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DIY: Rainwater Collection System

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Today’s DIY comes to you from the folks at Wikihow.They did a great job of step-by-step photos. We recommend that your drinking water storage NOT come from rain water catchment for many reasons…one of them being that intergalactic aliens might have used that water as a wash basin without leaving a note. There are PLENTY […]

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DIY: {Hillbilly} Washing Machine

Check out today’s DIY Washing Machine! In case you don’t have a Faraday cage big enough for your washing machine, we’ve got you covered. Melissa at Refashionista decided to call her project a Hillbilly Washing Machine. This project is certainly not limited to hillbillies per se, so check it out & make your own…just make […]

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DIY: Convert Your Lawn Mower Into a Generator

Lies start wars. Heck, even facts start wars! But I mentioned lies because I want you to think about this one: I could easily live a few days without electricity. I can’t. My primary source of income will be removed when the grid goes down. I have back-ups and my back-ups have back-ups. Three of […]

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DIY: Create an Aged Farmhouse Table

Ever see a table that looks & feels old, has aged well, but is as sturdy as a new one? Here’s the secret: today’s DIY! You don’t have to live on the farm our out in the country to enjoy the decorative accent of well-aged furniture. Today’s DIY link provides you some tips that you […]

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DIY: Make a Keyhole Garden

Ever heard of a keyhole garden? Me neither…until now. The concept is simple & basically an elaborated raised-bed garden. This garden adds a feature that saves transferring & placing compost where its needed. The project is fairly labor intensive so make sure that you & your crew are ready for some PT (physical training) to […]

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DIY: Make Fruit Crates for Cold Storage from Pallets

Today’s project is so simple to build and will help when it’s time to gather fruit for canning: Fruit Crates! You can use wood from many different sources including old pallets or scrap board pieces. Perhaps, you can paint some artistic accents with the family as you build these simple stackable boxes. Click on the […]

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Awesome DIY Project – How to build a plastic bottle greenhouse!

Today’s project is your very own Green House built from plastic bottles. You can use virtually any size plastic bottle, although the numbers needed will vary by your final dimensions. Click on the image below to Download the PDF or click HERE to visit today’s DIY. (The link at Ana-Green.com is not working but we […]

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FREE Download: How to Cook with Powdered Milk & Conversion Chart

If you are used to using cow or goat milk in your diet, here’s an important element you should consider for any recipe that requires milk as an ingredient. I’m not an expert on the subject but I find this link useful. Click HERE to visit the site or Click on the image to download […]

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Why Refill My Water Storage?

How much drinking water storage do you have? When did you last replenish/recycle your drinking water storage? Regardless of the claims made by the company that provided the water “preservative” you used in order to secure a shelf-life for your water, it is recommended that you cycle through your water storage and replenish it every […]

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