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Winter Cold Tip

Four Thieves is a must have in your medicine cabinet. I diffuse it in our house and put it on our feet, and have seen a significant decrease in colds in our home and in recovery time from any illness. 171 more words

Parenting

Self-Reliance

I am taking a six-pack of beer out of the fridge to celebrate. As of today, the fridge is chilling on converted sunlight from the panels on our roof. 422 more words

Building A Sustainable House

Hot and Cold

The temperatures have been strange around here this year so far. January was at times unseasonably warm with high’s in the mid-70’s. It makes you start thinking it’s spring, and that it’s time to prepare the garden. 592 more words

Food

Ask and you shall receive...

So another week has gone by, which means I am one third of the way through my austerity experiment. What can I tell you so far? 620 more words

Musings

Expired Food Is Not Cinderella At Midnight

Dear Manager at The Real Canadian Superstore,

I was feeling a little peckish and I thought some kefir spread would hit the spot. I found a package that had a best before date that was the same as today’s date. 178 more words

Homesteading

Life's Little Gameshow: Luxury Versus Necessity

I saw the above meme on Facebook and I chuckled to myself, no internet, cell phone or tv? When did luxury entertainment items become necessity? 692 more words

Homesteading

Hay bale gardening is probably the most fun you’ll have growing your own food and herbs, requiring almost no work or maintenance.

(Before It’s News)

Hay bale gardening is probably the most fun you’ll have growing your own food and herbs, requiring almost no work or maintenance. … 935 more words

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