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This Giant ‘Water Battery’ Under the Swiss Alps Could Be a Game-Changer for Renewable Energy in Europe

There is a gigantic water battery located in the canton of Valais, under the Swiss Alps, called Nant de Drance. It’s a hydropower plant that provides the same energy storage capacity as 400,000 electric car batteries! This renewable energy source could be a game-changer for energy use in Europe.

The  Emerging Epidemic No One Is Paying Attention To

For years, we have warned of Lyme disease and that it very well could be an up-and-coming epidemic to look out for. Lyme is a tick-borne disease and is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the country and one of the most difficult to diagnose.

Signs of Heat Illness and 6 Ways To Beat the Heat

This summer has been unusually warm, and since the temperatures continue to break records across the country and worldwide, it is time to get familiar with signs of heat illnesses and how to assist if you do overheat.  Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are potentially fatal conditions and it’s critical to know the signs, symptoms, and how to help yourself or others when heat illness occurs.

The  Emerging Epidemic No One Is Paying Attention To

The  Emerging Epidemic No One Is Paying Attention To

For years, we have warned of Lyme disease and that it very well could be an up-and-coming epidemic to look out for. Lyme is a tick-borne disease and is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the country and one of the most difficult to diagnose.

Signs of Heat Illness and 6 Ways To Beat the Heat

Signs of Heat Illness and 6 Ways To Beat the Heat

This summer has been unusually warm, and since the temperatures continue to break records across the country and worldwide, it is time to get familiar with signs of heat illnesses and how to assist if you do overheat.  Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are potentially fatal conditions and it’s critical to know the signs, symptoms, and how to help yourself or others when heat illness occurs.

12 Best Summer Foods To Keep Your Body Cool

12 Best Summer Foods To Keep Your Body Cool

With a good portion of the country experiencing heat waves and more likely to come, it’s important to know how to stay cool, especially naturally. Eating is one of the most natural things and when we adjust our diet accordingly, we can stay cool and hydrated as the temperatures rise.

Why We Should Get Out In Nature More

Why We Should Get Out In Nature More

As human beings, we are natural creatures, and returning to our roots can help us restore our minds and cultivate harmony and happiness far too many seem to be missing.

PREPARING HOMES FOR WILDFIRES

PREPARING HOMES FOR WILDFIRES

Wildfire season is upon us and it’s not just California that has to worry about this destructive disaster this year. In an unprecedented heat wave,  84 large fires and complexes have burned 3,071,353 acres in 13 states.

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Passion Flower Herbal Tincture: Relieve Nervousness And Tension Naturally!

Passion Flower Herbal Tincture: Relieve Nervousness And Tension Naturally!

The passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) herb is incredibly beautiful and has been used to naturally treat ailments from gastrointestinal problem to cuts and bruises. But herbal tinctures made from the gorgeous flower are highly useful for those who often carry a little extra stress and anxiety.

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NATURAL LIVING

10 Health Benefits of Sea Salt

10 Health Benefits of Sea Salt

Sea salt contains the essential trace minerals that your body needs in order to stay healthy. Learn about the 10 health benefits this salt from the sea can provide.

4 Healthy Reasons Why Echinacea is a Wondrous Medicinal Herb

4 Healthy Reasons Why Echinacea is a Wondrous Medicinal Herb

Echinacea is perhaps most widely used as an herbal remedy to help fight off colds or the flu once ill.  It’s often used in a tea or as a supplement to boost the body’s natural immune system, yet it has even more incredible health benefits even if you aren’t sick with a cold!

SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE

Reduce Waste: How To Make The Most Of Your Autumn Leaves

Reduce Waste: How To Make The Most Of Your Autumn Leaves

The end of the summer garden is always bittersweet for me. I miss my daily fresh cut lettuce but I also love the falling leaves and bright reds and oranges of autumn. Luckily, those fallen leaves are more than just pleasing to look at. In this helpful guide, we’ll walk you through a few easy ways to use your fallen autumn leaves as a zero waste and cheaper options around your place.

4 Sustainable Practices That Will Make Big Changes!

4 Sustainable Practices That Will Make Big Changes!

Whether we are climate change activists or skeptics, we can all agree that we should all be doing our part to leave our Earth in the best condition possible. Sustainability isn’t always the easiest thing to accomplish considering our consumerist lifestyle in the U.S., but we’ve come up with four things that can really have an impressive impact and make big changes!

Foraging For Mayapples

Foraging For Mayapples

Mayapple fruits are ripe when they are as yellow as a lemon, and are soft and slightly wrinkled. Their ripening time usually occurs somewhere between mid-July and September

14 Ways to Repurpose Glass Jars

14 Ways to Repurpose Glass Jars

There is something about glass jars being used other than their intending purpose that makes a smile creep across my face.

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The  Emerging Epidemic No One Is Paying Attention To

For years, we have warned of Lyme disease and that it very well could be an up-and-coming epidemic to look out for. Lyme is a tick-borne disease and is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the country and one of the most difficult to diagnose.

Why We Should Get Out In Nature More

As human beings, we are natural creatures, and returning to our roots can help us restore our minds and cultivate harmony and happiness far too many seem to be missing.

PREPARING HOMES FOR WILDFIRES

Wildfire season is upon us and it’s not just California that has to worry about this destructive disaster this year. In an unprecedented heat wave,  84 large fires and complexes have burned 3,071,353 acres in 13 states.

Why Heat Waves Increase Violence

The third dangerous heat wave this year has settled over 16 states affecting over 65 million people and weather experts say to brace yourself for more. While these triple-digit temperatures increase the likelihood of heat-related illnesses, studies have found that significant seasonal pattern trends lead to more people becoming violent.

