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How To Make Your Mineral Foundation Last All Day!

Shares 57<p><i>Hey girl, affiliate links are provided to help you find the products mentioned in this post.</i><p><b>Mineral Makeup And Oily Skin</b><p>So you might be …

Fantasy Tees - Featuring Fairies, Dragons & Unicorns

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

Onlіnе ѕhорріng for Coach Legacy large satchel hаѕ brоught great орроrtunіtіеѕ tо uѕ tо bе able tо buу thе items wе wаnt and nееd аt a grеаt рrісеѕ. …

Journalism

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

Just in case you haven't had your fill of troubling news lately, try this: Today's thieves are smarter—and more brazen—than ever. More than half of …

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

39 DIY Chicken Coop Plans With Free Printable PDFs To Download

A Step-by-Step Checklist Before Building a Chicken Coop<p>This resource will help you get a rough idea of how big your chicken coop will be, how many …

Gardening

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

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 …

Flowers

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 …

Christianity

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 …

Farming

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 …

Dessert

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 …

Houses

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 …

Chicken Recipes

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 …

Off-grid

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 …

Coffee

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 …

Data Mining

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 …

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Why Influencer Marketing Will Explode In 2017

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 subtle product mention, which is done almost in …

Marketing