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How to Grow Basil Indoors (and 4 Bonus Recipes with Fresh Basil)

By |2019-04-04T11:32:20+03:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Gardening, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , , |

Basil is a fragrant, well-loved herb that has many culinary uses. If you don't have an outdoor garden, you'll want to know how to grow basil indoors. We'll teach you how to grow basil indoors, and get it to thrive. This article has harvesting tips and recipes as well. What Is Basil? Also known as the St Joseph's Wort, Basil is a favored culinary herb that belongs to the mint family. This plant is native to Africa and SouthEast Asia. Chefs worldwide use their tender

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Interior Design Tips and Ideas That Will Help You Cope with Depression

By |2019-03-26T23:33:17+03:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Design, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

Implementing certain interior design tips can have a positive effect on your emotional state and even help you cope with depression. But before we list our feel-good interior design tips and ideas, let’s talk about depression. We thankfully live in an age where depression is being taken seriously as an illness. Gone are the days where the default answer was to, “Suck it up and deal with it.” Today, people are acknowledging depression as the serious, debilitating condition that it is. People suffering from depression

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How to Grow Herbs Indoors or in Your Backyard with These 10 Tips

By |2019-03-13T15:26:08+03:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Gardening, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

Herbs add extra flavor and interest to dishes but can be expensive to buy. If you haven’t got a garden you might want to know how to grow herbs indoors. Luckily it’s not difficult, so long as you pick the right herbs and follow our tips. So, whether you want some mint for a lamb roast or parsley for a piece of fish, here’s how to grow herbs indoors (and in your backyard too). The first thing you need to know is which herbs are

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5 Simple Decorating Tips That Will Make Your Home Inviting

By |2019-03-02T00:01:55+03:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

Below you will find some simple decorating tips you can use to bring coziness and warmth into your home, no matter how big it is. Have you ever walked into a room and felt right at home? Even if it isn’t a place you’ve ever visited before, like a hotel. Even though it’s an unfamiliar place, it feels so comfy and cozy. Have you ever wondered how that feeling can be achieved? It can be accomplished very easily with some simple decorating tips. It is

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20 Ways to Stop Indoor Air Pollution and Achieve Fresh & Clean Air at Home

By |2019-03-31T00:40:03+03:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

When you hear about air pollution, you usually associate it with outdoor air. But what about the indoor air pollution? The air quality indoors at home, in the office, or in other buildings is even poorer than the air outdoors, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is where indoor air pollution comes into play. Your home may be polluted by volatile chemicals from cleaners and perfumes, lead in dust, fire-retardants, formaldehyde, and other pollutants from carpet cleaners, furniture, paint, mattress, electronics,

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3 Common Mistakes First-Time Renters Make and How to Avoid Them

By |2018-12-24T04:00:17+03:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Take a look at these mistakes first-time renters make and use this information to be sure that renting your first apartment will be a great experience. All first-time renters are enthusiastic in the beginning. The day you move out of your parents’ place, and start to build the independence you’ve been dreaming about for so long, is going to be a very exciting moment for you! You’ll no longer have to worry about being home by a certain hour; you can watch the shows you

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8 Types of Mattresses and What You Should Know about Each

By |2018-12-10T19:58:51+03:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

When it’s time to purchase a mattress, remember to do your research. There are many types of mattresses to choose from. We often undervalue the importance of different types of mattresses needed for our bed. Since our day is long and our responsibilities many, we just assume our bed will provide a long needed rest. Unfortunately, we don’t always find rest and relaxation, and it’s due to an old worn out mattress. It's obvious that we have a problem, and there are a few options

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How to Compost: Everything You Need to Know about Composting

By |2019-04-11T22:51:05+03:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons why we should know how to compost. If you’re reading this, however, chances are you’re already aware of them. For anyone that doesn’t know, here are just some of the reasons why composting is becoming essential and we all should start doing it: Why we all should know how to compost: In the US, 20% of a typical landfill is made up of food waste. In the UK, 7 million tonnes of food is thrown away every year. When this food

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