Posts made in March, 2012

The Exterminator

Posted by on Mar 28, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

As spring nears, so do insects. Prepare by prepping for their unwelcomed visits with a few herbs and essential oils. Ants: Use a damp sponge to wipe cabinets & sprinkle with 6 to 8 drops of  peppermint or citronella essential oil. Additionally place 3 to 5 drops of the same oil on windowsills, doorway cracks and in the corners of cabinets under the kitchen sink. The strong concentrated scent should make them wary of continuing their journey to your cereal shelf. Centipedes, earwigs, silverfish: They like to hang out in areas that collect moisture such as basements, garages and cabinets...

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“Hmm, it smells good in here!”

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

While many women and men are out searching for their new signature spring/summer scent of 2012, you can be doing so as well, only for your home. Sprinkle essential oils onto cotton balls, and stash away in the corners of your home, or car. Keep in mind, peppermint keeps you alert, lavendar calms you down, and warm cinnamon or nutmeg tones are nice for a subtle background in a kitchen or large living area.

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Edible Forest

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

You’re walking back to your parked car after window-shopping all day. You cross a street, round a block, and take a shortcut through a park to get to the street on the other side. Only as you pass through, you reach down for a few rasbperries, spy a few fallen walnuts fresh from the trees, and collect a pear for the drive home. Where are you? Seattle, Washington. The Beacon Food Forest project is already underway, and plans to take up 7 acres of space, just 2.5 miles from downtown Seattle.Their mission is to inspire their community to “gather together, grow our own food and...

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Dolphins are people too?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Dolphins are people too?

Apparently the answer is yes; According to the non-governmental Human Rights association, Helsinki Group of Moscow, Russia. Recently, the group created the Declaration of Cetacean Rights, which argues, among other things, “a dolphin, like any person, has the right to be an individual, and just as the intentional killing of a human person is not tolerated, the killing of dolphins should not be either.” Professor Tom White, author of In Defense of Dolphins: A New Moral Frontier; agrues that dolphins are curious about humans and do nothing but seek contact with us. They cause no...

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