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Make Your Own Kombucha

The probiotic drink known as Kombucha has taken off among the health conscious within recent years. This fermented tea contains a variety of helpful bacteria that support digestion, and it also boosts…

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One Simple, Low-Cost Way to Stay Cool This Summer

Seems like just yesterday we were groaning over our high heating bills. Now with the full heat of summer about to hit, we're looking for ways to keep ourselves cooler and make our A/C use more efficie…

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The Amazing Green Cleaner You Probably Don’t Use

Any half-decent chef or baker most likely has a jar of it stashed somewhere, something that they bought long ago, for that one project that one time, and then ignored forevermore. And the name may rin…

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Easy DIY Guide to Sprouting Nuts and Grains

Something about sprouts just screams health food. As public awareness of nutrition exploded in the 1970s, sprouts popped up seemingly everywhere—suddenly everything from garden salads to tuna sandwich…

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6 Processed Foods You Can Make Better at Home

Flashy processed foods flood most of our grocery store shelves. While using some lightly processed products is okay, in the long run it is healthier, cheaper, and tastier to make some commonly process…

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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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10 Easy Ways to Make Your Shower More Sustainable

Just as important as what we choose to eat, choosing how we care for and clean our bodies can make a big difference in our overall environmental footprint. In fact, our entire shower experience is ful…

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Easy Organic Compost (Infographic)

Composting does a garden good---and organic, DIY is even better! Whether you live in the city, in the suburbs, or in the country---even a cold climate---composting can be easy. No matter the siz…

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8 Beautiful & Easy-To-Grow Houseplants

At Gardenista, we appreciate  hearing about new plants we should try next. From the members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory, here are the experts' favorite, easiest-to-grow houseplants…

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A Beautiful Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

In Japan, people famously get to enjoy their great grand children and often die peacefully in their sleep. What's their secret? Yes, they eat plenty of fish, fresh vegetables and fruit. And yes,…

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