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Frugality – It’s Nothing to be Ashamed of and It’s Essential to Your Self Reliance

Frugality is another one of the cornerstones of self reliance, and I can tell you from experience, it's nothing to be ashamed of and can be extremely enlightening, particularly when combined with other wealth and self [...]

By |April 30th, 2016|Categories: Money Management|Tags: , |0 Comments

Cooking With Cast Iron – The “Forever” Cookware

Why Cook with Cast Iron? 1.  Avoid the toxic fumes that accompany most non-stick cookware by replacing a non-stick skillet with a cast iron one. 2. It can take the heat! You can use a cast [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Categories: Food and nutrition, Homestead|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

10 Essentials For Living a Long, Healthy Life

Around the world, there are pockets of humanity that defy ageing like no others, and they seem to have the formula to a long, healthy life.  Communities like Okinawa, Japan and Ikaria, Greece have been [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Mushroom Identification Charts

Foraging for wild mushrooms is fun and nutritionally rewarding, and these two mushroom identification charts make the art and science of foraging safe for everyone.

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: Food and nutrition, Growing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Have You Been Paying Too Much for Your Bacon? Buy It Based on Unit Pricing

Have you been paying to much for your bacon?!!  Retailers often use a pricing strategy that is meant to confuse consumers into paying more for less product. It’s seems to be particularly common now as [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Categories: Food and nutrition, Money Management|Tags: , , , |0 Comments