6 Projects to Keep Your House Warm All Winter

6 Projects to Keep Your House Warm All Winter

6 Projects to Keep Your House Warm All Winter Has Jack Frost paid a visit to your neighborhood? Has the outside temperatures turned the inside of your home into a winter wonderland? Has soaring heating bills taken your mood out of the Christmas spirit? For many people, that time of …

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Keeping “Cooped Up” Chickens Warm in Winter

Keeping “Cooped Up” Chickens Warm in Winter

Keeping “Cooped Up” Chickens Warm in Winter  Funny thing about chickens is that they seem always to be the “butt” of jokes. Everyone is always making “chicken jokes” – poor things. I live smack dab in the middle of the state of Nebraska – the prairie, and chickens are plentiful. …

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10 Vintage Life Hacks From The 1900s That Actually Still Work

9 Vintage Life Hacks From The 1900s That Actually Still Work

10 Vintage Life Hacks From The 1900s That Actually Still Work In the late 1880s, cigarette manufacturers began inserting stiffening cards into their paper packs of cigarettes to strengthen the containers. It wasn’t long before they got the idea to put artwork, trivia, famous people, and pretty girls onto those cards, …

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11 Impressive Home Remedies for Stretch Marks

11 Impressive Home Remedies for Stretch Marks

11 Impressive Home Remedies for Stretch Marks Stretch marks are off-colored stripes or streaks that form on your skin because of stretching skin or weight changes. Pregnancy and obesity are the two most common reasons for stretch marks, but puberty and hormone replacement therapy. These form on the waist, thighs, …

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Survival Myths That May Be Deadly

Survival Myths That May Be Deadly

Survival Myths That May Be Deadly Every outdoor adventurer has or at least should have a good, basic set of survival skills in case of an emergency situation. After all, snake bites, dehydration, exposure to the elements, and wildlife attacks are real risks if you spend time in the great …

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13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans

13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans

13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans Ammo cans are normally used for the safe transfer of ammo by the military. Due to their sturdy nature, durable material, and resealable covers, ammo cans can also be used for a variety of household purposes. It’s for this reason that used ammo cans are …

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14 Surprising Uses For Vicks VapoRub

14 Surprising Uses For Vicks VapoRub

14 Surprising Uses For Vicks VapoRub Vicks is a common over-the-county solution for many illnesses you might experience this cold and flu season. When our kids have a cough that just won’t go away, Vicks VapoRub is our go-to medicine. Imagine my surprise when I learned that Vicks VapoRub has …

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7 Backyard Weeds and Their Impressive Benefits

7 Backyard Weeds and Their Impressive Benefits

7 Backyard Weeds and Their Impressive Benefits Long ago, our ancestors understood that all plants have properties, not just the ones we purposefully grew. Over the years, we lost the knowledge about which wild plants and weeds have health benefits that we might desire. Instead, we spend money on weed …

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Eight Foods That Will Help Lower Your Blood Sugar Levels

Eight-Foods-That-Will-Help-Lower-Your-Blood-Sugar-Levels

Eight Foods That Will Help Lower Your Blood Sugar Levels The prime aim for the treatment of diabetes is to control your blood sugar levels and to keep it within normal limits. As a diabetic’s body does not produce enough insulin to control the blood sugar levels, he/she can control …

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Top 10 Cheap & Easy DIY Greenhouses

Top 10 Cheap & Easy DIY Greenhouses

Top 10 Cheap & Easy DIY Greenhouses  It’s so tempting to just go and buy a green house these days but just think what you can make with a bit of time and a small budget. The idea of having a greenhouse means you are able to garden all year round, …

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How to Arm Knit a Blanket in 45 Minutes

How to Arm Knit a Blanket in 45 Minutes

How to Arm Knit a Blanket in 45 Minutes Have you ever been in a crafty kind of mood and wanted to get creative? Make something special? Give a one of a kind gift? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should arm knit a blanket! If …

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