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Receta casera: Jabón orgánico 100% natural sin riesgo para tus pequeños

Por si nos sobra espacio para incluir una nueva preocupación con nuestro hijos, resulta que hace poco leí un blog donde una mamá consiguió una receta 100% natural para hacer jabón de manos casero. Mi pregunta fue, ¿porqué si sólo cuesta 2 dólares en el súper?

Bueno, investigando un poco, al parecer muchos jabones antibacteriales y de manos tienen sustancias que resultan más dañinas que esos gérmenes naturales de los que tratas de limpiar a tus niños. Por fortuna, esta receta los evita y queda hecha en 1 minuto. Literal.

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6 Easy ways to customize a basic crib

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Some people invest mega bucks on a crib and that is totally their prerogative, but I do not recommend it. I made the mistake of registering for one of those cribs that turns into a bed frame that can be used later and thought that would mean my kid would be set until she was 18 years old. Guess what happened? The crib got recalled! That made me rethink my whole crib philosophy. I decided cribs are not meant to be forever furniture, so why invest so much money in something that is temporary?

That doesn't mean that you or your baby have to be stuck with some boring big box store crib. Nope, you can customize a simple crib and make it a one of a kind temporary treasure.

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Seasonal Allergies

7 Formas fáciles de acabar con lo que te da alergia en tu casa

Cuando leí que el frío tan intenso que hemos sentido este invierno abrirá paso a una temporada de alergias particularmente horribles me puse como loca. En mi casa TODOS sufrimos en estos meses primaverales, pero nos ha ido mucho mejor desde que soy implacable con todas las cosas que las empeoran. Afortunadamente no es demasiado difícil acabar con esos agentes ofensores de nuestro sistema respiratorio.

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Genius trick: Open bottle of wine using a shoe!

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Having a glass of wine is perfect for pairing with a homemade meal or simply on its own. If you're lazy there are versions that have screw-on caps which saves you the work of taking out a pesky cork. However, many of my favorite wines for example, I have no other choice but to use a corkscrew.

I suck at taking out the cork because I always manage to get some of its residue in the booze. But I found this video that will revolutionize the way you open your wines. Yes, with the cork and all!

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11 plantas que puedes sembrar y reproducir a partir de los desechos de tu cocina

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No se si la tuya, pero mi abuelita de vez en cuando agarraba una semilla de aguacate, le clavaba tres palillos (mondadientes), llenaba un frasco de mermelada con agua por la mitad y ponía su semillita a esperar que echara raíz. Luego salía un brotecito que se convertía en un tallo con hojitas y al cabo de unas semanas la mata estaba lista para ser sembrada, primero en una maceta y luego, de ahí a la tierra, en el patio.

En una época cuando vivía en mi Caracas natal, hice el experimento de la semilla de aguacate, pero nunca sembré la mata porque vivía en un apartamento. Años más tarde, cuando viví en el soleado sur de California experimenté con ajos, cebollas, cebollinos (cebollas verdes) y comprobé que estas plantas las puedes reproducir a partir de los dientes o bulbos que compras en el supermercado para cocinar. Sigue leyendo para que veas a lo que me refiero.

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These 10 amazing children's rooms will make you sad you're a grown up​

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Trolling the internet for design inspiration is awesome. It beats trying to look into strangers' windows and keeps me from getting arrested for tresspasing. Ha! Lately, I've been looking for inspiration for children's rooms. My littles are getting bigger, but still little enought that an imaginative room could keep them out of my hair captivate them for hours.

You are not going to believe the amazing kids' bedrooms I found online. There are some seriously talented and over-achieving folks out there and thank goodness we can peep at their creativity via the interwebs.

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6 Ideas para que vistas tu casa de primavera por menos de $20

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Aunque las temperaturas aún no recibieron el email con el anuncio de que llegó la primavera, tú no tienes porque esperar a que haga calorcito para que la época más florida del año llegue a tu casa. Tampoco tienes que hacer una gran inversión para lograrlo. Te voy a dar unas ideas que puedes poner en práctica con una visita a la tienda del dólar o hasta cosas que tienes en tu propia casa.

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Stop roaches in their tracks with these 5 surprising remedies​

When you live in a tropical climate, like here in Florida, you have to wage a permanent war against insects, especially spiders and cockroaches, so you don't know how bad I felt with the news that a million and a half of the latter had escaped from a farm in China. I think I had never been so glad that China was so far! I guess the first thing that came to my mind was: Why raise cockroaches? Well, they use them there for various things, but since here we don't, take advantage of my home remedies to stop them from becoming a problem in your house.

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6 Things in your kitchen that are super dirty & you probably don't clean

We do everything we can to keep our kitchen spic and span, but did you know it's still dirty? No matter how regularly you sweep, mop, and scrub it down, you're missing out on some spots that you are oblivious about. Sure you may make sure to keep your counters clean but what about your dishwasher or your sink?

If I just made you second guess your cleaning techniques, then, boy do I have a list for you!

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3 Ways to keep rats out of your home

Attack of the giant rat! It may sound like a comic book tittle, but trust me, it happened in real life to a Swedish family. The exterminators in Sweden have nicknamed the monstrous rodent as "The Viking". Imagine, the rat measured about 15 inches, just the body and not counting tail. No wonder all the experts agree that it is the biggest one anybody has seen. If just thinking about it makes you sick, wait until you learn what the family went through and, if you hate rats, get ready: The photo can make you pass out.

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