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Coach Legacy Large Satchel What You Need To Know Before You Purchase

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Journalism

Torah Portion 18 - Mishpatim The Giving of The Torah

Torah portion 18 - Mishpatim - the giving of the Torah where YHWH takes a bride for Himself of all those who came out of Egypt

Torah Portion 19 Terumah Exodus - Sh'mot - Building the Tabernacle

Sh’mot (Exodus) 25:1-27:19<br>The directions for building the tabernacle and its furnishings. As well as the command that is made for them to make …

How a 1/2 acre urban garden became a hub for many more

From a 23 year old food forest to a 215 square foot cabin, Happen Films have produced some wonderful examples of people living closer to the land.<p>As …

Farming

9 Genius Hiding Places for All Your Valuables

South12th Photography/ShutterstockJust in case you haven’t had your fill of troubling news lately, try this: Today’s thieves are smarter—and more …

Hacking

The Food Preservation Method The Rest Of The World Uses

Image source: Pixabay.comMost people are familiar with fermented foods in the form of alcoholic beverages, like beer and wine. Humans, though, have …

Off-grid

9 Food Projects That Could Make You 100 Percent Self-Sufficient

Image source: Pixabay.comAre you ready to feed your family? If you want to reduce your dependency on the commercial food supply, you better start …

Gardening

The First 15 Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster

Image source: TheKrazyCouponLady.com A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life …

Off-grid

Chicken Coop Plans

So, you’re looking for the right chicken coop, but where do you start? There are so many options for chicken coops out there that it can be a little …

Farming

Is self-sustaining, off-grid housing the future of sustainable neighbourhoods?

Imagine a neighbourhood that can grow its own food, produce its own energy, and turn its waste system into a closed-loop regenerative system. Pretty …

Sustainability

Three Simple Ways to Stop Weeds In Your Garden Early

Planting season will soon be here, and if you’re planning a garden, you should also consider how you’re going to control weeds. Our friends at the …

Gardening 101: Milkweed

Milkweed, <i>Asclepias</i>: <i></i>“Save the Monarchs”<p>I remember it vividly: I was riding along in the backseat of my family’s green Toyota one spring day when my …

Games, crafts, other activities may safeguard aging brain

CHICAGO (AP) — Even in your 70s and beyond, simple activities including web-surfing, playing bridge and socializing can stave off mental decline, new research says.<p>Benefits were greatest in computer users and in those without a gene variation linked with Alzheimer's disease. But even among seniors …

9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day

That nightly indulgence is actually good for you.<p>Those of us who love chocolate don’t really need an excuse to eat it every day ― having a bar stashed in the kitchen is reason enough. But if you’re one of those chocolate lovers who feels a little bad about your habit, we have great news for you: …

Healthy Eating

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [1 Corinthians 1:18-31]-February 1, 2017

Scripture Reading(s)1 Corinthians 1:18-311:18 For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being …

Faith

Beginners Guide To Raising Chickens – Everything You Need To Know

In this beginners guide to raising chickens we are going to cover everything you need to know to raise chickens successfully for eggs. We will …

How To Cut Homemade Soap Into Bars Successfully Without Crumbling

Now that you have successfully created and molded your soap you might be wondering how to cut homemade soap into bars. You don’t want them to crumble …

The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

Best Fast Easy Recipes For Dinner Found On Facebook 2017

Baked Salsa Verde Chicken<p>I love to grow tomatillos in the growing season. I make and usually freeze, but sometimes can salsa verde. That is what I …

Simple Ways Start Getting Healthy Are you going to Fail or Succeed?

Shares 11<p>Simple Ways To Start Getting Healthy<p>Are You Planning on Failing or being a success this coming year with your health goals? I have some …

CLAY POT with TEA LIGHTS Room Heating | 4HR DIY Test

I’m trying to figure out some low energy alternative way to have air conditioning. My off grid power system can’t keep up with a conventional unit so …

Best 12 Cup Coffee Makers Review 2017

It is a new year and I am on the hunt for the best 12 cup coffee makers to replace the cheap o coffee maker I have been limping along with for the …

Clif High-2017 Predictions on Everything

Internet data mining expert Clif High uses calls what he does “Predictive Linguistics,” to mine the Internet and collects billions of data points to …

I went overboard policing my kids’ diets. Here’s why I changed my ways.

Ten years ago, my husband became sick with an autoimmune disease, and nutrition played a significant role in his recovery. What did I do when he got better? I became the food police, imagining that if I could control the food he and my kids ate, I could keep us all healthy and safe. I figured this …

Parenting

9 Knitting Projects to Tackle This Winter

The winter holidays often bring some vacation time and the desire to curl up by a fireplace with hot chocolate. You might as well do something …

Why Influencer Marketing Will Explode In 2017

Kylie Jenner (Image: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic/Getty Images)<p>A recent survey revealed 84% of marketers plan on executing at least one influencer marketing campaign during the next 12 months.<p>But what exactly is “influencer marketing”? Well, it’s the grey territory between an official testimonial and a …

Marketing

How This Startup Is Producing Sustainable Oil From Sewage Sludge

It’s black. It’s viscous. It looks a lot like crude oil. Yet, it doesn’t come from drilling, but from sewage sludge. Danish startup Mash Biotech has found a cost-effective method for converting one of the world’s big waste sources into sustainable oil and a fertilizer.<p>“We’ve tried to sort of put …

Oil

Turkey, Russia discussing Syria cease-fire

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey and Russia are discussing a broader Syrian cease-fire after brokering the deal that evacuated rebel-held eastern Aleppo, Syrian opposition factions said Wednesday, but a number of rebel groups say they won't agree to anything until they get more details.<p>All previous attempts at …

Syria