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5 Questions to ask before joining a food co-op

5 Questions to ask before joining a food co-op

Food co-ops can be a great way to get discounted foods, fruits, and vegetables fresh from the farm, organic foods, or items your grocery store doesn't carry. But before you join, ask these questions to see if the co-op is right for you.

Clutter Control Made Easy — The Secret Art of Overcoming Chaos

Tips to setting a daily cleaning routine

Clutter control can be easy. You just need a plan. And like any good plan, this one comes in small, easy to swallow bites. 

That’s the key. When your house is cluttered, you feel overwhelmed with the enormity of putting everything in order. But if you take one area at a time, and learn how to follow four simple steps, you’ll have a neat-as-a-pin home in no time.

Clean naturally with vinegar, baking soda, and hydrogen peroxide

Save It, Fix It, Keep It, Use It
Don't spend money on toxic cleaning products. Clean naturally with vinegar, baking soda, and hydrogen peroxide instead. With just these three ingredients, you can have an inexpensive cleanser for everything in your bathroom.

4 chemical-free pest control tricks for your home

Nearly a billion pounds of pesticides are released into the environment every year as people try to kill insects and other critters in their homes, offices, and crops. It’s the never-ending struggle of man versus pests, and chemical insecticides are a powerful weapon. But commercial pesticides could be poisoning your immune system.

Homemade spackling saves the day

Save It, Fix It, Keep It, Use It
Patch up cracks and holes in your walls with homemade spackling. That’s right, hidden in your kitchen, you'll find a cheap way to repair your walls.