Homesteading

Homesteading

At one time, root cellars were a common part of life. It was an essential part of nearly every home before you can purchase fresh produce all year-round. If you purchase an older home, you might even have a...
When choosing insulating materials for your home or building, the options are more numerous than they first appear. A visit to the hardware store will yield only a few options: foam board, fiberglass rolls, and perhaps spray foam. These materials,...
Drinking tap water is not as safe as most people may believe. Instead, it can be a cocktail of fluorine, chlorine, plus other chemicals. Now, imagine if the SHTF. Your water mat be contaminated with heavy metals, bacteria, protozoa and...
Those of you old enough to remember the TV show The Honeymooners, may also recall their ice box, which (spoiler alert!) is on this list. But if storing your food next to a block of ice isn’t appealing, I've got...
One man’s garbage is another man’s treasure. That’s the best way I can describe dryer lint, which shows up after you’ve done laundry and is composed of tiny bits of fabric accumulated from your clothes. If you want to know more, I’ll leave...

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