Elizabeth Rudolph

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People are obsessed with essential oils. Here's why

Aromatherapy has become a trendy way to treat a wide range of conditions, including insomnia, anxiety and pain.<p>Some essential oils, derived from plants and used in aromatherapy, also have antibacterial and antifungal properties, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.<p>While …

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13 very good dogs who will always be your friend, even when the world is ending

It’s not just us, right? If you’re feeling a little “Wait, is this really the end of days?” this weekend, you’re <i>definitely</i> not alone. At times like …

Could Contemplating Nature Be The Key To Protecting The Environment?

<i>Photo credit: Robert Gottfried*</i><p>I remember the environmental educators at Guanacaste National Park in Costa Rica telling my class that their program for area school children hadn't stemmed the poaching and burning in the Park. They had been teaching them about proper disposal of garbage, recycling, …

Coconut Curry Soup with Apples

Fall is in the air!<p>I know it’s a cliché, but I really do love that subtle change of seasons when the mornings become more crisp, the smell in the air …

Immune System

Humans are endangering the most abundant animal on the planet

Barely longer than your thumb, weighing under an ounce and nearly translucent, delicate crustaceans known as krill are vital to ocean ecosystems around the world. In the waters that encircle Antarctica, krill are an essential food source for penguins, baleen and blue whales (which can eat as much …

The Best Foods to Fuel Your Workout and Give You Energy

Chow down on these 8 power foods before and after your workouts, and you'll see results in no time.<p>1<p>Spinach<p><b>Good for:</b> Muscle recovery<br>It's true: …

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10 Dangerous Foods For Dogs

The rule of thumb with chocolate is:<p>The darker it is, the more dangerous it is.<p>Depending on the kind and amount of chocolate ingested, the signs can …

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Moscato and Peach Gelée

3 tbsp. unflavored powdered gelatin or 12 sheets<p>1 cup cold water<p>1 1⁄2 cups boiling water<p>3⁄4 cup sugar<p>2 1⁄2 cups Moscato d'Asti or other semisweet …

17 DIY Ideas for Decorating Your Walls

Your walls will have never looked so good.<p>Give any room a fresh look with these simple projects for personalized wall art.

DIY Outdoor Bench - in less than an hour

This is the fun bench we created! Ok so I saw this bench on pintrest maybe you did too? And I thought we (my hubby and I) could m...

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The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

The Textiles

At the Textile Trunk we pride ourselves on maintaining a wide selection of antique and vintage European fabrics, and on our absolute focus on …

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Tutorial: Wash & Wear lingerie travel organizer

This Wash & Wear Travel Pouch will help you separate dirty lingerie items from ones that are still clean. Art Gallery Fabrics shares a tutorial …

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

While you're impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space.

3 Ways To Decorate Old Tree Stumps In Garden

Old tree stumps can become quite a nuisance in the garden or a yard. They aren’t decorative and can be hard to remove, requiring specific tools and …

Shredded Paper Seed Starters – MADE EVERYDAY

That title’s a mouthful, sorry. <br>Have you planted spring flowers?<br>Here in Texas, when April rolls around the wildflowers pop up everywhere–along the …

decorating with maps

Decorating with Maps {Giveaway} | I’m Lovin’ It<p>If you are challenged by an empty wall, maps can often make a graphic statement, usually for little …

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Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

Plantifier: A Gardening App to ID Plants

I am always coming across plants that I admire and might like to grow–flowers that cascade over the edge of a neighbor’s wall, a shrub with a nice …

A Stylish Root Basket for the Pantry or Garden Shed

Clyde Oak is a shop self-described as a destination for “people interested in aesthetics and dirty hands.” So nice of them to cater to us personally, …

Down the Garden Path: Favorite Walkways from Our Photo Gallery

Wouldn’t we all love to have a garden large enough to require a path cutting through it? Plan the path in your someday sprawling estate (or tiny …

DIY Bouquet: Needs No Water, Lasts a Month

Who among us has not have fallen in love with a cute-as-a-button baby succulent, only to have it grow into an awkward, leggy teenager with thick, …