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8 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

8 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

8 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar has been touted by homesteaders as a wonderful remedy for many ailments, from curing hiccups to helping you lose weight. Cooks love it too, as it provides a wonderful kick to salad dressings, coleslaws, and mayonnaises. You can even get …

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Debunking 7 Myths about Living a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle

Debunking 7 Myths about Living a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle

Debunking 7 Myths about Living a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle Living a self-sufficient lifestyle means different things to each person. Some people desire to produce everything they need, but others narrow down their goals. Their goals might be to grow all of their fruits and vegetables required for their family each year. …

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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 Build A Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator

How To Build A Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator

How To Build A Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator With self-sufficiency on the rise these days with us all dreaming of that off grid life, it is common to see people trying to set up their own power or water supply. Recycling is almost a regular thing now so those …

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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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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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20 Do It Yourself Nesting Box Ideas

20 Do It Yourself Nesting Box Ideas

20 Do It Yourself Nesting Box Ideas The Main reason to have nesting boxes is to make sure that your hens are happy to lay their eggs.The nesting boxes need to be clean an be a place to relax and give them privacy. A properly built nest assures that eggs are kept in …

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Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup

Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup

Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup When you’re sick and coughing uncontrollably, you need a long-lasting cough suppression to help ease the symptoms and start to feel better. Reading the back of the over-the-counter medications can be troubling when you see the variety of chemicals used. For those who want to …

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7 Creative Wood Pallet Fence Ideas

7 Creative Wood Pallet Fence Ideas

7 Creative Wood Pallet Fence Ideas Fencing in your property is a great idea, but it costs as much as your arm and a leg. If you have chickens you want to keep in your yard or children you want to keep in a set area, having a fence is …

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Learn How You Can Have FREE Wi-Fi In Your RV

Learn How You Can Have FREE Wi-Fi In Your RV

Learn How You Can Have FREE Wi-Fi In Your RV Finding a way to have a reliable internet connection when you are living the fulltime RV life is hard. You end up relying on coffee shops, lodges, and gas stations with available power outlets or free Wi-Fi, but that doesn’t …

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20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil

20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil

20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil Lavender (lavandula angustifolia) is one of the most versatile herbs and incredibly efficacious as an essential oil. Its botanical name, Lavandula, comes from the Latin, lavare, which means “to wash.” It was probably named for its use cleaning wounds, washing linens, and in …

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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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