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You read it right, 30 uses for old socks! Well, how do I begin? Socks are one of the most thrown away clothing items a human owns. They get ripped, torn, moth bitten, you name it, it happens to socks!
What you normally would do is throw them away right? Wrong! You are throwing money down the drain when you throw socks away. I have been throwing away my socks ever since I can remember, it just makes sense.
After reading the article in the link below from carriegoff.hubpages.com I will now try and find some awesome projects to up-cycle my old socks into. I am sure there are far more projects out there but these 30 will get you on your way to sock recycling.
My favorite is the heating pads: Fill a sock with rice and tie the end. I feel so stupid that I never thought about using socks before. I often buy heat packs from Walgreens for about 10 bucks but this little sock hack will save me at least 30 bucks over the year.
Bonus: How To Grow a Backyard Supermarket
Having a backyard supermarket will allow you to grow pork and beef, chicken, organic eggs, non-GMO fresh fruits and veggies, including all the essential components you need to make your food staples, desserts, and even drinks.
If you are willing to put in a little elbow grease, this isn't too good to be true. The good news is that some of this can be automated.
Our great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers did this every single day. It's called "homesteading", and it can help you save money on food, furniture, tools, clothes, and much more!
This is as self-sufficient as it gets. Watch this eye-opening video to learn more:
Homesteading will take you back to the roots of your ancestors. It's not only a healthy, stress-reducing pursuit, it's a lifestyle.