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Things our parents did that would get us in trouble today

The list of dos and don’ts as a parent is seemingly endless. And many of these “rules” seem to have been introduced only in recent years. There’s no …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

9 Strategies For Battling Stress

Don't let tension take over your life<p>A little stress can be a good thing, but it’s important to keep it under control. These strategies will help you retain your Zen.<p>1. Bounce Back<p>Some people are naturally resilient, but it’s also a learned skill. Stress inoculation gradually exposes people to …

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10 Things You Should Know About the Appalachian Trail

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How to Hike the Appalachian Trail

This time last year, I quit everything to attempt a six-month backpacking trip along the Appalachian Trail. I’d learned of the AT only a few years …

Hiking

Get Rid of Fruit Flies and 5 More DIY Natural Home Solutions

In getting ready to move, I’ve been looking at a lot of houses. Some are small and cute, some are huge and airy. All of them have one problem or …

Urban Survival Kits

I was asked to put together written material that would cover the topics of my wilderness and urban survival kits. I am happy to do that here in …

Spotlight on Spearmint - Benefits and How To Use It

It is the end of the season here in Ohio, the last chance to get everything harvested and safely into the larder. On our farm this means bringing in …

Gardening

16 Camping Tips You Wish You Knew

<b>If you are a serious camper then you will want to know these awesome tips that could make your camping life a little easier. W</b><b>e have put together a</b> …

Dental Care

18 Camping Tips Everyone Should Know

<b>Anyone that goes camping knows that it's always good to be well prepared so it makes things a lot easier and more enjoyable. So the next time you go</b> …

Facebook

Every home has a spot where the WiFi barely reaches, routers these days just don’t have the power to send the signal as far as we need!<p>This simple …

Emergency Generators Great Source for Backup Power - Homesteading and Livestock

A good emergency generator makes your home blackout proof. It’s relatively inexpensive insurance against complete loss of household power. Plus, …

10 Ways to Keep from Freezing in the Winter (or How Not to Die at 40 Below!)

<i>A freak winter storm has cut off power in your area, and they are predicting that it will not return for three days. How do you keep your family</i> …

Water

14 Winter Survival Tips

October 28, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 4 Comments<p>Winter brings the holidays, visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads, and awkward time with family …

Swedish fire torch

This is called a swedish flame. make your cuts like you’re cutting cake. leave about 6 inches at the base. throw some fuel oil in there. (about a cap …

7 Ways to Bring Solar Lighting to Your Home

Solar lighting is getting cheaper by the day i remember when solar lights first come out they was 4-6 times the price they are today, here are 7 ways …

How to Keep Your Car Battery Alive Through a Long Cold Winter

Cold weather is negative, but focus on the positives.<p>(Photo Credit: Alex Kierstein)<p>Batteries are a lot like people in winter; they like to stay warm and be fed regularly to keep their internal chemical reactions happy, even if they're getting less exercise. We compensate with multiple holiday …

Electric Vehicles

Old-Fashioned Uses for Salt - Real Food

I grew up in the classroom of my grandmother’s kitchen back in the 1950s and ’60s, way before old-fashioned kitchen techniques came in vogue. We were …

One Day Backyard Ideas & DIY Projects

Most of us are really busy, and if we end up spending several weekends in a row having to work on backyard ideas & projects, they tend to not get …

Crafting

5 Tips to Keep Your Christmas Tree Fresh

Carpet covered with needles? Your tree is probably thirsty.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Jose Luis Pelaez/Getty Images)</i><p>We all want our Christmas trees to last through the holiday season, but it actually doesn't take more than a few days of heat and neglect to dry out a fresh one. With proper care, most trees can …

How To Make a DIY Emergency Kit For Your Home

The storm that hit Western North Carolina recently made me revisit my emergency preparedness pack. I put it together myself, try to do it as …

7 Old-Fashioned Skills that Save you Money

There are many ways to pinch a penny. Some of the most practical are being phased out over the decades. Many of the economically-minded skills of our …

9 Natural Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of The Home - Homestead & Survival

Photo by: naturallivingideas.com<p>To many people, spiders are one of the most feared creatures on Earth. They have been in people’s nightmares and have …

How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring Planting

<i>What’s the best way to get my garden beds ready for the first crops of the year?</i><p>Taking time in spring to build fertility and loosen soil will set you …

Gardening

How To: Buy, Design or Build DIY Cargo Container Homes

A perfect example of thinking outside the box and living within one. – but what is really involved when buying, designing or building cargo container …

Fantastic Way To Beautify Your Garden – Make a Raised Bed Garden Out Of Cinder Blocks

Cinder blocks are one really amazing material – they are inexpensive, reliable and strong. The usage of this material can be a wide and they are very …

Landscaping

Clay Flower Pot - With a Twist

Crate Lamp/Shelf! Made From Reused Material!!<p>Test Tube Planter.<p>How to Grow a Pothos Plant in Water<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>I love it<p>Beautiful …

Cute

Transform Your Deck Into an Alternating Flower Garden.

Introduction: Transform Your Deck Into an Alternating Flower Garden.<p>All of us want a beautiful deck, and one easy way to enhance a deck is to add …

Gardening