Healthy Home
Make your home a safe haven with efficient design, chemical-free cleaning methods and home organization tips.

8 Household Uses for Orange Oil

Discover handy ways to use orange oil to tackle common around-the-house chores.

Uncommon Household Allergens: 5 Hidden Allergens

Learn the five uncommon, some potentally dangerous household allergens.


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Autumn Home


A Recycled Sweater Hat Pattern
This quick and cozy homemade project will have you making a recycled sweater hat in no time.

Luminous Leaf Jar
Pressed autumn leaves transform a traditional glass bottle into a luminous vessel.

13 Household Uses for Cinnamon
Use cinnamon around the house for everything from aches and pains to seasonal decor.


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All-Natural Disinfectant Spray - WIBW Interview

If you want to keep your home clean, the germs away and your family safe, check out these safe and effective natural cleaning tips.



Bread Science: The Chemistry and Craft of Making Bread focuses on the process of making bread instead of on individual recipes. Each chapter details a different step of the process with practical instructions, helpful tips and potential pitfalls described. The biology, chemistry and physics of dough are also presented in a thorough yet accessible manner. Understanding the food science behind the dough's behavior gives the baker a more complete grasp of the bread making process.



Determined to lose weight, dieters will often turn to ineffective and dangerous methods for quick results. Skipping meals, cutting entire food groups out of your diet and taking unsafe pills rather than using nourishment and exercise to reach a healthy weight often results in little to no fat loss. Furthermore, such drastic diets invariably lead to the return of any weight that was lost. There is a better way, and it begins with getting healthy!

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