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Welcome to Pioneer Thinking. You will find it all from homemade beauty recipes, health remedies, do it yourself craft ideas, gardening, cooking, family and more. This is the place to be!

Understanding Holistic Health

herbsEvery thought and emotion affects your health. A holistic health approach encompasses treating the whole person: the body, mind, emotions and spirit. Traditional cultures have known for thousands of years that these aspects are intimately connected. Every food we eat, every thought we entertain, every emotion we feel and every interaction we experience impacts overall health.

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Acne Program – Step 7 Fruits You Should Eat

fruitEating fruits that are red or orange in color will help improve you skin health and help to prevent acne. Here are the fruits you should be eating.

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How To Decorate Your Home Using The Country Home Decorating Style

hat boxThere are many styles of decorating one’s home. One of the most popular ones today is “country home decorating.” Country home decorating involves a casual friendly lifestyle, much like the country lifestyle is often about.

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Preparing a Vegetable Plot

gardenOnce you have decided on the best position for your vegetable plot and how you are going to grow them, be it in raised beds, containers or on open ground, there are a few jobs you need to do before you can start growing. The amount of preparation you will need to do will depend on the type of vegetable plot you want to create. A plot of raised beds for example will require a bit more preparation as the beds will need to be constructed. But even if you are developing an existing plot, good preparation is the key to getting the best out your vegetables.

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Create Your Own Lavender Bath Bag

lavenderMany of us enjoy growing lavender in our gardens and for most of us having it grow along the side of paths to brush past and enjoy its scent is enough. However, there is a lot more you can do with the lavender you grow in your garden. Lavender has all sorts of culinary uses; it is also highly praised for its aromatherapy properties. The fragrance is known to have a calming effect that aids relaxation and sleep. One way of benefiting from lavender’s relaxing properties is to make a lavender bath bag. Relax and let the warm water flow over the bag to create an aromatic, soothing bath.

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Amazing Cinnamon Raisin Bread Recipe

raisin breadI have always loved Cinnamon-Raisin bread, so I went and found a basic recipe and then added the most wonderful ingredients to make it extra special. I love tons of flavor in my foods, and this bread reflects my tastes completely. If you also love bold flavors, then this is a recipe for you! It is the perfect breakfast food ( I prefer a slice buttered, but if you want to toast it it’s amazing that way, too!), it is also the perfect gift. I have given this miniature versions of this bread as gifts to a number of friends and they all sang highest praises.

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What Equipment You Need to Maintain a 3 Acre Homestead

lawn tractorThere are some pieces of equipment that are really necessary to own to be able to keep your property in prime condition. There are of course lots of “toys” that would be nice to have but the expense of buying and maintaining them is far greater than just renting them once or twice a year. Depending upon how much of your land is in grass for beauties sake only, how much is pasture or garden areas, or perhaps even pens for chickens or sheep, will dictate what equipment you really