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The 5 Most Sustainable Kitchen Practices You Can Put Into Place Right Now – No More Rebuying Or Replacing – Plus My Top 3 Inexpensive Eco Gifts

  There are a lot of opportunities to go sustainable in the kitchen. This is one place where we can take environmentalism into our own hands by buying sustainable products that will last many years if not many lifetimes. I have spent 10 years slowly transforming my kitchen into a greener more eco friendly space. …

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Traditional Cooking And Living Gift Guide – To Encourage a Nourishing Sustainable Homestead

    The holidays are fast approaching and it will soon be the season of giving. Although I support and try to practice a minimalistic lifestyle I still need some tools to help me facilitate a slow-food, nourishing kitchen and sustainable home. Here, I have curated a list of my favorite gifts. Some have been …

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Everyday Elderberry – 29 Uses For Elderberries And A Bonus Recipe For Fresh Elderberry Poached Pears

  I only recently started to explore the magical world of elderberries, and there is so much to learn. I wasn’t introduced to elderberries as a child and I didn’t even know about them until about ten years ago. Now that I know how amazing they are, I scan the Oregon roadside and trails for …

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Demystifying Sourdough – Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Sourdough Starter – Why It’s Better For You – And How To Start One

  Page 1 This is your ultimate guide to sourdough starter and becoming a super healthy sourdough baker extraordinaire! Sourdough can seem like a daunting and intimidating baking challenge but I’m writing this guide to show you how easy it is. I will explain what sourdough is, how it works, and how to make it …

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All Natural Cold And Flu Buster – Garlic Plus Oregano

  Support your immune system with this All Natural Cold and Flu Buster. We all need a little support during the busy holiday season. This is the first thing I turn to when I feel a little ick coming on. I’m not a doctor but I do practice what I preach. Before you read any …

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Building A Modern Underground Dwelling – To Use As A Family Home

    Take a look inside the process of constructing a Modern Underground Dwelling (MUD for short). Learn about the sustainability and efficiency of a MUD. They are able to stay cool in summer and cozy in winter. They have a wonderful grounding feeling when you enter them and the air is still and quiet …

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DIY Upcycled Flower Basket Planters

  I had so much fun with this project that I decided to share it with the world. Making flower baskets is so easy and doesn’t require many tools. It’s also a great way to reuse some of the things we commonly discard. These are the supplies you will need to create your own stunning flower baskets. Old …

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Spring Garlic – From Garden To Table

    If you have a garden you should be growing garlic! Growing garlic is so much easier than it looks and rewards you with four amazing seasonal garlic products. April-May / Spring Garlic June-July / Garlic Scapes July-August / Fresh Garlic Bulbs September-Next Year / Dried Garlic Bulbs I was really impressed by how easy …

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Whitening, Remineralizing And Detoxifying Coconut Oil Toothpaste

  Making Healthy Lifelong Choices I want to share this recipe for coconut oil toothpaste with you in the hopes that you will start making your own healthy coconut oil toothpaste at home. It’s easy, cost effective and so beneficial. Please note that I am not a Medical doctor or Dentist, you can find my full …

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Raising Backyard Chickens For Eggs – Plus a Recipe for Soaked and Fermented Chicken Feed

Increase Food Security With Backyard Chickens  Chickens are probably the easiest, most affordable, and most accessible livestock for a small urban farm, homestead, or backyard. They produce eggs and meat with relatively little space, time investment, and cost.     Keeping chickens only requires about 10 to 15 minutes of direct attention each day. This …

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Growing, Harvesting, and Drying Calendula Flowers – with Recipes and Suggestions For Use

Using Calendula is Very Simple and Straight Forward This beautiful flowering plant has been widely used throughout history for health, beauty, and as a seasoning or an edible decoration in culinary applications. It has been used to aid digestion, calm aching teeth and joints, speed healing of bruises, burns, and wounds, soothe cramps, and reduce …

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