DIY Natural Homemade Sunscreen: Protect Your Skin Without Harsh Chemicals

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I can clearly remember being a little girl and my mother slathering sunscreen on the skin of my sisters and I. All of us had, and continue to have, very fair skin so sunscreen was extremely important. Honestly, though, even if you have darker skin that doesn’t burn as easily, you should still protect yourself … Read more DIY Natural Homemade Sunscreen: Protect Your Skin Without Harsh Chemicals

Cooking and Canning Blackberry Jelly – Old-Fashioned Goodness

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As a little girl, I used to visit my grandma and grandpa’s farm on the weekends. The place was very picturesque complete with cows grazing in the pasture and an old tire hanging from a tree limb that served as a joyous swing for my siblings and I. Grandma was always cooking yummy things up … Read more Cooking and Canning Blackberry Jelly – Old-Fashioned Goodness

How and Why Attract Bats to Your Garden

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Bats have gotten a bad rap over the years, thanks to their associations with blood-sucking vampires, and the scare of them carrying rabies. However, despite these myths, bats are actually extremely useful in the garden. In fact, only 3 species of bats carry rabies and all of them live in Central and South America. Instead, … Read more How and Why Attract Bats to Your Garden

How to Make and Can Vegetable Soup Step by Step

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With the fall months quickly nipping at my heels, I am beyond ready to start canning up my favorite winter soups. A family favorite is homemade vegetable. My kids and husband love reaching for a jar off the pantry shelves during the blusteriest parts of winter. Nothing beats a hot bowl of homemade soup when … Read more How to Make and Can Vegetable Soup Step by Step

Pumpkin Seed Oil for Your Health

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Well, here we are. The season of pumpkin everything is right around the corner. I walked into the grocery store yesterday and they already had pumpkin ice cream and pumpkin flavored coffee lining their shelves. Seriously? It’s still August, people! OK, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t excited about seeing all of the … Read more Pumpkin Seed Oil for Your Health