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How to make a Herb Cold and Flu Remedy Tea

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painting by Tammy Lovelady and I own it :)
Now that winter has brought a chill to the air it is time to stock the medicine cabinet with the herbs to make a nice cup of tea that boosts the immune system and fights colds and flu. Here are a couple of my favorite herbs for use in fighting off colds and the flu.
The herbs listed are well known for their ability to strengthen the body' snatural defense system. Echinacea and Rose Hips are best taken right at the onset of the cold or flu symptoms when they have a better chance of assisting your body in fighting off the bugs and you will not get as sick as you would had without these herbs. If you are already sick, then add Goldenseal to the Echinacea and Rose Hips tea to help get you back on your feet faster.These are safe herbs that are available at Drug Stores and Health Food stores in a variety of forms. I have used these herbs with family members of all ages for years with excellent results. If tea isn't your pleasure then you can …

How to Get family Assistance and help in rural countryside areas

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It can be a devastating blow to be laid off or suddenly out of work when you live far away from the City's available assistance programs. Many small towns are not equiped or prepared for families to lose jobs, incomes and homes like the large cities are and It can be much harder to find help when you live 10-20 miles from town, especially when you do not have gas money, or if bad winter weather hits and food is low without gas and cash to stock up. I hope these tips are helpful. See my article for helpful hints: http://www.ehow.com/how_4668779_assistance-help-rural-countryside-areas.html To the artist who painted the above photo, I will give credit to you if you let me know who you are..I love your work!!!

Is this Egg Good to Eat???

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If you have ever wondered if an egg is good to eat then this helpful hint will make it easy for you tell when the egg is going bad. I raised 100's of chickens, ducks, peafowl and turkey chicks and kept eggs for up to 3 weeks without refrigeration for my family to eat by using this simple egg test........... http://www.ehow.com/how_4662590_egg-good-eat.html photo is by: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=79

Easy to make Ricotta Cheese

Here is a easy recipe to make Ricotta Cheese. http://www.ehow.com/how_4662608_whole-goat-milk-ricotta-cheese.html

Good Evening Lovely World

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It is such a pretty night out, a cool breeze blowing over the countryside, stars shining brightly in the sky. I just wanted to say hello.

Food Readiness

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With all the people getting sick this past summer from contaminated food I thought it would be helpful to remind people of how we can be more self sufficent with our their own foods. http://www.gomestic.com/Cooking/Food-Readiness.345351

Be Happy with Less

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Check out my helpful hints for being happy with less http://www.socyberty.com/Lifestyle-Choices/Living-on-Less.314123

Good Morning World !!

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It is beautiful out today..wake up and smell the roses of life. Get your butts in gear and enjoy!!! I love this graphic made by httpjackpoust.comgraphics.htm It makes me feel like dancing under a full moon.






The Incredible Bloodhound

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Find out more about a very incredicle breed of dog that I have had the honor of knowing and working with in my new article at this link....
http://www.gomestic.com/Pets/Incredible-Bloodhounds.345251

Healing Flowers

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Not only are Flowers beautiful but they have healing properties, too. Flowers have been used as alternative medicine for decades and are in many of today's body washes and skin care products.

Check out my Free Article to learn more about which flowers have healing properties by clicking this link:

http://www.healthmad.com/Alternative/Healing-Flowers.345227

How to Rid your home and yard of Snakes

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One of the most frightening things can be finding a snake in your home or yard. This simple remedy can help to make your home and yard safe and free from snakes. Click Here to Learn how for Free...http://www.ehow.com/how_4504879_rid-home-yard-snakes.html

How to get rid of Fleas with Table salt

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This is a simple and very effective way to stop Flea infestations inside and outdoors. An elderly veterinarian told me this trick years ago and it hasn't failed me yet.
Click Here to Learn How for Free...http://www.ehow.com/how_4512079_rid-fleas-table-salt.html

How to Make Native America Fry Bread

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I lived with a Native American Chief of 2 Tribes for a few years and Running Wolf remains a very dear friend to me today. This is a fry bread recipe he taught me. Thank you, RWolf..A'oh
Click Here to Learn How for Free...http://www.ehow.com/how_4563171_native-america-fry-bread.html

How to prepare a Herb and Flower Salad

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You can make a wonderful salad from plants commonly found in your yard that will very attractive and tasty. Healthy too. Here is one of my favorite summer salads.

Click here to learn how for FREE....http://www.ehow.com/how_4563200_prepare-herb-flower-salad.html


How to Fight Acne With Herbs

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After trying most of the over the counter treatments for Acne, I put together this recipe for my then teenage son. It worked wonders for his skin when he used it twice a day.


Click here to learn how for FREE ... http://www.ehow.com/how_4584841_fight-acne-herbs.html

How to Make Lemon Vinegar Face Freshener

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This Lemon Vinegar Skin Freshener also restores the skin's natural acidity and helps to clear and refine rough blemished skin. It aids in making skin smooth and soft when used daily. Very affordable to make at home.


Click here to learn how for Free...http://www.ehow.com/how_4584876_lemon-vinegar-face-freshener.html

How-To Articles 4 Your Home and Family

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Click this link to read my How-to articles for alternative ways to make life easier, get rid of fleas naturally and for less then a dollar !! http://www.ehow.com/members/ashawn-articles.html Learn to teach your dog manners and how to bottle feed puppies, try old fashion recipes from the 1800's housewives. Recipes for pie crust,drop biscuits and old fashion rolls, natural facial cleansers, oatmeal wash for your skin and so much more. Leave me comments and feel free to request a how to do article if there is anything you would like to learn to do.








Welcome to my blog

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Welcome to my blog about Alternative ideas. I've always enjoy doing things out of the box, or different then how it is expected, simply for the challenge and feeling of accomplishment it gives me. I enjoy sharing what I learn with others so they can enjoy it as well.