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10 Free Vacations For Homesteaders- You Can’t Afford Not To

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
10 Free Vacations For Homesteaders- You Can't Afford Not To

10 FREE Vacations For Homesteaders or Anyone The title almost sounds like a bad timeshare scam, but the truth is, you can take a free vacation; we’ve been doing it for over a decade and I want to share our secret with you. Not just one- but 10 Free Vacation Ideas!

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How to Make A Smudge Stick- Reduce Airborne Bacteria

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to Make A Smudge Stick & Reduce Airborne Bacteria

How to Make A Smudge Stick- Reduce Airborne Bacteria After all of the flooding, mold, and the increased viruses, reducing bacteria from the air just makes sense. Unfortunately, store-bought chemicals, air fresheners and cleaners tend to add to the problem and not help it. As a consequence, petrochemicals, synthetic ingredients and artificial fragrances increase risk…

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Everything You Want To Know About Preparing For A Hurricane

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 7, 2017 | 6 Comments
Everything You Want To Know About Preparing For A Hurricane

Everything You Want To Know About Preparing For A Hurricane Living on the coast, in the South you can be sure of three things Southern Hospitality Humidity Hurricanes Typically Hurricane Season here is from June 1st to November 30th. Although, Mother Nature doesn’t let anyone tell her when she can and when she can’t send…

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Two Week Family Meal Plan for Disasters- With FREE Printable

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 7, 2017 | 1 Comment
Two Week Family Meal Plan for Disasters- With FREE Printable

It’s only been one year since we went through a hurricane here on the east coast. We were without power, any form of communication, and the use of bathroom facilities for a week- we were fortunate compared to most. Banks closed early before the hurricane, store shelves were emptied, gas stations were out of gas…

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How To Homestead In A RV Or Camper

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 28, 2017 | 1 Comment
How to Homestead in a RV or Camper

  Are you one of the growing population whose simple life means a life on wheels? Thousands of retirees (and families) are selling the farm (literally) and taking their homestead to go. If you desire the freedom that RV life has to offer but still want to Homestead, just follow my tips on How to…

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Cast Iron Skillet Chicken- Fresh Herbs & Tomatoes

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 26, 2017 | 2 Comments
Cast Iron Skillet Chicken- Fresh Herbs & Tomatoes

Cast Iron Skillet Chicken- Fresh Herbs & Tomatoes Are you looking for delicious recipes to cook in your cast iron skillet? Well look no further my friend. Our insanely tasty Chicken recipe will take your taste-buds for a joy ride! This simple dish taste as good as it looks. Pallet-pleasing flavors and eye catching colors,…

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Herb Infused Cold Bean Salad- So Easy It Will Blow Your Mind!

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 24, 2017 | 1 Comment
Herb Infused Cold Bean Salad- Se easy it will BLOW your mind!

Have you ever had one of those dishes you despised as a child but LOVED as an adult? This is that dish for me! My Aunt Bert’s Cold Bean Salad- with a twist. The best part about this recipe? You can make it from beginning to end in less than 10 minutes!

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Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker-Better Than Seed Balls

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 23, 2017 | 1 Comment
Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker- Better Than Seed Balls

  Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker-Better Than Seed Balls You can be just like Johnny Appleseed with this simple and easy Seeds For Tomorrow Shaker. This eco-friendly project is better than seed balls because you can make it in just seconds. Easy to take anywhere you go, you can spread seeds for tomorrow.

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How to Be Like Johnny Appleseed-Plus Bonus Recipes!

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 23, 2017 | 1 Comment
How To Be Like Johnny Appleseed - Plus Bonus Recipes

  We all remember the childhood stories and some of you may even remember the song. However, John Chapman (aka Johnny Appleseed) was a simple man who spread apple seeds across the nation and helped settlers become landowners.

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Aquaponics- How to Grow Food With Fish

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Aquaponics- how to Grow Food With Fish

Aquaponics, growing food with fish, a perfect harmony Even though Aquaponics has been around since the early 1400’s, many of us are unfamiliar with this gardening method. With drought and water restrictions, confined growing areas, chemical abuse and genetically modified produce, Aquaponics is a gardening method worth looking into.

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