Homestead

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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20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide Nearly every home has a bottle of hydrogen peroxide sitting in the medicine cabinet. Long used as a first aid treatment for cuts and scrapes, this bubbly mix of water and H2O2 has been shown to heal infections as severe as gangrene through simple …

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8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens Apple cider vinegar is truly a miracle elixir with enumerable applications, in and out of the coop. Vinegar is made using 2 consecutive fermentation processes. The type of vinegar produced is determined by the item being fermented, not by …

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Budget Countertop Ideas

Budget Countertop Ideas

Budget Countertop Ideas Everybody would love to have a gorgeous new kitchen, but spending $1000s remodel is not an option for so many of us. With home values not rising as they once did, investing in a high-end custom kitchen may not make economic sense. The good news is there are some ways …

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How to Repair a Cracked Drywall Ceiling

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How to Repair a Cracked Drywall Ceiling  We all know that one person who refuses to manually do home repairs. That’s what a company is for, isn’t it? In reality, doing repairs yourself may be a plausible, better choice! Is that a Crack? Doing handy work at home can be …

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16 Surprising Foods/Ingredients That Will Never Expire

16 Surprising Foods/Ingredients That Will Never Expire

16 Surprising Foods/Ingredients That Will Never Expire A lot of canned and dried foods have a long shelf-life, up to 5 years or more. However most foods, no matter how well packaged or stored, will eventually lose their nutritional value and spoil. There are, however, a handful of foods that can …

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20 DIY Pallet Projects for Your Homestead

Pallet Projects for the Homestead

20 DIY Pallet Projects for Your Homestead Pallets are very much in trend these days with an estimated 2 billion pallets being used every day, and many more just lying around, no wonder there are so many projects that can be done using pallets. Everyone prefers to have at least one …

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13 Trees You Should Never Plant In Your Yard

13 Trees You Should Never Plant In Your Yard

13 Trees You Should Never Plant In Your Yard For most people, the end of summer and approach of autumn means cooler temperatures, harvest time for crops, and of course, the vibrant colors of changing leaves. For those looking to grow trees or shrubs, however, the approaching fall means it …

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Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes

23 Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes

23 Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes There are a few reason why we should be making our own cleaning product, 1 it can save you money, 2 you can control the ingredients which will eliminate the toxins found in most store brought cleaners today.  I love being as green as I …

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7 Old Wives Tales That Turned Out To Be TRUE

7 Old Wives Tales That Turned Out To Be TRUE

7 Old Wives Tales That Turned Out To Be TRUE Whether you hold some of these sayings as words to live by, or you’ve always considered them to be the fables of your mother or grandmother, a surprising amount of old wives’ tales are actually founded in truth. Sure, the …

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How to Wash and Whiten Yellowed Pillows

Wash and Whiten Yellowed Pillows

How to Wash and Whiten Yellowed Pillows Just picture yourself folding your laundry and moving over to your pillow sheets. As you start to slip the pillowcase on, you notice something. Are those yellow stains on your favorite pillow? Yuck! It’s never a good feeling to think that the things …

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