Homemade Fire Starters Using Dryer Lint

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Excess build up of dryer lint in the dryer vent can cause fire if not cleaned regularly. I clean out the vent annually in fear of an accidental fire. Also, you should always clean out the lint screen before starting a new load since clogged screen will delay the drying time and it won’t be […]

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Green Your Cleaning Routine

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Making your own green cleaning products can be really easy these days. There are so many DIY’s for making homemade cleaning products on the internet. But how do you know what works and what doesn’t? And how do you know what’s safe? Green products can be just as dangerous if not used properly and with […]

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Mix n’ Match Vitamin C Teas

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The flu season is lingering and the epidemic is still making people miserable. But like they say, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” So many people take great care of themselves by washing their hands, dressing in layers, eating nutritious foods and taking supplements. And one of the best vitamins that […]

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How to Improve Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency in Cold Weather

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If you live in the Northeast and survived the #Blizzard2015 – a.k.a. #Juno – beginning of this week, I hope you weren’t too inconvenienced by the storm. And even though it’s cold outside, I hope you don’t idle your car to warm up before starting your trip. Did you know that idling your car is […]

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DIY: Healing Boo-Boo Balm Recipe

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If you suffer from Eczema or other kinds of dry skin, you will love this simple and safe skin balm recipe. Scratch Mommy started on making her own products when she saw a documentary called Bag It. And plagued with a food related skin condition Eczema, she started making natural skin balms for her and […]

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Plantain & Kelp Plaque-Fighting Tooth Powder

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Most commercial toothpaste contain fluoride that can be toxic to your health. There are a lot of natural toothpaste recipe on the web but have you tried a tooth powder? I never heard of using plantain but this post by Learning and Yearning sounds very promising for preventing cavities. Check out the recipe and more […]

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Chipotle Has Stopped Serving Pork At Hundreds Of Restaurants

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When I was a vegetarian, Chipotle was my go-to fast food joint for take outs on those days when I didn’t feel like cooking. But recently, as I started to eat meat, I couldn’t stomach many of the fast food joints for a quick meal. So I went back to trying Chiptole’s for their meat […]

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Korean Kimchi Recipe by ecokaren

kimchi recipe by ecokaren

Fermented food is all the rage these days. Fermented tea (kombucha), fermented pseudo non-dairy yogurt, Kefir, sauerkraut, cucumbers, and….kimchi. For those who never watched M*A*S*H*, Kimchi is a (smelly) fermented pickled cabbage from Korea. And it has been known to be helpful for many things, except for fungal infection in your toes. Just kidding. But […]

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Bacalao with Vianda and Rice {Recipe}

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When Myra and I posted tandem tutorials – how to make disposable bowl with banana leaves and my recycled picnic blanket – I saw her eating lunch in her banana leaf bowl and it looked delicious. And I thought it would be great to explore yummy ethnic dishes, especially if you can buy the ingredients […]

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