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10 Bona Fide Natural Relaxation Techniques to Combat Stress

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. We all feel tense, stressed, or anxious sometimes. Stress can affect our ability to focus, sleep, or otherwise carry on with daily life. It can also result in physical or mental health problems. This article shares natural relaxation techniques to help calm your mind …

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Stupid-Simple Fermented Vegetables Recipe for Beginners (8 Steps)

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. If you’re new to fermenting vegetables, here’s the perfect fermented vegetables recipe to get your feet wet.  When we first started fermenting foods, I feared breeding harmful bacteria in our batches, so was reluctant to try our first batches. Fortunately(?), my husband had a …

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10 Simple Tweaks for a More Natural, Organic Lifestyle

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. This article provides simple tweaks you can make for a more natural lifestyle (or organic lifestyle, depending on particulars). These changes can only benefit your mental and physical health.  More and more people are moving towards a natural or organic lifestyle with time, because …

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A Painless Guide to Hardening Off Seedlings: 4 Easy Steps

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. “Hardening off seedlings” refers to the process of weaning your seedlings off of their early (usually indoor) environment to face the real world outside. Though this article follows our earlier articles on growing vegetables, Beginner’s Cheat-Sheet to Starting Vegetable Seeds in 6 Easy Steps and Beginner’s Cheat-Sheet …

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Beginner’s Cheat-Sheet to Transplanting Seedlings – 5 Easy Steps

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. If you’re here, you hopefully have a healthy-looking seedling and are looking for information on transplanting seedlings to either a bigger pot or in the ground.  Our prior article, Beginner’s Cheat-Sheet to Starting Vegetable Seeds in 6 Easy Steps, provided an easy step-by-step guide …

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Beginner’s Cheat-Sheet to Starting Vegetable Seeds in 6 Easy Steps

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. If you’re a beginner to growing vegetables, I can understand any skepticism or concerns you may have about your abilities. Believe me, I was once in the same boat. However, this article will serve as a painless guide to starting vegetable seeds, so that …

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Remarkable Benefits of Nature: 10+ Reasons You Must Go Outside

Not surprisingly, most of us don’t spend enough time outdoors.  With all of the conveniences and demands of being indoors, most of us severely lack the benefits of nature to mental and physical health.  Personally, I don’t spend as much time in pure nature as I’d like. Although I enjoy hiking, I rarely go because of …

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3 Savvy Uses for Elderberry Syrup: Especially for Kids

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. If you or your kids dislike the taste of straight elderberry (or just want to get creative in the kitchen), this article gives you different uses for elderberry syrup to incorporate it into other, more inspiring forms. Some forms even extend the shelf life …

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An Honest Review of Bone Broth Benefits: 4+ Health Claims Reviewed

If you’re looking to incorporate a healthy food into your repertoire, bone broth is a great option. This article discusses the 4 most popularly touted bone broth benefits, plus other health claims. Thus, you can form a better opinion on whether to drink bone broth.  At least anecdotally, whenever I drink bone broth, I tend …

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Easy, Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe | Surefire Immunity Booster

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. No one likes being sick. 2020 has made everyone vigilant about staying healthy, even against colds and flus. Elderberry is a proven immunity booster, so I will share an easy elderberry syrup recipe below. Just remember that elderberry is not a 100% shield against getting sick, …

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