About Ali Lawrence

Ali Lawrence is a kombucha-sipping writer who focuses on healthy and sustainable living via her family blog, Homey Improvements. She was born and raised in Alaska and dabbles in PR, Pilates, and is a princess for hire for kid’s parties.

5 Perfect-for-Winter Soup Recipes

There’s no doubt that winter is nearly here. These warming winter soup recipes will take the chill off even the coldest day.

By this time of year, we’ve all heard the ominous warning from family members and friends: this winter is going to be one of the worst we’ve seen. Never mind that they foretell the same bad weather every year, and that there doesn’t seem to be a way they obtain some insider knowledge about meteorology.

Hopefully they’re wrong about all of the inclement weather, but there’s no doubt that winter is nearly here. And the best way to prepare, besides getting out your winter clothing, is to gather soul-warming soup recipes.

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Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away Naturally

I’ve been experimenting with natural ways to keep mosquitoes away for a few years, and I’ve found a few things that work for me.

I don’t care much for traditional mosquito sprays. Part of it is that I have fairly sensitive skin, and the other part is they are chalk full of chemicals! However, I also don’t want mosquitoes all over me, all the time. I’ve been experimenting with natural ways to keep mosquitoes away for a few years, and I’ve found a few things that work for me. Hopefully, they’ll help you out as well.

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Hot Drinks & Teas That Will Help You Detox

If you’re feeling bloated and you’re looking for a way to detox your body, these healthy hot drinks and herbal teas may be the solution.

If you’re like most people, you have days when you feel the extra water weight, or maybe you ate badly the week before and your body is suffering from it. If you’re feeling bloated and you’re looking for a way to detox your body, these healthy drinks may be the solution. These three hot drinks and teas have natural ingredients that replace unnecessary sugars and flush toxins from your body. Instead of reaching for the pot of coffee this week, try replacing it with one of these beverages.

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