Homesteading

10 Wild Edibles You Can Eat 

10 Wild Edibles You Can Eat 

10 Wild Edibles You Can Eat  Being lost in the wilderness can be a scary situation especially if you lack food and water. Finding water should be your first task, but you also want to find food. The forest is a source of many wild edibles that can save your …

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26 Cheap Summer Activities for Your Kids

26 Cheap Summer Activities for Your Kids

26 Cheap Summer Activities for Your Kids School is out, and the summer activities add up after a few weeks. Trips to the pool, amusement park, and ice cream shops drain a parent’s bank account fast. You want summer to be fun for your kids, but you also want to …

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4 Proven DIY Termite Treatments

4 Proven DIY Termite Treatments

Kill Termites Yourself with These 4 Proven DIY Treatments Termites destroy homes, and you don’t want your home to become their next victim. Professional treatment can be expensive, so you may want to try a few DIY termite treatments to see if you can solve the problem yourself. Termites are …

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Uses for Witch Hazel

16 Awesome Uses for Witch Hazel

16 Awesome Uses for Witch Hazel Witch hazel is a topical astringent that comes from a North American shrub. Native Americans recognized the medicinal properties of witch hazel for skin irritations and tumors. Today, most people use witch hazel as an herbal remedy for a cleanser and toner, cleaning the …

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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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10 Perennial Foods: Plant Once and Enjoy Forever!

10 Perennial Foods: Plant Once and Enjoy Forever!

10 Perennial Foods: Plant Once and Enjoy Forever! Maybe you have a thriving garden but just want to add more so that you can reduce trips to the grocery store. Maybe you are curious to test your green thumb. Perhaps you just need a few trusty ingredients on hand at …

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40 Things You Should Stop Buying and Start making!

40 Things You Should Stop Buying and Start making!

40 Things You Should Stop Buying and Start making! Sure, you can go to the store and buy pretty much everything. Convenience is a great thing, but often when it comes to processed food, cleaning/laundry and health/beauty products, this convenience comes at a cost, and I am not just talking …

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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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How To Clean A Stainless Steel Sink

How To Clean A Stainless Steel Sink?

How To Clean A Stainless Steel Sink? A stainless steel sink is one of those items that looks incredible and it also provides an exceptional value. The downside is that having a stainless steel sink also means you need to clean it often as it does accumulate dirt, dust or …

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30 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Weeknights

30 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Weeknights

30 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Weeknights In our fast-paced lives, it’s often a challenge to prepare healthy, homemade meals on busy weeknights. That’s where slow cookers come to the rescue! Slow cooker recipes are not only time-savers but also ideal for those who want to avoid processed meals. …

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12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate

12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate

12 Foods that People Mistakenly Refrigerate Modern life cultivates in most of us an ingrained reflex to preserve food using refrigeration. We preserve food in other ways too, of course, such as the food industry’s reliance on chemical “preservatives.” And, much like the use of preservatives, refrigeration has its pros …

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