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.
While the focus right now is on avoiding Day Zero and many ideas are being shared on how to save water, it's also important to think ahead and plan for the first rains which do eventually arrive.
When you are ready to move, make sure you keep important contacts in the loop. Here's a handy checklist of important people to stay in touch with after you change addresses.
If you live in Florida or Texas or any other state that has experienced the wrath of a Hurricane you know the importance of hurricane preparedness. The 2018 hurricane season starts June 1st and is predicted to be an active one.
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.
Have you got company coming for the holiday weekend? Here are some easy, affordable ways to turn your spare bedroom into a cozy home-away-from-home for your guests.
We had wanted an underground house for years, and finally we found the perfect one. Or did we? We learned the hard way what the advertising doesn't tell you.
Nature inspired homes, modern architecture, upcycled houses and bizarrchitecture. Explore the possibilities for unusual homes and weird houses from some of the world's most creative architects.
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.
Chopping firewood is fun, it's great exercise, and if you use wood to heat your home and you're not chopping yet - well, it's high time you learned that firewood should warm you twice! Here's just about everything you need to know to get choppin'.
Background to why and how we laid plastic grids for our gravel drive, including our choice for which plastic grids to use based on price and quality. Then ending my article with a basic step-by-step guide to laying the grids on the driveway and backfilling with gravel to provide a stable surface.
It is too early for working the soil in Upstate New York, but there are still some things to look to before the growing season begins in earnest.
Everybody knows milk, eggs, and certain other foods expire. However, you will be very surprised that products other than foods also expire. This article contains some real shockers.
We live off the grid so we harvest and store our own rainwater. Here's how we set up water storage tanks to collect enough rain to supply our home and gardens. Instructions and photos.