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Keep indoor plant decorations fresh throughout the holiday season.
Use these tips to make the heart of your home a healthy haven.
Thrifty environmentalists are rediscovering the clothesline.
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New research finds another health threat from nonstick pans and stain-resistant carpets.
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Make your own environmentally friendly cleaning products
An artful approach to living emphasizes self-reliance & traditional homemaking skills.
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Your soup could be canned up in a chemical stew.