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There are a lot of fire starters out there, but these are cool and can have them as a decoration in the house if nothing else, until you need them. This DIY project is creative and practically free. These dipped pinecones are so easy that this can be a really fun project with your kids, too!
Usually pine cones are everywhere. Just take a trip out to the country and you will find millions of them (actually come to my house, we have hundreds laying on the grass). They burn well and are often already dry. Check out how to make some kick-ass fire starters for a few dollars.
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.