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Diatomaceous Earth: Benefits for your Health and Home

There is no better time to make a change for the better than right now! Natural remedies may be all the rage, but it’s tough to find out which products really work and which are all hype. One product that several dieticians and researchers have been discussing is diatomaceous earth. Diatomaceous earth has been a proven natural pesticide, water purifier, and deodorizer. Plus, other benefits such as healthier hair, skin, nails, and improved digestive health have been found as well. Follow along to find out what diatomaceous earth is, how it works, and why the world is raving about it.

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Top 6 Reasons You Should “Bee” a Beekeeper

There are more benefits to beekeeping than just free honey. If everyone that thought about being a beekeeper knew all of the amazing perks, we would have no problem saving the honeybees.The first step to being a beekeeper is learning more about bees, right? So, today, I’ll fill you in on all of the joys of beekeeping, like beeswax, luscious gardens, and more. We’ll also cover some things to consider before becoming a beekeeper. After that, it is up to you to make the decision to get your beekeeping kit, suit, and tools in preparation for your new honeybee colony.

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How to Choose the Best Firewood for the Perfect, Toasty Fire

Sitting in front of a warm fire on a cold night can be intoxicating. But on the homestead, a fire carries much more importance. In many cases, the sole source of heat can come from the woodstove or boiler. Not all firewood is created equal. There are many factors that determine if firewood is good or bad. Species, health, and moisture content are the biggest factors. Today, we will cover what makes for good firewood, and what questions to ask if you should ever need to purchase firewood from someone else.

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Tasty Recipes that Grant Good Fortune in the New Year

The New Year is only a few days away. Around the world, different cultures will use food to try and boost their luck, fortune, love life, and even health in the next year. If you are planning a dinner party, make sure you have a few of these foods for your guests. Follow the traditions explained before each recipe to ensure your New Year is the luckiest one of all!

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Simple Energy Saving Solutions for Every Household

Everyone loves saving money! There are several things you could be doing every week to save on your energy bills this year. With these energy saving tips and tricks from Ameren Illinois, you’ll be able to reduce your energy use and have a bit more money in your pocket after your bills are paid.

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