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VGN End of Summer Bundle

Village Green Network, which I am a member of, is offering an end of summer bundle (read more info here).  This is your chance to collect numerous ebooks for dollars (kinda crazy because most of them sell for $20+).  Great reading while the kids are away at school. What You’ll Learn from this Bundle I…

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How to Make Kombucha

Kombucha

Kombucha is my favourite drink.  I practically live on this stuff and go through withdraws if I’m on vacation.  Here’s a tutorial on how to make kombucha.  This recipe produces 3 gallons.  See my notes at the bottom to learn how to adjust the recipe as you increase your amount of starter tea. Let’s get…

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How to Grow a Kombucha Scoby from Bottled Kombucha

How to Grow a Kombucha Scoby from Bottled Kombucha

Months ago I wanted to start making my own kombucha.  I was buying bottles of kombucha from the health store and the costs were adding up and I felt it was time for a cheaper way.  I researched a few ways for how to grow a kombucha scoby.  A scoby is the white alien looking…

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How to Grow Water Kefir Grains

Water Kefir Grains

I was curious about how to make water kefir but first I had to tackle how to grow water kefir grains.  Did you know you can ferment water?  It’s mind blowing, I know!  My fermenting adventures have taken me from raw sauerkraut to kombucha (post coming soon) and now to water kefir.  To make water…

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DIY Toothpaste Recipe

DIY Toothpaste

I thought it would be neat to try to make my own toothpaste.  I didn’t have high hopes for a DIY toothpaste recipe.  I thought how clean could baking soda plus peppermint make my teeth?  I’ve made this recipe twice and stopped buying store bought toothpaste.   Here is my version from DIY Natural’s toothpaste recipe.…

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