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Thanksgiving Cleaning with...
It’s time to clean the house for Thanksgiving! Find out how to make homemade cleaners from natural ingredients like vinegar, baking soda, lemons, and salt—many found right in...
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Tick Bites | Lyme Disease | Treatment
If you spend time outside or have pets that go outdoors, it’s important to be aware of tick bites—...
Emergency Survival Kit
Keep the following supplies in your emergency survival kit, and you will be prepared for any...
Food Trends of 2017
At the end of each year or early into the new year, famous chefs, food critics, food writers,...
Lighten Your Hair with Rhubarb
Fading blond? Mousy brown? Bring on the rhubarb! Here’s how to naturally lighten your hair using...
Blueberries: The Easiest Fruit to Grow Is Also One of the Healthiest
Blueberries are one the easiest fruit to grow. Here are some of the best blueberry varieties to add...
Household Uses for Candles and Candle Wax
If you burn candles in your home—especially around the holidays—keep in mind these household candle...
How to Get Motivated | Tips for Self-Motivation
Lack of motivation can be a pervasive and debilitating problem, but do not despair—there are ways...
Ready to Run? Walk? Move?
Trouble getting up and out the door in the morning? Hoping to lose some weight, as we shed layers...
Eating Dandelions: Harvesting, Cleaning, and Cooking
My mother dosed her family with generous amounts of dandelion greens as soon as she discovered...
The Most Nutritious Vegetables You Can Grow
What are the healthiest vegetables to grow? After all, if you’re going to plant vegetables, why not...
Natural Remedies for Migraines
Migraines can be truly debilitating, so try these natural remedies for migraine relief. Migraines...
Holiday Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
Here are some holiday kitchen cleaning tips because, at this time of year more than any other, the...
Seasonal Crafts: Homemade Note Cards
Here’s how to make DIY note cards using that humble spud! Potato printing is easy and fun. You can...
Seasonal Crafts: Make a Holiday Candle Decoration
Transform a soda can into a holiday candle decoration. Here’s how: Very carefully cut off the top...
Easy To Make Catnip, Cat Toys
Reward your cat with a special treat! At a small cost, you can grow your own catnip, with enough to...
TMJ: A Pain in the...Jaw
Ever had discomfort or pain in your jaw muscles? Let’s talk about TMJ symptoms, causes, and ...
Natural Remedies for a Cold
What can we do to help our bodies through the process of healing a cold? Here are some natural...
Glossary of Chicken Terms
Can you tell the difference between a hen and a rooster? What is a pullet? We’ve compiled a list of...
Fidget While You Work?
Is fidgeting your legs or body harmful or helpful to health? We’ve all sat next to that guy whose...
Salt for Preventive Health and Natural Remedies
Try these preventive health measures for salt, a historically important food that can act as a...
Natural Life Hacks
Interested in a simpler, more natural way of living? Be forewarned: We are not talking those ...
What Do Our Dreams Mean?
What are dreams, and what do they mean? Here we discuss how dreams connect the past and the present...
Fun Facts and Myths About Hair
Curious about your crowning glory? Here are some fun facts and myths about hair, including hair...
Sandwiches: Simply the Perfect Summer Meal
Sandwiches make for the simplest summer meal, so be sure to spice up your summer with these tasty...
Common Cooking Mistakes
Even the best chefs are guilty of something on this list of common cooking mistakes, and it’s time...
Recipes for Leftover Bread
Be sure not to throw out your leftover stale bread, as there are plenty of delicious recipes that...
Plan for Your Pet's Safety
As with parents who have young children in the house, pet owners must take stock of their...
Cilantro: Are You a Friend or Foe?
Cilantro, Coriandrum sativum, also known as coriander or Chinese parsley, can incite a repulsed...
Measurements and Conversions Chart
Here is a chart of household measurements and metric conversions. TABLE OF MEASURES...
Seasonal Crafts: Make a Glove Turkey (Thanksgiving Table Decoration)
Make a glove turkey, a cute decoration for a Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Here’s how. Use three...
Household Haiku Poems
What are haiku poems? The traditional structure of the classical Japanese poetic form known as...
You Gotta Love Lentils
There’s nothing homelier—or, homier—than a steaming bowl of ordinary green/brown lentil soup. But,...
Proper Hand-Washing for Clean Hands
Hand-washing is an essential part of staying healthy, so learn how to wash your hands correctly!...
How to Hypnotize a Chicken: Two Easy Ways to Calm Birds
Wondering how to hypnotize a chicken? Learn to calm a high-strung bird with the oscillating finger...
Natural Remedies: Curing Bad Breath
How to get rid of bad breath? See these tips and easy remedies to keep your breath smelling fresh....
Create a Successful Hen House
All hens need a secure shelter for nesting, roosting at night, and escaping predators and bad...
Leek Soup to Help You Lose Weight
Soup can be an excellent food for dieters, as eating a soup course like leek soup before your...
How to Choose a Clothesline
Use a clothesline instead of a dryer to dry your clothes in warm, dry weather. You save money,...
Chicken Feed (and don't forget grit!)
Don’t know what to feed your chickens? Follow our tips and advice! For simplicity, most owners of...
Homemade Hair Treatments, Lotions, and Nail Care
All-natural homemade treatments can help you not to break the bank, especially with these easy and...
One-Minute Fix for Loose Cabinet Knobs and Pulls
With a Phillips screwdriver and some inexpensive hardware-store washers that cost a dime or so, you...
Raspberries: Health Benefits
Raspberries are a delicious power food prized for the vitamins, fiber, and many health benefits...