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articles by: Katie Waldeck

12 Surprising Uses for Milk & Milk Containers

From soothing stinging eyes to watering plants, read on for surprising ways to use milk, milk cartons and milk jugs. Have a use of your own? Let us know in the comments!   Around the Ho…

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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7 Biggest Myths About Summer

Ah, summer. It's the time of backyard barbecues and camping trips, days at the pool and treks through the woods. Sure, it's fun in the sun, but the summer is also the prime season for a number of seri…

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4 Myths About Sunglasses

By now, it's probably been drilled into your head that you always, always need to wear sunscreen when you're spending time outdoors. But your skin isn't the only thing that needs protecting from the g…

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14 DIY Projects to Avoid

Are DIY solutions always the best solutions? Unfortunately, no. Sometimes, recipes for cleaning your home or pampering your body just don't work -- or worse, they do more harm than good. And often, th…

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Yes, You Can Prevent Skin Chafing!

It's finally summer, and, odds are, you're spending a least some time enjoying the warm weather. As nice as this time of year is, however, it can wreak havoc on your skin. Sweat, friction, and inappro…

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15 Surprising Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

If you have hydrogen peroxide in your home, chances are it's in your first aid kit. And that's a shame, really. For one, applying peroxide to cuts and scrapes really isn't the best way to go about rep…

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5 Myths About Cellulite

  Cellulite: 90% of women have it, and most of them don't want it. Though cellulite is little more than a cosmetic nuisance, and there really isn't a cure, that doesn't stop American consumers…

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Are Waste-Free Supermarkets the Next Big Thing?

You won't find shrink-wrapped produce or styrofoam containers at Berlin's Original Unverpackt grocery store. In fact, you won't find any disposable packaging at all -- the shop in Germany's trendy cap…

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10 Creative Food Substitutions

Sick of the same ol' same ol'? Want to eat healthier but don't want to give up your favorite meals? No need to radically alter your diet or spend tons of cash. Indeed, there are several small steps  y…

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about Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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