Camping

Five Useful Knots For Camping, Survival, Hiking, And More

Five Useful Knots For Camping, Survival, Hiking, And More

 Five Useful Knots For Camping, Survival, Hiking, And More Have you ever come across a situation where something you never really thought of before was all of a sudden extremely important? Finding yourself in this kind of spot can be a big headache for you or worse, life-threatening. Can you …

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Guide to Composting Toilets

Guide to Composting Toilets

Composting Toilets: Your Guide to Off The Grid Toilets  Moving off the grid means you have to think and have plans for things that you don’t need to consider when you live in the town. Going off the grid means you’re disconnecting yourself from the municipal sewage system, and that …

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8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing Tree medicines have an advantage over fresh herbs in that they can be harvested year-round. There are several prevalent varieties that grow in North America whose roots, leaves, bark, or twigs can be used to treat common ailments. As with using herbs, it’s …

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Dehydrating Food Guide: A Simple Guide 

Guide to Dehydrating Food From Your Garden

Dehydrating Food Guide: A Simple Guide  When your garden is overflowing with vegetables, it’s time to kick your preservation methods into overdrive. Aside from canning and freezing, dehydrating is another method for food preservation, allowing you to save all of your harvest or extra food scraps.  The great thing about …

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8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases

8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases

8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases Insects have been central to traditional healing practices for centuries in South America, Asia, and Africa. Preliminary medical trials have verified that many of these traditional ingredients contain beneficial properties. While modern, conventional medical care might be the preference in economically developed …

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How to Build a Fire Pit

How to Build a Fire Pit on a Small Budget 

How to Build a Fire Pit on a Small Budget It is summertime, and everyone wants to have a fire pit where you can roast marshmallows and hot dogs in your backyard. Building a fire pit can be pricey, but there are some great ways to cut costs. Use these …

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Keep The Bugs Away With These Homemade Bug Sprays

Keep The Bugs Away

Keep The Bugs Away With These Homemade Bug Sprays Spending time outside is a favorite pastime, but dealing with bugs that won’t leave you alone is fun for no one. Everyone needs to have a recipe or two for homemade bug sprays that they can keep in diaper bags or …

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How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner Extreme hot temperatures can make your life difficult especially if you are in the desert or a place where electricity to power your air cooler is not accessible. Having an air conditioner that functions well can come in handy during such …

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Stinging Nettle Tea: How to Make It and The Benefits

Stinging Nettle Tea

Stinging Nettle Tea: How to Make It and The Benefits It’s hard to imagine a plant named stinging nettle could be a good thing. Anyone who has grabbed these plants with their bare hands understands that it’s not comfortable. The sting from stinging nettle can last hours. Who would think …

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How To Make A Flower Pot Grill & Smoker

How To Make A Flower Pot Grill & Smoker

How To Make A Flower Pot Grill & Smoker People always look for unique ways to cook their food to provide better flavor or convenience; especially when barbecuing. Magnify your barbecuing experience with a flower pot grill and smoker! What Can the Video Tell You About Making and Using a Flower …

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Fast, No Knead Bread Recipe

Fast, No Knead Bread Recipe

Fast, No Knead Bread Recipe Have you been searching for a fast, no-knead bread that is actually easy? It seems as if the ones labeled EASY often involve extra steps that no one wants to complete. Not this recipe! You can make it the day that you want it. You …

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Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants The Cherokee, a Native American Tribe located in the Southeastern United States, have a strong history of understanding, gathering, and preserving medicinal herbs. Part of their understanding of these plants includes the plants’ inherent power to offer both preventative and healing properties. One of the tenets …

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