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Heather Levin

Heather Levin is a writer with over 15 years experience covering personal finance, natural health, parenting, and green living. She lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina with her husband and two young sons, where they're often wandering on frequent picnics to find feathers and wildflowers.
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9 Ways to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, many people are looking for ways to strengthen their immune systems and better resist infection from the virus. There’s no one pill that makes you invincible to viruses and bacteria, but these lifestyle changes can give your immune system a better chance.
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How to Make a Homemade Cloth Face Mask for COVID-19 (Tutorials)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that all Americans wear some kind of cloth facial covering when out in public to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. You can easily make these masks at home, often using materials you already have. Which mask design is right for you?
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8 Money-Saving Frugality Tips From the Great Depression Era

Your grandparents and great-grandparents were on to something. Their frugality and resourcefulness helped them adapt to some truly challenging situations. Follow their lead, and you too can learn to be self-sufficient no matter what life throws at you.
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What to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet for Emergencies – Essentials

Do you know what’s in your medicine cabinet and first-aid kit and how to use it? Whether you’re in a remote area or in the midst of a public emergency, being prepared to handle small injuries and illnesses yourself is vital. And you can build the minor medical arsenal you need on a budget.
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How to Prepare Financially & Survive Unemployment or Job Loss – 9 Tips

Many people are facing the prospect of reduced hours or losing their jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the globe and companies are shutting their doors or reducing staff. If you’re worried you’re going to lose your job, it’s essential you start financially preparing to survive unemployment.
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What to Feed Your Dog – Cheap, Healthy Dog Food Brands & Recipes

Do you ever wonder if you’re choosing the best dog food? Many owners wrestle with this question, but the array of options is overwhelming. That’s why it’s essential you understand those options, including the ingredients in manufactured foods and what human foods your furry friend can eat.
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Sick at Work? – How to Prevent the Spread of Germs in Your Office

During the global COVID-19 pandemic, many people don’t have the option of working remotely. Properly cleaning and disinfecting your workspace could save someone’s life, including your own. At the very least, it helps prevent an illness that could cost you valuable workdays and productivity.
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9 Best Business Ideas for Introverts Who Want to Be Self-Employed

Being a business owner doesn’t mean you have to be in the spotlight. Thanks to the Internet and phone apps, introverts have more options than ever before to build the business of their dreams using their unique strengths and personality traits.
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12 Fun Valentine’s Day Activities & Crafts Ideas for Kids (on a Budget)

Valentine’s Day isn’t just a celebration of romantic love. It’s a celebration of love in all its forms, including the love you have for your kids. Many people show their love by giving store-bought Valentine’s...
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7 Ways to Prepare for the Next Pandemic (Coronavirus Outbreak)

Pandemics have been part of human history for thousands of years. Time reports that microbes evolve about 40 million times faster than humans. Eventually, one tiny virus evolves in a way that spreads easily and...
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How to Protect Your Kids From Nature-Deficit Disorder

How much time have you and your kids spent outside, in a wild space, this week? Chances are, not too much. Between work, school, home, and extracurricular activities, it seems as if there aren't enough...
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How to Become a Tutor – Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Do you have a gift for teaching others a new skill? Are you patient, a good listener, and able to adapt quickly to change? If so, then you might be perfectly suited to become...