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The Top Ten Natural Energy Boosting Health Tips

yogaThere are a lot of health tips on the Internet. Eat right, exercise regularly, avoid vices, avoid stress, but some do not deal with healing or maintaining a healthy lifestyle in a natural way.

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Make Your Own Citronella Candles

candleNeed a cost effective way to get rid of mosquitoes? Try making your own citronella candles and eliminate mosquitoes while providing a romantic, outdoor setting. Making citronella candles is easy and can cost as little as $0.25 per candle. Follow this step-by-step guide and make your own candles at home in less.

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Shelf Life of Handmade Creams

lotionShelf life of handmade cosmetics is one of the main questions if you finally decided to make your own natural cream. How long can it be stored containing preservatives or without them?

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Handmade Baskets and Their Beginning

basketBaskets add a piece of history as well as decor to our homes going back in time when objects were handmade out of necessity rather than for a hobby. They were used in the home to hold things like potatoes, onions, flowers and to carry eggs. Again we are finding out that baskets are practical, space saving for storage and attractive. They can add an extra splash of color to any room.

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5 Plants You Can Grow From Leftover Vegetables

garlicSeeds aren’t the only way to grow plants. There are plenty of leftover vegetables that can also be used to grow new ones. In this article, we have a look at five of these vegetables. Some of them only take a few weeks to grow while others can take a few years. Learn the methods of getting these leftover vegetables to grow into healthy plants.

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Healthy Lunch Boxes for Children, School Lunch Ideas

snacksLunch and Love in a boxEver since her two year old son got enrolled into a pre school, my next door neighbor Neeta has been complaining about his eating habits. For her, packing a lunch for him is turning into a horror. Everyday when he would return with his unfinished lunch, sometimes untouched too, she would feel a failure. No amount of threats, cajoling is helping her. She is always wondering as to why her son is discarding everything like trash when she is putting so much effort into the preparation of his lunch. Here are some of the tips which if followed, can ensure that your child definitely enjoys his lunch.

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Backyard Aquaponics and How Does it Work

ducksBackyard Aquaponics is a combination of the aquaculture (growing fish) and hydroponics(growing soilless plants) system that mutually benefits both environments. Aquaponics does not use any chemicals and requires only 1/10 of the water that would be needed to grow plants in the garden or field. It also only needs a fraction of the water that is used for fish culture (aquaculture).