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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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How to ID & Avoid Harmful Toxins At Home (Infographic)

Who knew there could be so many toxic chemicals in our homes? Identifying toxins can be hard. If only products containing toxic chemicals in our homes were clearly marked as hazardous, toxic or dea…

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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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Spring Trimmings to Make Your Kitchen a Vibrant and Welcoming Space

These spring-fresh ideas are not costly or time-consuming, however small your budget or crowded your schedule. But yes, they are priceless in the simple joy and beauty they are sure to evoke. Herbs…

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10 Things You Can Repair in Under 10 Minutes

From broken zippers to damaged USB cables, embrace your inner handyman with these quick DIY repairs. We live in a culture where disposability reigns – and the landfills are groaning with the strain o…

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3 Ways to Detox the Air Inside Your Home (and Why It’s Necessary)

At this point, it’s an injustice to continue calling the earth’s climate change and environmental pollution “breaking news.” These have been monumental issues for decades. That said, here’s some…

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Paper Towel Junkie Intervention

I hate to admit it, but I was once a paper towel junkie. I blame it on genetics. My mom's side of the family. A kitchen without paper towels? Impossible! And the paper towel holder? A must-have …

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Handling the Holidays: Bringing a New Relationship Home

I was catching up with a dear friend last week, and she brought up a great (and timely) topic: bringing her new beau home for the holidays for the first time. As she discussed her excitement and conce…

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7 Brilliant Uses for Leftover Produce Scraps

It's always such a shame to make a big veggie stir fry or smoothie, only to end up tossing a pound of nutritious skins and ends into the trash. Luckily, many of these "trash cuts," especially citrus, …

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Interesting.. Thanks for posting.

Bit of a negative article but at least they stated Adopt from a Shelter!