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17 Uses for Castile Soap

17 Uses for Castile Soap

17 Uses for Castile Soap Castile soap is an everyday, versatile product that can be used in many ways. Finding uses for Castile soap is pretty easy; it can be a replacement for dozens of items throughout your home. If you want a multi-use product, keep some on hand. Castile …

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How To Convert An Electric Water Heater To Run Off Solar

How To Convert An Electric Water Heater To Run Off Solar Maybe you want to get off the grid, or maybe you just want to save on your power bill. Whatever your initial motivation is, once you know all the advantages, you can rest assured that converting your electric water …

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Stinging Nettle Tea: How to Make It and The Benefits

Stinging Nettle Tea

Stinging Nettle Tea: How to Make It and The Benefits It’s hard to imagine a plant named stinging nettle could be a good thing. Anyone who has grabbed these plants with their bare hands understands that it’s not comfortable. The sting from stinging nettle can last hours. Who would think …

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High Yield Tomato Plants: 50-80 lbs per Plant

High Yield Tomato Plants: 50-80 lbs per Plant

High Yield Tomato Plants: 50-80 lbs per Plant Home grown tomatoes are simply the best. They offer much more flavor than those sold at the grocery stores and even at many markets. Growing your own tomatoes is a great way for you and family to enjoy lots of fresh (and …

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40 Things You Should Stop Buying and Start making!

40 Things You Should Stop Buying and Start making!

40 Things You Should Stop Buying and Start making! Sure, you can go to the store and buy pretty much everything. Convenience is a great thing, but often when it comes to processed food, cleaning/laundry and health/beauty products, this convenience comes at a cost, and I am not just talking …

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Grocery Sales Cycles

Grocery Sales Cycles

Grocery Sales Cycles – When Do Things Go on Sale? Did you know that groceries go on sale following a cycle?  It’s a little known secret that those who are serious about couponing understand. Serious couponers create databases for their regular grocery prices to follow the sales to save the …

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12 Beautiful DIY Crochet Baby Blankets

12 Beautiful DIY Crochet Baby Blankets

12 Beautiful DIY Crochet Baby Blankets Crocheting baby blankets is a fantastic way to spend your evening. There are thousands of amazing patterns available that make ideal gifts for friends and family. If you are a parent, you might want to stock up on several different styles and sizes. You …

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Crochet Ice Cream Cone Pattern

Crochet Ice Cream Cone Pattern

Crochet Ice Cream Cone Pattern: A Sweet Treat You Can Make Yourself Crocheting is a great way to unwind, relax and tap into your creative side. It’s also a lot of fun to make cute and whimsical items like crochet ice cream cones. The best part? You can make them …

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12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate

12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate

12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate Modern life cultivates in most of us an ingrained reflex to preserve food using refrigeration. We preserve food in other ways too, of course, such as the food industry’s reliance on chemical “preservatives.” And, much like the use of preservatives, refrigeration has its pros …

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15+ Frugal Tips from Grandma

Frugal Tips from Grandma

15+ Frugal Tips from Grandma No one does frugal living better than a Grandma. Grandma lived through the Great Depression and the tough years afterward. She knows how to stretch a dollar and live within her means. Because of her life experiences, Grandma has frugal tips and tricks to save …

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Making Colby Cheese at Home

Making Colby Cheese at Home

Making Colby Cheese at Home Colby cheese is similar to Cheddar with a delicious flavor people love. It is one of the original American cheeses that is slowly gaining popularity with at-home cheesemakers. If you are new to making cheeses, Colby is a good choice because it is quick and …

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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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