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How to Eat Acorns

Acorns look delicious, don’t they?  They’re so smooth and appealing in their cute little “cupules” (hats).  They are full of nutrition, but they’re also full of bitter, astringent tannins.  These are compounds that make raw acorns distasteful and hard to digest.  However, people all over the planet, from California to Japan and everywhere in between […]

DIY Paint: Beautiful and 100% Natural

How to Make Natural DIY Paint   To make your own DIY paint, you only need a few simple ingredients: aggregate (see below for an explanation), white powdered clay, wheat paste (recipe follows), and water – plus pigments as desired.  Basically, you mix all the ingredients together thoroughly, and voila! That’s your DIY paint. Applying […]