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Foodscaping is the New Landscaping

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‘Foodscaping’, defined as landscaping using edible plants, is growing in popularity – and for good reason. While landscaping increases curb appeal and adds beauty to yard space, foodscaping helps incorporate homegrown foods into families’ diets. 

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Greywater Systems

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Greywater systems continue to grow in popularity across the US and beyond. Haven’t heard of them? Greywater is gently-used water from bathroom sinks, showers, tubs and washing machines – and is a safe source of irrigation water in your yard and garden.

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Skip The Dollar Store: Avoiding Chemicals As You Shop

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Author: the Inkslinger

What’s the real price of cheap? According to a new report, merchandise from dollar stores may not be as safe as you think. 

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Shoes? Maybe we should call them Sh-Ewwws.

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Your shoes may be bringing more germs into your house than you’d like to think. 

A study conducted at the University of Arizona found that while footwear may protect our feet on a walkabout, it returns home covered in things like fecal contamination and other microbial nightmares. 

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Spring Cleaning Tips for the Kitchen

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With the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables spring brings with its arrival, the season is the perfect time for getting in the kitchen! Before you start crafting new meals and entertaining friends and family, give your kitchen a deep clean with these spring-cleaning tips: 

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Spring Cleaning Tips for the Mudroom

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Spring is officially here – and as the days get warmer, many of us start spending as much time as we can outdoors. Whether you’re tackling yard work, tending to your garden or taking in a little-league game, your mudroom will be the first place in your home to catch those spring messes. Get it ready – and keep it clean – with these spring-cleaning tips: 

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Spring Cleaning: Pet Clean Up!

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Choosing the right cleaning products for your home often revolves around concern for children and family, but if you have pets, they are just as important. We’ve compiled a list of effective tips to help you clean without worry when our four-legged friends add to the mess.

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Homemade Lavender Bath Salt

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Relax your body and your mind with a lavender bath soak! This bath salt mix infuses your water with the calming scents of lavender and rosemary, while the Epsom salt helps ease stress and body pain. Store in a cool area of your bathroom and add a handful to your bath whenever you’re in need of some relaxation. 

What You’ll Need  

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Fresh Air From Plants: 20 Plants to Purify Your House

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Author: the Inkslinger

I don’t need to remind anyone just how much of a winter this winter has been. But it’s worth remembering that buttoning up our homes in defense means the air inside them is getting pretty stale if not polluted at this point. Yes, we could open the windows to help our families breathe easier. But here’s a solution that doesn’t involve frostbite… 

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Unclog Your Sink Without Iffy Chemicals

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Clogged drain and you don't want to reach for those harsh-smelling drain cleaners? Using a simple mix of ingredients you probably have in your home already, you can unclog your sink naturally in a matter of minutes! 

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