Marketers invest millions to convince us that we need the latest and greatest cleaning spray, detergent, and paper towel, so it’s not surprising that tidying up can quickly become a budgetary mess. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
Worried about catching the cold or flu this year—or helping to keep the germs of one sick family member from infecting others in your house?
Beyond hand washing and self-imposed quarantine, some time spent cleaning, disinfecting and saniti... Read more
Greening your life—reducing your impact on the environment—takes a little research and planning. Because the kitchen is the most waste-producing room in an average house, it's a great place to start. The best way to do it is slowly, b... Read more
Everyone loves a party. There’s something about getting together with your friends that really helps you shed the stress of always trying to balance work and family. But with so many people trying to live healthier these days, finding tasty, di... Read more
A few days ago (almost a week ago, really), I decided that I needed to stop drinking sodas. I have very poor impulse control, so I would grab a soda (Caffeine Free Pepsi) whenever I was thirsty. I knew it was bad for me, and I felt guilty... Read more
has anyone tried this? its supposed to help with a multitude of things, weight loss, HBP, cholestrol, blood sugar to name a few.
this is the drink
1-2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar
1 cup hot water
1/4 cup apple juice
1 t... Read more
One of my goals is no sugery drinks. Soda and juice I have no problem staying away from. My problem is my coffee (Not Starbucks) I don't put a lot of cream and suger but I drink a looooot of coffee. Going to be difficult for sure!... Read more
How do i stop drinking soda?
When i go out to eat, i always get a cup of soda maybe 2 cups....
When i order pizza.. usually i order a 2 liter bottle of soda.. .(my family and i share it)..
I just wanna get off this sugary stuff. I know it... Read more
I was making baking powder biscuits tonight, using a recipe from the 1930's (an old booklet of recipes put out in the 1930s, I'm guessing - from the style and design of the booklet).
I was interested because it uses liquid oil, not shortening.... Read more
Boost your current laundry detergent by adding some vinegar and baking soda.I don't use laundry soap that has dies and perfumes in it. I use Armand Hammer - unscented. I use less than what they specify in the instructions and I boost it with vinega... Read more
Clean them with vinegar, baking soda, and salt. Stubborn mineral buildup on glass shower doors is no competition for a few common household ingredients—white vinegar, baking soda, and salt. Spray vinegar on the door and let it sit for a few minutes.... Read more
I'm not one who loves a lot of stuff, and I'm constantly trying to get rid of things rather than amass them. That said, when I find something I love, I want to share. Today I'm spreading the word about some of the products that I love thi... Read more
My aunt and uncle have a farm with a garden, and many fruit trees and bushes. They enjoy vegetables as well as fresh picked apples or pears and berries right off the bush. While it takes work, they enjoy their nutrient-rich bounty throughout th... Read more
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