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Herbal Medicine: Trends and Traditions, Et Al: weekly product review

In Health and Fitness, Reviews and Smart Buys by Jesse Mathewson

Books are among the most important tools that I can invest in when it comes to my children and the future through them. Specifically, literature that allows them to be better prepared where they live and outside these areas as well. One of the most important books I have in my extensive collection is, Herbal Medicine: Trends and Traditions. Additional works from this author include but are not limited too, Medicinal Plants of the American Southwest by Charles W. Kane as well as several others.

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Ten Amazing Book Related Life Hacks for the Modern Homesteader!

In Small Acreage Homesteading by Jesse Mathewson

Some of the following hacks will be familiar to many of you. While they will not all work for everyone they are all tested and work amazingly well. Things like these are often a balance of desire, need, and monetary ability.

For myself, I have time while I do not have excess monies which is why these hacks are used in some cases. For legal purposes, this is only an educational article and all hacks have been done by experienced professionals.

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This Week On The Homestead

In This, That, and The Other by M.D. Creekmore

I have a new and FREE homesteading course for those of you who are interested you can get that here – Free Homesteading Course. Also, two other free courses that you might be interested in – Free Prepper Course and my Free Blogging Course. Yes, they are 100% free with no hidden catch attached! Well, folks, it seems that my …

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You Don’t Need To Be Wealthy to Homestead

In Personal Finance by M.D. Creekmore

So you want to homestead but don’t think you can afford it? You see sprawling ranches on television with seven-figure price tags and think that is what homesteading is all about. I’m here to tell you that’s not true. You don’t need to be wealthy to start a homestead. You don’t need a trust fund or a rich relative. For …

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Straw Bale, Rammed Earth, and Earthbag: Three Unique Building Methods for Your Homestead

In Small Acreage Homesteading by Contributor

by Adam Leviness If you’re reading this site it’s probably because you either are or dream of becoming, a homesteader. Living off your own piece of land, becoming more self-sufficient, and living a more simple lifestyle. Maybe you have even started looking at pieces of land in the country that will be able to provide everything you and your family …

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LifeCard® by TrailBlazer Firearms: Weekly Product Review

In Home Security and Self-Defense, Reviews and Smart Buys by Jesse Mathewson

When this firearm first came out I was both intrigued and dismayed, I saw another gimmick versus a workable tool for defense, hunting or competition. Over the past couple of years and with research and quite a bit of going back and forth I decided to accept the offer and test LifeCard® using several approaches. Being someone who carries backups for my primaries and even just in case firearms on top of that, this appeals to that niche. However, seeing as how it is a single shot in .22lr and not easily reloaded, the drawbacks are apparent instantly.

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This Week On The Homestead

In This, That, and The Other by M.D. Creekmore

I spend a large part of this week getting my new FREE course ready for you all.

As you know I make my full-time living blogging and online and it’s great. No job, no boss, and I can earn as much as I willing to put in the time to earn all right from my homestead. Being self-employed is one the if the most important part of being a successful homesteader.

And because that’s so important I put together a FREE course to show you how to do what I do. It’s a seven-part course on blogging and you can sign up for it here – Learn How To Launch A Successful Blog!

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Ducks vs Chickens For the Small Scale Homesteader

In Small Acreage Homesteading by Contributor

Beginning your small homestead is an exciting process every step of the way! One of those exciting, pivotal steps in a homesteads’ early development is the introducing of livestock.  Whether you have already begun exploring the idea of creating your backyard homestead or have started living the dream, you most likely have heard the often recommended starter livestock is chickens!  They are somewhat low maintenance compared to other farm animals, take up little space, are efficient producers of eggs and meat, highly entertaining, and relatively low cost.

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31 Simple Ways To Make Extra Money

In Personal Finance by M.D. Creekmore

I’ve not talked a lot about making extra money here on MDCreekmore.com yet but it really should be addressed more often and I intend to start doing just that starting with this article. One of the first things you’ll notice after moving to the country is that most rural towns and counties suffer from a lack of jobs and the …

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The Lost Ways Book Review

In Reviews and Smart Buys by Jesse Mathewson

Everyone enjoys having knowledge that others deem to be special, necessary or unique. Some of us understand that the knowledge necessary to start a fire with sticks or rocks is something most humans do not have anymore. In fact, even our military elite cannot survive without their massive supply chains and chemically stable Meals Ready to Eat. The Lost Ways is a book, that does something many other books have tried to do, but in an extremely well put together package bound together in a way most books haven’t been in decades now.