Category Archive: Homesteading

DIY Rotating Canned Food System

DIY Rotating Canned Food System Make sure to like Living Green and Frugally on Facebook, Shop at Amazon to help support my site and explore our PINTEREST BOARDS  for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient. Are you looking for a can holder, can dispenser, can rack, or can organizer? well if you are then check out …

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Making A Knife From A Car’s Leaf Spring

Making A Knife From A Car’s Leaf Spring Making a knife is a satisfying project on a number of levels. You’re creating a fundamental tool — one of the first tools ever made — and every time you pick it up, you’ll think, “Wow, I made this with my own hands.” And because you’re making …

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Pumpkin Spice Soap Recipe (No Lye)

Pumpkin Spice Soap Recipe (No Lye) Making soap at home can be a great way to save money. However, many recipes call for using lye in soap making. Lye is not a very safe chemical to have around. This is a guide about making soap without lye. Making soap can be compared to making cake. …

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How To Make A Passive Solar Heater

How To Make A Passive Solar Heater This is a very simple project using a couple pieces of Styrofoam and some normal kitchen aluminum foil. And a can of black spray paint. The idea was also not to block out the window fully, so the heater was made a bit smaller than the window. This …

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15 Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall Season

15 Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall Season Getting your home in shape for cooler months isn’t rocket science. Set aside some time now to complete these simple tasks so you can rest easy, knowing you’re prepared. These tasks may seem trivial, but they ensure our home functions just as it should for the rest …

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30 Reasons Every Home Should Have a Box of Borax on Hand

30 Reasons Every Home Should Have a Box of Borax on Hand Borax, also known as sodium borate, is a mineral salt of boric acid. Commonly used in powder form, borax has a variety of uses. While it’s most common use is as a laundry detergent booster, borax can also work as an anti fungal …

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