GearBest Inflatable Pillow Gear Review

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We were so impressed with this cute little GearBest Inflatable Pillow that it gets our Editor's Choice award for this spring's first gear review camp sesh. After a week-long sleep on this comfy pillow, I am one happy camper!

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8 DIY Upcycled Bird Houses

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'Tis the season for feathered-friend romance and if you would like to attract birds to your garden, providing an 'air' B&B for your little tweeters is a grand start. When birds find a suitable nest, they will often return to it year after year. Here are some gorgeous DIY bird feeders you can make from upcycled materials which are cheap and great for Mother Earth.

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Natural Black Fly Repellents

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Eeep! its black fly season and if those little critters are taking chunks out of you, there are ways to fight back. Traditional chemical repellents don’t do the trick and are full of harmful toxins, but there are some natural ways to beat back those little beasties.

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Matcha Zen’s Bomb Diggity Booty FREE Detox

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This isn’t one of those crazy detoxes where you eat nothing but kale and purple carrots until you pass out in the middle of singing happy birthday to Doug from accounting. Nope, this is a real cleanse for real people who have a million things to do in a day.

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A Lazy Guide to Buying Vegan-Friendly Shoes

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Being completely oblivious to the latest fashion trends has its benefits. I spend very little money on clothes, happily avoid changing-room mirrors and I only have to upgrade my clothes and shoes when they are literally falling apart. Win win!

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Tips for Growing Great Organic Tomatoes

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I'm not talking about those scraggly little bushes that manage a few insipid fruits that the bugs get to first. I'm talking big booty tomatoes that are bursting with flavor and juice. Growing your own tomatoes can be really rewarding and, if you keep it organic, the taste will blow your mind! Here's how...

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How to Fillet and Clean a Fish

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Yay you caught a fish! Well done Indiana Jones, now you can really impress your camp buddies by cleaning it and serving it for dinner. It’s easy, just take your time and work carefully and you will master this great life skill in no time.

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Best Women’s Retreats Near Toronto

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Retreats are filling a real need for women who live a busy, stressful life. They provide a small reprieve from the clamour of life and an island of ‘you’ time that allows you to learn new life skills, detox, meet like-minded women (some of whom will be friends for life) and recharge your batteries. Think of it as a ‘camping trip for your soul’.

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