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Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth (+ Better Options)

Mmmm…sticky, gooey Halloween candies are often the favorites treats of little ghost and goblins. They're fun, but these Mouth Monsters can really do a number of your children's teeth. That's because g…

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Ceiling Fans Are Not Just for Summer. Here’s Why.

Ceiling fans are a great invention. First developed in the 1860s, these fans get the air in your home moving and help cool the atmosphere in summer while consuming much less power than your hi-tech ai…

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Hoppin’ John Soup & Cornbread Cuties

Hoppin' John Soup A classic Southern dish made vegetarian-style, this soup is very tasty and satisfying. It is a wonderful hearty meal itself with black-eyed peas, rice and okra. You can leave o…

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10 Helpful Tips for Avoiding Electricity Bill Shock this Winter

Winter is coming, and so are higher electric bills ... egads! Many have already noticed the increase in their electric bills, thanks to rate changes at electric companies. As they do every year, th…

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How to Eco-Hack Your Swiffer Mop

You know which household chore sucks the most? Oh, dusting? Yeah, you’re probably right. But this one comes in a close second. Mopping. Boy howdy, is there anything more frustrating? I think not…

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Why Waking Up at Night Might be Good For You

It is common knowledge -- sleeping a solid 7-9 hours a night is paramount for health. But, does it have to be all in one go to reap the benefits? Many people often wake up in the middle of the night, …

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8 Tips for Keeping Vegetables Fresh Longer

Some people shop impulsively for shoes. Erin, associate editor of Gardenista, shops impulsively for vegetables. But unfortunately, her vegetable crisper is where her "good intentions go to die." Luck…

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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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5 Tips to Detox your Laundry Routine

Laundry: Friend or foe? Detergents and fabric softeners can be a major source of indoor air pollution. They can also cause skin irritations, and even be poisonous if ingested or used incorrectly. P…

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27 Clever Ways to Reuse Food Scraps

Got some food scraps that are destined for your trash or compost bin? Before you toss those out, take a look at these creative ways to reuse them. We have a serious food waste problem. While a lot …

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I have little interest in most "whole grain" breads because most of them taste lousy. I'll stick wi…

Throw it over the fence... ha! :)

Some good advice here. Whole foods especially organic foods are always the better choice.

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