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Want Glowing Skin? Try Oil Cleansing

Most of us want to our skin to look and feel great, but there's so much conflicting information on what's best for it. I like to say that there are three factors that determine great skin and how i…

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Learn How to Make Your Own Natural Body Scrub

When it comes to DIY projects, there's nothing I love more than making my own beauty products. Just think about all the money you spend on these items every year, and how difficult it can be to find b…

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Party Favor Idea: DIY Wooden Memory Game

Every year millions of children come home from birthday parties with plastic party favors that break quickly and (if we're lucky) end up in the recycling bin. Some of the items my kids have come h…

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How to Flavor Potatoes Without Salt: 6 Terrific Tips

Potatoes are my favorite comfort food—there are very few days of the month that I don’t enjoy them in some way or the other. I am sure it is the same for many of you. But far too often, potatoes are s…

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A Simple Way to Lift Your Spirits When You Feel Low

"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans," sang John Lennon. And when something beyond your control pulls you down, or someone hurts you, it is hard not to feel lonely and low…

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5 Effective Ways to Warm Up Cold Hands and Feet

Are your hands and feet always "frozen" in winter? One of the obvious causes for this is the cold season, which slows down circulation. To get the blood flowing better, here are some easy tricks t…

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5 Products You Should Stop Buying Now

If you want to save money and stop supporting mega-corporations, try making these 5 do-it-yourself items instead. Even if you cannot make them on a regular basis, these 5 DIYs are fun and educational …

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5 Terrific Ways to Tame a Hectic Workday

Three quarters of Americans list workplace stress as one of the major sources of stress in their lives. According to the American Institute of Stress, "Numerous studies show that job stress is far and…

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8 Really Easy Ways to Recycle Old Magazines

I have a huge collection of magazines, but I am not a crafty person at all. While cleaning out my cupboards yesterday, I realized I would need to do something more than just let the magazines sit ther…

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Why I Will Never Buy Peanut Butter Again

I love peanut butter. Over the years, I have bought countless jars of it—whether smooth or chunky, it’s totally yummy. Besides, it is packed with powerful health benefits: protein, vitamins, antiox…

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