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DIY These Pretty Coasters Instead of Buying Flowers for Mom

Very few gifts beat a bouquet of fresh flowers. But a fresh arrangement only lasts a few days, or a week at best, and don’t even get me started on all of the possible combinations of blooms! Unless you’re a professional florist, arranging or even choosing a bouquet can be insanely intimidating. So …

Basic Organic Gardening Skills for Beginners

If you love the idea of having your own organic garden but have yet to give it a try, or if you are a gardener just trying to figure out what the …

Gardening

How to Turn Off Your Weight Gain Hormones

Flip this switch for weight loss that lasts.<p><i>This article was orginally posted by our partners at</i> Prevention <i>and republished with permission.</i><p><i>From the book</i> The Hormone Reset Diet: Balance your Hormones and Lose up to 15 pounds in just 3 weeks! <i>by Sara Gottfried. Copyright © 2015 by Sara Gottfried.</i> …

This is how often you should clean your home, according to science

For most of us, the thought of steaming our carpets or cleaning out the crisper section of the refrigerator makes us want to crawl under the covers. …

Cleaning

You’ll Never Guess What This Healthy Alfredo Sauce Is Made Of

Alfredo pasta is one of the easiest dishes you can cook at home (almost as easy as these copycat burger recipes). It normally takes less than 15 minutes to make and only requires a few ingredients. While cooking this all-time favorite is always a good idea, buying pasta sauce from the jar really …

Scientists find DNA differences between gay men and their straight twin brothers

For men, new research suggests that clues to sexual orientation may lie not just in the genes, but in the spaces between the DNA, where molecular marks instruct genes when to turn on and off and how strongly to express themselves.<p>On Thursday, UCLA molecular biologist Tuck C. Ngun reported that in …

Can eating more than six bananas at once kill you?

<b>It's sometimes said that eating a lot of bananas at once could be dangerous - it has even been suggested that eating more than six in one sitting could kill you. Can this really be true?</b><p>Bananas are one of the world's most popular fruits, stuffed with vitamins and minerals. On the face of it they …

These Gluten-Free, Vegan Recipes Are Everything

September 1, 2015 | Written by<p>Foods such as wheat, rye, couscous, and semolina contain gluten, which can be harmful for those with illnesses such as …

"Baking" Is The Latest Trend In Beauty

Contouring is over, strobing is in. But there's another new trend in beauty called “baking.” Swear, we’re not making this up.<p>“Baking” is a makeup …

19 DIYS to Make Your House Smell Amazing

Who doesn’t love coming home to a nice-smelling space? A good home fragrance acts like an accessory and adds character, making your space feel extra homey. However, constantly buying candles and air fresheners can start getting expensive, and lots of them are actually polluting your home with …

Lose Weight and Feel Great With the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

The anti-inflammatory diet can make you feel great! "How," you ask. By cutting out or significantly reducing your consumption of pro-inflammatory …

6 Super Successful Ways to Get Rid of Bugs in Your Home and Garden

Between the warmer weather and the nighttime cookouts, spring is a constant struggle between wanting to spend time outside and wanting to protect yourself from pesky bugs. The pleasant atmosphere brings ants to your kitchen, carpenter bees to your deck, and mosquitoes everywhere! How do you enjoy …

How Boredom Kills Us -- In Body, Mind and Spirit -- And What to Do About It

A podcast on the tedium of boredom produced by Public Radio International delves into the subject of boredom in a decidedly un-boring, substantial way. Let's explore the piece, along with related compelling research, to see how being "bored to death" isn't just a euphemism. And discuss what to do …

This Hot Herbal Tea Will Soothe Your Throat and Calm Your Cough

Feeling under the weather? This herbal tonic is one of our favorite home cough remedies.<p>You know the feeling: One minute, you're happily tapping away on a TPS report at work, and the next, you're suddenly not feeling so hot. Your nose is running, you're a little tired, and…<i>uh oh</i>. There it is: a …

What Happened After One Family Went Organic For Just Two Weeks

What would happen if you switched from conventionally grown food to organic-only? One family of five found out after participating in an experiment run by Swedish grocery chain, Coop, and the Swedish Environmental Research Institute.<p>It's not news that organic farming beats conventional practices …

Avoid Common Gardening Mistakes - Organic Gardening

Just as there’s no such thing as a perfect garden, there’s no perfect <i>gardener</i> either. We all make mistakes, but, in doing so, we learn which ones …

12 Diets In 12 Months: Wholefood Vegetarian

It was what will be forever known as the month of bliss.<p>After four weeks on the super restrictive Okinawa Diet, the next on my list of centenarian …

Nutrition

35+ Easy Things To Do With Mason Jars

Whether you’re decorating, organizing, or preparing gif […]

Meditation For Depression And Anxiety

<b>Balancing With Meditation</b><p>Meditation is beginning to receive credibility as a viable approach to decreasing depression. Research on the effects of …

The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Need To Know

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Sure, that food has the government’s organic label. But that doesn’t mean it was made without man-made chemicals.

You might think the USDA "organic" label is reserved for foods produced without any man-made chemicals. But under government rules, "organic" food may be grown or processed with the aid of scores of synthetic substances, as long as those chemicals have been deemed essential.<p>Exactly which chemicals …

Agriculture

QuizGriz - Smarter Than The Average Bear

We’ve done our part researching the best Alzheimer's nonprofits through CharityNavigator.org and are proud to support the Cure Alzheimer's Fund, the …

How to Make Soap

Handmade soap is an easy and effective way to add a personalized touch to your bathroom. Whether you've got sensitive skin and want to know exactly …

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

No harsh chemicals necessary<p>It's that time of year again: You have to remain photo-ready from the first holiday party to the ringing of the New Year. Whitening your smile is imperative, but finding the time for a dentist visit isn't always in the cards. And sometimes, you don't want to apply a …

40 Age-Erasing Superfoods

Look, feel, and stay young<p>The latest science on the muscle-building, brain-enhancing, wrinkle-erasing, heart-strengthening, bone-protecting, immunity-boosting, and inflammation-fighting foods you should be eating every day.<p><b>1. Almonds</b>These energy-rich snacks lower bad cholesterol, thanks to plant …

29 Geek DIY's To Make Right Now

Spread love, that's the geeky way.

10 powerful foods to eat the moment you feel anxious or stressed

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>What does food have to do with your stress levels? More than you might realize. About 40 percent of Americans say that stress drives …