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Household uses for coconut oil

January 2, 2014

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  We know that coconut oil is ideal for cooking and baking, as it can withstand higher temperatures than other cooking oils. Also, coconut oil does not spoil. In testing for rancidity, coconut oil that had been kept at room temperature for a year showed no evidence of spoiling. Coconut oil […]

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Clearing out the weight

September 10, 2012

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by Kathy Balland —  From time to time, people get that urge to do some cleaning and clearing out — not only in their homes, but in their lives as well. Do you feel surrounded by clutter? Is it getting a little too dusty in your world? Sometimes people discover that when they begin to […]

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Kitchen hints

September 3, 2012

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The following are some helpful cooking and cleaning hints to make life a little easier, food taste better and kitchen work a lot more fun. Chilling wine — If you do not have time to cool your wine before serving, put two or three frozen grapes in the glass. Use white grapes for white wine […]

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Spring cleansing

April 12, 2012

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by Victoria Bowmann —  It is that time of year when our grandparents hung the rugs on the line, shook and beat them to remove the debris, and then left them in the sun to air out. While we now have it much easier in the cleaning department with our modern electrical devices and fancy […]

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Cleaning out the clutter

March 5, 2012

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by Sue Meyn —  Have you ever had that anxious feeling when you just could not look at the clutter in your closet one more day? The resistance may be strong initially, but then the urge to clean takes over you. It must be taken care of immediately! It feels so good to give away […]

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Germs are hiding in your home

February 28, 2012

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The average hand harbors 150 species of bacteria — some harmless, some beneficial and others capable of causing illness. It is important to disinfect areas where germs are hiding. Below are findings from an in-home bacteria study conducted by the Center for Hygiene and Health in Home and Community at Simmons College School in Boston. […]

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Homemade dish soap

February 24, 2012

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Do you ever wonder if you can make homemade dish soap and save money? Yes, you can, and it is actually quite simple. Here are two easy dish-soap recipes for you to try that will leave your dishes sparkling. With either of these two dish-soap recipes, you can add a few drops of your favorite […]

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