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Solar Heating Projects You’ll Love

10 Solar Heating Projects

10 Solar Heating Projects You’ll Love Heating your home can cost a fortune if you live in a region with very cold winters. Learning how to heat your own house for free in the winter can save you hundreds of dollars each month. If you want to become more self-reliant, …

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How To Get Cheap or Free Solar Panels

How To Get Cheap or Free Solar Panels

How To Get Cheap or Free Solar Panels Solar panels come with the advantage of saving you money on your electric bill, right? While your monthly electric bill might drop down, the high cost of solar panels makes the cost negligible, and you’ll be in the red for a long …

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The Best Animals for a Homestead and Why You Need Them

The Best Animals for a Homestead

The Best Animals for a Homestead and Why You Need Them As you start to grow your homestead, you’ll start to wonder about adding animals. Animals serve many purposes, but most importantly, they’re a source of food for our families. If you’re like most homesteaders, you don’t have a ton …

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The Easy Way to Make Your Own Charcoal

The Easy Way to Make Your Own Charcoal

The Easy Way to Make Your Own Charcoal It’s summertime, and you probably are using a lot of charcoal to cook on the grill and enjoy fires. Did you know that you can make your charcoal? While the process is a bit lengthy in time, the hands-on time for you …

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13 Ways to winterize Your home

13 Ways to winterize Your home

13 Ways to winterize Your home Preparing your home for the challenging winter season is extremely important and it can help you stay safe, while also avoiding any issues. There are a variety of things you can do in order to winterize your home. With that in mind, here are …

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Healthy Foods That Help You Burn Fat

Healthy Foods That Help You Burn Fat

Healthy Foods That Help You Burn Fat Eating healthily can be a great way to burn fat naturally, and there are plenty of foods you can add to your diet for that. Thankfully, the advantage these days is that you can find lots of natural foods and you can ensure …

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Homemade Reusable Heat Packs

Homemade Reusable Rice Heat Packs Reusable rice heat packs are an alternative to electric heating pads. While electric heating pads are nice, did you ever read the warning labels? You have to be cautious using them while pregnant, and you have the risks of burns, electric shocks, and fires. Geez! …

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Top 3 Backyard Guest House or Cabin Kits

Top 3 Amazon Backyard Guest House or Cabin Kits

Top 3 Amazon Backyard Guest House or Cabin Kits With the cost of renting and buying apartments rising everyday alongside the cost of living, it is no surprise that many people are interested in having their own tiny homes. Although, you may have to settle with a minimalist house that …

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Collecting Rainwater: State by State Guide

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Collecting Rainwater: State by State Guide People have been collecting rainwater for thousands of years for several reasons. It provides people water to use again in their gardens, helps control stormwater runoff, reduces erosion risks and helps mitigate the threat of flooding to name a few. Harvesting rainwater can be …

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Testing Your Drinking Water: When and How to Test Your Water

When and How to Test Your Water

Testing Your Drinking Water: When and How to Test Your Water We would like to think that all water is safe for us to drink, but evidence shows otherwise. For the last few years, we’ve watched the disaster in Flint, Michigan where residents have been drinking water that is contaminated …

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How to Dehydrate Fruits and Vegetables?

How to Dehydrate Fruits and Vegetables

How to Dehydrate Fruits and Vegetables? If you want fruits and veggies to last longer, then it’s a very good idea to dehydrate them. Removing water from them will make these fruits last longer. And yes, you will lose some of the nutrients, but even so this is a great …

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6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying

6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying

6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying Most people who keep a backyard flock do so for the delicious, farm-fresh eggs. It’s always concerning when the hens suddenly stop laying. In addition to the inconvenience when there suddenly aren’t eggs for breakfast, there’s the anxiety that perhaps something is …

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