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The Secret to Making Amazing Soap in a Slow Cooker

The Secret to Making Amazing Soap in a Slow Cooker I have been making soap for years now, The past few years I have been making it in a slow cooker. It is so much easier and I am no expert but I think the low, constant heat makes the soap better. You could make …

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Tips For Overwintering Container Plants

Tips For Overwintering Container Plants Summer is in it’s last few weeks. I hope you all have had a good one. If you are anything like me you have spent a small fortune on plants for your garden. Having containers filled with your favorite flowers is just a given these days, they are easy to …

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16 Essential Fall Garden Tasks

16 Essential Fall Garden Tasks Believe it or not folks, Fall is just a month away and that means some essential fall garden tasks need to be done now if you want to have a successful fall garden this year. I am going to be growing a fall vegetable garden this year. I am doing this …

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How To Store Drinking Water For The Long Term

How To Store Drinking Water For The Long Term Having enough drinking water to survive an emergency situation should be top on everyone’s list. Fema suggest having about 3 weeks supply of drinking water on hand. That is a good amount but for the long term you need other solutions. Bottled water is probably the …

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The Best Home Canned Meatballs Recipe

The Best Home Canned Meatballs Recipe I want to share this meatball recipe ever.. My wife made a batch of these yesterday and I have to be honest… They were the best I have ever tasted. Meat prices are just ridiculous and I don’t see the prices going down anytime soon. So if you can …

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The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast-Iron Cooking

The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast-Iron Cooking The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast Iron Cooking – With these 4 simple tips you’ll be able to make your cast iron pans last a life time. Taking good care of your pans couldn’t be any easier and you’ll already have everything you need. A lot of people …

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How To Make A Still With A Pressure Cooker

How To Make A Still With A Pressure Cooker Knowing how to make a still could be really beneficial in an emergency situation. A still can do two things… Make alcohol and make dirty, unclean water and even salt water into water you can drink. There are numerous designs on how to make a still …

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14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil

14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil If you find yourself in an emergency situation chances are what you have stockpiled and around the house is all you will have for a while until the situation sorts it’s self out. This article is why I always say it is important to have aluminum …

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How To Make An Earth Battery

How To Make An Earth Battery I knew from watching a documentary a few years ago that the ancient folks of Baghdad made batteries from earth. They are called the Baghdad batteries and have been dated to over 2000 years old. I don’t know why, but the documentary came in conversations so I decided to …

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Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $4000

Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $4000 I think it is safe to say we all could use a cabin in our life. The trouble is they can cost as much as a house. That for me is the biggest reason I do not own one. I can hardly afford the house I live in …

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