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Easy Trick To Help You Drink More Water

Water Dispenser - Drinking water

Drinking water is an important way to flush your body of toxins but we don’t always get the amount we need. To remind yourself to drink more water, set reminders on your smart phone at intervals throughout the day. You can also mark your water bottle with your drinking goals. Get some tape or use

Nature’s Toothbrush

Weight loss - Dental implant

If you can’t get to a toothbrush, try an apple! Munching on a raw apple after a meal cleans the teeth and helps heal the gums.

Timely Tick Tip

Lint Roller - Lint

Next time you’re outside doing yard work, taking a walk (no matter how short), or hiking, take along a sticky tape lint roller and periodically roll it across your skin and clothes. Any ticks that have landed on you will be picked up.

Air-Dry Your Clothes

Drying - Clothes dryer

Dry indoor air can wreak havoc on your skin. To add moisture to the air in your home (and save energy), dry some garments on a drying rack or indoor clothes line.

Save Energy And Money!

T-Shirt - Clothes dryer

On good days, use your outside clotheslines for drying instead of the dryer. Air-drying your clothes can reduce the average household’s carbon footprint by 2,400 pounds a year.  And even if you only line dry half the time, you can save over $60 in a year!

Store Foods At The Right Temperatures

Refrigerator - Thermometer

To ensure food safety, your refrigerator temperature should be 36-39 degrees Fahrenheit (approx. 4º C), and the freezer should be 0-6 degrees Fahrenheit (-18 to -14º C).

Leg Cramp?

Suddenly struck with a painful leg cramp in the middle of the night or while exercising? Try drinking 2-3 oz of pickle juice. It can help alleviate muscle cramps and Charley horses.

Sore Throat Relief

Farmers' Almanac - Tea

Add 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to 1 cup of boiling water; stir well and gargle while mixture is still very warm. This brings more circulation to the area and helps draw away the infection.

Heartburn?

Apple cider - Apple Cider Vinegar

Try sipping water with a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar added.

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