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How to Read Food Expiration Date Codes

How to Read Food Expiration Date Codes

Although most expiration date codes on food are easy to read, some of them can be confusing. Here’s how to read them.

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Why Yarrow Has Been Used as Medicine for Thousands of Years

Yarrow is one of the oldest medicinal herbs, dating back thousands of years and used for various ailments. Here’s how to use it.

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How To Harvest Herbs For Maximum Potency

How To Harvest Herbs For Maximum Potency

Harvesting herbs shouldn’t be done whenever you feel like it. There are right and wrong times to harvest herbs for maximum potency.

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23 Brilliant Uses For White Vinegar

23 Brilliant Uses For White Vinegar

These are some of my favorite uses for white vinegar, although there are many more. When you’re done reading, you’ll want to get some.

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13 Ways to Make Extra Cash in the New Economy

13 Ways to Make Extra Cash in the New Economy

Now is a better time than ever to start making extra cash at home. Diversifying your income and having multiple streams is always a good idea.

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50 Off-Grid Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

50 Off-Grid Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Most people know it as a disinfectant for cuts and scrapes, but there are dozens of other uses for hydrogen peroxide. Here are 50.

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Chickens Acting Strange? Here’s What It Means

Chickens Acting Strange? Here’s What It Means

Chickens can’t tell you if they’re feeling off. Instead, we have to identify when our chickens act strangely. These behaviors indicate something is wrong. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickens #raisingchickens #keepingchickens #chickentips

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Medicinal Herbs for Chickens? Yes!

Medicinal herbs are good for chickens, too. Herbs can help improve immunity, reduce parasites, reduce stress, and keep your chickens happy and healthy. #homesteadsurvivalsite #medicinalherbs #herbalmedicine #keepingchickens #raisingchickens

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17 Uses for Vicks VapoRub

While most people use Vicks VapoRub when they have a cold, there are many other uses you might not know about. Some of these may surprise you. #homesteadsurvivalsite #vicks #vicksvaporub #frugal #repurpose

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New to Homesteading? Here are the First 5 Skills You Should Learn

Did you know you don’t have to own land to start homesteading? The first step to homesteading is figuring out which homesteading skills you should learn. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homesteading #homestead #beginners #offgridliving

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8 Weeds You Actually WANT To See In Your Garden

8 Weeds You Actually WANT To See In Your Garden

Beneficial weeds can help gardeners diagnose issues within your soil. Weeds even help to repair the problems! Some are also edible, so that’s not too bad. #homesteadsurvivalsite #weeds #wildedibles #gardening #gardentips

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The Ultimate Guide To Cooking With Pumpkins

The Ultimate Guide To Cooking With Pumpkins

Perhaps the best thing about pumpkin is that it can be used everywhere. You can use it in when cooking breakfasts, dinners, and desserts. Here’s how. #homesteadsurvivalsite #pumpkins #pumpkinrecipes #holidaycooking #cooking

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Acorns: How To Harvest, Process, and Eat Them

Acorns: How To Harvest, Process, and Eat Them

Acorns are everywhere in the fall. You don’t want to miss an opportunity for a free harvest, so let’s talk about how to harvest, process, and eat acorns. #homesteadsurvivalsite #acorn #acornrecipes #wildedibles #fromscratch

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Root Cellar Food Storage: How to Use Nature's Refrigerator

Root Cellar Food Storage: How to Use Nature’s Refrigerator

Before refrigerators, root cellars served as a primary method of food preservation. Many considered root cellars to be nature’s refrigerator. #homesteadsurvivalsite #rootcellar #foodstorage #emergencyfood #survivalfood

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Mullein: The World’s Most Useful Weed

Mullein has been used since ancient times and it’s hard to dispute the evidence that it’s an effective treatment for many issues. #homesteadsurvivalsite #mullein #weeds #herbal #herbalremedies

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How to Build a Medicinal First Aid Kit

Here are my favorite remedies to put in a medicinal first aid kit. Most of these herbal remedies are available at a well-stocked health-food store. #homesteadsurvivalsite #medicinal #firstaid #medicinalherbs #herbalmedicine

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10 Pioneer Recipes That Still Taste Great Today

10 Pioneer Recipes That Still Taste Great Today

Pioneer recipes are simple. Even though they were prepared from scratch, they’re easy to make and taste great. You’ll need a cast iron pan or Dutch oven. #homesteadsurvivalsite #pioneer #oldrecipes #offgridcooking #survivalcooking

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14 Things You Should Never Compost (And Why)

14 Things You Should Never Compost (And Why)

You can compost almost anything organic, but there are some things you shouldn’t compost. The quality of your compost is only as good as the materials. #homesteadsurvivalsite #compost #composting #gardeningtips #homesteading

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15 Food Storage Methods – Which One Is Best?

Each of these food storage methods has pros and cons. Not all food types work for each method, so let’s look at the top 15 and see which one is best. #homesteadsurvivalsite #foodstorage #foodstoragetips #foodpreservation #emergencyfood

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The Miracle Of Plantain Weeds: 9 Amazing Uses

Plantain is a cure for rashes, burns, bug bites, and so much more. So many people have no idea that a miracle weed is growing in their backyard. #homesteadsurvivalsite #plantains #weeds #herbalremedies #medicinal

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How Many Plants Does It Take to Feed a Family for a Year?

Growing enough food for a family of four takes a lot of work and dedication, along with hours in the garden. However, food and financial freedom come with it. #homesteadsurvivalsite #selfsufficient #selfreliance #growingfood #crops

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Succession Planting: The Secret to Doubling Your Harvest

Instead of using the traditional method of planting, succession planting leads to crops at varying levels of growth. #homesteadsurvivalsite #gardentips #gardeningtips #gardenhacks #gardeninghacks

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How to Make Beef Jerky in an Air Fryer

How to Make Beef Jerky in an Air Fryer

Most people use regular dehydrators to make beef jerky, but it’s easier to use a Ninja Air Fryer. Here’s exactly how to do it. #homesteadsurvivalsite #beefjerky #airfryer #beefjerkyrecipes #airfryerrecipes

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10 Ways To Keep Your Chickens Happy And Healthy This Winter

10 Ways To Keep Your Chickens Happy And Healthy This Winter

Chickens require some special care in the winter, and making sure they are happy is worth it. They will reward you with year-round egg production. #homesteadsurvivalsite #winter #winterchickencare #raisingchickens #keepingchickens

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