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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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A 2-Ingredient Deodorant Recipe That WORKS!

I've been using this DIY deodorant for over a year now, and it's by far my favorite recipe. If you've made the switch -- or tried to make the switch -- from conventional deodorants to natural alter…

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Top 10 Toxic Beauty Ingredients to Avoid

Many of the beauty supplies on store shelves contain toxic ingredients. Here are 10 of the worst toxic beauty ingredients in those bottles. There are really two major problems with toxic beauty ingre…

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5 (Very Germy) Places You Probably Forget to Clean

We all -- well, most of us, anyway -- try to keep our homes clean. And, in the midst of a particularly nasty flu season, now it's more important than ever to protect ourselves from germs, dust, and an…

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12 Surprising Uses for Sandpaper

  Sandpaper is an invaluable component of any handyman's toolkit. But there are plenty of ways the rest of us can benefit from the stuff, too. From reviving old clothes to driving more safely,…

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RIP, Incandescent Light Bulbs. Welcome, Energy Efficiency.

Happy new year! Did you know that in America, the start of 2014 officially marks the death of the incandescent light bulb? You didn't? That's okay, you're certainly not alone. According to a recent su…

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5 Biggest Cleaning Myths

Even the tidiest or most well-meaning housekeeper can fall victim to these cleaning myths. And they can damage your appliances, drain your wallets, waste your time -- and even kill you. Read on to dis…

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12 Surprising Uses for Hair Care Products

They keep your hair looking great, but did you know that shampoo, conditioner, and hair spray can work wonders outside of the shower? From soothing band-aid removal to de-shrinking your clothes, read …

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no expert;just love my cats

I won't hold my breath for it to be banned, despite its horrendous effects.

Not sure if they are going to be friends exactly with all those spikes, but cute!

I walk dogs every day for a living. There are lots of ways to keep it simple. Mainly we CANNOT let t…