The Real Reason For The Warmer Winter This Year

The Real Reason For The Warmer Winter This Year Do you live in the Northeast and were you wearing shorts on Christmas Eve this year? The planet is getting warmer and unless we adopt a more sustainable lifestyle around the globe, we will continue to face climate issues.  However, it’s the author’s contention in the …

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How to Build a 50 Dollar Greenhouse

How to Build a 50 Dollar Greenhouse See how to build this fantastic greenhouse for around 50 bucks or less if you can use your head! I live in Nebraska, so that means the last frost and cold evening may come well after may… That’s why I am going to build this myself this year. …

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7 Most Likely Infections You’ll Catch When The SHTF

7 Most Likely Infections You’ll Catch When The SHTF Organisms that can cause illness are all around us; in our food, water and air.  They are in the bodies of animals and other people as well. Infection occurs when some of them get past a series of natural defenses like our skin, inflammation and antibodies. …

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Low Cost Bug Out Shelter That Can Be Assembled By 2 People In Under 30 Minutes

Low Cost Bug Out Shelter That Can Be Assembled By 2 People In Under 30 Minutes If you are looking for an affordable shelter that you can put quickly in the event of a disaster when SHTF, look no further. CompassionShelters ‘Bunkhouse’ model is a snap-together solution that requires no tools to erect, and can be …

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How To Make A Living While Living Off The Grid

How To Make A Living While Living Off The Grid Living off grid evokes memories of a humbler time, when we took care of ourselves using the resources found in our immediate surroundings. Taking the leap required to live either entirely or even partially off grid requires a significant amount of planning. Before packing your …

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11 Good Reasons Why Coffee Grounds Are Worth Keeping

11 Good Reasons Why Coffee Grounds Are Worth Keeping Coffee grounds have many other uses aside from producing coffee. They can be used for gardening, repelling insects, and even as pet grooming products. A lot of us have a Keurig coffee brewer, the Keurig k-cups cost a small fortune and I am going to bet we all …

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12 Ways To Be More Self Sufficient Without Having a Homestead

12 Ways To Be More Self-Sufficient Without Having a Homestead There are many things you can do even on a small piece of land. It doesn’t take 20 acres to be more self-sufficient. Most can be done with minimal effort and offer long term benefits. Start today.. I did it and now I am loving …

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Remove Bushes and Stumps the Easy Way with a Farm Jack

Remove Bushes and Stumps the Easy Way with a Farm Jack Stumps and stubby bushes are not only ugly, but they’re a tripping and shin busting hazard. If you leave them high enough you’ve got a solid seat, but most homeowners want them OUT. There are a number of ways to remove a stump or …

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Build A Do-It-Yourself Tiny Woodstove

Build A Do-It-Yourself Tiny Woodstove Believe it or not you can use a mailbox to create a wood stove. While I’m not sure how big of an area it can heat, it’s certainly a low cost alternative to buying a traditional wood stove. There’s nothing like creating your own heat to warm your home. It’s …

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The Best Christmas Mason Jar Ideas

The Best Christmas Mason Jar Ideas The holidays are a great opportunity to flex your creative and frugal skills.  For some festive ideas for homemade gifts and decorations, have a look at the Mason jar tutorials on Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons.  Mason jar crafting is fun and thrifty, plus it’s a fun way …

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