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DIY Natural Bleach Alternative

July 22, 2019 Tara Dodrill 0

Keeping your whites white and your home thoroughly disinfected requires the use of bleach, right? Wrong. Making natural bleach alternative is quick, easy, and a whole lot easier than buying that chemical laden stuff from […]

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How To Dye Raw Wool

July 3, 2019 Tara Dodrill 0

Dyeing raw wool is a fun and simple project the whole homesteading family can enjoy doing together. You can probably dye the wool sheared from your sheep with ingredients you already have stockpiled in your […]

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DIY Homemade Deodorant Stick and Spray

June 30, 2019 Tara Dodrill 0

Natural deodorant recipes have a lot in common with commercially manufactured deodorants and antiperspirants, but it is what they don’t have that is most important. The vast majority of store-bought deodorants contain aluminum and other […]

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How To Eradicate Corn Smut

June 27, 2019 Tara Dodrill 0

Corn smut is something most homesteaders hate to see develop in their growing plot. Just about when big juicy ears of sweet corn are ready to harvest and be enjoyed is when the ugly knobby […]

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DIY Natural Wax Melt Air Fresheners

June 15, 2019 Tara Dodrill 0

Making your own natural wax melt air fresheners is easy, fun, cheap, and keeps potentially harmful artificial ingredients out of your home. Commercially manufactured wax melts are made with a paraffin wax. There is no […]

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Survival Crackers Recipe and History

June 13, 2019 Tara Dodrill 0

Doomsday crackers, or survival crackers, as they are sometimes called, were created during the Cold War era after extensive research by the federal government. These shelf stable crackers are somewhat like hardtack crackers on steroids. […]

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DIY Natural Disinfectant Wipes

June 11, 2019 Tara Dodrill 2

Keeping our homesteaders as germ-free as possible helps prevent illness from emerging and spreading. When there is a mess or raw meat and eggs residue in the kitchen, we sometimes feel that plain old soap […]

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DIY Natural Mascara

June 5, 2019 Tara Dodrill 2

Making natural mascara is perhaps the most difficult of creating your own cosmetics from ingredients that are not artificial – and possibly toxic. A lot of trial and error is involved when making anything from […]