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Top Remedies for Sunburn Relief

Nothing can damper a beach vacation like a bad burn, but 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, the picture above is my…

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DIY Hummingbird Nectar Recipe & Bonus Tip

Ruby-throated Hummingbird DIY Hummingbird Nectar Recipe & Bonus Tip Spring is the time for the hummingbird migration from southern Mexico and Central America. As the hummingbirds make their way back to their northern homes they will need to stop for food and fuel. Make sure you have an ample source of food available for these feathered…

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Dijon Mustard Recipe- Make Your Own in 2 Simple Steps!

DIY Dijon Mustard Recipe: Make Your Own in 2 Simple Steps! Dijon mustard actually comes from a region of France, but that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying it or making it yourself. This mustard pairs beautifully with meats, cheeses, pretzels, brats, biscuits , it is simply amazing and so easy to make. For a fraction…

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Rodent Repellent: DIY Critter-Ridder Recipe

  Rodent Repellent: DIY Critter-Ridder Recipe Are critters making a meal out of your home? Do they get into your trash? Do your birds go hungry because some varmint eats their seeds? Do deer eat your prized flowers and garden? As contractors (and someone who lives in an all cedar, squirrel-buffet house) we see critters…

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DIY Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker: plant for pollinators

DIY Seeds for Tomorrow Shaker; planting for pollinators As a beekeeper and a avid gardener, I realize the importance for both (plants and bees) in my existence. But not just my existence, that of the human race as well. Almost 90 percent of the world’s flowering species require insects or other animals for pollination. What will…

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DIY Citrus Candles: Eco-Friendly & Easy

  DIY Citrus Candles: Eco-Friendly & Easy This fun little project pleases my lifestyle in so many ways. #1 It is an easy (I mean easy) DIY project. #2 It is budget-friendly, no cost involved; if you have the ingredients on-hand, otherwise- wait until the next time you eat an orange to make! #3 It…

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DIY Pancake Gift Basket: Budget-Friendly Gifts

DIY Pancake Gift Basket; Budget-Friendly Gifts For as long as I can remember I have loved making my own gifts for others, from crocheting to canned jams. As I got older I grew to appreciate and cherish the handmade gifts my grandmothers used to make me and understand the time they put into each gift.…

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10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2016

10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2016 Are you tired of a full schedule that is void of substance?  Do you want more Freedom, Independence and a Self-Sufficient lifestyle? Does Homesteading appeal to you? What is Homesteading? Homesteading is about reviving old skills, a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, joining others on the journey, sharing your knowledge…

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