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Tara Dodrill

Beekeeping for Beginners: How To Set Up A Beehive

Beekeeping for Beginners: How To Set Up A Beehive

Keeping bees to pollinate your garden and apothecary crops is just one of the important reasons to add beekeeping to your prepping routine.

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How To Make An Herbal Anti-Itch Salve In A Crock-Pot

How To Make An Herbal Anti-Itch Salve In A Crock-Pot

One of the best anti-itch salves you can make is a jewelweed salve. It’s great for treating poison ivy, bug bites, and other skin problems.

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17 Fun Things To Do During Quarantine (Without Screens)

17 Fun Things To Do During Quarantine (Without Screens)

What did people do before screens? Turns out, a lot. Here’s a list of fun family activities that don’t require TV or Internet. 

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10 Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

10 Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Homemade weed killers not only help you kill all the bad weeds in your garden, they also save you money—and without the use of toxic chemicals.

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Save Money On Clothes By Learning To Sew

Sewing can be difficult at first, but once you get the hang of it, it can become an addiction. Soon you’ll be repairing and making all kinds of clothes.

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8 Best Egg-Laying Chicken Breeds

8 Best Egg-Laying Chicken Breeds

Keeping consummate egg-laying chicken breeds allows you to stockpile eggs to preserve when they hit their peak laying months. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickens #chickenbreeds #raisingchickens #keepingchickens

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25 Excellent Uses for Epsom Salts

Epsom salts are one of the cheapest and most versatile items you can buy. They can be used in the garden, around the house, and when working with livestock. #homesteadsurvivalsite #epsomsalt #upcycle #repurpose #frugal

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How To Make And Pressure Can Chili

How To Make And Pressure Can Chili

Both making and pressure canning chili can be done in a single afternoon. Preserving chili will make it shelf-stable and increase your food stockpiles. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chili #makechili #chilirecipe #foodstorage

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7 Lessons Homesteaders Can Learn From The Amish

7 Lessons Homesteaders Can Learn From The Amish

Survival homesteaders can learn a lot from the Amish. In our high-tech era, these plain folks are still managing sustainable off-grid homesteads. #homesteadsurvivalsite #amish #survival #homesteaders #offgrid

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15 Homestead Supplies To Look For At Farm Auctions

15 Homestead Supplies To Look For At Farm Auctions

You can expect to find large farm machinery and livestock at auctions, but there are literally hundreds of other items that homesteaders can make use of. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homestead #homesteading #farming #offgridliving

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5 Most Effective Homemade Painkillers

Making homemade painkillers by growing or stockpiling the necessary ingredients can help people who are sick or injured during a disaster. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homeremedies #naturalremedies #naturalmedicine #homemade

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Health Benefits of Valerian Root and How to Use It

Health Benefits of Valerian Root and How to Use It

Valerian root should be a staple in every homesteading apothecary. It boasts a plethora of natural healing properties and it’s very easy to grow and preserve. #homesteadsurvivalsite #valerian #valerianroot #homeremedies #naturalremedies

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How to Find the Perfect Piece of Land for Your Homestead

Arming yourself with a checklist of natural attributes the land must contain can help prevent your homesteading dream from turning into a nightmare. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homestead #land #countryside #offgridliving

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50 Things You Should Stop Trashing And Start Reusing

Homesteaders are champs at finding ways to repurpose and upcycle things that other folks would consider junk. Here are 50 items you should reuse. #homesteadsurvivalsite #repurpose #upcycle #reuse #recycled

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How To Make At Least $1000 a Month From Your Homestead

Here are some of the fastest ways to start earning extra cash with your homestead. Smart small and keep growing it until it’s a full-time income. #homesteadsurvivalsite #income #homesteading #makemoney #homestead

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12 Fruit Trees You Can Grow In Buckets

12 Fruit Trees You Can Grow In Buckets

Growing fruit trees in buckets or a similar container is an excellent way to cultivate your own fruit, even in small spaces. #homesteadsurvivalsite #fruittrees #containergardening #bucketgardening #gardeningtips

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10 Homestead Survival Tips For Beginners

Creating a sustainable homesteading survival retreat truly is the best way to prep, but it could all go wrong if you don’t follow these tips. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homesteadsurvival #survivaltips #homesteading #survival

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How Much Land Does It Take To Be Completely Self-Sufficient?

How much land would it take to live an entirely self-sufficient life? A life so self-sufficient that you never had to leave your land? #homesteadsurvivalsite #homestead #homesteading #selfsufficient #offgridliving

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Top 5 Birds To Raise On Your Homestead

Top 5 Birds To Raise On Your Homestead

Poultry birds are essential to the sustainability of a homestead. It is simply the most economical way to provide protein for the kitchen table in both good times and bad. #homesteadsurvivalsite #raisingbirds #bestbirds #homestead #homesteading

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15 Best Goat Breeds for Homesteaders

15 Best Goat Breeds for Homesteaders

Choosing the right breed of goats to keep on your homestead is vital to the success and longevity of your survival livestock plan. #homesteadsurvivalsite #goats #homesteader #raisinggoats #livestock

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10 Best Dog Breeds For Guarding Your Livestock

Livestock guardian dogs can protect your livestock from both four-legged predators and two-legged threats both now and especially during an SHTF scenario. #homesteadsurvivalsite #dogbreeds #livestock #homestead #dogs

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How To Protect Your Homestead From Intruders

How To Protect Your Homestead From Intruders

To protect your homestead from dangerous people after the SHTF, you need people to help, tactical terrain, operational obstacles, and operational security. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homestead #homesecurity #homesecuritytips #security

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How To Homestead On Less Than An Acre

Sustainable survival homesteading is possible on less than an acre. While you can’t do a lot, you can still raise your own meat and grow your own groceries. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homestead #land #offgrid #selfsufficient

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20 Pet & Livestock First Aid Supplies to Stockpile

20 Pet & Livestock First Aid Supplies to Stockpile

All homesteaders should master basic livestock first aid and then strive to learn more advanced emergency animal care. #homesteadsurvivalsite #livestock #firstaid #livestocksupplies #homesteading

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