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12 Things You Should Never Buy (But Make Them, Instead)

You don't have to be a crafter to make things. The items on this list are all things that anyone can make, whether you're super artsy or have never crafted a thing in your life. Back when I was fir…

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This Earth Day, Pledge to Ditch These 7 Toxic Chemicals

Why not make Earth Day matter this year? Pledge to ditch these 7 toxic chemicals in favor of more natural and healthy products. 1) Triclosan - Triclosan is an antibacterial agent found in soaps, sh…

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3 Ways to Clean With Vinegar, Spit and Booze

Many of us know by now the merits of baking soda and vinegar when it comes to cleaning with kitchen ingredients. For the more adventurous, there's toothpaste, citrus and an odd assortment of pantry it…

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Creepy Things You Probably Don’t Want to Know About Dust Mites (& 8 Ways to Beat Them)

Dust mites are microscopic insects that can cause major allergic reactions if you’re susceptible. Reactions range from nasal congestion to swollen eyes to asthma. Since they’re so tiny, you’ll never s…

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6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making With Your Dishwasher

It's been a little over 60 years since dishwashers came into the homes of Middle Class America, revolutionizing housework in the process. Today, about 75% of American households enjoy the privilege of…

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8 Biggest Myths About Germs

We all know that we need to keep ourselves -- and our surroundings -- clean and sanitary to prevent disease. But how much do you really know about germs? Read on for some of the biggest myths about ge…

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6 Simple Tricks to Nix Food Waste at Home

From mushy fruit and weird produce parts to leftover coffee and stale bread, these handy ways to use overlooked comestibles can help alleviate your personal contribution to landfill mayhem. Those o…

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8 Natural Ways To Get Rid of House Flies

Shoo, fly! Don't bother me! When they manage to make their way into your home, house flies are unpleasant and annoying to have around, with their incessant movement and relentless buzzing. Much worse …

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8 Things Clean People Do Every Day

Some people just seem naturally neat -- or so it seems. But is it really all that natural, or do have they just trained themselves to be that way? Whatever the reason, read on for some of the ways cle…

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13 Tips for More Serene Spring Cleaning

At this time of year, lots of folks feel the urge to start spring cleaning -- refreshing and clearing out their home to greet the new season. However, just when the weather is (hopefully) getting nice…

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The best way is to caulk up all holes and cracks and to keep floors clean.

When I saw the title, I thought the article was going to be about items that caused laziness lol