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Green Kitchen Tips

Don’t Throw Out Those Butter Wrappers!

It's a little painful to toss butter wrappers in the trash -- all that grease usually makes them non-recyclable. Sure, you can throw the paper, easily tearable ones in the compost, but, well, not ever…

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5 Natural Stovetop Simmers To Make Your House Smell Amazing

Want your house to smell good? Skip the fragrances that come in a can. Why? "Freshening" sprays and the elements that infuse that little tree you may have hanging on your car's rearview mirror actuall…

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5 Soy-Free Milk Alternatives

A whopping 91 percent of the soy grown here in the U.S. is genetically modified, and the easiest way to ensure that a soy product isn't GM is to stick with organic. USDA certified organic foods, by de…

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Holiday Waste: 6 Million Tons of Trash to Landfills

Did you know that household waste increases by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day? Learn where we waste most and how to curb holiday waste this year. Between our regular household t…

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Clever Tools To Help Reduce Food Waste During the Holidays (Or Any Party)

We all love the family gatherings, lazy days and big meals, but holiday food waste can be significant. WeHateToWaste.com points out that American household waste jumps 25% between Thanksgiving and New…

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8 Smart Ways to Reduce Holiday Food Waste

You've bought it. You've cooked it. You've eaten it. Now, make sure you don't waste it. Even though the U.S. Department of Agriculture says most people waste 30 percent of the food they buy, that does…

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9 Holiday Time Savers to Beat the ‘Too Busy To Have Fun’ Syndrome

The holidays are fun, but there never seems to be enough time to enjoy them. These nine tricks have really helped me get a handle on everything I have to do to get ready on time without totally stress…

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5 Tips for Sticking to Your Diet During Thanksgiving

Most of us have been there. You starve yourself with skimpy salads just before the big holiday parties and get-togethers, then woof down the heavily iced cake, the whipped cream, and nummy chocolates …

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7 Brilliant Uses for Leftover Produce Scraps

It's always such a shame to make a big veggie stir fry or smoothie, only to end up tossing a pound of nutritious skins and ends into the trash. Luckily, many of these "trash cuts," especially citrus, …

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The Weird Thing Killing Your Sex Drive

You may want to take a look at what you have in your home. If you've been feeling like your libido has been in the toilet lately, you may want to take a look at what you have in your home. It might…

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