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A Surprisingly Simple Way to Soothe Aching Feet

A recent survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) revealed that nearly 77 percent of Americans experience foot pain in some form or other. The reasons range from everyday fatigue to…

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10 Life Tweaks to Lose Weight (Without Exercise)

Small changes go a long way, especially when it comes to knocking off those extra pounds. Yes, you need to eat right and exercise, but you'll be surprised how small things, like using a blue tableclot…

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15 Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

Oh, coffee! Many of us rely on you to start the day or help us push through that early afternoon slump, but what happens to those coffee grounds after we finish the pot? When you toss coffee ground…

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DIY Refrigerator Pickles With Your Favorite Vegetable

Not too long ago, I had a long-time dream come true: I taught my first full-on cooking class. We played around with my refrigerator pickle recipe and had such a blast! I’ve done pickling demonstrat…

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12 Healthy and DIY Condiments

Summer is the perfect time to explore homemade condiments, as so many fresh fruits and vegetables are in season and everything is just bursting with flavor. And any time of year is good to learn how a…

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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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