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Tired of the perpetual barrage of artificial chemicals and questionable side effects, many individuals have turned to ancient and completely natural solutions to quell their various ills. DIY types with a bit of space to spare – even a windowsill will do! – may want to take their pharmaceutical pursuits one step further and create for themselves a garden full of traditional herbs and plants. However, it is always a good idea to execute plenty of research before committing to whipping up remedies medicinal herbs. Obviously, not every climate stands as suitable for every botanical, so be sure to discuss which ones thrive best in a given region.
With healthcare a pressing issue, prices going up, and cures in short supply, more and more people are turning away from their medicine cabinets and to their pantries and gardens for remedies. And they are experiencing a certain amount of success. Whether looking to help a stuffy nose or something more serious, the answer can be as close as an arm’s reach away with a look at these 100 healthy remedies that are right in your home.
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Recycle Crafts (non Fabric)
How to Build a Coracle The coracle is an ancient boat (often used for fishing) dating back to at least the Roman invasion of Britain Like the currach (or curragh), the coracle is relatively simple in its construction. These small one person vessels are in essence, a large basket made of either a bent lath or round wood frame covered [...] Click here for more>> How to Pleach Hazel In earlier times, when a family would live in the same general locale from generation to generation, woodland practices such as pleaching, laying hedges, coppicing, and pollarding were common practices.
Reed diffusers are decorative air fresheners for the home that work with scented oils and reeds. The oil travels up the reeds to release their fragrance into the air around them. No need to use aerosol sprays, light candles or plugin air fresheners, the process handles itself naturally. They’re very popular since you can choose from an endless amount of fragrances, have no open flames (candles) to worry about and they don’t plugin so no dangling cords to hide or fuss with. If you’d like to try making your own (a perfect way to customize your favorite scents), here are some tips and recipes showing you how to do that. Make Your Own Reed Diffusers And Oils With A Few Simple Ingredients
So, I finally just changed all the burnt out light bulbs in my house.
Choose a Binaural Beat to suit your mood from the below. Note that in order for Binaural Beats to work, they must be played though headphones. WARNING: DO NOT listen to Binaural Beats while driving, operating equipment, or any other task that requires concentration. DO NOT listen to Binaural Beats if you have experienced seizures in the past or have epilepsy. Those with heart disorders or taking mood-altering pharmaceutical drugs should consult a doctor before trying. We’re serious.
Why do we make our own homemade products? It all started with our first batch of homemade laundry detergent , since then we’ve been hooked! Now we’re on a mission to make as many household products as we can. It saves money and gives a sense of joy and accomplishment. Up this week is homemade dishwasher detergent . When you’re done making this check out these other related articles:
Alternative & Free Energy
The principle is simple and seductively clever: solar lights that store energy during the day and release light at night. These can be purchased ready-made in a variety of colors (yellow, blue and red) but they can also be built at home . A simple, less-technical approach involves buying a conventional solar-powered yard lamp and then essentially harvesting it for key pieces to put in a jar. This is simply a way of taking an existing solar lamp design and appropriating its parts to make something more attractive for display around a house or home. A more electronically-savvy individual can take the more complex route and built a solar lamp from the ground up using small solar panels – though the aesthetic result may not be as impressive.
Oh my goodness gracious!!! I haven't been THIS excited about a project since my ladder laundry rack ! (Well, the mom cave is pretty exciting, too - but that's not done yet!:)~ Anyway. I'm sure you've all seen the pallet-awesomeness floating around blogland ....
Gardening & Foraging
What is the FoodSource Hotline? Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline is an information and referral service designed to connect people in need with a variety of food resources in their local community. The bilingual staff, complemented by able interpretors, can assist callers in over 160 languages. In response to the current high cost of food and fuel, Project Bread has expanded the FoodSource Hotline's hours of operation.