Archive for April 2016

Patriotic Crafts

Patriotic Crafts

Patriotic Wreath

It is always fun to decorate for a holiday.  I especially like it when I can make one craft that I can use year-round or for several holidays.

These two crafts are perfect for multiple uses.  They will be ready in a few hours for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veteran’s Day, and Labor Day!

One is a centerpiece and the other is a wreath.  They are both fun and easy to do.

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Is Your Dryer Killing You?

Dryer Sheets Have Carcinogens

puppy in clothes basket

I have read that dryer sheets can be cancerous.  It may be true, it may not, but personally I don’t want to take that chance.  After all, it is just a cloth with many chemicals and a fragrance.

Dryer sheets are also expensive, so I always opt for making something myself.  This one is fast and easy and cheap!

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How To Take Control Of Your Pet’s Health

Coconut Oil For Pets

sad puppy

We covered some of the uses of coconut oil in an earlier blog (http://www.earthmavin.com/7 ways to use coconut oil/).  The uses of this inexpensive oil go far beyond people and household tips.

Coconut oil has many applications for your pets.  Because it is an antibacterial, anti-fungal and even an antiseptic, it is a natural for healthy living.

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4 Secrets of Cinnamon Oil

Cinnamon Oil: Useful Household Product

cinnamon stick bundle

Something that smells so good actually has more uses than potpourri.   Also it is easy and inexpensive to make in only minutes.

You can purchase a cinnamon fragrance oil, but you never know what it contains.  So many chemicals are not listed on labels.

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Are Your Crackers Safe?

Commercial versus Homemade

Homemade Crackers

There is nothing so comforting than a nice homemade bowl of soup with crackers.  The problem is getting a cracker that is not loaded with fats, sugars and chemicals.  So, I make my own.

What? How bad could those crackers be?  Very bad and this is so cheap and easy you will try it once and use it over and over again.

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7 Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil Isn’t Just for Cooking

coconut oil and fresh coconuts

I am sure you know about, heard about or read an article about coconut oil.  Coconut oil is a natural oil, without chemicals, that can be a money-saver in all its uses.

The first time I purchased a jar I was surprised to see it was hard!  This was not the “oil” I was thinking of for cooking. That was over 5 years ago and I use it all over the house.

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