The Weekly Slice

Five Easy Steps to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution

Fitness tracking and social networking platform, Strava, analyzed user data to determine that the third Sunday in January is the day most users give up on their New Year’s resolution. It just so happens the third Sunday, dubbed Quitter’s Day, was this past Sunday, January 17. If you’re still working on your resolution, you’ve made…

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Renew Motivation for Your Healthy Resolutions

New year, new snacks. There’s no time like the present to eat healthier, try new things, and create new habits! The second full week of January is the time at which many New Year’s resolutions meet their end, but we’re not going to let you off that easy. Consider this your official reminder to stick…

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To All of Our Supporters,

What. A. Year. Or should we say years? It sure did feel like a decade all rolled into 12 months. All jokes aside, your support throughout this year has meant more to us than you may know. We were blown away by the love that our community showed to us and other local, women-owned businesses…

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Season’s Eatings! Celebrating Cosmic Crisps

It’s the most wonderful time of the year because Cosmic Crisps® are here! Oh yeah, and it’s the holidays. We love all of our fruit equally, but Cosmic Crisps® hold a special place in our heart. The unique cross between Enterprise and Honeycrisp was developed right in our backyard at Washington State University! You’ve heard…

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Spreading Cheer Safely This Holiday Season

Why focus on everything we can’t do this holiday season when we have the opportunity to create new traditions? There’s plenty of fun to be had at home. Read on for festive family activities to keep you and the kids occupied this month! Homemade Ornaments The best ornaments are the ones that have memories attached…

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Festive Thanksgiving Activities for the Family

Find ways to focus on the positive since Thanksgiving may feel different this year. Family games, crafts for the kids, and Thanksgiving traditions will make for a day to remember even without large gatherings. Don’t forget to watch the parade! Despite what you may have heard, the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is not going…

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Rethinking Your Thanksgiving Table

When you think of Thanksgiving food, visions of turkey, pumpkin, and pecans are probably dancing through your head. But, what about fruit? Admittedly, fruit may seem like more of a summer treat, but you’ll find that some of your favorite fruits actually shine brightest in the fall. This year has been super weird, and there’s…

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ThirdLeaf NW Holiday Gift Guide

Parents Leuchtturm1917 notebook, $19.95 (Amazon) Diffuser & essential oils, $39.95 (Amazon) Give the gifts of organization and relaxation. Avid planners and journalers everywhere swear by the Leuchtturm1917’s durability and versatility. An essential oil diffuser will reduce stress and promote relaxation during those rare moments when the kids stop arguing. Kids Squishmallows ® 2020 Christmas Squad,…

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Decreasing Screen Time for Better Health

We have all felt the struggle of “Zoom fatigue” at one time or another during this year. As the weather is cooling down, it’s likely you’re spending even more time indoors, staring at electronic devices. Going from full-time remote work to watching a movie with the kids to scrolling through social media before bed may…

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How to have a happy and healthy Halloween during COVID-19

Happy Hallo-week ghouls and boys! In a year that’s already felt spooky enough, you may be wondering: Is Halloween even happening this year? Halloween lovers rejoice! Your haunted holiday is far from cancelled. But, how do we celebrate Halloween safely this year? Below are six tips for a safe and spooky celebration! Backyard Bonanza: Host a…

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