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Farm Fresh Eggs or Store Bought Eggs?

  Montanna Lussier  |    25 June 2019  |    Kitchen,  |    All Natural

The Eggs You Should Be Eating

The big question is, should you be choosing eggs that are directly sourced from a farm, or is it an okay decision to stick with commercially raised eggs. has been going on for a while. Many people immediately assume that farm fresh eggs are better for you, since they seem to be organic. Coincidentally, this reasoning may be true. Even though there isn't a large difference in taste, farm fresh eggs are definitively healthier for you than store bought eggs, as free range eggs have a very short shelf life and offer more nutritional value. Here is some further insight on exactly why farm fresh eggs are better for you.

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How to Remove Sharpie from Anything

  Montanna Lussier  |    21 June 2019  |    Home Cleaning Tips,  |    Laundry Room

Simple Solutions for Your Semi-Permanent Stain

We've all had the frightful experience of dropping a permanent marker onto the floor or our favorite pair of jeans. The frustration and despair of not being able to remove the permanent stain is awful. However, there are safe ways to use common items around your house to lighten, or even completely remove, the permanent marker stain, depending on what its on. Here are some tips on removing permanent marker stains from things like your clothes, furniture, and walls, thanks to the help of rubbing alcohol and hairspray.

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How to Wash Delicate Fabrics Safely

  Montanna Lussier  |    21 June 2019  |    Laundry Room

Linen, Denim, and Silk: Take Care, Extend Your Wear!

Laundry day: the dreaded chore at the end of the week. You have to spend endless hours sorting your clothing into all these different piles, just to make sure that your white socks don't suddenly turn pink two hours later. However, most people don't think about sorting by fabric type. Denim, spandex, cotton, linen, silk, and sisal are all very different fabrics. Surprisingly, each fabric requires different cleaning processes in order to keep their unique texture and shape. It's hard to keep up with each fiber's specific care requirements, so we've put together a quick guide on how to handle your fabrics safely and efficiently.

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10 Effective Meal Prep Tips

  Montanna Lussier  |    14 June 2019  |    Kitchen,  |    All Natural

Meal Prep Planning Strategies

Meal preparation: the new dietary fad of the past few years. If you aren't sure what meal prep is, it's basically just when people plan out the entirety of their meals for a certain period of time, like one day or one week. Don't be fooled though. Even though it sounds simple and straightforward, meal prep isn't that easy. You have to systematically think about the week consisting of five days (excluding weekends), and at three meals a day, that's fifteen meals that need to be thoroughly planned out. Not an effort-free task. However, we're here to make that job a little less overwhelming by giving you our top 10 tips on how to effectively meal prep.

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All Natural DIY Beauty Products

  Montanna Lussier  |    14 June 2019  |    All Natural

Effective, All-Natural, and Homemade

We all know that beauty products are expensive. From your name brand lotions to your drugstore lipsticks, it's difficult to find cheap, quality products that you'll reach for everyday. There's also risk that comes with spending so little on makeup, as you don't know what kinds of chemicals are going into those products. Are you tired of not being able to read and understand the majority of the ingredients on the label of your face wash? Do you want to be able to spend less on skin care and makeup? Don't worry; we've covered all of the natural DIYs for your favorite products.

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What is Borax Made From?

  Montanna Lussier  |    14 June 2019  |    Laundry Room

7 Effective Household Uses for Borax

Borax has around for hundreds of years, and we're constantly coming up with new ways to use it for cleaning solutions. Lately, it's being used as major ingredient in the viral trend of slime making, kids love it. Although Borax is a natural mineral, that doesn't mean it doesn't require taking a bit of precaution before using it. As long as you keep it away from your face, you should be in the clear, overall it is safe for household uses. 

What is Borax? Officially, it's sodium borate, which is a salt of boric acid. It's soft, white, and a soluble crystal. Common warnings with this compound are skin and eye irritation, redness, and pain. However, a lot of products in your house have these same warnings (i.e. vinegar), but since we know how to handle these correctly, there is no need to worry. Let's take a look at some of our favorite uses for Borax.

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