Health and Wellness
Prevent disease, treat ailments and live a naturally healthy lifestyle with our health tips, natural remedies, recipes for homemade beauty products and more.

Dealing with Pet Anxiety: Should You Medicate Your Dog?

Many pet owners struggle to help their pets deal with anxiety, which can do some serious damage. Learn what steps you can take.

Chamomile-Lemon Balm Calm-Down Tea Recipe

Calm your nerves with this soothing tea made with chamomile, lemon balm and skullcap.


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Fall Health Concerns

Happiness, Zen and Autumn Leaves
While a chore like raking fall leaves may seem menial, it is actually one of the many ever-present opportunities for mindful concentration.

Natural Healing: Fall Into Detox
Maximize your health with a seasonal detox.

Build a Fall Garden Medicine Chest
Harvest and preserve these six multipurpose plants now for maximum wintertime health.

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DIY Natural Hand Cream

Instead of buying a moisturizing product with a laundry list of ingredients that you can't even pronounce, just have fun at home making your own.



Take the simple questionnaire inside The Skin Type Solution and within minutes discover which of the 16 unique skin types describes your skin, which ingredients to avoid, the skin care brands that are right for you, and your new time- and money-saving regimen. In this revised edition of her classic bestseller, world-renowned Miami Beach dermatologist and researcher Dr. Leslie Baumann helps you shop for the optimal skin care products. She provides detailed lists of recommended products suited to every skin type and budget. Inside you'll find:

  • Your personal skin type profile detailing exactly what will work-and what won't-for your unique complexion
  • The newest products for healthy, radiant skin-cleansers, moisturizers, toners, sun blocks, foundations, and more
  • Tips on preventing skin aging and "problem" skin
  • Vital information on the new world of prescription products, facials, chemical peels, Retin-A, Botox, and Restylane injections
Now you can look like a million bucks without spending a fortune. This book is almost as good as having Dr. Baumann give you a personal consultation!



The Month-By-Month series is the perfect companion to take the guesswork out of gardening. With this book, you'll know what to do each month to have gardening success all year. Written by authors in your state, the information is tailored to the issues that affect your garden the most. When is the best time to plant trees and shrubs? Should I fertilize my lawn now? Is it time to prune my roses? What should I be doing in my garden this month? You'll find the answers to these questions and much more inside. This easy-to-use book highlights each of the 10 major plant categories using a monthly format. It guides you through each month of the year, telling you exactly what your garden needs. It's like having an expert in the garden with you all year long. Valuable hints are located throughout the book, and beautiful photographs will inspire you. Written just for gardeners where you live, you can be confident that the information is right for you … and your garden will show it.



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  • Standard Foundation - Slab
  • Building height - 18'
  • Roof pitch - 8/12
  • Ceiling height - 9'
  • Storage is 10'-4" x 5'-4" with double-door access
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