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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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20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer

20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer

20 Ways To Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh For Longer Groceries, especially fresh fruits and vegetables, can run a family hundreds of dollars each month. The last thing you want to do, after spending all that money, is throw that produce in the trash because the tomatoes are rotten …

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20 Natural DIY Air Fresheners

20 Natural DIY Air Fresheners

20 Natural DIY Air Fresheners Making your home smell amazing is a great way to give yourself a positive place to be. Scents can affect a person’s mood, Think about walking into your home after a hard day of work and smelling fresh bread being made… Heaven. It makes sense why …

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Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes

23 Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes

23 Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes There are a few reason why we should be making our own cleaning product, 1 it can save you money, 2 you can control the ingredients which will eliminate the toxins found in most store brought cleaners today.  I love being as green as I …

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30 Reasons Every Home Should Have a Box of Borax on Hand

30 Reasons Every Home Should Have a Box of Borax on Hand

30 Reasons Every Home Should Have a Box of Borax on Hand Borax, also known as sodium borate, is a mineral salt of boric acid. Commonly used in powder form, borax has a variety of uses. While it’s most common use is as a laundry detergent booster, borax can also …

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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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9 Ways to Grow More Food Without Spending Money

9 Ways to Grow More Food Without Spending a fortune

9 Ways to Grow More Food Without Spending Money Gardening saves you money and produces healthy food for your family. The more food you grow, the more money you save, but how can you grow more food without spending more money? If you have to invest more money into your …

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Storing Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs

Storing Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs

Storing Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs It’s harvest time! For many home gardeners that means a beautiful bounty of home-grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs, while others prefer to take advantage of the work of others by finding the best bargains on fresh items at the local farmer’s market or grocery store. …

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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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10 + Ways To Use Leftover Lemon Peels

10 + Ways To Use Leftover Lemon Peels

10 + Ways To Use Leftover Lemon Peels The lemon peel, let’s be honest here, the average person doesn’t really use it. We hold onto it to squeeze the juice into our drink or bite down into the meat of the fruit and then the leavings are put to the …

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Natural Ways To Rid Yourself Of Mosquitoes

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18 Natural Ways To Rid Yourself Of Mosquitoes  Natural ways to prevent bites and the potential health risks they pose. Of biting bugs, none are more notoriously annoying than mosquitoes. Not only do they prey on human blood and leave behind itchy red welts, they can also leave behind a …

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