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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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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How Fast can a Bear Run?

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Spring is a difficult time for bears. They’re awake, hungry and there isn’t a hell of a lot to eat. I’m sure they feel a lot like you before your morning coffee. Spring bear encounters are even more dangerous because there may be cubs and mama bears are notoriously protective.

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6 Safety Tips Every Family Must Know When Camping With Their Dog

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Camping always has risks, from accidentally sleeping in poison ivy to encountering the local bears on a trail. That shouldn’t stop you from enjoying a holiday outdoors, especially with your canine companion. Here are our six favorite tips to help your family pet safe out on your next adventure.

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DIY Natural Shimmer Eye Shadow

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Mica is a naturally-occurring mineral that comes in a range of dazzling colors from gold to charcoal. It’s nature’s glitter! Here's how to create shimmer eye shadows using this wonderful natural product.

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