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Egloo – Candle Powered Heater

Egloo – Candle Powered Heater We have all probably seen the DIY terracotta pot heater that has been floating around the internet for years. I have made one, tested one and used one. They work great but they can explode and are not very efficient. This is where the Egloo comes in, the makers of …

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10 Unusual Uses for Butter You Never Thought Of

10 Unusual Uses for Butter You Never Thought Of Not only can you smear this on your food, but it has some great uses around your home and garden. This just goes to show that butter goes well with everything. So grab that stick, and let’s go make your mamma proud. Butter is easy to make …

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Don’t Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First

Don’t Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First Electricity is what today’s world practically lives on. While it is not necessary towards survival, it is present in things that we use daily, including the lights we turn on to brighten a room and the refrigerators we use to keep our food cold and from …

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50 Slow Cooker Recipes for the Winter

50 Slow Cooker Recipes for the Winter Wintertime is probably one of the most chaotic and hectic times of the year. With holidays cropping up in such a short space of time, and school presenting final exams to complete before holiday breaks, it can be a very stressful period. This is only amplified when you …

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How to Create a Portable Generator in your Car/Truck

How to Create a Portable Generator in your Car/Truck It might not seem probable that you would randomly get stranded in the middle of nowhere; however, if you think about it, no one ever truly expects these things to happen. They are random events in life – but you can be prepared for them. Becoming …

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How To Make Coconut Oil Pulling Chews

How To Make Coconut Oil Pulling Chews Your teeth are some of your best friends – they ensure that you can chew your food, talk, and keep your tongue company in the meantime! Keeping them clean, healthy, and cavity-free is absolutely necessary as, without the simple task of brushing them twice or more per day, …

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Leaf Mold and How it Can Help Your Soil

Leaf Mold and How it Can Help Your Soil Have you ever considered allowing your leaves to break down and become leaf mold? Although it might sound funny, allowing your leaves to molder will ease them into becoming a wonderful rectification for soil. Easily recognized as being dilapidated leaves of brackish colors, leaf mold is …

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How to Make Hickory Bark Syrup

How to Make Hickory Bark Syrup You’ve heard of maple syrup, but have you also heard of Hickory Syrup? I hadn’t heard of it until I found this wonderful Hickory Syrup recipe article from learningandyearning.com. Hickory extract, made from the bark, is recognized as being used by Native American Indians for its healing properties. The hickory …

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How To Make Delicious Bread In A Slow Cooker

How To Make Delicious Bread In A Slow Cooker Now that the cold is here to stay for a few months, this is the perfect time to spend more time indoors honing your skills in the art of homesteading. Making your own bread is one of those skills. Making bread is fun, easy and fun …

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121 Homesteading Skills For The Modern Day Homesteader

121 Homesteading Skills For The Modern Day Homesteader There is something so empowering about learning how to do something new with your hands. Or mastering a skill that, at an earlier point in your lie, would have seemed completely foreign. This next year, I plan to use a lot of these skills in my home. …

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