Do it Yourself (DIY)

Do it Yourself (DIY)
You've heard how great cast-iron cookware is, but you may also know that you're not able to just toss it in the dishwasher, either. Hopefully you didn't have to learn this the hard way, like my mother did. Properly cleaning and...
If you and your family are opting for a healthier life we have a cool project you can do alone or with the whole family! Typical dyes that you buy from the grocery store are riddled with chemicals, a...
If you live where winter temperatures are well below freezing, a greenhouse allows you to grow plants year-round. You can plant cool-weather fall and winter crops inside the greenhouse, such as lettuce or broccoli. All greenhouses have similar uses,...
When you were a kid, you probably hated naps--but naps are something of a guilty pleasure for most adults. There's a lot of nap-shaming out there, especially in American culture. Only about one-third of adults admit to taking regular naps,...
Long before you live off-grid, you'll need to rethink a few things about modern living, and learn a few new skills as well. Off-grid living comes with a decent learning curve. This is especially true when you've grown up in...
This Do It Yourself or DIY birdhouse design is a simple and fun way to attract your favorite small birds to your backyard. This project is particularly cool because it be can built almost entirely with recycled materials and scrap...
Whether you live on a densely populated urban street or you've got a few acres out in the countryside, you might be worried about intruders. Why not build a tripwire alarm to keep them out? While I'm not personally a...
Can You Build Your Own Home Without Nails?? Every time we build or repair anything in our home or yard, we're always amazed at the cost of nails. We built our entire chicken coop for free, except for the $50...
Can you really start a fire with just one stick? If it's fatwood, then the answer is YES! Even a tiny pile of shavings from a stick of fatwood will instantly ignite with the smallest spark, as shown in this...
If you frequent any Health Food store or the health food section of most groceries, you have probably heard of this drink the Chinese referred to as "The Elixir of Immortality". It turns out that the fizzy drink with...