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4 Money-Saving, Eco-Friendly Heating & Cooling Options

When it comes to eco-friendly heating & cooling for your home, toeing the line between comfort and eco-conscious can be overwhelming. After my family found out just how big of a footprint our h…

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7 of My Favorite Ways to Use Beneficial Essential Oils

There are so many essential oils in the world... it can seem overwhelming! Don't despair! Even the most novice essential oil user can learn to incorporate oils easily into their everyday lives. …

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How to Use Soap Nuts + A Soap Nuts Quiz

Have you been as curious about soap nuts as I have? I'm getting ready to take the soap nuts plunge and have been reading all about these handy, natural alternatives to chemical detergents. Take the so…

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Easy & Green Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Home (Infographic)

Have you ever tried humanely removing a bug from your home only to fail miserably, running away from the pest in fear? We've all been there. Next time you hear the suspicious scuttles of a mouse nosin…

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7 DOs & DON’Ts to Combat Kitchen Germs

The kitchen is the heart of the home, the place where your family and guests most love to congregate. Unfortunately, due to its combination of food prep, warm temperatures, and moisture, this room ten…

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Solar Shingles or Solar Panels: Which is Best for Your Home?

Harnessing the sun's rays produces a renewable, clean power source that can be converted to electricity by means of solar panels or roof shingles. Here's a fact sheet on these two methods to help y…

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15 Surprising Uses for Baking Soda

From green cleaning to personal care, baking soda is a little scrubby dynamo! Check out these 15 surprising uses for baking soda. Eco-friendly cleaning supplies and green beauty products are expensiv…

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6 Clever Reuses for Plastic Bread Tags

Plastic bread tags are ubiquitous. They don't just close bread bags; you can find them on plastic mesh produce bags, and tons of other supermarket items. How many plastic bread tags do you throw away …

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Feng Shui for Modern Times

By Erica Sofrina, Author of the book Small Changes, Dynamic Results! Feng Shui for the Western World At its essence, Feng Shui is a collection of practical, tried and true ideas about how to creat…

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Going Solar: Answers to Common Questions

By Erica Sofrina, Author of Small Changes, Dynamic Results! Feng Shui for the Western World Solar energy has been around for decades, but in the past few years it has finally started to take off in…

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