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Beat the Buzz with DIY Homemade Bug Spray 🐝
Don't let mosquitoes ruin your summer days. Learn how to make your own effective, all-natural repellent spray with essential oils! Say goodbye to annoying bites and hello to outdoor fun. 💃🌿 Get the Recipe!
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How to Feed Your Soil a Whole Food Diet
How to Feed Your Soil a Whole Food Diet
How to Create an Effective Homestead First Aid Kit (an empowering and balanced approach to homestead first aid, including acute issues, colds, fevers, & more). Life Hacks, Emergency Preparedness, Homestead Survival, Ideas, Homesteading Skills, Homesteading Diy, Homesteading
How to Create an Effective Homestead First Aid Kit
How to Create an Effective Homestead First Aid Kit (an empowering and balanced approach to homestead first aid, including acute issues, colds, fevers, & more).
Discover the ins and outs of making liquid castile soap. This detailed guide includes beginner-friendly steps, all the ingredients, and customization tips. Perfect for DIY lovers, zero-waste enthusiasts, and anyone looking to explore homemade skincare products. Homemade Soap Recipes, Homemade Liquid Soap Recipes, Homemade Liquid Soap, Homemade Bath Products, Soap Making Recipes, Liquid Soap Making, Liquid Hand Soap Recipe, Diy Coconut Oil
How to Make Your Own Pure Castile Liquid Soap
Discover the ins and outs of making liquid castile soap. This detailed guide includes beginner-friendly steps, all the ingredients, and customization tips. Perfect for DIY lovers, zero-waste enthusiasts, and anyone looking to explore homemade skincare products.
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Basil 101: From Growing & Harvesting Basil to Using it in the Kitchen
Sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) is an annual herb used frequently in Italian cooking and is the base for our favorite pesto recipe. It’s not the only type of basil, though. There are many types of basil to choose from. Some are purple, some are ruffled, and some, like Thai basil, are favored for specific cuisines.
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Easy Homemade Dog Shampoo Bar!
🤔 Are you tired of buying expensive dog shampoos for your furry friend? 💭 Try making your own dog soap with my easy DIY recipe! 🍼 You'll be amazed at how clean and happy your dog will be! 💖🐾
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8 Ways to Use Chickens in the Garden | The Prairie Homestead
how to use chickens in the garden-- love this list of practical ideas that will save me time!
the best organic fertilizers for a healthy and vibrant garden
The Best Organic Fertilizers for Your Vegetable Garden • The Prairie Homestead
The Best Organic Fertilizers for Your Vegetable Garden
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Canning Nectarines to Preserve the Fruit - Attainable Sustainable®
Summer is here, and the nectarines are in season. Most people think of preserving these beauties in the freezer, but home canning nectarines works well too. Because they can be processed in a boiling water canner, preserving nectarines for the pantry is a good recipe for those just starting with home food preservation.
The PERFECT Place to Homestead: what really matters for finding the "perfect" homestead Closer, Farmstead
The PERFECT Place to Homestead • The Prairie Homestead
The PERFECT Place to Homestead: what really matters for finding the "perfect" homestead
The Rise and Impact of the Farmfluencer (how to celebrate the beautiful while also embracing the ugly in both life and the homestead) Planners, Preparedness, Farms Living
The Rise and Impact of the Farmfluencer
The Rise and Impact of the Farmfluencer (how to celebrate the beautiful while also embracing the ugly in both life and the homestead)
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The Best Mulch for Your Vegetable Garden • The Prairie Homestead
Natural Mulch options for your vegetable garden
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Tips for Building a Debt-Free Homestead
My Best Tips for Building a Debt-Free Homestead
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Make Your Own Tooth Powder
Tired of commercial toothpaste and their long list of unpronounceable ingredients? Learn how to make homemade toothpaste for healthier teeth and gums. Discover the unexpected benefits of natural ingredients like coconut oil, baking soda, and xylitol in dental care.
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Home Dairy 101: Cow vs. Goat • The Prairie Homestead
Home Dairy 101: Cow vs. Goat (learn the pros and cons to owning either dairy cows or dairy goats)