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Category — Healthy Living

Don’t Pour Out That Pickle Juice!

There are many ways to put this salty brine to use: in the kitchen, as a home remedy, and even when gardening. See the list!

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What the Heck is Cricket Flour?

Jiminy Cricket! Is there really such a thing as protein-rich flour made from bugs, that’s all the rage? The answer may surprise you.

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5 Surprising Uses For Eucalyptus Oil

From easing chest congestion to an effective pest repellent — see how one small bottle can be a beneficial multi-tasker in your home!

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7 Natural Tick Remedies That Work!

This year’s tick season is predicted to be the worst on record. Try our natural and effective remedies to repel these nasty parasites without harmful chemicals.

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40 Candy-Free Easter Basket Ideas

These creative ideas will not only help you avoid the annual sugar rush (and crash), but will provide fun that keeps on giving well beyond the holiday.

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12 Healthy Reasons To Grow Rosemary This Year

Ease allergies? De-stress? This aromatic herb’s many health benefits make it a must-grow this gardening season.

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13 Healthy Reasons To Start Eating More Cabbage

It’s not just for St. Patrick’s Day! From a hangover cure to a cancer fighter, learn why you should add this cruciferous veggie to your diet year-round.

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7 Ways The Moon May Influence Your Health

We’ve heard the Moon can make people a little crazy, but does it have an effect on physical ailments as well? Find out.

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1919, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.

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