Category Archives: Home Life

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Extraordinary Uses for Fabric Softener

The fact that fabric softener makes our clothing feel soft, infuses them with long-lasting fragrance, lessens creasing and reduces static cling is no secret. But here are a few great alternative uses for this magic liquid, and we bet that you never knew about them! (more…)...
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Personalizing the Quiet Side of Your Lifestyle – Rustic Retreats

Look around your hectic everyday world and what do you find? Constant movement, not enough time, frazzled nerves, everyone in a hurry and lots of noise? In the continuous flux of building new and better technology, science has created a fast paced world of cell phones, pagers and .com's. No wonder a large part of...
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Last Minute DIY Tips for Backyard Hosting

Summer means outdoor entertaining. Whether you’re hosting a wedding reception, a family reunion or a birthday party, you’ll want to make the backyard get together memorable. Here are some quick DIY ideas to help you get ready for a fun, stress-free gathering. (more…)...
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Drink the Coffee, Use The Grounds

I enjoy coffee. I generally put the grounds into my composter where they will add nutrients to the compost, or I dig them directly into my garden soil for the same purpose. However, there are numerous other ways to use your spent coffee grounds. (more…)...
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Live Work and Travel The Pioneer Way

While rural communities struggle to drum up interest in tourism to their regions with festivals and fairs, museums and local icons, the big-money tourists are flocking to rural towns and municipalities to experience an authentic western, First Nations, pioneer or eco-experience. (more…)...
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The Many Amazing Uses for Green Tea Leaves

Green tea is one of nature's most nutritious foods which you would typically enjoy the benefits of  in the form of a drink.  Quality loose leaf tea can be infused as many as three times and will still offer wonderful benefits to your health with each infusion.   After the third infusion the leaves still...
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12 Amazing Uses for Pepper You Didn’t Know About

Various forms of pepper have long been used to satisfy our culinary experience but as it turns out, there is a lot more to pepper than meets the eye. Let's have a look at some of the things pepper can be used for other than to spice foods: Read more