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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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What is the Best Alternative Sweetener?

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. Are you wondering what is the best alternative sweetener? As more sweeteners become mainstream, I often wonder the same. Depending on your criteria, each can have its pros and cons. I’ll review the most popular alternative sweeteners in this article. Not to date myself, …

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Children Outside – 4 Undeniable Benefits + Awesome Activity Ideas

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info.   Unfortunately, 2020 was a rough year for families. A lot of people (including children) stayed indoors more, and distance learning kept children in front of computer screens for extended periods. Encouraging children outside ensures a child’s healthy development, however. After reading this article, you …

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Beginner’s Guide: Make Amazing Yogurt in the Instant Pot

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. Jump to Recipe You might have noticed the “Yogurt” button on your Instant Pot or heard about making yogurt in the Instant Pot. However, if you’re like me, you may have lacked motivation to try making yogurt in the Instant Pot right away. Well, …

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