Best Battery Chargers and Batteries, Including Portable Battery Chargers

My husband, August, did a ton of research to find the best battery chargers and rechargeable batteries for emergencies and every day use, so I asked him to help put together this post to share what he found out. There are battery chargers that can recharge nearly every type of battery – even alkaline (if […]

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Snowman and Rudolph Book Stacks

Snowman and Rudolph Book Stacks…this is so cute! Well, for those of you who chose to be eco-friendly this Christmas and not buy a tree, there are some cute ideas of how to make a Christmas tree out of books. So have a look at the pictures and let them inspire you. See more at: […]

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5 Cold-Killing Spices Hiding In Your Kitchen Cabinet

Image source: Pixabay.com As winter blasts the U.S., the local pharmacy is dispensing various chemical cocktails aimed at curbing the symptoms associated with the common cold and seasonal flu virus. The pharmaceutical companies certainly benefit during the cold winter months, but their relief is costly — and not guaranteed. In fact, some medications often produce […]

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Top 10 Things to Know Before You Live Off the Grid

Few people in this world have the courage to leave the trodden course to try a different way of living. It can be a tough proposition, indeed, causing you to feel insecure. But if you’ve managed to fight your insecurities and finally decided to join this small but growing clan of people, you’d have to […]

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10 Easy DIY Seed Starters From Common Household Items

>h3>Getting your garden seeds going, and seedlings planned requires forethought. I’ll be the first to admit that I am ready to start planting early in January, when the snow is still flying and it’s freezing outside. Kick off your garden this year with these easy DIY seed starters, found all around the house!Some things to […]

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What You Need to Know About Masonry Heaters for Radiant Heat

Masonry heaters store heat from wood, gas or electricity in brick, concrete, ceramics or stone, and releases the stored heat via radiant heat transfer over time. Our unit burns at over 1500°F, but the flue gases that go up the chimney are only around 300-350°F. That heat is absorbed by the thermal mass of the […]

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