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How to Make Kefir

Oh how glad I am that you have found this page on how to make kefir! When I introduced dairy goats to the farm, kefir was one of the first things I was dying to try.  And let me tell you, it has been amazing!!! Not only are there hundreds of uses for kefir, but if you [&hellip

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Bone Broth

An Easy Recipe, With Profound Health Benefits Bone broth. Sounds glamorous right? Well don’t be so quick to judge this liquid gold!  It is a staple in my family’s diet because it has everything going for it. It is nutritious, easy to make, very versatile, and CHEAP! It uses ingredients most people throw away! Read [&hellip

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Skin Brushing Benefits

I was first introduced to skin brushing (dry brushing) at a spa while getting a massage I had gotten for a gift. I had problems with circulation in my left foot. Ever since my second pregnancy, it seemed when my feet would get hot, the blood had problems coming back up and left my foot [&hellip

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Natural Laundry Soap Recipes

Making laundry soap is one of my favorite things to do. It’s cheap, easy, and makes me feel more self-sufficient on my natural living journey. Laundry detergent that you buy from the store can contain some pretty gross ingredients like dyes, fragrances and much more that you probably don’t want rubbing up against your skin or [&hellip

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Natural Drain Cleaner

Have months of showering grimy stuff off your kids left you with a clogged drain? Or maybe months of washing dishes has taken its toll. We all need a little drain cleaner from time to time, and I am happy to announce there is a natural drain cleaner that is cheap and readily available. *Before you [&hellip

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Homemade Citrus Cleaner

This homemade citrus cleaner recipe is my go-to of all homemade cleaners. And it’s so, so easy to make! You can use this cleaner as a “general cleaner”, meaning you can use it generally for everything. I use it to clean counter tops. I use it to clean inside sinks. It can be used to [&hellip

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DIY Body Scrub Recipes

These DIY body scrub recipes (and facial scrub recipe) will be the one of the cheapest and best additions to your beauty regime. Commercially sold body scrubs can contain dangerous chemicals and cost a fortune, but you can make the same thing with nourishing SAFE INGREDIENTS for just pennies! A body scrub is a lovely addition [&hellip

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Why You Should Be Using Organic Ground Cover?

Why should YOU and everyone you know be using organic ground cover for your organic urban gardens??  This is where you save: Time Money Energy Water THE PLANET!! What if I told you that by simply covering the ground on your little urban garden, the food would basically grow itself? This would be amazing news [&hellip

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Types of Seeds

If you are getting ready to start a garden, it is important to know the types of seeds you are dealing with. If you are looking for small space gardening solutions, check these tips out! It is a good idea to also take the time to watch the video at the bottom of the page when [&hellip

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How to Grow Garlic?

If you want to learn how to grow garlic, you are in the right place. It is super easy to grow! I picked up some nice purple, organic, non treated, local garlic from the health food store to plant the other day. My middle boy was super eager to help me plant them 🙂 We [&hellip

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