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Keep The Bugs Away With These Homemade Bug Sprays

Keep The Bugs Away

Keep The Bugs Away With These Homemade Bug Sprays Spending time outside is a favorite pastime, but dealing with bugs that won’t leave you alone is fun for no one. Everyone needs to have a recipe or two for homemade bug sprays that they can keep in diaper bags or …

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Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup

Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup

Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup When you’re sick and coughing uncontrollably, you need a long-lasting cough suppression to help ease the symptoms and start to feel better. Reading the back of the over-the-counter medications can be troubling when you see the variety of chemicals used. For those who want to …

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40 Amazing Uses for Rubbing Alcohol

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40 Amazing Uses for Rubbing Alcohol We’ve all got it, that bottle of rubbing alcohol in the medicine cabinet. Even the most inventive DIY types probably have a mere handful of uses for that bottle, be it rubbing on sore muscles or maybe treating a few odors around the house. …

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8 Essential Oils that Repel Insects

8 Essential Oils that Repel Insects Summer is a delightful time of year. Sunshine, picnics, beach trips, and fresh summer peaches make it many people’s favorite season. The only big detractor? Bugs! All that warmth, sunshine, and humidity make summer insects’ favorite season too. Not that the words isn’t big …

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Uses for Honey You Never Thought Of Trying

16 Uses for Honey You Never Thought Of Trying

16 Uses for Honey You Never Thought Of Trying Honey has been revered for thousands of years. We know that ancient Egyptians valued honey. The famous Cleopatra soaked in honey and milk baths. Over the years, people have found uses for honey you never thought of trying. Everyone knows that …

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9 Home Remedies for Ingrown Toenails

9 Home Remedies for Ingrown Toenails

9 Home Remedies for Ingrown Toenails Like many people, I am hard on my toes. I spend a great deal of time on my feet, and not always in the most comfortable of shoes. At the end of the day, the result is often painfully swollen toes, which take extra …

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8 Effective Home Remedies for Kicking Cold Sores

8 effective home remedies for cold sores

8 Effective Home Remedies for Kicking Cold Sores No one enjoys having a cold sore. Cold sores come from herpes simplex virus, and it can be difficult to get rid of them. You might not even know you have the virus because it can lie dormant for years. Then, stress, …

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Poison Ivy Home Remedies: 8 Most Effective Remedies For Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Home Remedies: 8 Most Effective Remedies For Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Home Remedies: 8 Most Effective Remedies For Poison Ivy Have you ever accidentally touched poison ivy and hated the agony of irritating rashes and expensive cream? Use easy alternative home remedies for quick relief! 1. Food Thankfully, there are a handful of food items that can help relieve itchy …

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10 Natural and Effective Ibuprofen Alternatives

10 Natural and Effective Ibuprofen Alternatives

10 Natural and Effective Ibuprofen Alternatives The most common response to minor aches and pains is over-the-counter drugs such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Americans take these drugs more than any other, not realizing that frequent use can lead to long-term side effects including intestinal damage and liver failure. Long-term, high-dose …

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8 Simple Tricks for Pesky Pimples

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8 Simple Tricks for Pesky Pimples They’re frighteningly big, maddeningly persistent, and they always find those most conspicuous areas on your nose, forehead, and chin. Pimples wreak havoc on facial tissue and our psyche. Although there are tons of strong, chemical filled solutions, these can also severely dry the face …

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11 Signs You are Probably Not Drinking Enough Water

11 Signs You are Probably Not Drinking Enough Water

11 Signs You are Probably Not Drinking Enough Water Are you drinking enough water daily? Doctors recommend that everyone consumes six to eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. That can sound excessive, but we have to remember how much water we lose each day! Most importantly, the human body …

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