8/2/2016 10:19:42 AM
From DIY sidewalk chalk to getting rid of slugs in the garden, discover unexpected uses for eggshells.
6/9/2016 11:39:00 AM
Learn alternative uses for refined sugar, including a simple sugar scrub, cleaning a coffee grinder, and more.
8/19/2015 12:25:00 PM
Just because your garden’s gotten away from you, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it! Learn how to use the flowers from your overgrown veggie garden around the house.
5/6/2015 7:00:00 AM
If you’re on a tight budget, or just in a pinch and need a quick dab of perfume, try one of these unusual perfume alternatives.
3/2/2015 7:00:00 AM
A primer to using lavender essential oil to reduce stress, relax and get better sleep!
2/11/2015 11:11:00 AM
Not only is aloe a low-maintenance plant to grow at home near a windowsill, it has a multitude of handy uses, from treating burned skin and sanitizing hands to aiding digestion.
12/8/2014 11:28:00 AM
Treasure the golden spice turmeric for its health-boosting properties, as well as its myriad other uses.
8/13/2014 10:51:00 AM
Building a tiny home from an old camper trailer brought a sense of community when family and friends pitched in to help.
7/15/2013 3:29:00 PM
Peruse our articles about healthy living from the July/August 2013 issue. In this issue we teach you how to enjoy your bountiful garden harvest all year; give you product recommendations to create a healthier, simpler, more self-sufficient home; show you simple solutions for quick breakfasts; discuss the basics of simple and affordable DIY body-care products; and much more!
3/29/2013 3:55:00 PM
Give yourself a little extra reason to treasure your time in the garden by perusing the gardening articles from our March/April 2013 issue. We teach you how to have your earliest spring garden, give you tips on reducing your gardening resources, show you an unexpected source of nutrition, and much more!
10/31/2012 5:13:00 PM
Uncover the ancient history of the vervain plant, a well-respected herb infamous for its medicinal uses all over the world.
8/15/2012 2:52:39 PM
Peppermint, one of the most widely known mints in North America, can be distilled to extract its essential oil. Use this oil to soothe indigestion, sore throats and much more.
6/26/2012 11:19:00 AM
Salt can soak up stains, clean pots and pans and exfoliate skin. Check out these and other uses for salt!
5/29/2012 4:01:15 PM
Soaking in an Epsom salt bath can help your body easily absorb magnesium, helping to relieve stress, soothe sore muscles and detox your body.
4/25/2012 3:33:36 PM
In the second in a series on chemicals to avoid during pregnancy, Jessica discusses why and how to prevent dangerous pesticides and herbicides from entering our bodies and homes.
4/18/2012 11:16:28 AM
The dandelion is one of the most hated weeds in America, but also the mostly widely used wild green in the world. Learn how this herb was used historically, how it can treat many ailments, such as liver diseases and eczema, and how to make a dandelion omelet.
4/16/2012 4:15:40 PM
Sugar is a staple in many households. Try these six uses for sugar for a new way to use this conventional sweetener.
3/27/2012 12:48:36 PM
From a homemade furniture polish to a skin and hair conditioner, olive oil has many uses around the home. Just check out these 15 uses for olive oil!
2/22/2012 3:20:23 PM
Allergists are seeing the causes of hay fever are already arriving in the midst of a mild winter.
1/26/2012 10:57:29 AM
Did you know that lemons can cut grease, brighten laundry and whiten fingernails? Discover these and many more uses for lemons!
12/28/2011 3:45:44 PM
Learn to protect yourself so you don't become one of the reported swine flu cases.
11/29/2011 12:41:00 PM
Good for cleaning home and body, vinegar has many uses around the house, from cutting grease in the kitchen to softening hair and laundry.
11/1/2011 3:24:29 PM
Good for cleaning home and body, baking soda has many uses, from absorbing odors to keeping hair shiny and carpet fresh.
9/11/2009 10:21:54 AM
Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson reveals some alternative uses for this liquor.
2/23/2009 3:50:13 PM
Natural Home intern Carly Halvorson shares her recent research on the Monolithic Dome Institute website about monolithic dome houses.
4/10/2008 10:24:27 AM
April can be such a frustrating month for an outdoors-woman in Colorado.