Browsing the "Simple Living" Category

Corporations to Kick Out of Your Kitchen

October 13th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

While there is an unfair advantage benefiting the rich, there are a few changes that can make a difference in what fills your fridge and pantry. Here are just a few ways to ease the stress on your pocket book by breaking corporate control of your kitchen


Simplify Your Green Living

September 17th, 2011 | by Lynn Fang

Going green is no easy business. It takes a good chunk of your precious time and energy. So what can you do to help make this process a bit smoother and more enjoyable


How To Make Low Alcohol Hand Sanitizer

September 6th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Did you know, the drying alcohol in traditional sanitizers can cause dryness leading to cracks and microscopic tears in your skin leaving you even more susceptible to infections? In addition, the content of alcohol serves as a danger to children. Here is a simple recipe for making natural hand sanitizers with lower alcohol content which keeps hands clean, while nourishing


How To Make Sour Cream

August 18th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Instead of clogging up the recycle bin, why not make your own sour cream and save both the environment and your wallet? Making this dairy staple takes only two ingredients and a container for storage, preferably glass


5 Ways to Wean Off Plastic

August 9th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Reusable water containers are readily available and a wave of change is moving away from plastic bottles. There is still much to do. and you can keep it going by following these 5 other simple ways to wean off of plastic


Combating Dust the Green Way

August 2nd, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

While the market is full of cleansers made for wood and now even all purpose for wood and glass, sometimes the solution is much more simple. Here are a few ways to send those dust particles packing


Can It Forward

July 27th, 2011 | by belleterre

Can It Forward Day is August 13th. Learn everything you need to learn in canning and preserve summers' bounty for you to enjoy all year round.



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