Alternative Uses

15 Clever and Surprising Uses for Garlic

15 Clever and Surprising Uses for Garlic

15 Clever and Surprising Uses for Garlic When you think of garlic, you probably picture dicing and sautéing the aromatic cloves. Maybe the aroma comes back to you and makes your stomach rumble. Or perhaps you imagine wearing a garlic necklace to repel vampires. Lucky for you, your necklace will …

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Creative Ways To Rejuvenate Old Jeans

20 Insanely Creative Ways To Rejuvenate Old Jeans

20 Insanely Creative Ways To Rejuvenate Old Jeans How much do you spend on a pair of blue jeans?  You can spend anything from 10 up to well sky is the limit. I spend around $30-$40.  Jeans do last a long time if you look after them but they will be …

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12 Impressive Uses for Basil You Didn’t Know

12 Impressive Uses for Basil You Didnt Know

12 Impressive Uses for Basil You Didn’t Know Basil is one of the most commonly grown herbs. Most people know that you can and should use basil in the kitchen. Basil and tomato products pair together beautifully. There are hundreds of recipes you can try that allow the unique flavor …

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6 Ways to Kill Mold Naturally

6 Ways to Kill Mold Naturally

6 Ways to Kill Mold Naturally Mold can appear anywhere in your house like basements and window sills. Bathroom windows are particularly vulnerable to mold because of the high exposure to moisture. Any window sill can develop mold though, especially if it lacks proper caulk avoid moisture seeping inside. If …

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Super Salt! Over 50 Ways To Use Salt

Super Salt! Over 50 Ways To Use Salt

Super Salt! Over 50 Ways To Use Salt Until recently, like most people, I never gave much thought to ordinary table salt. A sprinkle across my eggs in the morning, a dash on this dish or that. That was before a friend of mine showed me a few uses for …

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WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door

WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door

WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door It’s not often that one gets into a conversation about that can of WD-40 that you have sitting up on a shelf in your garage or kicking around in a junk drawer in your house. Because, really, what do you use it for? …

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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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8 Natural Methods for Banishing Ticks from Your Garden

8 Natural Methods for Banishing Ticks from Your Garden

8 Natural Methods for Banishing Ticks from Your Garden Ticks can be dangerous, carrying diseases that can harm you or your family. Ticks might be small, but the health problems they can carry are not small. Lyme disease happens to be one of the most common infections carried by ticks, …

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3 Wines You Can Make at Home

3 Wines You Can Make at Home

3 Wines You Can Make at Home Did you know that making wine at home isn’t as difficult as people and companies might make you think? Making homemade wine started thousands of years ago without fancy equipment, and you can do the same. It can become quite an exciting hobby …

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How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum

How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum

How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum Garden barrels or garden towers are gorgeous but they also save space and water but also people without a large garden can plant vegetables, herbs or any other plants. You can plant several plants in a 4 square …

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12 Natural Ways To Make Your House Smell Amazing

Natural Ways To Make Your House Smell Amazing

12 Natural Ways To Make Your House Smell Amazing Who doesn’t love to walk into a home that has a clean, fresh smell that makes you feel like you walked into a bit of heaven? Unfortunately, most conventional scent sprays and methods involve harsh chemicals that you might not want …

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Uses for Witch Hazel

16 Awesome Uses for Witch Hazel

16 Awesome Uses for Witch Hazel Witch hazel is a topical astringent that comes from a North American shrub. Native Americans recognized the medicinal properties of witch hazel for skin irritations and tumors. Today, most people use witch hazel as an herbal remedy for a cleanser and toner, cleaning the …

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