Category Archive: Self Sufficiency

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash Anyone who has a wood burning fireplace in their home knows the ash needs to be cleaned. This ash is typically collected in a bucket or other container for eventual disposal. Many people may dump ash in a trash bin or in their backyard. Saving the …

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14 Reasons Why Witch Hazel Should Be In Every Home

14 Reasons Why Witch Hazel Should Be In Every Home Witch hazel was used by Native American Indians for years as a natural health remedy, and nowadays it is widely used for everyday purposes. Natural Living Ideas has put together this very compelling list of reasons why witch hazel should be in every home. This list includes …

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Budget Countertop Ideas

Budget Countertop Ideas Everybody would love to have a gorgeous new kitchen, but spending $1000s remodel is not an option for so many of us. With home values not rising as they once did, investing in a high-end custom kitchen may not make economic sense. The good news is there are some ways to update your …

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How to Build a Totally Self-Sustaining Home

How to Build a Totally Self-Sustaining Home Learning to be self sufficient, reducing your footprint and saving money is now fast becoming a natural way of life. But you still need to bring in some money to keep things going. There are a number of ways to continue living and doing what you love and …

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18 DIY Toys For Goats To Keep Them Busy

18 DIY Toys For Goats To Keep Them Busy Have you ever been to a pet store and picked up toys for your goat? I think not! So, why not make your own from recycled materials?!  Ideas can include: rock piles little tykes cubes slides very large electric wire spools ….pretty much anything they can …

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