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Non-Toxic Cleaning

The Dirty Dozen Cleaning Products

It is easy to overlook cleaning products as the culprit behind health problems. After all, they are improving the cleanliness of our homes, aren't they? According to the Environmental Working Group (E…

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4 Ways to Tell If Cleaning Products Are Actually Safe

One of the major areas where health has become a concern is that of cleaning products. After all, what’s the point of fighting germs if the chemicals in the products can cause just as much harm if not…

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10 Natural Ways to Beat an Ant Invasion

The ants come marching one-by-one, two-by-two, and gazillion-by-gazillion into our home whenever it's rainy, snowy, too hot, and too cold. My husband favors chemical warfare to get rid of the deter…

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DIY Air Fresheners For Your Home & Car

Ever walk into your home after a day in the fresh air and think, "Wow, sure smells stale in here?" Love the delicate fragrance of vanilla and orange blossom which transform your house into a bakery-or…

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How to Clean & Deodorize Your Cutting Board in 5 Steps

You'd be hard-pressed to find a more useful—and beautiful—kitchen tool than a well-conditioned wooden cutting board. The natural surface creates a soft landing for a perfectly sharp knife, and the sym…

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10 Surprising Uses for Tweezers

Most people have a pair of stainless steel tweezers in their medicine cabinet and a pair of plastic tweezers in a first aid kit. But tweezers are excellent tools for a number of different tasks beyond…

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How to Avoid Being a Human Guinea Pig

Are you under the impression that your health and safety are secure? [caption id="attachment_1353043" align="alignright" width="185"] Image credit: The Human Experiment[/caption] Watch “The …

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How to ID & Avoid Harmful Toxins At Home (Infographic)

Who knew there could be so many toxic chemicals in our homes? Identifying toxins can be hard. If only products containing toxic chemicals in our homes were clearly marked as hazardous, toxic or dea…

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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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How We’re Creating Superbugs

In 1970 the US Surgeon General William Steward told Congress that it is “time to close the book on infectious diseases.” He, like most people in the seventies, believed that in large part due to moder…

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