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  • My family has been successfully living off the grid for over ten years. Here's how we put nature to work to support our off-grid lifestyle, including solar lights and appliances indoors and outdoors.

    How to Successfully Live Off the Grid as a Family

    How to Successfully Live Off the Grid as a Family

    by LongTimeMother181

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  • There are many things big and small that you can do around your home to save on energy bills. Some of them are DIY improvements and some are a change in habits. What is listed here are five of the less common ideas that will save you money on your energy bill.

    5 Uncommon Home Improvements to Save Energy

    5 Uncommon Home Improvements to Save Energy

    by Mikdee100

  • What if every household in the world could thrive with just the amount of water they received via rainfall and no more? Growing food and herbs indoors as well? It can be done. It is being done.

    Off-the-Grid Home Water System

    Off-the-Grid Home Water System

    by Susette Horspool8

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  • If you are staying at home because of the coronavirus quarantine (or some other reason) and are looking for things to do, then this list is for you. You'll find over 200 ideas for things to do when you are stuck inside and can't leave your house.

    200+ Things to Do When You Can't Leave Your House

    200+ Things to Do When You Can't Leave Your House

    by Claudia Mitchell11

  • Chopping firewood is fun, and it's great exercise. If you use wood to heat your home and you're not chopping your own yet, it's high time you learned that firewood should warm you twice! Here's just about everything you need to know to get choppin'.

    How to Chop Firewood: Basics, Including Large Tree-Trunk Sections

    How to Chop Firewood: Basics, Including Large Tree-Trunk Sections

    by Rachel Koski18

  • Flowers are perfect for special occasions. Those lovely bouquets won't last forever, but these are great tips to keep them lasting longer—so you can enjoy them for at least a week or so.

    6 Steps to Keep Flowers Fresh Longer

    6 Steps to Keep Flowers Fresh Longer

    by Linda Chechar6

  • Did you know that using your air conditioner contributes to global warming? It also contributes quite a bit to your electric bill. Fortunately, there are ways to go through a hot summer without using it, even in the southwest United States.

    How to Keep Your House Cool Without Using Air Conditioning

    How to Keep Your House Cool Without Using Air Conditioning

    by Sustainable Sue6

  • Sharp tools make life easier because less effort is required to work with them. This guide shows you the correct way to sharpen a garden spade, hoe and other garden tools with an angle grinder

    Sharpening a Spade With an Angle Grinder

    Sharpening a Spade With an Angle Grinder

    by Eugene Brennan2

  • Here are some helpful tips for renting a storage unit to save you time, money and make your self-storage experience as positive and hassle-free as possible.

    10 Tips for Renting a Storage Unit

    10 Tips for Renting a Storage Unit

    by carolynkaye4

  • I love living off the grid. If you are thinking of making the move to an off-grid lifestyle, here are the most important things to know—plus some of my top tips to get you started.

    Top Tips for Living Off the Grid

    Top Tips for Living Off the Grid

    by LongTimeMother53

  • A bio-digester is a mechanical toilet that can convert waste from the home into exclusive outputs, such as biogas and water for home use. This article will take an extensive look at how they work, what their potential features and advantages are, and whether or not they might be a good fit for you.

    What Is a Bio-Digester?

    What Is a Bio-Digester?

    by Alexander Okelo0

  • Unlike other states like Louisiana or Missouri, California has rather strict land rules and regulations, which aids in determining the legality of the shipping container homes. This is why this article will take you through all you need to know about the legal side of California container homes.

    Are Shipping Container Homes Legal in California

    Are Shipping Container Homes Legal in California

    by Alexander Okelo2

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