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30 ways you have never considered for using wood ash

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash If you’ve got a fireplace or fire pit full of wood ashes and would like to find a more useful purpose for them than simply tossing them in the trash, read on! We’ve come across 30 great uses for ash you …

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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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50 Slow Cooker Recipes To Try This Winter

50 Slow Cooker Recipes To Try This Winter Did you know you can poach, stew, braise, simmer, water bath, infuse, roast, and bake in a slow cooker? You can also reheat your dinner or keep it warm when running late.  A family needs feeding, and though breakfast and lunch, with …

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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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8 Old Fashioned Home Remedies for the Common Cold

8 Old Fashioned Home Remedies for the Common Cold

8 Old Fashioned Home Remedies for the Common Cold Cold and flu season seems to last longer each year. As the weather cools down, more people end up feeling sick, just in time for the holidays and family parties. Having a cold is miserable, especially as face endless holiday parties …

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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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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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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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Guide to Canning: What You Need to Know 

Guide to Canning

Guide to Canning: What You Need to Know  Are you interested in learning how to can? Canning is one of the top ways to preserve your garden harvest each year, turning it into delicious recipes. Homesteaders and gardeners alike started canning decades along. So, let’s jump right in with our …

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12 Fall Camping Tips You Must Remember

12 Fall Camping Tips You Must Remember

12 Fall Camping Tips You Must Remember The crisp autumn air and changing leaves mean that it’s the perfect time for fall camping. Camping in the fall is beautiful. Sunsets have a beautiful, golden hue, parks are less occupied, and the bugs aren’t out in full force. Whether you are …

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Testing Your Drinking Water: When and How to Test Your Water

When and How to Test Your Water

Testing Your Drinking Water: When and How to Test Your Water We would like to think that all water is safe for us to drink, but evidence shows otherwise. For the last few years, we’ve watched the disaster in Flint, Michigan where residents have been drinking water that is contaminated …

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