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natural remedy

  • make your own: deodorant.

    In the summer that I turned 19, I spent a month in the Vermont woods not showering. There was some trail clearing and bridge building in there too, but the not showering bit is…

    September 16, 2014 32 Comments
  • secret: i never take medicine.

    Well, sometimes I do. But not usually. I don’t know why, really. Stubbornness, probably. An overblown belief in willpower, definitely. But even if I can be reluctant to pop Tylenol for a headache, I’m…

    October 8, 2013 26 Comments
  • allergy tea

    We’re entering the glory weeks in New York. Yes indeed. Those spring weeks when you can actually feel the heat of the sun and the trees verily shout their exuberance with technicolored leaves and…

    April 9, 2013 31 Comments
  • lemon and honey.

    Oh, sweet elixir of the gods. If you’ve been experiencing any of the persistant sore throat that’s been loitering by me for the last few days, there’s only one thing to do: boil yourself…

    February 5, 2013 22 Comments
  • make your own fire cider.

    As the weather takes a turn for the chillier side of things, it’s nice to have a little something firey to warm things up and ward off germs. When I’m feeling under the weather,…

    November 5, 2012 30 Comments