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Not into Microwaves? These Alternatives Will Reheat Your Food Just As Well

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Not into Microwaves? These Alternatives Will Reheat Your Food Just As Well

Since their induction into the kitchen appliance “must-have” hall of fame, the microwave has stood as a pillar of modern culinary convenience. Whether you’re softening butter, reheating day-old noodles or keeping prepared dinner warm the microwave can just about do it all. It was invented shortly after WWII but didn’t establish itself as a must-have tool until the 2000s when it was named the #1 piece of technology that made American lives easier. Some people are turned off by the zapping kitchen appliance, believing that “nuking” food destroys its molecular structure of key vitamins and minerals and leaves behind nutritionally...

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When it comes to everyday use, towels are some of the most important items in your home

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When it comes to everyday use, towels are some of the most important items in your home

And when choosing the best towels, there are a lot of factors to consider.  Are you more concerned with softness or durability?  Do you want oversized towels or towels that won’t take up a lot of room while drying on the back of your door?  Do you need to match the towel’s color to your decor or would you prefer an all-white collection of hotel-style towels?  Which material will feel best on your skin, absorb water the fastest, and last you the longest? Typically, cheaper towels are made from run-of-the-mill cotton, while the most absorbent bath towels are made from...

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Water Tasting Funky? Here’s How to Clean Your Reusable Water Bottle

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Water Tasting Funky? Here’s How to Clean Your Reusable Water Bottle

Reusable water bottles are a convenient and environmentally-friendly way to stay hydrated throughout the day. But the best water bottles do a lot more than just hold water. They can vacuum-insulate, include a straw or bite valve, be made of plastic, glass and even metal. The one thing they can’t do, is clean themselves. Okay, so there is one self-cleaning water bottle, but if you don’t have the LARQ Self-Cleaning Bottle, how do you keep your beloved water container of choice clean? Because all of these reusable bottles have one thing in common — they all accumulate grime. No matter...

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How to Clean Your Yoga Mat in 8 Easy Steps

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How to Clean Your Yoga Mat in 8 Easy Steps

Yoga has a ton of benefits. This ancient practice helps you build strength, flexibility and circulatory health; it can also relieve stress and anxiety. Best of all, to practice yoga, whether you’re at home or heading to a studio, all you really need is a yoga mat. As the most important piece of your yoga kit, keeping your yoga mat clean and odor-free should be your top priority. Unfortunately, sweat, dust and other germs can build up on the surface of your mat, causing bad smells and even spreading diseases if you’re not careful. To prevent this and to ensure...

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