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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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20 Creative Uses for Toothpaste

20 Creative Uses for Toothpaste

20 Creative Uses for Toothpaste  Toothpaste is one of those substances you have probably never thought of much. Its purpose is spelled out in its very name… it’s a paste to clean your teeth. In reality, though, the mild abrasive qualities and germ and odor fighters in the average toothpaste …

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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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7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality Depending on where you live, you may not get outside very much for fresh air and even if you can, the air outside isn’t exactly fresh. City dwellers tend to have more issues with breathing and lung function due to the constant exposure to …

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6 Practical Uses for Wood Ash Around the Homestead

6 Practical Uses for Wood Ash Around the Homestead

6 Practical Uses for Wood Ash Around the Homestead Burning your scrap wood in the winter months can provide a source of heat and an opportunity to gather friends and family around the fire. It’s a great way to clear brush build up and keep your home warm on cold …

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30+ Alternative Uses For Old Garden Hoses

30+ Alternative Uses For Old Garden Hoses Like everything else in the world, garden hoses have a limited lifespan. After a few years of use, hoses get flat spots, develop leaks, get dry rotted… In short, they wear out. While the first thought may be to take your old garden …

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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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Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead  Adding trees to your property is “organically” a good idea – meaning, it is one essential “part” of the “whole” that makes up homestead living. Without the best choices, something is missing. The four main things to look for when choosing homestead trees are beauty, usefulness, …

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10 Natural Home Remedies for Athlete’s Foot

10 Natural Home Remedies for Athlete’s Foot

10 Natural Home Remedies for Athlete’s Foot It’s itchy, it burns, and it’s just downright unsightly: Athlete’s foot is a common problem that unfortunately can spread like wildfire, rear it’s ugly head rapidly, and be a stubborn ailment to rid yourself of. If you’re experiencing a little athlete’s foot, you’re …

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Home Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Home Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Home Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by irregularity in the movements of the small and large intestines. Also called spastic colon and mucous colitis, IBS is one of the most commonly diagnosed digestive disorders, affecting approximately one in five Americans over …

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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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