With health organizations around the world performing Ebola pandemic drills, many households throughout the country are following suit. Although Ebola is far from being a worldwide pandemic, when it comes to infectious disease it’s better safe than sorry. There are many steps you and your family can take to eliminate the likelihood of experiencing this […]
The Awesome Frugal Christmas: ...
The holiday season. For many, it’s a time for celebration, and for many more it’s time of expenses and digging into their savings account. Believe it or not, there’s a way to have a full Christmas season, filled with delicious foods and presents galore, without having to take out a second mortgage. Explore the various […]Read this article
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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 […]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
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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 […]Read this article
25 Ways to Keep Warm Without T...
In the quest of saving money without sacrificing your comfort, many home owners and renters alike are searching for ways to keep warm without turning on the heat. Save on your energy bills while keeping your bank account happy and full with these 25 effective ways of staying warm sans your heating unit. 1.) Wear […]Read this article
So if it isn’t bad enough that most of our corn, corn products and soya products are genetically engineered, the EPA ( which ironically stands for Environmental Protection Agency!) has now approved the use of 2,4-D which is an aggressive weedkiller that is strongly linked to an increased risk of cancer and Parkinson’s disease. 2,4-D […]
We’ve all seen the same old popular bread recipes doing the rounds on blogs, Facebook and Pinterest etc. In fact we have featured loads of individual bread recipes in the past (use the K.W.N search facility and search: bread). By now you have either already tried these bread recipes, or you have decided not to […]
You may have seen Tiger Balm lining the shelves of your neighbourhood market or touted in online advertisements, but what exactly is Tiger Balm? Moreover, can you make this product at home with all-nature products? What Is Tiger Balm This pain-relieving topical ointment has been used by Chinese elite for hundreds of years, and in […]
Pine trees adorn forests throughout the country, but did you know they offer more than natural privacy and year-round greenery? Pine needles are filled with antioxidants and antimicrobial properties, according to a study published in the July 2012 edition of the “Journal of Food Sciences.” For generations, pine needle tea has been consumed by indigenous […]
The thought of a natural disaster or some other catastrophic event is not one many enjoy meditating on; however, in our modern society, this is a very real threat. To protect your family, and yourself, it’s essential to begin preparing for the worst. While there are many ways to accomplish this goal, the easiest, and […]
In the quest of saving money without sacrificing your comfort, many home owners and renters alike are searching for ways to keep warm without turning on the heat. Save on your energy bills while keeping your bank account happy and full with these 25 effective ways of staying warm sans your heating unit. 1.) Wear […]
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 […]
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 […]