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18 DIY Tips for a Healthier Home

Green cleaning is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to DIY tips that save money and make your home healthier for your and your family. The list below has lots of green cleaning recipes, sur…

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4 Signs You Are Not Eating Enough Fiber

The average American gets less than 15 grams of fiber per day -- not even 40% of the recommended amount, 40 grams. Unfortunately, foods stripped of their fiber abound around us -- such as white flour,…

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5 Small Daily Discomforts That Can Cause Pain & Stress

When we think of the word "stress," we often think of the big causes: workplace tensions, family relationships and such. But if you pause awhile to consider the seemingly small reasons you are not fee…

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Make Your Own Chemical-Free Essential Oil Diffuser

This DIY project is cheap and easy, and ensures that you won't have a room full of toxic fragrance. The purpose of an essential oil diffuser is to spread the aroma of essential oils throughout a ho…

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This Condiment Is Taking Over…

Itís not just ketchup and mustard anymore, folks. Open up your fridge to... sriracha. Have you hopped on the sriracha train yet? If not, prepare for hot, sweet, garlicy, umami condiment bliss -- just …

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4 All-Natural DIY Beauty Products

Think you need to shell out hundreds of cold, hard cash on pricey beauty creams and designer shampoos? Wrong! Turns out, the best all-natural skincare products on the market are hiding in your kitchen…

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15 Surprising Uses for Toilet Paper Tubes

When you finish a roll of toilet paper or paper towels, do you toss the cardboard tube into the recycle bin? Check out these awesome ways to reuse them instead! The average American family uses aro…

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7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Knees

Your knees are a precious pair indeed; the joints on which hinges your ability to walk and bend comfortably late into life. Do knees have to creak, ache and stiffen as you age? Not a given! With re…

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Buzz-Off Bugs! DIY Natural Bug Repellent

As much as I love being outdoors, I hate getting bug bites! There are lots of commercial bug repellents out there, but most of them contain chemicals I donít want to put on my body or my childrenís…

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How to Be Happier Within 5 Working Days

Why wait to be happy until the weekend hits or the next vacation beckons? It's possible to feel happy Monday through Friday. Let me chalk out a simple Happiness Plan for you. It is almost ridiculou…

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good way to keep the dog occupied! Great idea

Thanks for sharing.