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Healing Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub Recipe

Healing Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub

This Himalayan pink salt scrub is a powerful detoxifier packed with healing minerals for your whole body. With rose petals and essential oils added, this scrub becomes a home spa treatment that heals, soothes, and revitalizes the skin. There are many benefits to using Himalayan pink salt as a culinary ingredient, as it is full of 80+ minerals and elements …

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Compost Wizard Dueling Tumbler

5 Reasons to Use a Compost Tumbler (AKA Make Compost Quickly and Look Good Doing it)

A compost tumbler not only made this urban composting space look a whole lot better, but it also sped up …

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Untimate Healthy Living Resources

My Favorite Healthy Living eBooks

Thank goodness for eBooks! I find it to be a much simpler way to carry around a library of books and …

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Composting Can Be Pretty With These Tips

A Compost Recipe to Demystify Composting

Composting is an environmentally helpful way to improve your garden soil and reduce waste. Yard waste and table scraps can …

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Heirloom Tomatoes

Saving Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Forget seed catalogs, I’m shopping for my tomatoes at the farmer’s market. Walking through the colorful displays of produce at my …

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Pretty Felted Succulent Wreath

A Fall-Inspired Felted Succulent Wreath

In looking for a non-traditional take on a fall wreath, this year I went with something completely different, felted succulents …

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The Complete Checklist For Garden Tasks In Fall Apple Basket

The Complete Fall Garden Checklist

Now the temperature is getting a cooler and the sunlight hours are shorter, it’s time to start your fall garden …

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  • Chai Spice Lip Balm

    How This Chai Spice Lip Balm Recipe Gives You Fuller Lips

    The complex, earthy scent of Chai spice is sort of magical, isn’t it? The boldness of ginger and cloves co-mingle with the warmth of vanilla and cinnamon to produce a fragrance that is invigorating and comforting all at once. I love Chai spice no matter what …

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  • How To Harvest Rose Hips

    Rose Hips: the Hippest Fruit (with Amazing Health Benefits!)

    If you grow roses in your garden, you may get the added benefit of rose hips, a cool-cat fruit that packs a healthy punch! Rose hips are the rose plant’s seed pod/fruit, although most home gardeners don’t get many as we prune back our roses …

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  • Low Carb Lasagna Made With Zucchini Noodles

    Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Zucchini Noodle Lasagna

    The beauty of this lasagna is not just that it uses up all those extra zucchini that you are harvesting from the garden. It’s not the nutty flavor the zucchini imparts, or the gorgeous colour. No, it’s that this lasagna is grain-free and low carb, …

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  • The Easy Way To Clean Up Leaves

    Fall Garden Care: The Easy Way to Clean Up Leaves

    Leaves fallen from trees provide winter mulch protection for plants, but they can also make the garden look messy and unkempt. Cleaning up the garden in the fall for me means removing fallen leaves, and then adding them back as a layer of mulch. There …

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  • Goreous Pumpkin Flower Arrangenment

    DIY Pumpkin Flower Arrangements

    I keep seeing these gorgeous pumpkin flower arrangements at florists, farmers markets, and online. A collection of blooms tightly packed into a bright orange pumpkin just screams “fall.” It’s an elegant take on fall decorating: setting the table for Thanksgiving dinner, adorning the mantle for the …

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  • Fall Or Halloween Owl Decoration

    Hooty the Owl Pumpkin

    This owl pumpkin is an easy way to add a unique spin to your Halloween or fall decor. This year I was playing a bit more with different designs for Jack-o-Planterns and I’m happy with how this one turned out. The white pumpkin seemed to …

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  • Compost Tea Bucket

    Make Compost Tea With This DIY Home Brewer

    Please welcome guest blogger for the day and author of the book, The Mini Farming Guide to Composting: Self-Sufficiency from Your Kitchen to Your Backyard, Brett L. Markham. Brett is the author of multiple popular Mini Farming books, including Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre, Maximizing …

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  • Free tomato seed packet printable

    Tomato Seed Envelopes and Free Printable Label

    If you’ve been busy saving heirloom tomato seeds and want a cute and simple way to label them for the coming year then I’ve gotcha covered with these free printable tomato seed envelopes.The simplest way to pack up seeds for the year is to store them …

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  • Peacock blue and bamboo clay wind chimes

    How to Make a Wind Chime

    Organic clay shapes strung up on branches make for beautiful art that brings melody and movement to the garden. Follow my instructions to make your own elegant wind chime. Materials: dried branch or driftwood clay shapes fishing line beads drill1. Pick Your Pendants and Drill …

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  • Oven Dried Grape Tomatoes Large

    Oven-Dried Grape Tomatoes Recipe

    These oven-dried grape tomatoes make me feel like I’ve been transported to Italy, and they’re a cinch to make. I love tomatoes no matter what, but one of my favorite ways to eat them is when they’re dried. Drying the tomatoes brings out their flavor, making them …

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