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Top 10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Top 10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

For anyone who loves baking, cinnamon is a staple spice in the kitchen. Some people may describe it to have a sweet and spicy taste, but, in fact, our sense of smell probably reacts to it more than our sense of taste. It has a sweet and woody smell that makes many people think of autumn or Christmas. Cinnamon, however, can be used for much more than seasoning apple cider or spicing up cookies.
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9 Tips for School Lunch Box Safety

9 Tips for School Lunch Box Safety

Of course, when I say school lunch box safety I am not talking about the box itself being dangerous. What I am referring to is keeping the food safe after it is packed in the lunch box. When you are choosing food for your kid’s school lunches, you might be more focused on finding food that is easy too pack or that your kids will eat; but you should also keep in mind how you can keep the food safe until your kids sit down at the lunch table. Continue reading

11 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

11 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

Awhile back, I posted a collection of 15 ways to clean around your house using baking soda. Now that the weather here is getting nice and I am itching to get out in my garden, I thought I would do a little research about different uses for baking soda in the garden.

Here is what I was able to learn… It is still a bit early for me to get out in my garden, but I hope to try these all soon!
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The 5 Best Essential Oils to Flavor Water

The 5 Best Essential Oils to Flavor Water

Essential oils are a great way to flavor your water, giving it a crisp and refreshing flavor or a floral, herbal flavor that you would get from tea. It doesn’t take a lot to flavor water either, just a drop or two into a personal glass of water and a little more to a pitcher of iced water does the trick. If you want to add essential oils for other benefits, health and wellness, there are several options that you can use too.
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4 Herbal Essential Oils to Help with Insomnia

4 Herbal Essential Oils to Help with Insomnia

Figuring out how to deal with insomnia only adds to the stress that is probably associated with, and responsible for, the insomnia in the first place. Most insomnia related episodes are on account of stress and the many problems that it creates, making it impossible for us to relax and sleep. If you are having trouble sleeping, there are several herbal based essential oils that can help in a lot of different ways. Each essential oil is great for a different thing, and when combined they work together to help us unwind, relax, recharge, focus and even sleep.
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How to Protect your Home While Traveling for Vacation

How to Protect your Home While Traveling for Vacation

It’s time to take a break from the daily grind and plan some much needed travel. Whether you’re planning a spring break or already gearing up for summer camping trips, it’s best to know how to protect your home while you’re away. The last thing you want to do is worry about intruders or a home emergency like a basement or laundry room flooding to greet you when you return.
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