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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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Skin Care: Why Go Natural?

Go to your local pharmacy and pick up the first cleanser, toner, moisturizer, deodorant, cosmetic, or plain ol’ liquid soap you can find and check out the ingredients. Odds are, there are a myriad of …

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Homemade Chips and Salsa (Recipes)

  With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, what better time to explore the wide world of Mexican cuisine? We're starting things off simple with homemade chips and salsa, but check back all t…

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11 Ideas for Homemade Crafts

This weekend, make use of your free time — if you have any free time! — by taking on one of these 11 easy and crafty projects. These activities are family-friendly and low-cost, and often make use of …

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Cozy Fall Cooking: Try These Pumpkin Recipes

It wouldn’t be fall without pumpkins—and those orange globes are for way more than just decoration. Try some creative pumpkin recipes this season, and you’ll become addicted to the rich, fabulous flav…

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26 Homemade, Non-Toxic Nail Polish Shades

Nail polish is all the rage these days. Not that painting ones nails is some new form of cool (I still remember thinking my mom's nails were permanently red in the 90s) but the trend has, in the last …

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Pass the Cottage Food Law in California

Today, I had a fascinating conversation with a group of people who make gourmet food in their homes. They make everything from lavender jelly to home-brewed beer. And it reaffirmed for me the importan…

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DIY Pretzels (Recipe)

  I hate the mall.  I want to love it, I want to enjoy my time there, and I always convince myself that I'll enjoy it before I arrive. But then, as soon as I walk in the door, all the people t…

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5 MORE Things to Start Making at Home

I recently posted the article 5 Things to Start Making at Home (which included resources to help you make handsoap, compost, brooms, butter and cheese). Here are even more ideas to help you get closer…

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