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Kelp Chips and More – Sooooo Good!
Ok, I am not a fish person, and don’t like fishy-tasting seaweed, so I would not be a candidate for Seaweed Chips. That said, I couldn’t resist tasting the sample seaweed kelp fronds sent to …
Fabulous Whitewash – DIY Basics
If you see sparkling white buildings on a Greek island, they have most likely been “painted” with whitewash. It has been used throughout the world, indoors and out, on plaster, concrete, masonry, and stone.
Whitewash is …
Compassion, for Living Intimately
by Judith Blackstone, from Living Intimately (Watkins Publishing, 2002).
Compassion is one of the primary lessons of the spiritual path. It is through the awakening of compassion that we are able to feel genuine concern for …
Leave Shoes at the Door? New Reasons Why
I admit to feeling uncomfortable when asked to remove my shoes as I enter someone’s home. The awkwardness is especially true if I am wearing stockings, as I feel exposed, as if my …
Top 10 Chemicals to Keep Out of Your Home
1. Synthetic Pesticides—and this includes herbicides and disinfectants.
According to a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report, more than 80 percent of commonly used pesticides today have been classified by NAS researchers as potentially carcinogen. …
Axe Fumes Faceoff – Ask Annie
My boyfriend uses Axe Shower Gel body wash and cleanser, and Axe Deodorant Stick. I can’t stand the smell and have gotten so sensitive to it I now can pick it up on …
Boot Waterproofer – Detox Diva
What better natural, waterproofing material to use for waterproofing than lanolin, from wool? Designed by nature to keep wool-bearing animals dry, lanolin is commonly available at pharmacies, anhydrous lanolin usually comes in a tube.
Sweet Quinoa Flour Muffins – Ask Annie
I see quinoa flour at the health food store, and since it is gluten-free and I am on a gluten-free diet, I’d like to buy it, but I don’t know what to do with …
Miraculous Moroccan Hair Oil – DIY Diva
I always love an exotic hair beauty formula, so I began to look around on the Internet, sure that I could find a green, do-it-yourself (DIY) version of Moroccan oil if I looked hard enough. …