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[hippie hacks] A Counter-Attack on those Pesky Ants

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There is a phrase that gets used a lot in the B.B. household. “Ant Attack!!” Oh, no. This is when you know there’s been an invasion of the colonized critters to our cozy abode. Hoards of them descend upon counter tops, floors, sinks, walls, furniture, SKIN (aaack!)… out of nowhere. They end up in places…

[hippie hacks] Easy Homemade Baby Wipes

Calm down, everyone. I’m not pregnant. (cause that’s obviously what you were thinking when you read the title of this post… jay-kay, jay-kay.) It’ll be a couple more years til I’ll be using baby wipes for an actual infant. Well, human infant that is. But when I started working with children professionally some years ago…

[hippie hacks] The Heartless Homemade Fly Trap

If there’s anything I can’t stand more than mosquitoes, it’s those big, fat, filthy, revolting house flies. When they land on me with their nasty, hairy legs that have touched – ohh, Lord… I don’t even want to THINK about what they’ve touched — and look at me with their giant, dumb eyes, it seriously…

The Ultimate Natural Bug Bite Cure

You know how some people just never seem to get bitten by mosquitoes? Do you HATE those people?? Then you, my friend, are probably a fellow sweet-blooded skeeter-magnet like me. I get it bad. Like, can’t-walk-from-my-car-to-inside-the-house-without-half-a-dozen-bites bad. I’m completely serious.     Yeah, that? Is me. And those suckers leave maaad marks on my skin….

Real Food Makeup! A Truly Natural Blush

It doesn’t get any realer than this, my friends. This weekend’s Hack is one that I’ve honestly never heard of before — in fact I just stumbled upon doing it myself by accident! One morning, while preparing a delicious bowl of homemade yogurt, I reached into my freezer for some frozen organic raspberries to put…

Brush Your Bod: A Foodless Tip

You brush your hair. You brush your teeth. You brush ya’ shouldas off. But have you ever brushed your whole body?   Allow me to introduce you to your new favorite thing: dry skin brushing. Behold: (I have nothing to do with the makers of this video, I just think it does a good job…

[hippie hacks] Three Favorite Real Food Beauty Tips

Okay. Sometimes it’s not ALL about the butter around here. Hippie Hacks. This will be a new series of mine, because let’s face it; if you a.) live in an off-grid house b.) don’t use a blowdryer since your solar panels will get too overdrawn c.) actually possess a COMPOSTABLE TOILET. Or, d.) all of…