Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Home and Garden

6 Tips for Keeping Your House Clean When You Have a Dog

by Monica Mendoza When you think about life at home with a dog, what do you first picture in your head? A new dog owner might summon an idyllic image of …

A Companion-Planting System for a Beautiful, Chemical-Free Vegetable Garden

Depending on how familiar you are with gardening and agriculture, you may or may not know how various plants affect the soil, or what kinds of soils different …

Old Time Remedies I’ve Experienced

by Evelyn Horan I was born on a farm in Gatesville, Texas, over 80 years ago. When it comes to medicinal home remedies, I think I’m somewhat of an expert …

6 Tips For Blocking Out Noise When Trying To Sleep

by Jane Collin Whether it is a noisy neighbor, thin walls or you live next to a busy street noise will prevent you from enjoying the vital rest that your body …

How Air Conditioning Changed the World

by Stacy Smith Thanks to Willis Haviland Carrier, who invented the world’s first air conditioner back in the early 1900s to modulate the temperature inside a …

How Often Should You Stain Your Wood Home?

by John Gary Typically you can tell when it is time to stain your log cabin just by looking at the finish. If it appears dull, faded or is peeling and flaking …

Fall Days

by Evelyn Horan I know summer must end as seasons all do, and this summer has been quite warm and sometimes uncomfortable. Our faithful air conditioner in this …

Agriscaping: Elegant Edible Landscaping with Justin Rohner and Friends

by Michell Spoden   My guest today is a person whose team’s mission is to inspire, create, and maintain living masterpieces that nourish the mind, body, …

My Wardrobe Closet

by Evelyn Horan When spring approaches, I begin to organize and review the clothes in my closet. All winter clothing needs to be relegated to the back area. …

Blueprint for a Wheelchair-Accessible Home

by Tate Handy Your home is your sanctuary, and that doesn’t have to change when you begin to use a wheelchair. By making some simple modifications to your …

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