Throughout the past several years, the culinary and medicinal qualities of coconut oil have made their way into the mainstream consciousness. While coconut oil features a delicate flavour that enhances practically any dish, there are many reasons outside of its pleasant taste as why this oil should be consumed regularly. In fact, there are 10 […]
K.W.N: EcoZoom Zoom Versa Revi...
A month or so back I was contacted by EcoZoom to see if I would be interested in doing a post about the EcoZoom Zoom Versa stove. I have had my eye on these EcoZoom stoves fro quite some while, so I gladly agreed. I have not been paid to do this, but EcoZoom have […]Read this article
Bulletproof Coffee: Gentle But...
Firstly, I do not claim to be the original creator/inventor of bulletproof coffee. The original bulletproof coffee was developed by Dave Asprey, also known as the Bulletproof Executive… I wholeheartedly thank Dave for his awesome contribution, but my recipe (like many other variations) is going to be more natural and a way, way cheaper version… The […]Read this article
Vehicle Emergency Kit: 17 Item...
There’s not a single person who foresees themselves needing a vehicle emergency kit; however, should the unfortunate occur, these kits can mean the difference between surviving harsh winter nights or succumbing to the icy touch of Father Winter. While there are many items you should have in your vehicle emergency kit, the following 15 […]Read this article
No-Knead Skillet Bread (The Di...
There’s nothing quite like fresh baked bread. Unfortunately, traditional bread recipes are often too complex for those with little cooking experience or those who simply don’t have the proper ingredients. Thankfully, this no-knead skillet bread recipe exists to provide an easier way to great, homemade bread. This is a basic level recipe. Feel free […]Read this article
11 Simple Ways To Prep Your Ho...
As warm summer breezes give way to crisp winter chills, the amount of clothing you wear isn’t the only thing increasing. With home heating costs continually rising, many are searching for simple and cheap ways to winterize and warm their homes. If you’re searching for a way to keep the cold out, and the monthly […]Read this article
Arthritis and joint pain is common among all genders and all ethnic backgrounds, and it’s characterized by stiffness, swelling and overall fatigue. Like many other conditions, joint pain can be attributed to a myriad of underlining health conditions, such as obesity and malnutrition. While you should speak with your physician before starting any natural home […]
Warts remain a mystery for many as these harmless growths seem to come out of nowhere. As a child, you may have believed warts were caused by touching frogs or an ailment only experienced by witches. Warts aren’t the result of grazing against a reptile, but rather these unsightly, yet harmless, growths are a result […]
I hate stink bugs! It’s those super sticky feet that get me… Yuck! I hate the way you can catch one in cup or jar etc, open the window and give it a shake and then when you close the window and go to put the cup/jar down, you notice the stink bug is still […]
There was a time when we used to enjoy cooking and spending time in the kitchen. We could take our time and enjoy the process as much as the end product. Unfortunately that all changed when we had kids… These days the kitchen is the stressful and frenetic hub of the home. There is just […]
Hydrogen peroxide is a staple in almost every home first aid kit. While this product kills germs and protects your body from infections, its use spans far deeper than cleaning scraped knees. This common household product can be used for anything from whitening your teeth to cleaning stains out of clothes. Continue to explore several […]
Eagerly, you search through your food pantry to find a tasty treat. Fumbling with an assortment of packaged foods, you come across a can of beans. While your mouth waters with the promise of baked bean goodness, your eyes stumble across a familiar sight the sell-by-date. Checking the wall calendar, you notice the printed date […]
In recent years, meat manufacturers have come under great scrutiny. First, it was the infamous “pink slim” reportedly used to make hamburger meat, and now, meat glue is the latest hidden ingredient gaining attention. Much like its name suggests, this compound is added to meat to create an invisible and durable bond, which results in […]
You’re enjoying a lovely evening with your friends or family, when the familiar ‘buzz’ begins to form around you. Within a matter of minutes, you’re reduced to nothing more than a big ball of itch thanks to the wonders of the common mosquito. While your reaction to a mosquito bite may vary, the resulting itch, […]
While coffee has made its way into the daily lives of millions, did you know tea is the secondly most consumed beverage in the world? If you’re one of the estimated 160 million Americans who enjoy a crisp cup of tea, expand the use of this tasty drink by keeping your old tea bags. Explore […]
We’ve all been exposed to home remedies of one kind or another. Although entertaining, such as the one claiming to cure acne with urine, most are not worth even trying. However, this isn’t the case with all home remedies. The following list consists of home remedies backed by science – not your great grandmother’s aunt […]
Ok, I’ll admit, this is a new one for me. I know several methods for making DIY water filters, even one made from trash you can find in the woods. However I have never seen such a simple and effective DIY water filter as this one. It’s so simple to make – simply choose the […]
Now’s the time I start to get excited about garlic and onions. This is because they are two of my favourite vegetables to grow (especially garlic). Just plant them out in the Fall in a position that won’t become waterlogged during the winter, and then pretty much all that is required is a little bit […]
Some of you are going – what the heck is amaranth? Well in simple terms it is a grain/cereal similar to wheat or rice, but it is actually more commonly related to quinoa (cue the what is quinoa questions!). It is actually easier to grow and process than wheat and rice… Why should you consider growing […]