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An Emergency Plan – Your Family Should Have One

An Emergency Plan – Your Family Should Have One

We have been experiencing the most active weather season in U.S. history.   Still, some scientists predict even more calamities are ahead.  Call it global warming.  Call it Mother Nature.  Call it God.  Whatever your perspective, recent [...]

Dance as Fitness

Dance as Fitness

by Alicia Sunshine, special to GroupTrails.  Photo by Lance Thurman It is summertime! Well not officially, but Mother Nature has spoken early. This is the season of fun in the sun, and everyone is stepping up [...]

Organic Farming – What is it?

Organic Farming – What is it?

by Daniel Johnson, Staff Writer II. Organic farming is different from ordinary farming in that no artificial fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, GMO’s (genetically modified organics) or food additives are used. This ensures that not only is the [...]

Detox – The Beginning of a Better Us

Detox – The Beginning of a Better Us

by Whitney Stanley, Special to GroupTrails. We all have a moment when a light bulb shines bright above our heads and we wonder – why didn’t I think of that before? In that moment, one thinks [...]

10 Tips for Great Dental Health

10 Tips for Great Dental Health

by Dr. Perdita Jay Fisher, DMD, Special to Grouptrails We’re well into the new year and you’ve probably already tanked half your list of New Year’s resolutions. If you are like most people, this list probably [...]

Still Wifey Material, Even After Divorce

Still Wifey Material, Even After Divorce

Submitted by Quintessence A Patterson of SpicyWifey.com When people ask me how long I have been married and I reply, “almost 14 years”.  The way eyes bulge out of sockets, you’d think I said something outrageous.  [...]

Pesticides: Foods with Most, Foods with Least

Pesticides: Foods with Most, Foods with Least

by Kristeen Uzoh, Special to Grouptrails… Once seen as an alternative, “hippie” lifestyle, organically grown foods have become mainstream. In an effort to reduce exposure to pesticides, many families (especially those with pregnant women, young children [...]

Running: More than a High, It’s a Lifestyle

Running: More than a High, It’s a Lifestyle

by Ericka Herd, Special to Grouptrails… So cliché but TRUE: “Old habits die hard.”  I started running in my fourth grade PE class against classmates during recess. Shortly afterwards, I’d earned my title as the fastest [...]

A Caveman’s Guide to Buying for Her

A Caveman’s Guide to Buying for Her

A simple buying guide,by Kristeen Uzoh Giving gifts to the special woman in your life is a great way to let her know exactly how much she means to you. Choosing that gift, however, can be [...]

The Ultimate Guy Gift Buying Guide

The Ultimate Guy Gift Buying Guide

Buying the Perfect Gift for Your Guy,by Glenn Avery There’s no question about it, you love your man.  But the love isn’t always conveyed in gifts you buy him.  The dress shirts, cologne, pajamas, and neck [...]