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Heat Therapy: How And When To Treat Pain With Heat

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Remember when you weren’t feeling well and your mom or grandma suggested a heating pad or a warm compress? Ever wonder why? Or ask yourself when you got hurt—is it ice or it heat?  We explain the benefits of heat therapy. Why Heat Therapy   Thermotherapy (heat therapy) is often used to help ease chronic pain

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The Best Cooking Oils — 15 Kinds And Uses

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There are many different cooking oils out there, but which is truly the best? The answer depends on your needs, tastes, and the type of cooking you plan to do. Many cooking oils may be used interchangeably, but each one offers a unique taste. Learn about the different kinds and which to use as a

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The Notorious Spotted Lanternfly: How To Slow The Spread

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You have most likely seen or heard of the notorious Spotted Lanternfly that is destroying crops and fruit trees nationwide. There are a couple of simple ways that you can help slow the spread. One way is to destroy their eggs in the fall (before they hatch in May). Learn what signs to look for

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Get ready for a Holiday Blast without Blowing Your Budget!

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Are you on the hunt for wallet-friendly options to make the most of this festive season with your family? Your search ends here! We’re brimming with a plethora of ideas for activities that will not only fill your holidays with cheer but also ensure your savings stay intact! So, gear up for these fabulous 15

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Moon Meditations: How to Align With The Phases Of The Moon

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Hey FA Readers! Many of you are familiar with our famous Daily Planning Calendar, which suggests days to plant vegetables and do household tasks for best results. Our Gardening By The Moon Calendar shows when to sow seeds, transplant crops, and harvest. We also have a Best Days Calendar that tells when to get your

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How To Make Soap And Its Bizarre History!

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Centuries ago, the human race stink, stank, and stunk. The road to personal hygiene was a long one, but thank goodness we’ve arrived! Read on to learn how to make soap—as well as its bizarre history! It’s truly scent-sational. Today, soap is a $22 billion industry worldwide and 13 billion bars are sold in the

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Learn More About Hummingbird moths

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Dear FA Members: Your overwhelming response to our story on hummingbird moths inspired us to tell you even more about them! Read on to learn more fun facts about these fascinating creatures! (If you have not seen our first article on this topic with nearly 2,000 user-submitted photos and comments, find it here.) Please comment

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Why Having A Fall Bird Feeder Is Great For Birds

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A fall bird feeder with healthy, reliable food can help birds stay healthy and migrate more successfully! (Even hummingbirds!) Below are six frequently asked questions and answers. Read on and use this important information to feel confident as you offer the best nutrition for every feathered friend that flocks to your bird feeder! 1) Do

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How To Lower Your Heating Bill — 7 Ways

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Is your house and budget ready for winter weather? You’re probably familiar with the basic ways to prep a house for winter—adding caulking, weather stripping, and extra insulation to keep the cold air out. But, good news, there are more ways to conserve energy and get a lower heating bill. Here are a few recommendations:

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How To Save Money On Gas This Winter

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Did you know that as temperatures drop, your vehicle’s fuel consumption increases? A decrease in temperature from 75 to 44 degrees can lead to a 12 to 28 percent rise in fuel usage. Cold air is denser, causing increased drag on your car. Additionally, wind speed tends to be higher in the winter, further boosting

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