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10 surprising benefits of chocolate most people don’t know

It’s National Chocolate Week everybody, and we are, naturally, extremely excited. The creamy, deliciousness of chocolate is more than enough reason to convince us it’s worth munching on, but did you know there are scientifically proven benefits of eating it...

11 Turmeric Myths You Should Stop Believing ASAP

Turmeric's gotten tons of health hype lately due to curcumin, its main bioactive compound. Scientists have already conducted over 100 clinical trials on the antioxidant-like compounds found in the curry spice, called curcuminoids. But since so many studies on this...

How to effectively remove hard skin & get amazingly soft feet

There’s a reason so many people don’t like feet – a quick glance around come sandal season should tell you all you need to know. Overgrown toe nails and chipped polish are just the start of it. Dead skin corns...

Energy Star, Organic, and More: Understanding Eco-Friendly Certifications

Buying eco-certified products is one key way to lower your environmental impact – but the world of certification labels isn’t always so easy to navigate. What’s really the difference between organic and certified organic? What do LEED, Greenguard, and...

5 Convincing Reasons You Should Save The Cabbage Water

While cabbage water may sound like a very unusual beverage to consume, surprisingly, it may be one of the best things you can do for your body. This true “superfood” is known as such thanks to its incredible medicinal...

How To Make Totally Free Laundry Soap From Horse Chestnuts (Conkers)

I’ve used soap nuts, but there have been some concerns that their rising popularity may be hurting those who’ve been using them for centuries – they’re native to the Himalayas. For generations, soap nuts have been used by people in...

29 surprisingly wonderful ways to use overripe bananas

Achieving perfect banana ripeness is no mean feat, and maintaining it for more than a day? That’s near impossible! One minute they’re hard and green, the next, soggy and brown. Once they’re passed their best it’s tough to know what to...

Homemade Relaxing Bath Soak That Soothes Sore Muscles & Relieves Anxiety

The Power Of Herbs & Epsom Salt Give your sore muscles a bit of TLC. This soothing bath soak uses garden herbs and Epsom salt to help restore your muscles after a hard day in the garden or from working...

10 Unexpected Ways You’re Hurting The Environment At Home

You probably think you know the many ways to reduce your carbon footprint, like turning the lights off, walking instead of driving, and using reusable bags at the grocery store. But there are probably many things you do on...

How (Most) Scented Candles Are Destroying Your Home Air Quality & What To Do...

Emitting a soft, warm, ambient glow, candles have been used for centuries for warding off the blackness of night. Dating back to at least 500 BC, candles were developed independently across the globe and were made from natural substances...

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With winter weather behind us and spring temperatures consistent and warm, it’s important to make sure your home is ready for the change in...

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