See how to open your watch to replace the battery with this easy-to-use low-cost case remover tool.
Finding vegan cleaning and beauty products can be easier said than done. I've complied a list of animal cruelty-free products that are affordable, safe to use, and ethical. This list can help you drop unnecessary synthetics and preservatives found in cleaners, makeup, and the like. Go vegan today.
I've built lots of birdhouses over the years and most of the time they're happily inhabited by small nesting birds. This construction guide shows you how to make a nesting box, specifically suitable for European robins.
Zips are ubiquitous and a wonderful invention dating from the late 19th century. However, they can be frustrating devices, jamming, coming loose and refusing to close up. This guide suggests some tips you can try to get them working again.
This article guides you through the process of canning and preparing your garden vegetables and fruits.
The basic idea behind trapping rainwater is to collect it using existing structures. This guide breaks down two different methods for collecting, harvesting, and filtering that rainwater and provides information about how to use it for various projects.
Convert an old milk crate into a stylish ottoman that doubles as a storage solution.
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.
Stuck at home during quarantine? Here are ten things to do to pass the time productively and exercise self-improvement while you’re indoors.
A biodigester is a mechanical toilet that can convert waste from the home into exclusive outputs, such as biogas and water for home use. Learn how it works and if it's right for you.
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.
Some people have joined the tiny house movement. But before you jump in, make sure you know all of the pros and cons of this lifestyle. Here are some important issues to consider that may surprise you and make you think twice before buying or building a tiny house.
This fun article discusses 10 household products and home items that simplify life. I believe in expressing gratitude for the little things!
This article will show you how to turn used pomelo skins into natural cupboard deodorant and insect repellent.
Bathrooms in particular breed waste, and I'm not just talking about human waste. Water, toilet paper, disposable utensils; it seems items don't last in the bathroom. So I present to you ways to combat waste and help the environment, little-by-little, starting in our bathrooms.
Are you looking for a perfect name for your retreat, lodge, cottage, or cabin? Here's a formula for picking out the perfect name—the possibilities are endless.
Are you looking for an alternative to plastic straws? Here are 5 eco-friendly alternatives you should know about.
Eleven simple changes I am making this year to dramatically reduce my waste and environmental impact.
I bought this multi-tool as a gift for someone, and my short experience with the product definitely grabbed my attention.
If you've decided to embrace the car-free lifestyle but don't know how to start, this article is for you. If you're already living without a car and finding it difficult, this article can help make it easier.
In this article, I show you how to make distilled water at home with nothing more than a pot and some ice.
Keep old stuff out of landfills by upcycling, repurposing, and refurbishing. DIY home decor guide with step-by-step instructions.
It's easy, safe, and inexpensive to enjoy the aroma of scented candles without burning them. All you need is a coffee warmer and an insulated candle to get started.
From legal and zoning regulations to plumbing and electrical to design, there's plenty to consider before building a tiny house.