Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It

Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It

Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It Kombucha may seem like a new trend that recently hit the grocery shelves of the United States. While the kombucha trend is growing in popularity, the Chinese started fermenting teas over 2,000 years ago. Legend tells us that kombucha was called the …

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14 Bread Baking Tips for Success

14 Bread Baking Tips for Success

14 Bread Baking Tips for Success The smell of freshly baked bread is intoxicating. It moves through your house, making it impossible to not take a slice as soon as it comes out of the oven. Our ancestors baked bread daily, and it was a staple part of their diet. …

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Frugal Lessons From the Amish

Frugal Lessons From the Amish

10 Frugal Lessons From the Amish No one understands how to live a frugal lifestyle better than the Amish. However, they aren’t writing books or articles to help us out! The Amish lifestyle is known by everyone; they live a simpler lifestyle than what most modern families do. Amish are …

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Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent

Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent

Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent A few years ago, skin sensitivities in my household inspired me to switch away from the harsh chemicals and additives in most commercial laundry detergents in favor of natural alternatives. As I experimented with different wet and dry detergent recipes, I found that they could not …

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Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

DIY: Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter Gardening is becoming increasingly popular, especially as grocery prices continue to increase. Why pay a store to give you food that you can grow yourself? The only problem is that gardening is not the easiest of work for some people, especially if they live …

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What Your Poop Means about Your Health

Do You Know What Your Poop Means about Your Health?

Do You Know What Your Poop Means about Your Health? Poop may not be a topic everyone likes to discuss, but your daily poo can tell you a lot about your health. Your doctor may not have asked you about it, but it’s important to know that most diseases and …

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Planting Fruit Trees: What You Need to Know

Planting Fruit Trees

Planting Fruit Trees: What You Need to Know Adding fruit trees to your homestead doesn’t have to be complicated. Growing fruit on your homestead is a wise way to expand what you can produce without too much work. Once fruit trees are planted, they’ll provide for years to come with …

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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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14 DIY Garden Crafts Ideas

14 DIY Garden Crafts Ideas

14 DIY Garden Crafts Ideas Spring comes every year, and that means you will get to have time in your garden soon enough. As you dream and wait for spring to come, you can focus on creating some lovely garden crafts. These crafts can bring life and inspiration to your …

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10 Wild Edibles You Can Eat 

10 Wild Edibles You Can Eat 

10 Wild Edibles You Can Eat  Being lost in the wilderness can be a scary situation especially if you lack food and water. Finding water should be your first task, but you also want to find food. The forest is a source of many wild edibles that can save your …

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How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant

How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant

How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant  Tomato plants and potato plants are both members of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family and can be grafted together to form what is cleverly referred to as a “pomato” plant or “ketchup and fries.” The effect is cherry tomatoes growing …

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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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