Homesteading

3 Natural Homemade Hand Sanitizers

3 Natural Homemade Hand Sanitizers

3 Natural Homemade Hand Sanitizers There are two ways you can get rid of harmful microbes from your hands: through proper handwashing with soap and water or by rubbing your hands with hand sanitizer. The former method acts by suspending the microbes on your hands, on your oily skin, between …

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30 Survival Plastic Shopping Bag Uses & Hacks

30 Survival Plastic Shopping Bag Uses & Hacks

30 Survival Plastic Shopping Bag Uses & Hacks If you are camping, lost, or out in the wild, it is good to have survival skills. They could be the difference between critical or non-critical situations and comfortableness. With this in mind, you are going to want easy to use, carry, …

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How To Make Your Own Concrete Countertop

How To Make Your Own Concrete Countertop

Make Your Own Concrete Countertop, It’s Easier Than You Think No matter the season, homeowners are always on the lookout for renovations that not only add functionality to their home but enhances the look as well. The kitchen is one of the most popular areas of the home targeted for …

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25 Ways Duct Tape Can Help You in a Survival Situation

25 Ways Duct Tape Can Help You in a Survival Situation

25 Ways Duct Tape Can Help You in a Survival Situation Originally used during World War 2 to waterproof ammunition boxes, duct tape has truly become one of the most versatile materials in the world. I’ve seen duct tape used for just about everything from sealing duct work to making …

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16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In Their Pantry

16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In There Pantry

16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In Their Pantry It’s impossible to know exactly when a natural disaster will hit or how severe conditions will be. A blizzard or hurricane could knock out the power for several days, make roads impassable, and isolate you from neighbors, stores, and other resources. …

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Keeping “Cooped Up” Chickens Warm in Winter

Keeping “Cooped Up” Chickens Warm in Winter

Keeping “Cooped Up” Chickens Warm in Winter  Funny thing about chickens is that they seem always to be the “butt” of jokes. Everyone is always making “chicken jokes” – poor things. I live smack dab in the middle of the state of Nebraska – the prairie, and chickens are plentiful. …

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11 Places You Can Find Free Land In The USA

11 Places You Can Find Free Land In The USA

11 Places You Can Find Free Land In The USA The Homesteading Act of 1862 granted free tracts of land to would-be farmers, courtesy of the federal government, in an effort to bring settlers to certain areas. While those days are long gone, certain underpopulated states are now extending a …

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20 Creative Uses for Toothpaste

20 Creative Uses for Toothpaste

20 Creative Uses for Toothpaste  Toothpaste is one of those substances you have probably never thought of much. Its purpose is spelled out in its very name… it’s a paste to clean your teeth. In reality, though, the mild abrasive qualities and germ and odor fighters in the average toothpaste …

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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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A Simple Guide to Taking Care of Your Chickens This Winter

A Simple Guide to Taking Care of Your Chickens This Winter

A Simple Guide to Taking Care of Your Chickens This Winter Winter is upon us. Most of the United States is deep into winter, struggling with freezing temperatures and snow. Winter makes taking care of chickens a bit trickier. If this is your first winter with chickens, you might feel …

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