Category Archive: Natural Living

Jan 22

7 Essential Herbs and Spices for Every Kitchen

Depending solely on salt and pepper for food flavoring is boring. There is a wide range of herbs and spices available to consumers, enough to make every meal unique. A little extra tang is not all you are missing out on. Many aromatic additives are beneficial to our health. Think about that the next time …

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Sep 25

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is known to be a natural remedy for many ailments, a cleaning agent, and a tangy ingredient in many dishes, which is why it’s worth trying to make at home at least once! If you haven’t made your own apple vinegar before, try this simple technique. What You’ll Need 3 medium sized …

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Sep 25

Cider Making: Five Incredible American Cider Apples

Cider was America’s first beverage. Not the apple juice we call cider, but real cider… hard cider. In colonial times water was not clean enough to drink. The fermentation process that juice must go through before it becomes hard cider kills most pathogenic bacteria. As a result, in those times there was nothing safer to …

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Sep 23

10 Reasons to Add Apple Cider Vinegar to Your Diet

Many people have a bottle of apple cider vinegar (ACV) somewhere in the kitchen. Chefs add it sparingly to enhance the flavor of certain dishes or as a salad dressing. They may start using it a bit more if they knew how beneficial this sour-tasting liquid actually is. Apple cider vinegar has been used as …

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Aug 06

Natural Goat Care

Therefore, natural care for goats requires that proper structures should be built to house these goats as well as finding the best conducive environment in other to yield the best results. Environment Goats need some kind of shelter whether it is a small barn or shed. Although they do well in cold environments they can …

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Jul 11

Apartment Homesteading: Top 4 Ways to Homestead in the City!

You live in the city, and you LIKE your urban lifestyle. Yet you like the idea of being self-sufficient, eating organic produce, making homemade food, paying less for groceries, being more independent… The basic tenets of homesteading and self-sufficiency definitely appeal to you. I have good news for you! Even if you have NO balcony, …

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Mar 11

Hunting Edible Weeds

Some people call them wild plants. Some call them weeds. And some people call them names I can’t repeat. However, many weeds are actually quite edible and very nutritious. Best of all, they’re free. Not all of us can have vegetable gardens. I do have a small garden, but as my interest in foraging for …

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Jan 28

Care for Sheep – How To Properly Handle Sheep With a High Chance of Success

Are you strongly considering getting into the sheep raising business? Whether you’ve decided to raise sheep for profit or for hobby, there are some things that you must know before you get started. If you want to be able to raise happy and healthy livestock, you should first ensure your passion for raising animals, especially …

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Jan 28

How To Raise Sheep – 5 Things You Need To Consider When Planning For Sheep Housing

Though it’s easy to overlook the importance of having the proper sheep housing for your herd, this is actually one of the more crucial factors that you’ll need to deal with when taking proper care of sheep. Sure simple shelters may seem adequate enough for those living in areas with mild temperature, but if you’re …

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Jan 18

If the Honeybee Disappears From the Earth How Would This Affect Us?

Just how crucial are honeybees to our food supply? According to the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture), honeybees pollinate nearly 80% of the flowering crops in our country which is about 1/3 of everything Americans eat. Losing these under-appreciated workers would not just affect our dietary staples such as nuts, asparagus, cucumbers, broccoli, apples, …

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