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I have always been a target for bugs. I can be with a group of people at an outdoor event and be the only one who goes home with mosquito bites. …

Off-grid

The Blog | History Today

Granted, and...

In part 1 of my reply to Willingham’s article on reading comprehension strategies published recently in the <i>Washington Post</i>, I took issue with his …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Movies | The Guardian

Movies<p>Love Sonia is the shocking tale of a young woman caught up in the global sex trade. Its director and stars, including Demi Moore and Freida Pinto, on the true stories that inspired it<p>From the turkeys to the triumphs, Ryder’s 30-year career has taken her from the too-bad-to-be-missed depths of …

Demi Moore

Getting The Most Out Of Your Firewood (Part 1)

With the arrival of cooler months, cutting and storing wood for winter burning is once more brought to the forefront. While there may be no “wrong” …

Rogues Rebels and Revolutionaries

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Common Sense Home

Learn self-reliance skills – Homesteading - Gardening – Home Remedies – Herbalism – Preparedness – Green Home

DIY Solar Made Simple

A Quick Overview Of Solar<p>Solar Panels: Harvesting the Energy from our Sun<br>Virtually unlimited power is available from our nearest star, the Sun. In …

Living Off Grid Lessons Learned - Homesteading and Livestock

Each new season brings about change and each new year adds to our experiences. While our life experiences prepared us pretty well for our new …

Gardening

Creating a Homestead: Where to Start

We all have a picture in our mind of what a homestead is and each one of our pictures will be different. Some of us will picture a little cabin in a …

Farming

$300 Underground Greenhouse Grows Produce Year-Round, Even in Severe Climates | Wake Up World

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World<p>With staggering food prices and shortages looming, there’s no better time to grow your own produce. Sadly, most …

70+ Homestead Hacks

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about homestead/farmer folk…<p>…it’s that you guys are a ingenious bunch <i>(especially when it involves baling twine or</i> …

Solar Panels Made Easy - VERY Easy!

Introduction: Solar Panels Made Easy - VERY Easy!<p>NOTE: the longer the panel that is exposed to the sun the hotter the air gets as it rises.<p>Let me …

Learn Homesteading Skills – Homestead Blog & Online Library

Learn Homesteading skills online at Homestead.org for free. Enjoy and learn traditional homesteading skills without buying the farm. Homestead Online …

Homesteading

How to Sharpen a Chainsaw + Basic Chainsaw Maintenance | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Uncle Buzz Surwilo.</i><p>With that under your belt and a brand new saw sitting in your garage, you’re probably …

Everything You Need to Know About Vegetable Gardening in One Graphic

Vegetable gardening is both an art and a science. Figuring out when and where to plant the vegetables, what pests to look out for, when to harvest, …

Inspiration | Off The Grid

Articles in Inspiration<p>Andres Amador is no ordinary artist. He neither draws or paints. He doesn't sculpt. Instead of a white canvas, he uses nature, …

Living Offgrid Affordably: Getting Started- Buying land

If you are still with us after all of the caveats and warnings in our previous article, Before Getting Started, we are ready to begin the …

Advice When Buying Land - Modern Homesteading

<i>Reprinted from MOTHER EARTH NEWS NO. 78.</i><p>Don't let your enthusiasm for an "ideal" piece of property lead to costly mistakes when buying land.<p>Advice …

Real Estate

Timber Framed Shed

<i>by David Stiles</i><p>A New York Times writer once asked an Amish farmer, “Why did you build your barn walls five feet thick when you only needed to make …

Double Your Tomato Plants - Homesteading and Livestock

Tomatoes have always been one of the key vegetables in my garden- perfect eaten raw, as well as cooked into sauces and dishes of all kinds. Each …

Beyond Knowing Facts, How Do We Get to a Deeper Level of Learning?

“My individual mechanism didn’t work on exhibition day, when the whole school was watching,” said Maya Ervin, a sophomore at High Tech High during …

Energy Efficient Refrigerators, Freezers, and Sustainable Living Products

<i>Our products are designed to make the world more sustainable with simple straight forward solutions. The refrigerators we manufacture are designed to</i> …

How To Build An Outdoor Cob Oven For $20

Technology has brought the art of making food to a new level which may in fact ruin someone on the long term if they don’t have the necessary …

Tiny Off-Grid Cabin in Maine is Completely Self-Sustaining

A project 30 years in the making, this tiny off-grid retreat on a coastal island in Maine is almost entirely self-sufficient. Designed and built by …

Off-grid

Small Cabin - Plan, Build and Enjoy your Small Cabin

Cabin Forum<p><i>A complete 'do-it-yourself' guide on how to plan, build and enjoy your small cabin -- in simple terms</i><p>This web site is a collection of …

How to Build a 12x20 Cabin on a Budget

Introduction: How to Build a 12x20 Cabin on a Budget<p>About: Just a normal guy trying to make it in life .Good paying job but mindless sometimes .I …

How to Build a Smokehouse

Preserving food these days seems like a hard job, unless you want to do it in a natural way. The perfect medium for this is a smoke house. This …