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12 Things You Should Never Buy (But Make Them, Instead)

You don't have to be a crafter to make things. The items on this list are all things that anyone can make, whether you're super artsy or have never crafted a thing in your life. Back when I was fir…

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6 Simple Homemade Hair Masks

In 2013, Americans spent $11.4 billion on haircare products. Thatís a lot of money spent on†chemical-laden mystery concoctions†that are potentially doing more harm than good. The†U.S. EPA†lists a numb…

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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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5 Reasons to Make Homemade Dog Treats (Plus a Recipe!)

Dogs are very special to us. So why do we feed our dogs packaged, processed foods that we so knowingly avoid for ourselves? They accompany us in the best of times and worst of times with a wagging …

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Delicious Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Girl Scout cookies arenít the healthiest cookie out there. They are highly processed and full of nasties like trans-fats, GMOs, and artificial flavors. But, luckily, you can easily make even more deli…

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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 itówhether smooth or chunky, itís totally yummy. Besides, it is packed with powerful health benefits: protein, vitamins, antiox…

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The Ultimate Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

Thanksgiving and Hanakkah are on their way. For those of us with special diets or food sensitivities, holiday dinners can become rather stressful and depriving. But the holidays are a time for everyon…

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Making European-Style Butter at Home is Surprisingly Easy

  Have you ever made butter from scratch? I hadn't, at least not since we all took turns shaking a jar in elementary school, before this weekend. †And it's delicious -- really, really deliciou…

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Healthy Homemade: Yogurt

Yogurt is wonderful. It is a healthy source of protein that's great for meals and snacks. Unfortunately, modern dairy aisles are flooded with sugar-laden, artificially colored posers that have strippe…

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Gluten-Free, Low-Carb & Still Delicious Crackers

These crackers filled the crispy void in my life. When health reasons forced me to alter my diet, I started decreasing the amount of gluten I ingested. So, no more crackers. But there was one caveat--…

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