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7 Gifts You Can Make in a Mason Jar

The holidays are just around the corner, and it's a good idea to get started if you're planning to have a handmade holiday this season. I'm not a big believer in "stuff," but I do love showing my frie…

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There’s a Lot to Love About Little Free Libraries

Little Free Libraries, those idiosyncratic book repositories, are springing up all over. Although many people claim that they look like birdhouses, I find the small cabinets more reminiscent of the ol…

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Support These Places: 28 Stores Thankfully CLOSED on Thanksgiving

Is nothing sacred? This Thanksgiving, a growing number of stores -- like Kmart, Walmart, Target, Gap, Macy’s, Best Buy, Toys R Us, and Kohl’s -- are planning to open even earlier for Black Friday s…

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7 Candles That Won’t Give You Cancer or Make Your Kids Sick

Candles make everything special – unless their wicks are made from lead and the candle itself is full of chemicals that could cause cancer. Sound too dramatic? It’s not. Candles with lead-core wicks r…

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6 Non-Toxic Ways to Paint Your Face for Halloween

Conventional face paint may contain all sorts of nasty elements like lead, arsenic, and mercury that  you really shouldn't be putting on you body, and especially not on your lips or near your eyes, wh…

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8 DIY Kitchen Decor Ideas Without Buying New

Give your kitchen a face lift with these DIY kitchen ideas from reclaimed materials. Less money and less waste? Yes, please! My husband and I just finished a kitchen makeover, and dang, y’all. Red…

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Décor ‘Knockoffs’ Are Nifty, Newsy and Eco-Friendly

For most homeowners, shopping for home decor is fun. However, do-it-yourself is even more fun … plus it's cheaper and greener! As the crafting movement grows increasingly popular, more and more hand…

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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

"Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble," chanted the witches of Shakespeare’s Macbeth as they added ingredients to their brew. While an eye of newt and tongue of frog may not …

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13 Handmade Halloween Decoration Ideas

Got a Halloween party planned? Save money and resources by making your own handmade Halloween decorations. OK, so technically you don’t even need to be throwing a Halloween party to make these han…

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Easy, Safe and Eco-Friendly Halloween Costumes for Kids

Halloween is one of the most thrilling days of the year for young children. And of course, the main focus of all the excitement is choosing a really fantastic outfit to dress up in. As a parent, you…

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