5 Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms

Moms are natural nurturers, but often feel guilty about putting themselves first.   Yet mothers who practice self-care are happier, healthier, and better able to care for others. Try integrating these easy tips into your daily routine for just one week and see for yourself! Slow down. Be mindful. Do one...

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Spring Changes at White Dental Studio!

A few weeks ago I was at my 10 year reunion from dental school talking with a friend about White Dental Studio’s evolution over the last several years. We’ve been working towards improving health and wellness here with an obvious focus on teeth and gums since opening in early 2014,...

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RateaBiz Reviews

I am grateful for the incredible amount of trust that people grant me. To allow someone to enter your mouth, cut/carve/whittle/whatever you want to call it on your teeth, bone, and/or gum tissues is a scary/anxiety-producing/nerve-racking/unpleasant experience. And I appreciate, I am certain not fully, the trust/confidence/hope/faith that people exercise...

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Kids and Chiropractic

Ever wonder if you should take your child to a pediatric chiropractor? If you were planting a tree, would you rather it grew straight, strong, and healthy the first time, or would you prefer to try to correct issues after it grew “crooked” for 20 years? The scenario is similar...

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Peaceful Divorce?

Mention the word divorce and images of heated courtroom battles come to mind: lawyers butchering issues, cutting deals, and bargaining away the things that matter most. You may fear that divorce would bankrupt you, give you a nervous breakdown, or both. The truth? Divorce is often a painful transition that...

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Moms Deserve the Best

We naturally associate May with our moms, and for those of us fortunate enough to still have our mothers here with us, it is a time to celebrate life. For most of us, our mothers play a very important role in the people we become. They direct us and guide...

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Manzanita’s Reopening Celebration May 5th and 6th!

I am so happy to have had the pleasure of welcoming so many of my customers, both old and new, to our new blended shop, Manzanita, aka Flower Tyme!  Our new Manzanita signage is up on our front window and above the door, and our fresh flower department is continuing...

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About Us

In 1993 Pete Cislo came up with the idea of developing a paver that would hold an engraved bronze plate to be used as a fundraising tool for the school in which he was Vice Principal. After the installation of the product, other schools and community organizations became interested in...

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Holistic Dentistry vs Evidence Based Care: Is there a middle ground?

The terms holistic dentistry and biological dentistry are used interchangeably for dental philosophy that steps outside of the traditional evidence and research based approach to dental care and wellness. The American Dental Association defines it as: “encompassing scientifically unproven practices and products that do not to conform to generally accepted...

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Why We March

Marching is not about Trump. It’s not about pandas. It’s not about groping or tax returns or even deporting the mother of four U.S. citizens because she used a fake id to get a job cleaning motel rooms 20 years ago. It’s about survival. I’m not talking just about you...

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Climate Issues on the DC Front

Dominick DellaSala, Ph.D – Chief Scientist at the Geos Institute I recently met with Congressional aides in the U.S. House and Senate to do my part at blocking the Trump Administration’s draconian budgetary cuts to science, popular wildlife and recreation programs. My message was simple – we need science and...

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Las Vegas – The Adult Disneyland

We just got back from a week long real estate conference in Las Vegas. We hadn’t been there in a while and I was quickly reminded of what man has built in the Nevada desert. It’s a strange combination of fantasy hotels, 5-Star restaurants or buffets, carnival rides, gambling, world-class...

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What People are Saying!

About Soulwave Chiropractic Studio: “To anyone seeking relief from pain and ready to make huge breakthrough’s in their life – I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Erin Pollinger and Soulwave Chiropractic. Working with her has changed my life! After having chronic pain in my sacrum for over 10 years and trying so many...

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Spring Has Sprung

Spring is probably my favorite season.  Just as bulbs bloom this time of year is seems like hope does too. There is hope for new dreams to blossom and the tides to turn into ones favor. It is so enjoyable watching people venture outside and soak up the sun on...

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Fellow Foodies

Unusual ingredients are finding their way into many dishes and cooking magazines are featuring these in ways many people are just learning about.  The recipe this month uses Aleppo Pepper, Pomegranate Molasses and Preserved Lemons all of which are available at The Culinarium.  These items create a different flavor profile...

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The Doctor is in…

Not like I’m running out of ideas for monthly articles, but I thought a new twist to my space here might be kinda cool. I would like to field questions from readers, and answer the ones most pertinent to timely issues regarding our local trees. I will answer all the...

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Dark Chocolate Ginger Squares

Dark Chocolate Ginger Squares are the newest item at Branson’s Chocolates. We use Spiritopia Ginger Liqueur, “The World’s Finest Sipping Ginger”, crafted locally in Corvallis. Spiritopia uses only “ultra premium ingredients because taste rules”, uses no artificial ingredients, and we are proud to feature their Ginger Liqueur. Our Dark Chocolate...

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mTBI – A New Way to Heal

Perhaps you’ve heard of a common problem that seems to be plaguing our veteran population? The leading cause of lack of function among veterans is Mild Traumatic Brain Injury or mTBI.  In 1993, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) generated a standardized definition of MTBI. MTBI is a “traumatically...

