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Should You Invest in a Wind Turbine?

Are Residential Turbines Worthwhile? With an increasing interest in self sufficiency, renewable energy, and off grid living, many people are investing in …

Foraging for Tiger Lilies

Eating Tiger Lilies Tiger lilies are a wild variety of day lily (Hemerocallis) that often grows in naturalized clumps along ditches and …

Brine Cured Dilly Beans

Read my post How to Make Brine Cured Pickles for more brine cured pickle recipes. Brine Curing Dilly Beans Last year my …

Freezing Lambs Quarters

Lambs Quarters for the Freezer We have a lot of lambs quarters growing in our garden. I weeded much of it out …

Instafire Product Review

by Tom Lombardo   I’ve been building fires since I was a college student living in a cabin in the Adirondacks and …