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The Five Composting Myths Holding Your Garden Back

By Andrew J. / September 13, 2019

When it comes right down to it, composting is a simple, natural process that’s been overcomplicated by machines, commercial marketing, and misinformation. Some of these misinformed ideas have been passed around so many times that they’ve become accepted as truth. Well, we’re here to set the record straight. Keep reading to separate fact from fiction! […]

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Cut Your Costs With Soy Candles

By Andrew J. / September 5, 2019

Candles have long been made exclusively with paraffin wax or beeswax. Recently, a new type of candle has begun emerging into the market: soy. Soy candles are made out of 100% natural soy wax without any additives, resulting in candles with a pleasing aroma without any type of fragrance added. Expert soy candle makers employ […]

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Brighten Up Your Candles With This Simple Trick

By Andrew J. / May 28, 2019

If you have children in your home, chances are you have an abundance of worn down crayons that don’t get used much anymore. Before throwing them out, consider saving them as emergency supplies for your candle making. This can be a great way to turn them into something new and bright again or even to […]

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The Poor Man’s Guide To Home Security

By Michael B. / May 27, 2019

Your home is your castle, and your family your greatest asset, so you want to keep everything safe. But if you’ve priced home security systems lately, your checkbook might be hurting a little at the thought. I’m not going to tell you not to buy an alarm system, but if you’re not at a point […]

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Solar Power YOUR Home Today

By Andrew J. / May 13, 2019

How much would you give to live in an energy-efficient home? With today’s technologies, what’s always been impossible is within your grasp, and solar energy is one of the best ways to accomplish it. Solar energy is the process of using the sun’s radiant rays to power your home. For this to work, you will […]