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Do the Deer Munch on Your Garden?

Deer resistant plants are always the most popular topic of conversation here at Ashland Greenhouses. Gardening within an area of high deer populations can be frustrating; especially when you’ve worked so hard to make something beautiful it becomes what I call “expensive deer food.” I also have to mention that...

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Important Board Election News For Ashland Food Co-op Members

New E-Voting Elections Process This year our Board of Director election will be held online, in order to save printing and mailing expenses. We’re using Simply Voting, an experienced third-party company, to securely collect votes and tally the election results.   Co-op owners on our email list will receive an email...

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Fixing Cars is Hard

Fixing cars is hard. There’s no other way to say it. It’s a downright difficult job. And the most challenging aspect of it may surprise you. It isn’t spending hours diagnosing an engine problem only to discover a transmission is to blame, or the frustration of finding more repairs are...

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To the Fullest- WS#176

I believe we are all born with inherent talents and gifts, paired with the desire to share these talents with others.  We shouldn’t deny our inner itches, but let them expand your life, “to the fullest”! I often longed to receive an invite to add my craft (dot-painted bowls) to...

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FRAUD BY CONCEALMENT

Bowser’s owner came over to pick up a key to the condo in Yachats. As a result of an accord and satisfaction reached by Bowser and the cats, Bowser was now a part owner of the condo, and Bowser was excited to be spending his first weekend in Yachats. During...

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Bhakti Connect Presents: Organic Thought

Bhakti Connect Presents: Organic Thought With Sripad Bhakti Kamal Tyagi Maharaj Studio Z, Ashland, OR Friday, May 5th from 7pm People want to eat organic, buy organic, and grow organic. But do we understand how to think organic? Let’s go beyond a list of what is not allowed on a...

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Ashland Greenhouses Celebrates 10 Years of Inspiration!

Now celebrating its 10th year of inspired farming, Ashland Greenhouses plays an important role in keeping Ashland beautiful. With over 31 greenhouses growing more than a million annuals and vegetables, 70,000 perennials, 7,000 hanging baskets and 10,000 poinsettias, local owners Kelly & Ben Brainard make sure to meet all the...

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The Leela School Waking Up From the Trance of Suffering

Located in Ashland, Oregon, The Leela School is an educational non-profit (501c3) dedicated to world peace and freedom through universal self-realization. The school is the training arm of the Leela Foundation started by Ashland resident Eli Jaxon-Bear in 1996. The foundation offers retreats and trainings locally as well as in...

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Rogue World Music Building Community & Cultural Awareness

Rogue World Music, an Ashland non-profit arts and culture organization, builds community and cultural awareness through performance, education, and participation. RWM’s past Board President Dee Fretwell interviewed new Executive Director Val Rogers about the organization’s evolution and future direction. Val, the board of Rogue World Music is thrilled to have...

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Train Your Brain Faster with Microcurrent

Neurofeedback is catching on in the Rogue Valley!  What is all the excitement about?   Dr. Daniel Sternberg, a licensed psychologist, and his wife and business partner, Suzanne Mark, opened Ashland Neurofeedback and Therapy in March of 2016 to address many issues more quickly and efficiently with Micro Current Neurofeedback and other customized...

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Southern Oregon True Health

Now celebrating 5 years of service here in Ashland, Dr. Casey Frieder is excited to invite you to his clinic’s Spring Open House Celebration on Sat, April 15th. Everyone is welcome to stop by and hear Dr. Casey perform with his marimba band Rutendo, while enjoying good food, company and...

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Accord and Satisfaction

On the advice of PeeWee, the little indoor cat next door, the cats consulted the Jack Rabbit’s attorney in Portland, who recommended that the cats attempt to settle with Bowser, who had obtained a default judgment against the cats.  The only problem with this advice is that the cats don’t...

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Regular Maintenance and Oil Changes

People often ask me if there an advantage to having our shop perform their oil changes. The answer is “Absolutely!” Having your oil changed by your regular mechanic is one of the best things you can do for your car, and your peace of mind! Quick lube establishments are wonderful...

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Electric Bikes For Greater Health

It’s obvious that bicycling is great for your health as well as the health of the planet, but what about these new electric bikes that you’re seeing more and more of around town? Do they offer any health benefits to the rider? Absolutely! The notion that e-bikes are ‘cheating’ or...

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Celebrate Earth Month with the Co-op

Zero-Waste Hero FREE CLASS Wednesday, April 5, 6:30-8:30pm Co-op Classroom, 300 N. Pioneer St. Save money, reduce packaging, and help conserve the Earth’s limited natural resources in your kitchen and beyond. Improve your conservation practices with tips and tricks for a zero-waste kitchen while enjoying recipes designed to reduce your...

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Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC)

View all of our SPRING programs at AshlandParksandRec.org. Our easy-to-use digital guide has direct registration links for ALL classes that require registration. If you would like to receive a hardcopy of the next guide, complete our online request form at ashland.or.us/MailMyGuide or call us at 541.488.5340. We would also be...

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