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How To Prepare an Herb Garden in Winter

How To Prepare an Herb Garden in Winter

Spring will be here before you know it, so get those green thumbs moving! Here is some great information for starting your herb garden indoors to get a head start.

Off-Grid Refrigeration: Creating an Icehouse in Winter

Off-Grid Refrigeration: Creating an Icehouse in Winter

For those without enough property or in an urban or suburban area, an icebox might be a good thing to have, at least as a backup for the refrigerator.

Grandma's Ciabatta Bread (Made With Whey)

Grandma’s Ciabatta Bread (Made With Whey)

This no-knead ciabatta bread is a whiz to whip up and heavenly to eat!

Better Than Botox: Study Backs Up Benefits of Niacin for Better Skin

Better Than Botox: Study Backs Up Benefits of Niacin for Better Skin

Every so often an ingredient really does have an amazing effect on skin. Niacin and niacinamide (a form of the vitamin B3) is one such ingredient, with plenty of studies and research to back up the benefits.

Forge Ahead: This Unique Post-Collapse Skill Will Help You Fabricate and Repair Essential Items

Forge Ahead: This Unique Post-Collapse Skill Will Help You Fabricate and Repair Essential Items

With these materials, you’ll be able to make a forge for yourself. Why? So you can fabricate items made of metal, repair things, and obtain heat where a higher heat than just a standard fire is required.

Gluten-Free Blackberry Biscuits {Made with Whey}

Gluten-Free Blackberry Biscuits {Made with Whey}

These sweet berry biscuits are a snap to make and the perfect addition to a Sunday brunch.

Homesteading Basics: How To Dehydrate Herbs for Long-Term Storage

Homesteading Basics: How To Dehydrate Herbs for Long-Term Storage

We are all looking for frugal ways to bulk up our preparedness pantries. Using herbs is a great way to do that. Some of our favorite herbs we love to grow in our garden can be utilized to make long-term herbal seasonings to use year round.

This Protein Source is a Must for the Frugal Prepper's Shopping List

This Protein Source is a Must for the Frugal Prepper’s Shopping List

Having a storable protein source for your emergency supplies is paramount to your survival. One such frugal food is the humble package of ground beef. Here are 4 ways to use this versatile protein food source.

Natural Medicine: How to Make and Apply an Herbal Poultice

Natural Medicine: How to Make and Apply an Herbal Poultice

One of the easiest and fastest ways to use herbal medicine is by making a poultice. Here are five beginner poultice recommendations and how to apply them. In a time when we are becoming resistant to modern medicines due to overuse, we should all start turning back to these old remedies for basic medicine.

The Ultimate Chicken Crap Composting Guide

The Ultimate Chicken Crap Composting Guide

Using chicken manure is excellent as a soil amendment and hailed as a top choice for organic gardeners. Here are some recommendations to get you started using chicken manure in your compost pile.

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