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Soothe Operator: 12 Great Essential Oil Uses

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If the word "oils" makes you think of greasy food or your acne-prone, teenage skin, then it's time to look at oils in a totally different way. Essential Oils. There are so many awesome essential oil uses that We're not talking about French…

Natural Woman: 4 New Ways to Think About Living Naturally this Year

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For a long time no one ever thought about the importance of natural health. The idea of “going natural” used to be relegated to hippies and bohos, those who willingly gave up chemicals and preservatives, and instead opted for a more organic…

Go Figure: 15 Things You Didn't Know You Could Recycle

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The importance of recycling is undeniable. That beautiful field you pass by on your way to work? Soon it might be covered in trash. Or that gorgeous waterfront you pass by on your way to work? One day it might be overflowing with pollution…

What the Frack? 15 Facts You Need to Know About Fracking

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In a nutshell, hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, involves drilling several deep holes, connecting them with long tunnels, setting off small underground explosions to create fractures in the shale and pumping them at high pressure with a mixture…

10 Plants from the Amazon that Have Medicinal Properties

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UPDATED August 1st, 2016 One cannot deny the vastness and incredible biodiversity of the rainforest. Part of the reason why there is such a push to stop deforestation in the Amazon is due to the rainforest plants that have medicinal properties,…

The Art of Staying Home: The 20 Best Online Grocery & Essentials Shopping Sites

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If you’re anything like us, you hate shopping with your kids. Between whining to buy candy and running away to find their favorite ice cream, we have some horror stories of grocery store trips gone really bad. With that in mind, we’ve…

14 Reasons Why Everyone Should Learn to Compost

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Okay, we know: the idea of composting doesn’t sound terribly appealing. What if we attract wild animals and smell up the back yard? Not to mention the gross factor if the kids decide it would make a nice place to play. Honestly, it sounds…
Want a Green Machine? Ten 2014 Hybrid Cars with Pros and Cons-SliderPhoto

Want a Green Machine? 10 Hybrid Cars & Their Pros and Cons

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2014 is your year to go green. With rising gas prices, you drain your wallet every time you fill up your car. You worry, rightfully, that the number at the pump is only going to go up. If you depend on your car for work, life, or you don’t…

15 Non-Toxic Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away

Nothing ruins a cookout, a camping trip, or a backyard get-together on a breezy summer evening, like the irritating buzz and itchy bites of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes aren’t just pesky, they can also spread diseases (like West Nile Virus) and…