9 Tips for living off the grid

9 Tips for living off the grid

9 Tips for living off the grid Living off the grid involves disconnecting from public resources for power supply, waste disposal and water supply. In earlier years, living off the grid used to mean going to hide somewhere in the woods and being isolated from everyone while living on the …

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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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15 Ways to Keep Those Pesky Ants Out of Your Home

Ants

15 Ways to Keep Those Pesky Ants Out of Your Home And Garden Dealing with ants can be a pain and seems impossible, but there are ways to prevent their invasion and get rid of them in an eco-friendly way.  The best cure against an ant invasion is prevention. Not …

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10 Pollinator Plants – Bring Bees to Your Garden

10 Pollinator Plants - Bring Bees To Your Garden

10 Pollinator Plants  – Bring Bees To Your Garden Spring is in the air and in the ground. The soil is warm enough for planting but before you rush out to buy hybrid flowers from the big box stores, think about what kinds of plants will most benefit your local …

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The Most Cost Effective Vegetables To Grow

10 Most Cost Effective Vegetables To Grow

The 10 Most Cost Effective Vegetables To Grow Spring is here and you might be thinking of planting something new in your garden. Most vegetables can easily be bought at your local grocery store, but if you have them in your own garden it becomes a great way to save money. Although …

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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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18 Home Remedies For Fast Cold and flu Relief

18 Home Remedies for Fast Cold & Flu Relief

18 Home Remedies For Fast Cold and flu Relief Fever, running nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, sore throat, itchy eyes, and headache are some of the symptoms of a cold; also called common cold. You do not have to go to the hospital before you know that you have a cold …

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7 Ways to Deal with Slow Internet Connection

Ways to Deal with Slow Internet Connection

7 Ways to Deal with Slow Internet Connection In the ideal world, our internet connection would be fast, with no delays ever. Since we don’t live in an ideal world, sometimes we have to deal with an internet connection that moves like a snail. It’s a feeling everyone knows. You …

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9 Home Remedies To Help Soothe & Heal Minor Burns

9 Home Remedies To Help Soothe & Heal Minor Burns

9 Home Remedies To Help Soothe & Heal Minor Burns A burn is considered “minor” if only the top layers of skin are damaged. The area will probably be painful and red and, if not treated quickly, will develop painful blisters. These burns are referred to as first-degree burns and, …

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How To Build A Solar Furnace for Under $50

How To Build A Solar Furnace for Under $50

How To Build A Solar Furnace for Under $50 Those who are looking for alternative ways to heat their homes are loving the idea of a solar furnace. Solar furnaces don’t have to be pricey! You can make your own for $50 or less if you have some DIY skills …

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Make Your Own Pine Scented Vinegar For Cleaning

Make Your Own Pine Scented Vinegar For Cleaning

Make Your Own Pine Scented Vinegar For Cleaning The scent of fresh pine is a smell that is often associated with a clean house, the holiday season or perhaps your childhood when your mother used to use Pine-Sol to scrub the floors. Regardless of your pine-related memories, the scent is …

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Uses for Witch Hazel

16 Awesome Uses for Witch Hazel

16 Awesome Uses for Witch Hazel Witch hazel is a topical astringent that comes from a North American shrub. Native Americans recognized the medicinal properties of witch hazel for skin irritations and tumors. Today, most people use witch hazel as an herbal remedy for a cleanser and toner, cleaning the …

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