Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead  Adding trees to your property is “organically” a good idea – meaning, it is one essential “part” of the “whole” that makes up homestead living. Without the best choices, something is missing. The four main things to look for when choosing homestead trees are beauty, usefulness, …

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10 Garden Fertilizers You Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home Gardening work doesn’t stop when you get your seeds planted and plants in the garden. Maintenance is crucial, and that includes using garden fertilizers. Fertilizers can be expensive, costing you a small fortune if you have a large garden. Instead of purchasing expensive, …

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20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide Nearly every home has a bottle of hydrogen peroxide sitting in the medicine cabinet. Long used as a first aid treatment for cuts and scrapes, this bubbly mix of water and H2O2 has been shown to heal infections as severe as gangrene through simple …

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Remove Earwax: 6 Home Remedies That Really Work

Remove Earwax 6 Home Remedies That Really Work

Remove Earwax: 6 Home Remedies That Really Work Earwax, or cerumen, is an antibacterial lubricant naturally produced by glands in the ear to prevent infection and keep the inner ear clean. It’s comprised of 20-50 percent fat and coats the ear canal, maintaining moisture and protecting it from debris. Typically, …

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8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens Apple cider vinegar is truly a miracle elixir with enumerable applications, in and out of the coop. Vinegar is made using 2 consecutive fermentation processes. The type of vinegar produced is determined by the item being fermented, not by …

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10 Home Remedies To Remove Skin Tags

10 Home Remedies To Remove Skin Tags

10 Home Remedies To Remove Skin Tags What is a Skin Tag? Skin tags are known by many names such as acrochordon, cutaneous papilloma, fibroepithelial polyp, soft fibroma, Templeton skin tag. A skin tag is a small flap or a piece of hanging skin. Even though they are non-cancerous, they are …

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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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15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home

15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home

15 Secret Hiding Spots In Your Home Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all but the smartest, most determined crooks. Hideaway storage can be fun to use and make, and can play an important part in protecting items in …

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Pallet Info: How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Reuse

Pallet Info: How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Reuse

Pallet Info: How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe To Reuse Pallet projects are gaining in popularity as the DIY movement gains traction. Pallets constitute inexpensive, sometimes even free, lumber that, with some ingenuity, can be transformed into a table, shelves, bookcase or anything else you can think of. …

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10 Steps To Washing Your Car Like A Pro

10 Steps To Washing Your Car Like A Pro

10 Steps To Washing Your Car Like A Pro There is a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to car care. If you really want to protect and polish your vehicle’s exterior, you should steer clear of those mechanized, “full-service” car washes which can actually damage the finish …

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5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons

5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons

5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons Rats are frustrating pests that can spread diseases. You don’t want them near your home or property. However, commercial rat poisons are full of toxic chemicals that could also harm your children or beloved pets. Many people prefer to try homemade rat poisons before using …

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Budget Countertop Ideas

Budget Countertop Ideas

Budget Countertop Ideas Everybody would love to have a gorgeous new kitchen, but spending $1000s remodel is not an option for so many of us. With home values not rising as they once did, investing in a high-end custom kitchen may not make economic sense. The good news is there are some ways …

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