10 Autumn Seeds You Can Start Growing Right Now!

We are already well into summer, but if you missed planting a garden in the spring, there are a few seeds you can still plant now to get a harvest by fall! There are only about 8 weeks left before the weather cools and the season of fall begins. With that great news, we can start our fall garden at the end of July!

6 Essential Safety Tips You Need To Follow When Using a Generator in Summer

Making sure we put our safety and the safety of our family first is a priority for most. With the concern over rolling blackouts, brownouts, and power grid failure during this summer, many have turned to generators to power their homes. However, these, like everything, can present a safety concern if not used correctly.

This is How Easy It Is To Make Natural Homemade Toothpaste

Now that we are in the hot summer months, and school is out, it’s time to work on those projects with the kids and use it as a learning experience. We like to make a super simple three-ingredient toothpaste and the kids love to help!

6 Ways To Use Up Marinara Sauce

Garden fresh marinara sauce is a favorite among gardeners, homesteaders, and preppers. Its flavor can be enhanced by whatever herbs you enjoy and it can preserve for several years.

If You Are Lost, These 5 Signs From Nature Can Help Get You Home

If you find yourself in unfamiliar territory and have lost your way, nature can give you predictable methods to help you find out way home; you just need to know what they are.  Being lost or disoriented can feel overwhelming, but knowing a few simple things can help keep you calm and rational.

What To Expect in The Age of Outbreaks

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continue to give us more guidelines on the monkeypox and COVID, it begs the question: is there more to come?

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YUMMY RECIPES FOR ANY OCCASION

Garden-Fresh Marinara Sauce (Crockpot Recipe)

Garden-Fresh Marinara Sauce (Crockpot Recipe)

The vegetable garden we started is beginning to put out lots of veggies. While I love to give out fresh vegetables to friends during the summer, I like to keep some for myself to make this rich and oh-so-delicious marinara sauce. Made from fresh-grown garden favorites...

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Super Snack: Carrot Apple Salad

Super Snack: Carrot Apple Salad

Carrot apple salad is packed with vitamins and nutrients and gives my kids a needed vitamin boost. The kids like it because it’s simple and tasty, and a does not have a lot of “extras.”

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COOKING AND FOOD PREP IDEAS

The Functional Vintage Kitchen

The Functional Vintage Kitchen

Vintage kitchenware that are off-grid capable and built to the last are becoming all the rage. Homesteader, extraordinaire, Ruby Burks talks about her favorite utensils and heirloom books to keep an eye out for.

Add Some Solar Flare to Your Cooking

Add Some Solar Flare to Your Cooking

No need to waste precious fuel on cooking when you can make a solar cooker and have the sun do all the work for you. Detailed instructions and cook preparation times are included.

Fun with Freeze Dried Food!

Fun with Freeze Dried Food!

Freeze-dried foods are a survival food must-have! Not only do they last 25+ years, but they will add versatility and needed vitamins to your preparedness diet. Discover ways of adding this important survival staple to your pantry.

FAMILY PREPAREDNESS

12 Ways to Keep Cool In A Crisis

12 Ways to Keep Cool In A Crisis

In a crisis situation there’s a good chance the grid is going to be down. The refrigerator and air conditioning will not be working and excessive heat can be dangerous for the elderly, the very young and for many with chronic medical conditions.

What To Do When You Have to Prep on the Fly

What To Do When You Have to Prep on the Fly

There are plenty of reasons why you, a person who is otherwise fully aware of how fragile society is, might not be prepared when a disaster strikes, but are you ready for the repercussions?

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Child Safety: Keep Kids Safe With Emergency ID Cards

Child Safety: Keep Kids Safe With Emergency ID Cards

Disasters can create a lot of havoc in our lives. Especially when loved ones go missing as a result. Emergency information cards can be an easy solution to this problem and should be added to your emergency supplies.

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ARE YOU READY?

How To Avoid Financial Scammers After A Disaster

How To Avoid Financial Scammers After A Disaster

Natural disasters bring out the best in some people, but the worst in others. As the nation grapples with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, victims of the storm’s wrath should also be on alert to avoid becoming victims of financial scammers looking to make a quick buck off those who have already lost so much.

Are You Ready Series: Essential Footwear

Are You Ready Series: Essential Footwear

Surviving the harsh elements of nature is a hard thing to do.  Surviving the harsh elements of nature without a good pair of shoes is next to impossible.   Waterproof boots will protect your feet from the natural elements (water, heat, cold, snow, etc).  Hiking boots...

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Do It Yourself Tips (DIY)

7 Ways to Re-Use Wine Corks

7 Ways to Re-Use Wine Corks

To think of all the wine corks I threw away without realizing how many more uses they had. Here are seven great ideas to re-use those wine corks laying around.

DIY: Whipped Eczema Cream With Soothing Aloe

DIY: Whipped Eczema Cream With Soothing Aloe

Eczema is considered an immune deficiency and requires a cure to work both inside and out. Aloe Vera is one of the few natural wonders that has been shown to reduce eczema symptoms both on the skin and in the immune system. This whipped lotion recipe uses soothing aloe vera, jojoba, as well as many other skin healing agents to create a rich cream that will help soothe eczema flare-ups and help the skin regenerate.

DIY Lotion Bars

DIY Lotion Bars

This DIY lotion bar is all natural and contains only 5 ingredients making it an easy DIY project.

DIY Electrolyte Powders

DIY Electrolyte Powders

Making your own electrolyte powder is a low cost alternative to purchasing those expensive sports drinks. An added bonus to making your own electrolyte powder is it gives you complete control over the ingredients of the electrolyte drink and you can have it on hand when you need it the most.