DIY Quick Easy Fruit Picker

DIY Quick Easy Fruit Picker I so wish we had been clever enough to think of making a fruit picker when we were kids picking apples. Our brilliant idea for those fruits we couldn’t reach from our step stool (our mother was clever enough not to allow us a ladder) was one of my siblings …

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The Health Benefits of Turkey Infographic

 The Health Benefits of Turkey Infographic Thanksgiving Dinner W/O the Guilt! American Thanksgiving is almost upon us and the Canadians just celebrated theirs this past month. One portion of the celebration is an abundant meal and in the United States the centerpiece of the meal is traditionally a turkey. Over indulgence at this meal can …

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Solar-Powered Waternest Eco-Home

Solar-Powered Waternest Eco-Home Now this is cool! The latest in houseboats, tiny homes, floating diner or home offices is the new Eco Waternest. Made from recycled materials and solar powered it’s also environment friendly. Not only solar powered but packed with the newest technology in alarms and options. I live in a part of the country …

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Incubating and Hatching Eggs

Incubating and Hatching Eggs I did this on a very small scale as a kid and hatched a single egg and recall it was an awesome thing to watch. Incubating and hatching eggs isn’t child’s play however. For today’s homesteaders and even those who have a back yard coop each egg is an investment. After …

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Brilliant Ways To Use Five Gallon Buckets

Brilliant Ways To Use Five Gallon Buckets

Brilliant Ways To Use Five Gallon Buckets Along with pallets, PVC pipes, and 55 gallon barrels, 5 gallon buckets are among the DIYer’s favorite materials for useful projects. Often obtained for free from delis, bulk grocery outlets, restaurants, feed stores, and even ice cream parlors and other local industries. They have a ton of uses …

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A Prepper’s Guide to Bread Making

A Prepper’s Guide to Bread Making Bread is one of staple of any pantry. Almost every culture on earth eats it in some form. When the French toast brigade hits stores just before a storm, it’s one of the first shelves to become bare. If the disaster is long term, what are people going to …

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DIY Hinged HOOP HOUSE for Raised Bed

DIY Hinged HOOP HOUSE for Raised Bed I love this project! If you don’t have room, time, or even money for a full size green house this mini hoop house can still provide the benefits of one on a much smaller scale. It could also be a viable answer for renters because it literally can …

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Priority Home Security Improvements

Priority Home Security Improvements Home security is a topic that doesn’t always get the attention it should on prepping sites. Our homes are our safe havens from the world. Having that safety shattered is a SHTF event. Sometimes we are so busy worrying about outside SHTF events and bugging out etc.. that we forget about …

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Calculate EXACTLY how many beans, bullets and bandaids to store

Calculate EXACTLY how many beans, bullets and bandaids to store It’s kind of a joke to call preppers the beans, bullets, and bandaid brigade. But truthfully in many ways we are. I hate beans but I have a few pounds around and if you were to check my medicine cabinet you would assume I’m extremely …

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Accurately calculate how much food you need for SHTF

Accurately calculate how much food you need for SHTF We are given estimates on how much food we need to store per person for a SHTF event. But have you really looked at the serving size on some foods? I was looking at the serving size on a bottle of salad dressing the other day …

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