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.
Anyone living in an area where hurricanes occur on a regular basis should know what to do to prepare. They should also know what they will need to survive the hurricane and the days after a hurricane.
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.
Do you want to get some upper body exercise? Well forget the chain saw and cut logs for your wood burning stove with a bow saw. Much safer than a machine and a great aerobic workout!
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.
Rock salt melts ice. Ice melt prevents ice from forming. Those are just two of the differences between these popular ice remedies. One works better in extreme cold. What product will work for you?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re considering renting a storage unit, here are some helpful tips and advice to make this process go as smoothly as possible.
Find out how to care for and store your prized quilts to ensure that they will last for generations to come.
Food is not the most essential item in a disaster preparedness kit. Learn which essentials you'll need to survive without power or transportation.
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'.