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18 apps that earn you money

We found 18 apps that will make you money. All of the apps can be downloaded for free, and each has a strong user base to ensure that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>From taking surveys to kicking back and watching TV, here are the apps that will put a little cash in your pocket.

Personal Finance

10 Easy Pieces: Wooden Elevated Planters

Bring your gardening to new heights with an elevated planter box. “Why,” you ask, “a garden box on legs?”<p>There are several benefits to an elevated …

Gardening

3 Easy-to-Build Outdoor Benches - DIY

The Plank Seat<p>A couple of log sections and a sturdy board are all you really need to make the Plank Seat for a quiet spot by a garden, lakeshore or …

A Guide to Setting up a Simple Backyard Compost System

(Image credit: Jayme Henderson)<p>Over the past five years, working with Denver Urban Gardens, I came to understand why so many gardeners call compost …

Eight Essential Oils for Health and Wellness

Essential oils are the current rage but how do you know how to them? Here are 8 popular essential oils along with common ways to use them for health …

Grow Lettuce in Gutter Gardens

This was a very simple project. We just bought 3 10′ sections of gutter at our local home improvement store, along with right and left end caps, and …

Make your own DIY Miracle Healing Salve!

For the past six weeks, I have been exploring alternatives to over-the-counter ointments, salves, and beauty products. Not only are these products …

Coconut

13 Recipes Starring Your Cast Iron Skillet

In the pantheon of kitchen greats, brightly colored KitchenAid mixers and stately Le Creusets -- the kind of gifts you might receive for a wedding (or get married so that someone gives them to you) -- might first come to mind. Or your attention may dart to the gleaming knife that fits perfectly in …

15 Ways to Fix Everything With Vinegar

Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard<p>Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard

Vinegar

No-Bake Chocolate Drop Cookies

No-bake chocolate drop cookies. Yum! I woke up thinking about this recipe one morning this past week. I knew I had to make them and share the recipe …

Dessert

A Natural Remedy for Chapped "Winter Cheeks"

This week I have been waging my annual winter battle with chapped winter skin! While my trouble spots are my hands and feet…I remember when my kids …

How to Build a Vertical Herb (or Lettuce!) Planter

Love the taste of fresh herbs? This vertical herb planter lets you grow them all in one convenient place – right outside your door! With removable …

Herbal Remedies for Common Ailments - Natural Health

<b>Use these herbal remedies, recommended by Stephen Harrod Buhner in Herbal Antiobiotics, as alternatives to pharmaceutical antibiotics.</b><p>December …

Christiney's Crafts: Family Birthday Chart

Before Christmas, some friends and I made some of these family birthday charts for our mom's. We got the idea from Pinterest of course :-) Sadly, I …

How to Make Shower Steamers | Craft Tutorials & Recipes

Shower Steamers are a great way to add a variety of fragrances to your shower for a little aromatherapy. Place the steamer on the floor of the shower …

Herbal Antibiotics: A Defense Against ‘Superbugs’

<i>Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, known as “superbugs,” are becoming more numerous and more virulent thanks to continuing overuse of antibiotics. Herbal</i> …

Herbal Preparations

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>A herbal preparation is in the general sense a means of "delivery" of an herb or herbs to the intended region of the body. …