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Top 6 Energy Sources for Living Off The Grid

By Amber Bradshaw | May 11, 2017 | 1 Comment
Top 6 Energy Sources For Living Off The Grid

Top 6 Energy Sources for Living Off The Grid When deciding to live Off The Grid, one of the main concerns (other than a water source) is generating energy to supply your needs. The first thing we all think of when thinking of green energy is solar. There are other viable energy sources out there…

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DIY Mosquito Repellent Necklace + Bonus Mosquito Spray Recipe!

By Amber Bradshaw | May 3, 2017 | 1 Comment
DIY Mosquito Repellent Necklace, beautiful and effective!

DIY Mosquito Repellent Necklace Are you tired of using sticky, oily, stinky, mosquito repellent? Well now you can stay protected from biting insects in style with this DIY Mosquito Repellent Necklace and say goodbye to the commercial sprays.

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Strawberries: Nutrition, Benefits & Recipes- Over 30 ways to use them!

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Your Ultimate Strawberry roundup. Strawberries: nutrition, Benefits, Recipes- Over 30 ways to use them!

  Strawberries: Nutrition, Benefits & Recipes- Over 30 ways to use them! Strawberry picking is one of the nostalgic memories I have of my youth and it is a tradition I have passed on to my children. Very rarely do we ever miss a strawberry season that we don’t go picking as a family. With…

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Top 9 Reasons Why You DON’T Want Nigerian Dwarf Goats

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Top 9 reasons why you DON'T want Nigerian Dwarf Goats

Top 9 Reasons Why You DON’T Want Nigerian Dwarf Goats Before you start shooting the messenger and accuse me of wrecking your homesteading dream, let me explain myself. I love goats. More importantly, I love Nigerian Dwarf Goats. I own Nigerian Dwarf Goats, and I will probably own them the rest of my life. But,…

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How to Grow Potatoes in 5 Easy Steps

By Guest | Apr 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to grow potatoes in 5 easy steps.

How to Grow Potatoes in 5 Easy Steps Did you know the average American eats 142 pounds of potatoes a year? Or almost 365 potatoes per person–that’s an average of a potato a day! The potato is the most consumed food in the United States, so why not learn to grow your own potatoes in…

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Over 150 Ways to Make Money Homesteading

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Over 150 Ways to Make Money Homesteading

Over 150 Ways to Make Money Homesteading The Homesteading Dream, to live off the land and be completely self-sufficient. But how will you pay the bills? Believe it or not, there are many, many ways to make an income off your land and by the fruits of your labor. I have a list of over…

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6 Natural Remedies for Sunburn Relief

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
6 Natural Remedies for Sunburn Relief. Take your summer back and be pain-free.

6 Natural Remedies for Sunburn Relief Nothing can damper a beach vacation like a bad sunburn. Once the damage is done, you need some Sunburn Relief to enjoy the rest of your vacation. Living on the coast most of my life, I have had (and seen) my fair share of sunburns. As a matter of fact,…

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How to Make a Neck Cooler- Stay Cool in the Heat

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To Make A Neck Cooler and stay cool in the summer.

How to Make a Neck Cooler- Stay Cool in the Heat Do you love the outdoors but hate the summer heat? Lean how to make a neck cooler and stay cool in the heat. These neck coolers make perfect gifts for: farmers, gardeners, landscapers, just about anyone who goes outside in the summer! Staying cool…

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Top 10 Natural Remedies for Allergies

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 10, 2017 | 2 Comments
Top 10 Natural Remedies for Allergies. Sick of the OTC meds? Try one of these natural remedies.

Top 10 Natural Remedies for Allergies So it is allergy season, your nose is stuffy, eyes are watery and itchy, you can’t open your windows, & you are miserable. After suffering with allergies for over 40 years, I will share my Top 10 Natural Remedies for Allergies. What are allergies and what can you do…

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Using Gray Water in Your Garden- Water Reuse

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Using Gray Water in Your Garden- Water Reuse

Using Gray Water in Your Garden- Water Reuse Water is precious because life could not exist without it. Everything needs water to survive and yet, we are polluting and destroying our own life force. Reusing gray water is one way we can help preserve this limited resource. Continue reading to find out how we’re using…

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