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Thinning Hair Remedies
Hair Loss: Causes and Home...
Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Wondering why it’s happening and how to stop it? Here’s a look at the usual causes, as well as some natural home remedies.
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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...
Using Bone Broth in Soups and Stews
Incorporating bones into your cooking improves the flavor of soups and stews while also offering...
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...
How to Stop the Hiccups
Read on for a surefire remedy for getting rid of hiccups that can strike a person anytime, anywhere...
Raspberries: Health Benefits
Raspberries are a delicious power food prized for the vitamins, fiber, and many health benefits...
Broccoli: Health Benefits
Broccoli has many health benefits that make it really good for you and your family, so even if you...
Leafy Greens: Health Benefits
Aside from supplying conventional nutrients, all leafy greens (especially the deeply colored ones)...
Pulses Recipes: Cooking With Beans, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas
Here are 12 delicious recipes using pulses—lentils, peas, beans, and other dried legumes. What are ...
DIY Fence Ideas
Thinking about DIY fencing? Here are traditional fence types made of natural materials. Whether you...
Upcycling Ideas: Reuse and Repurpose
Look at some of your regular household items differently! Here are ways to repurpose, reuse, and...
Carrots: Health Benefits
Carrots offer even more health benefits than the Vitamin A you might know about. Plus they’re...
How to Preserve Herbs, Vegetables and Fruit in Vinegars
Preserving crops in vinegars is a great way to capture the aromas of herbs and other home-grown...
Household Uses for Winter Snow and Ice
It’s winter! In central New Hampshire where I live, snow from the first big storm of the season is...
Wedding Photos and Images
Enjoy these winning wedding photos—and we thank our readers for sharing their pictures with the...
Grab an Apple
I’ve blogged about apples before, but it’s time for an update since it’s apple harvest season. Find...
Pet Photos and Images
Enjoy these winning pet photos! Many thanks to our readers for sharing their pictures with the...