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One Sugar Scrub, 5 Ways

Who needs store-bought body scrubs when you can get radiant skin naturally with a homemade sugar scrub? Here's a basic sugar scrub recipe, plus five fun variations. The trouble with store-bought ex…

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12 Great Ways to Use Castile Soap

I buy my castile soap in bulk. I'm just a super twigs-and-granola kinda gal, which means I use castile soap by the bucketful. But don't worry, for those less committed to "crunchy" life, they also sel…

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How to Design Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Almost everyone knows how unpleasant the occasional sleepless night or early morning awakening is. Even worse, chronic wakefulness is a condition that may have far-reaching negative effects on the min…

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7 Furniture Tips for Frequent Movers

Some folks live in the same place all their lives, while others change residence every few months. If you fall into the latter category, you may move due to employment, education, finances or just pla…

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10 Surprising Uses for Charcoal

Barbecue season is just around the corner, and, no doubt, you're dusting off last year's bag of charcoal. But don't light up that grill just yet -- there are plenty of other uses for charcoal. From pr…

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What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Dry Clean

Dry cleaning is a hassle, it's expensive, and it's not always good for the environment. Can we skip it altogether without ruining our wardrobes? Well, yes and no. Read on for this helpful guide on wha…

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11 Steps to a ‘Zero Waste’ Bedroom

“Zero waste” is a movement that’s rapidly gaining in popularity. It’s a lifestyle that embraces minimalism; rejects the ubiquitous disposable items that are everywhere in our society; challenges m…

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8 Surprising Uses for Cream of Tartar

  You might not realize it, but you probably have one of the most versatile cleaning agents sitting on your spice rack. Cream of tartar, chemically known as potassium bitartrate, is typically …

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How Much Water Do YOU Use?

The planet is covered in blue stuff, but as the old saying goes: "water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink." Globally, water needs are outstripping supply, even as potable water is bei…

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10 Surprising Uses for Oatmeal

You know that oatmeal is a delicious and healthy way to start your morning, but there are quite a few unconventional uses for oatmeal that might surprise you! From DIY beauty to some crafty applica…

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These look delicious - going to try making a few of them :) Thanks for sharing the recipes