Tag: natural

Natural Ways to Battle Sickness in the Winter

I apparently believe in fairy tales. I knew Iowa had really cold winters. Surely all those days with freezing temps must mean Iowans deal with less sickness in the winter, right? Germs can’t survive the extreme cold. Or at least that’s the fairy tale I believed when we moved here. It makes sense, in a

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The Universal Wonders of Eggshells

    I was cleaning out my dad’s garage last summer, and I came across a container of crushed eggshells. Now, my dad was a borderline hoarder. He called himself a “collector” but that’s really a soft way of saying he just didn’t throw anything away. Newspapers, old stamps, coins (he had coins of all

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