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Three Cold Press Handmade Soap Recipes & Natural Soap Colorants

Shea Butter Cold Press Soap 16 oz. Coconut oil 18 oz. Olive oil 16 oz. Palm oil 4 oz. Shea Butter 16 oz. Tallow 9.8 oz. Superfatted 5% Lye 23 oz. Water Honey Bee Cold Press Soap 32 oz. Olive oil 16 oz. Palm oil 24 oz. Tallow 9.5 oz. Superfatted 5% Lye 23.8 oz. …

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All About Soap & How You Can Make Your Own! (Cold Proccess)

The History of Soap: Soap making has been an art form since 2500-2800 B.C. from which its origins are based in ancient Babylon. The Babylonians would boil fats and ashes together to create a hardened mixture used for cleaning. In Egypt around 1550 B.C., the ancient Egyptians would mix animal and vegetable oils together with …

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Pop Collapsible Bowl Scale

The Escali Pop Collapsible Bowl Scale is available in 5 fun color combinations and includes a 1.5 quart collapsible bowl which doubles as a cover for the scale or triples as a shallow tray.  This two-tone colored appliance is a must-have for those looking to add a little color and spice into their kitchen as …

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Organic Beer Brewing

“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” -Benjamin Franklin We’re not quite positive if Benjamin Franklin truly said this but if he did, he’s an even better man than we originally thought! Beer brewing has been a popular hobby and profession for people for centuries and the taste of …

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Almond vs. Soy Milk

Soy and almond milk are the two most popular dairy milk alternatives. Today there are so many more people choosing the alternatives versus skim milk or any percent milk that is due to lactose intolerance, not trusting the additives that are put into milk and many more reasons. If you are lactose intolerant, have some …

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Do Spices Go Bad?

It’s not an uncommon occurrence to buy spices in bulk when out at the grocery stores in high hopes of cooking a multitude of new recipes. However most often than not, all those spices just end up sitting around for years, never to be touched or opened until years later when they’re accidentally rediscovered. How …

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The Health Benefits of Coffee & Tea

Coffee and tea are must-haves for people all over the world. Whether one needs it just to get through the day, brings you together with friends and family or else you drink it for religious or relaxation purposes, the necessity of the two drinks are evident in our society. The added compound that tea and …

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How Much Does the Lombardi Trophy Weigh?!

Since Super Bowl XXX, the Vince Lombardi trophy has been presented to the winning team’s owner on the field following the big game. It is every fan and player’s dream to see their team raise that trophy in the air amongst all the confetti and excitement signifying they are the champions! The Pittsburgh Steelers hold …

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The Great Debate: Butter Vs. Margarine

The great debate between margarine versus butter has been a slippery subject for years. Some claim that margarine is better than butter but others claim that you can’t get better than the original, aka butter. So what is truly better and the most important question, what is healthier for you? Butter is a dairy product …

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Home Brew Competitions Grow at State Fairs

Over the past few years, home brew beer competitions have skyrocketed in popularity. In its 18th annual competition, the Ohio State fair brought in 544 entries which is twice as many as five years ago. In its first ten years, entries averaged just about 130 people. According to an article from the Columbus Dispatch, Brett …

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