Top 5 Tips For Getting The Mos...

For hundreds of years, the wood burning stove has been the source of heat and cooking for millions of homes. While more contemporary options have become commonplace, those who enjoy the crackling wood and pleasant smell of a wood burning stove take pride in their mode of heat. Much like any other appliance, a wood […]

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AMAZING DIY Stink Bug Trap Tha...

I hate stink bugs! It’s those super sticky feet that get me… Yuck! I hate the way you can catch one in cup or jar etc, open the window and give it a shake and then when you close the window and go to put the cup/jar down, you notice the stink bug is still […]

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Top 10 Homesteading Blogs ...

Those who wish to disconnect from the grid, and explore a life outside of modern comforts, are often met with a harsh dose of reality. These adventurous souls come face-to-face with challenges that test even the most experienced self-sufficient household. While many skills are best developed by throwing yourself in the middle of the homesteading […]

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10 Cleaning Tips & Hacks ...

As a child, your mother may have rattled on, ‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness’ While this saying may strike fear into your heart, the process of cleaning no longer has to be one filled with dread and morose. While there are several aspects of cleaning that are unavoidable, such as having to do it it […]

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Green Tea & Cinnamon R...

It seems almost impossible to open a magazine or stroll through your local grocery store without being bombarded by diet and weight loss advertising. While most diets and weight loss programs are nothing more than big promises highlighted by bland food and disappointed weigh-ins, it seems one of the most effective weight loss tools is […]

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Top 5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Wood Burning Stove

For hundreds of years, the wood burning stove has been the source of heat and cooking for millions of homes. While more contemporary options have become commonplace, those who enjoy the crackling wood and pleasant smell of a wood burning stove take pride in their mode of heat. Much like any other appliance, a wood […]

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Top 10 Homesteading Blogs & Websites

Those who wish to disconnect from the grid, and explore a life outside of modern comforts, are often met with a harsh dose of reality. These adventurous souls come face-to-face with challenges that test even the most experienced self-sufficient household. While many skills are best developed by throwing yourself in the middle of the homesteading […]

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10 Cleaning Tips & Hacks Everyone Should Know

As a child, your mother may have rattled on, ‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness’ While this saying may strike fear into your heart, the process of cleaning no longer has to be one filled with dread and morose. While there are several aspects of cleaning that are unavoidable, such as having to do it it […]

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Green Tea & Cinnamon – Fat Blitzing Tea Recipe

It seems almost impossible to open a magazine or stroll through your local grocery store without being bombarded by diet and weight loss advertising. While most diets and weight loss programs are nothing more than big promises highlighted by bland food and disappointed weigh-ins, it seems one of the most effective weight loss tools is […]

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The Awesome Frugal Christmas: How To Save Christmas When Times Are Hard

The holiday season. For many, it’s a time for celebration, and for many more it’s time of expenses and digging into their savings account. Believe it or not, there’s a way to have a full Christmas season, filled with delicious foods and presents galore, without having to take out a second mortgage. Explore the various […]

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This Tool Calculates How Much You Pay For Your “Energy Vampires”

It seems that everything we buy these days comes with a charger or power-pack that is pretty much left on 24/7. We all have cellphones, laptops, tablets, desktops, PVR, TV, games consoles, microwaves and power tools, and if we are honest, many of these are left plugged in and switched on 24 hours a day… […]

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Why You Should Consider Growing Duckweed At Home

Also known as Lesser Duckweed, this common plan is generally found floating on the surface of marshes, ponds, slow-moving streams and lakes. While this may be among the smallest flowering plants in the world, Duckweed features powerful nutrients ideal for not only your livestock, but also your family. If you’re searching for a natural, cost-effective […]

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12 Survival Uses for Duct Tape

Duct tape has gained almost a cult following due to its wide array of uses. Whether you wish to make a custom wallet or the most colourful dress at the party, duct tape does far more than secure and item. While it features many quirky and fun uses, duct tape has become the go-to item […]

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524 Amazing Ways To Reuse Things You’d Normally Throw Away

They say one person’s trash is another person’s gold, but in this case YOUR trash is your gold! You’ll be amazed at all the things you can do with things your throw away, not to mention how much money you can save reusing some of the items… I love recycling and re-purposing stuff, as it […]

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45 Survival & SHTF Tips & Tricks That Could Save Your Life

You need shelter, fire and water to survive in the short term. You can go weeks without food, so food should never be prioritized above shelter, fire and water. You can argue all day about which of the three survival priorities is most important, but it basically boils down to the environment you are in, […]

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5 Things Every Homesteader Should Consider Purchasing

Whether you’re seeking to live a simpler life in the woods or wish to enhance your survivalist equipment should there be a major emergency, there are several pieces of equipment that are invaluable. While specific investments may vary based upon your location and level of need, the following investments are ideal for all homesteaders and […]

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Vehicle Emergency Kit: 17 Items Everyone Should Have In Their Car This Winter

  There’s not a single person who foresees themselves needing a vehicle emergency kit; however, should the unfortunate occur, these kits can mean the difference between surviving harsh winter nights or succumbing to the icy touch of Father Winter. While there are many items you should have in your vehicle emergency kit, the following 15 […]

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How To Get All The Firewood You Need To Heat Your Home Without Spending A Penny

With the cost of living skyrocketing in areas all throughout the country, many consumers are seeking out cheap, or preferably free, ways to curve their utility bills. When it comes to heating your home throughout the winter months, a wood burning stove effectively warms your living spaces without burning through your bank account. To further […]

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11 Simple Ways To Prep Your Home For Winter (And Save On Your Heating Costs)

As warm summer breezes give way to crisp winter chills, the amount of clothing you wear isn’t the only thing increasing. With home heating costs continually rising, many are searching for simple and cheap ways to winterize and warm their homes. If you’re searching for a way to keep the cold out, and the monthly […]