MORE Homeschooling Resources, Classes, and Groups in Reno

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In March I posted about some of the many classes, resources, and co ops for homeschoolers here in Reno, Nevada.  Homeschooling is on the rise, and our community is adjusting accordingly with many local businesses offering day-time classes specifically for homeschoolers.  There’s no reason to feel lonely or like you’re …

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