5 DIY All-Natural Drain Cleaner Recipes

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Clogged drains happen to everyone, eventually. No matter how diligently you try to avoid grease, hair, or other common problem matter from gaining access to a sink or tub drain, they find their way in. Cleaning clogged drains does not require either the use of caustic chemical products, or calling a plumber. DIY natural drain … Read more 5 DIY All-Natural Drain Cleaner Recipes

How To Make A Waldorf Doll (Free Patterns and Videos)

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Waldorf dolls will take longer to create than a typical cloth doll, but making one of these sweet old-fashioned toys is so well worth the effort. Once you master making a Waldorf doll head, the rest of the process is easy-peasy…I promise. I allowed myself to be too intimidated by the head-making process, that it … Read more How To Make A Waldorf Doll (Free Patterns and Videos)

DIY Natural Disinfectant Spray – Easy Recipes

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DIY natural disinfectant sprays are not only at least as effective as chemically infused store bought sprays, they are simple and cheap to make. Once you start mixing together homemade household cleaners, you soon realize the multiple purpose nature many common ingredients possess. These natural disinfectant recipes were designed for use in the kitchen, but … Read more DIY Natural Disinfectant Spray – Easy Recipes

How to Eradicate Bacterial Canker

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Bacterial canker is a fast-spreading garden fungal disease that causes crop yields to decrease substantially. Detecting the initial signs of bacterial canker early can help save your plants – and by extension the groceries you are attempting to grow. Stone fruit trees are especially susceptible to bacterial canker. Cherry, apricot, plum, peach trees, and even … Read more How to Eradicate Bacterial Canker

How To Preserve Eggs In Mineral Oil – So Easy!

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Preserving eggs with mineral oil is both an inexpensive and speedy process, but you can only use this old homesteading method when dealing with farm fresh eggs. Because commercial manufacturers of eggs wash the bloom off of the shell and refrigerate them, rubbing mineral oil onto the shell to protect it from air and bacteria, … Read more How To Preserve Eggs In Mineral Oil – So Easy!

How to Sharpen a Chainsaw Safely [PHOTOS + VIDEOS]

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Chopping wood with a dull chainsaw does not only make the task far slower and more dangerous, it can also ruin one of your most essential homesteading tools. If your chainsaw is “bucking” during the wood cutting process, it is overdue for a sharpening. Sharpening a chainsaw yourself can save you hundreds to a few … Read more How to Sharpen a Chainsaw Safely [PHOTOS + VIDEOS]