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How to Crochet Adult Socks

How to Crochet Adult Socks

How to Crochet Adult Socks Crocheting is a great hobby that helps you relax and make practical items at the same time. Crocheted goods, like socks and blankets, make fantastic gifts. In wintertime, everyone loves cozy socks, and learning how to crochet adult socks is one of the easiest things …

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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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Basics of Crocheting: What You Need to Know

Basics of Crocheting What You Need to Know

Basics of Crocheting: What You Need to Know So, you are interested in learning how to crochet? Crocheting is a great hobby that keeps your hands and mind busy, all while creating useful and beautiful items for yourself and family. Getting started can feel overwhelming. Let’s take a look at …

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13 Sewing Tips and Tricks

Sewing Tips and Tricks

13 Sewing Tips and Tricks Whether you’re a sewing expert, beginner or enthusiast, sewing is an activity with more than one approach to it. The truth is that while you may have been using one method to do things all this while, there’s probably an easier way to do some …

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Testing Home Canned Jars for Spoilage

Testing Home Canned Jars for Spoilage

Testing Home Canned Jars for Spoilage Nothing tastes as good as home canned soups or fresh vegetable from the garden in the middle of the winter. It’s a burst of flavor in your mouth, reminding you of the abundance of the summer. You might can just a few things or …

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WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door

WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door

WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door It’s not often that one gets into a conversation about that can of WD-40 that you have sitting up on a shelf in your garage or kicking around in a junk drawer in your house. Because, really, what do you use it for? …

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8 Essential Oils that Repel Insects

8 Essential Oils that Repel Insects Summer is a delightful time of year. Sunshine, picnics, beach trips, and fresh summer peaches make it many people’s favorite season. The only big detractor? Bugs! All that warmth, sunshine, and humidity make summer insects’ favorite season too. Not that the words isn’t big …

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5 Way To Keep Ticks Out of Your Garden

5 Way To Keep Ticks Out of Your Garden

5 Way To Keep Ticks Out of Your Garden Ticks may appear small and nonthreatening, but the array of potential consequences if they bite you are extensive and serious. In certain specific geographic U.S. locations, nearly half of the tick population is infected with disease. You’ve probably heard of Lyme …

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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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9 Ways to Grow More Food Without Spending Money

9 Ways to Grow More Food Without Spending a fortune

9 Ways to Grow More Food Without Spending Money Gardening saves you money and produces healthy food for your family. The more food you grow, the more money you save, but how can you grow more food without spending more money? If you have to invest more money into your …

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Storing Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs

Storing Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs

Storing Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs It’s harvest time! For many home gardeners that means a beautiful bounty of home-grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs, while others prefer to take advantage of the work of others by finding the best bargains on fresh items at the local farmer’s market or grocery store. …

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Natural Ways To Rid Yourself Of Mosquitoes

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18 Natural Ways To Rid Yourself Of Mosquitoes  Natural ways to prevent bites and the potential health risks they pose. Of biting bugs, none are more notoriously annoying than mosquitoes. Not only do they prey on human blood and leave behind itchy red welts, they can also leave behind a …

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