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Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking - Living thoughtfully in the modern world

Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking - Living thoughtfully in the modern world

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Avoid These Foods 100 Percent of the Time Certain oils can put your body into an inflammatory state. Some foods are so dangerous you're better off keeping them out of your kitchen cabinets and fridge altogether. Seemingly "healthy" oils can send your body into an inflammatory state, while a refrigerator staple could be quietly annihilating your blood vessels. Real Food Outlaws Welcome to the Real Food Weekly Meal Plan for 4/21 – 4/26! It was a busy week with Easter and two birthdays for us. This coming week will be busy as well since I am leaving on Wednesday for my Nutrition Response Testing Practitioner Advanced Clinical Training in Florida. I am working on a... Read more → Welcome to our real food weekly meal plan for the week of 4/14 – 4/19.

Finely Ground: The Best Way to Clean Your Bathtub. Period. Before I begin this story, let me show you the bottom of my shower. Don't look if you're squeamish. . . . Drawing The Champions Dear Readers, Step into my kitchen! On today’s journey we will begin to add a little spice into the Milieu of Man. I see the kitchen as the heart and hearth of my home. When I have a gathering in my home, where do most of your guests hang out?

51 Amazing Uses for Baking Soda By Melissa Breyer - I don’t mean to sound seditious here, but I have a rebellious plan to combat the ills that many corporations are perpetrating in the name of fighting grime and germs. My main gripe is about the environmental pollutants from cleaning and personal care products that we wash down our drains and into our water systems, resulting in situations like the chemical triclosan (a pesticide added to many products as an antibacterial agent) being found in dolphins. So the simple plan is to encourage everyone to use baking soda in any of these 51 applications. Besides showing kindness to aquatic life, we can also protect ourselves from the array of toxins in household cleaning products.

Homemade Dishwasher pellets The following Content was Provided by "Digging yourself out of debt, when all you have is a spoon" Recently I started noticing how much money I was spending on dishwasher detergent, especially the pods or pellets. Brand-name pellets ranged from a low of 2.98 to 6.29 for 20 pellets on a recent visit to the grocery store. That's when I decided to make my own. DIY / Self Sufficiency Living Life Outside The System 25th February 2014 By Paul Chambers Guest Writer for Wake Up World My wife Sarah mentioned in passing “I have put the house on the market”. Garment Rack D.I.Y. - A Beautiful Mess Looking for a budget friendly way to create garment racks for your home? Today Rachel shares her D.I.Y. method... You'll Need: Two 1/2" x 60" black steel pipes, Two 1/2" x 48" black steel pipes, Four 1/2" x 8" black steel pipe nipples, Two 1/2" x 2 1/2" black steel pipe nipples, Six 1/2" x 1 1/2" black steel pipe nipples, Six 1/2" black tees, Four 1/2" black 90 degree elbows, Four 1/2" galvinized floor flanges, Two 1/2" black steel end caps, 1 can of black spray paint (optional) and Work gloves. *Note: My supplies cost around $70-$80.

Make your own Laundry Detergent The following Content was Provided by "Digging yourself out of debt, when all you have is a spoon" Here is an amazingly simple Do It Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain known to man out the first time around and smells clean and fresh- oh and did I mention that it costs about $1.76 for 128 loads of laundry? Since our teen son started working at a fast food restaurant, this has become our most-loved detergent recipe. His clothing was so saturated with heavy french fry and onion ring grease scent that even washing them in TIDE didn't take out the horrendous smell. I whipped up a half gallon of this detergent and washed his clothes while he was at school- he thought I'd gotten a new shirt from his boss at work!

7 Survival Hacks That Could Save Your Life Everyone should know these 7 genius life hacks and always be prepared. You won’t need any special equipment for these ideas, which could save your life. This fantastic post will show you how to use a cereal box to cook, create an oil lantern with items you already have and a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. 8 Tips For Creating Living Spaces You'll Love For a Long Time If you're anything like us, you may be spending a lot of time, energy or money (potentially all three) on creating a home that you love the look of. But how long will you love the things you're doing? Will you get tired of your home in a few years (or even months)? There are steps you can take to enter into a long-term love affair with where you live.

Ingredient Standards Norwex believes that every home should be a safe haven. That’s why we constantly strive to bring you the most effective household cleaning and personal care products while radically reducing the use of chemicals in your home. Not only do our Norwex Microfiber products reduce chemicals used in cleaning, but our other household cleaning products do, too.