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Surefire Tips for Getting Pet Stains Out of Carpet

From time to time, our cats and dogs can make a pretty big mess. Whether it's pee, poop, vomit, blood or mud, it can be a challenge to find the best ways to clean up these messes before the stains set…

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Keep Your Shower Naturally Clean

Before discussing the eco-friendly way to clean your shower, I should mention one fact: I've got a thing for worn-out undershirts. Since the time when my kids grew past the cuddly onesie stage, my…

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5 Non-Food Uses for Sugar

Refined sugars aren't so hot for our health, but there are some household uses for the sweet stuff that might surprise you! You may not put sugar in your tea these days, but it's actually an effect…

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A Natural Cleaner that Makes Windows Sparkle

When it comes to cleaning her home, Erin, a contributing editor for Gardenista, likes to take as natural an approach as possible. While she's been making her own vinegar-based window cleaner for year…

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5 Ways to Green Your Home This Year

Hey, it's almost the new year, so why not make a resolution to try some simple ways to green your home—and your life? Here are five ideas to get you started. 1. Make Your Own Natural Cleaners Th…

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10 Unusual Uses for Olive Oil

Olive oil is a "healthy fat" and in moderation can help reduce your risk for all sorts of ailments, like heart disease and high blood pressure. We know that olive oil is healthy for our insides, but d…

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20 Great Uses for Tea Tree Oil

In 2006, the world consumed more than 3.5 billion gallons of oil per day. A lot of that oil has caused environmental damage and conflicts between nations. But there is one type of oil that's green, su…

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Sea Senses: Beach-Inspired Home Decor (with Video)

"To stand at the edge of the sea, to sense the ebb and flow of the tides, to feel the breath of a mist moving over a great salt marsh, to watch the flight of shore birds that have swept up and dow…

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