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How To Build A Solar Oven

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Here’s a great article I used to make my solar oven with. The reason I choose this design instead of others. Its made out of all items you probably already have at your home or apartment. Very easy to follow directions, uses reflected surface in oven, instead of paint(don’t like putting paint and heat with …

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DIY Dandelion Salve

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Most people don’t know how useful dandelions can be, In fact they think of them as weeds. Did you know that dandelions contain many vitamins and minerals. Some people eat the leaves, make herbal tea from the roots, even batter and fry the flowers, and much more. With that being said, today I am going …

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Collecting Rain Water From Your House Now Illegal?

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This might come to a shock to you, but did you know if you have been collecting and storing rain water, you might be breaking the law. Yes this does sound crazy, but many states in the United States have restrictions and even bans on collecting rain water at home. I never knew the government …

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How To Grow Blueberries

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So why should you grow blueberries, well lets think blueberries are one of the most Antioxidant rich foods in the world. And since antioxidants are necessary for life and are well known to reverse and prevent heart disease and even cancer. They have much needed Manganese which is a trace mineral necessary for all living …

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How To Make Cold Process Soap

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If you want to be more self sufficient and learn how to make soap in the event of TEOTWAWKI. Then here’s a great article for you, with this skill you will be able to maintain hygiene for you and your family, and also sell or barter with it. How To Make Cold Process Soap

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28 Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide

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Now I knew hydrogen peroxide could be used for a lot of different things, but I didn’t know how many practical uses it has. Or how many conditions it could treat. Hydrogen Peroxide is very inexpensive, so being a prepper I am going to have some in my first aid kit and home. Because it …

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How To Grow Mushrooms In 2 Weeks

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Among the many food items you can grow in your home or garden, there are some that not only delicious but important to your health. Pearl oyster mushrooms are very easy to grow, and becoming more well known for its culinary value. In addition to that, though, it has an amazing medicinal aspect being explored …

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How To Make Candles

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Making candles is a great skill to learn. Not only will you be able to make different types Pillar, Container, Glass Jar or Clay molded shapes. You can also choose from many different scents you or your family likes and merely mix them in. Don’t forget the nice supply of candles you will have the …

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20 Jams,Jellies and Spreads Recipes

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If you are a prepper like me, you like to do everything yourself. I enjoy canning for several reasons, being able to grow and preserve my own gardens bounty, knowing where my foods been and whats in it. (Commercial foods have a host of additives,artificial colorings,flavorings and a ton of added sodium, don’t forget about …

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DIY Chicken Coop Free Plans

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  Raising chickens is a must if you want to be self sufficient or living off the grid someday. And when you raise chickens you need a place to put them. Here’s a DIY Chicken coop that gives you a material list, and visual aids. These plans would cost 20 to 40 dollars anywhere else …

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