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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How To Get All The Firewood Yo...

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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Ditch the Non-Stick: Exposing ...

There’s nothing quite worse than diligently working in the kitchen to prepare a wondrous meal, only to have your foods stick to the pan. While there are many ways to alleviate this situation, such as spraying the pan with olive oil, many choose to forego this method by cooking with non-stick cookware. Although the concept […]

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Coconut Oil Pulling – 3,000 Ye...

The concept of oil pulling is nothing new. In fact, evidence of this oral therapy dates back over 3,000 years when Ayurvedic practitioners utilized the compounds in oil to protect teeth and prevent a host of oral conditions. In the most fundamental sense, it seems oil pulling is nothing more than a form of mouthwash. […]

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36 Knockout Cast Iron Skillet ...

As I have gotten older I have realized the value of buying quality items in the first instance, rather than buying cheap and discarding, and then buying the higher quality item anyway. Buying cheap is  a false economy and never more so is this demonstrated than with cast iron cookware. Bite the bullet and invest […]

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Coconut Oil Pulling – 3,000 Years of Tradition for Oral Health

The concept of oil pulling is nothing new. In fact, evidence of this oral therapy dates back over 3,000 years when Ayurvedic practitioners utilized the compounds in oil to protect teeth and prevent a host of oral conditions. In the most fundamental sense, it seems oil pulling is nothing more than a form of mouthwash. […]

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Ditch the Non-Stick: Exposing The Toxic Dangers of Non-Stick Cookware

There’s nothing quite worse than diligently working in the kitchen to prepare a wondrous meal, only to have your foods stick to the pan. While there are many ways to alleviate this situation, such as spraying the pan with olive oil, many choose to forego this method by cooking with non-stick cookware. Although the concept […]

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36 Knockout Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

As I have gotten older I have realized the value of buying quality items in the first instance, rather than buying cheap and discarding, and then buying the higher quality item anyway. Buying cheap is  a false economy and never more so is this demonstrated than with cast iron cookware. Bite the bullet and invest […]

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Preparing for a Disaster – Effective No-Nonsense Tips to Protect Your Family

As our societies grow and we rely more and more on third party services to keep us safe and sound, the danger of suddenly becoming helpless and endangered increases. While there are literally thousands of ways to prepare for a disaster, you should primarily focus on the fundamental tips designed to protect you and your […]

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Clinically Proven Herbs and Supplements for Maximum Brain Power

Imagine waking up with a mind that’s fully rested and ready to tackle the day’s tasks. Now, imagine your mental focus and clarity completely free from fatigue and fog. One of the most common ailments affecting nearly every person in every social class is mental fatigue and an overall lack of brain power. Your brain […]

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5 Insanely Easy – And Effective – Gardening Tips

With the rise in food costs, millions are turning to their backyards to produce delicious fruits and vegetables. While the notion of gardening is nothing new, many find this hands-on process difficult to master. Although learning how to effectively garden is a life-long task, there are several tips and techniques to produce healthy and vibrant […]

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Natural Ways to Invigorate Your Garden and Protect Plant Health

Whether you wish to curb your monthly grocery bills or prepare your pantry for a disaster, gardening has moved into every part of urban and rural environments. Regardless of why you wish to grow your own fruits and vegetables, the need to protect the health of these plants is universal. Instead of turning to chemical […]

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5 Top Emergency Preparedness Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

The notion of dealing with a major emergency is not one that many wish to dwell on. While there’s something to be said about positive thinking, when this form of thinking leads to a lack of action, it becomes a serious problem. Even if you believe you’ll never be involved in a serious emergency situation […]

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8 Outstanding Gardening Hacks That Can Double, Triple & Even Quadruple Crop Yield

For millions, gardening is more than a hobby. Whether you tend to a garden as a means of paying your bills or feeding your family, the concept of increasing crop yields by making simple alterations to grow environment and techniques is intriguing. However, is it possible to significantly increase yields without purchasing expensive equipment or […]

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5 Things You Can Do Today To Save Money And Be More Self-Sufficient

For millions, the notion of living a more financially self-sufficient life is nothing more than just that – a notion. Existing free from the bounds of debt and comfort knowing you aren’t relying on anything other than yourself is a concept many desire, but few achieve. While the road of being financially self-sufficient is different […]

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20 Mind Blowing Reasons Why Epsom Salt Should Be In Every Home

  Epsom salts are magnesium sulfate. The name Epsom salts comes from the magnesium sulfate rich spring in Surrey, England where they were first discovered. If like most people you are only using your Epsom salts as a gentle laxative, or for a relaxing bath – you are seriously missing out! Epsom salts have countless other health, beauty, […]

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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 […]