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Freeze fresh herbs in olive oil, toss in pan when needed. No need to ever waste fresh herbs again!

How to feed a family of 6 on $200 a month, with example menus, shopping lists and amount spent on each item. Good blog for recipes too.

Bacon In My Pocket: No, we don't eat dog food around here.

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Another Pinner said: Borax-free powdered laundry detergent. Wish I'd found this before I made up a big batch using Borax, which is actually really bad for you. As is Fels-Naptha... I'll be using this recipe with Dr. Bronner's Bar Soap (you can use baby mild or scented) next time around. I'd recommend using a mask or something because as great as Dr. Bronner's soap is, its not so great when you grate it and breathe it into your lungs! Trust me.

How to Make Homemade Laundry Detergent | Greener Greener

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The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

Manscaping, Phase 2 : A Guest Post from Aaron

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You can add a pinch of salt to your laundry to keep colors vibrant. It seems like every laundry detergent makes claims to keep colors lasting for a long time, but the easiest trick is to add a tablespoon of salt to the load. The premise is that the chloride in salt helps keeps clothes bright by sealing in the color across repeated washings. Salt also contains the power to remove bloodstains, but it turns out it's a great protector of clothes as well. If you have some brand news clothes you'd...

Doctor Oz said that this Flawless Skin Home Remedy is a great way to clear your complexion. The aspirin has salicylic acid which helps to remove acne and pimples since it is like a chemical peel. The lemon juice has vitamin C and helps minimize sun damage to your skin. Baking soda works great at the end to neutralize the salicylic acid. 1. Mash up 6-12 non-coated aspirins and combine with freshly squeeze lemon juice. 2. Let the aspirin dissolve until it turns into a paste. 3. Apply the mask to your skin and leave it on for 10 minutes. 4. Remove the face mask by dipping a cotton round in some baking soda and some waterLOVE

Nutmeg to Erase Acne Scars - 1 teaspoon of nutmeg mixed with 1 tablespoon of honey into a paste and apply to marks for 30 minutes and rinse. Even faster results can be achieved by mixing a teaspoon nutmeg with a tablespoon milk. Apply to scars daily and rinse after 20 minutes. Be careful because milk mixture can burn sensitive skin. Moisturize after.