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KRISTIN HURLIN

Living Fences

How-To, Advantages and Tips
Monday, December 8, 2014, 1:51 PM

Durable for generations, living fence protect soil, contain livestock, provide wildlife habitat, and sometimes even provide wood. Learn about this effective use of Osage orange to make growing, living fencing.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/living-fences-zmaz10onzraw.aspx#ixzz3LKhfKcgT » Read more

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Winter Garden Tips

Info for extending your season and growing in the winter
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:31 PM

Great tips on what to plant in fall and winter and how to make the most of your garden in the winter.

http://www.groworganic.com/organic-gardening/videos/winter-garden-tips

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Tools for Home Butchering

DIY home processing of game and meats
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 4:26 PM

If you have thought about hunting or raising animals for meat, you may have considered how to process the meat and prepare it for storage.  Below is a great article on the skills and tools needed for home butchering.

http://honest-food.net/2014/12/01/tools-for-home-butchering/

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How to Make a Winter Survival Kit

Preparing a car kit
Monday, December 1, 2014, 5:52 PM

A wonderful discussion and list of items needed for a well prepared winter survival car kit.  Be more ready for harsh winter weather and emergency situations by reviewing the following article. 

http://www.theprepperjournal.com/2014/11/08/make-winter-survival-kit/

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Photo: TraciTodd

18 Ways to Slash Your Utility Consumption in Half

TIps for saving money and energy
Friday, November 28, 2014, 2:44 PM

18 tips and tasks you can do right now to help reduce your energy use and save on your utility bills.

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/18-ways-to-slash-your-utility-consumption-in-half/

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Preparing Equipment and Tools For Winter Storage

Or for Winter use
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:53 PM

Some great tips for putting away your power tools and equipment for the winter season and some steps to take for prepping the tools you will need during the colder months.

http://oldworldgardenfarms.com/2014/11/21/preparing-equipment-and-tools-for-winter-storage-and-winter-use/

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Rope Cutting

How to Cut Rope in an Emergency Without a Knife

A must have skill to add to the toolkit
Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:36 PM

A very informative video that will show you how to cut rope with a cutting device.  So simple it might make you laugh.

http://prepforshtf.com/cut-rope-emergency-without-knife/#.VHSeBIfALaa

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10 Reasons Why Cinnamon Is A Great Spice To Have On Hand

A part of the prepper pantry
Monday, November 24, 2014, 5:48 PM

Learn about the many different ways cinnamon can be a healthful and beneficial spice to add your diet and include in your deep pantry.

http://www.thegoodsurvivalist.com/10-reasons-why-cinnamon-is-a-great-spice-every-prepper-should-have-on-hand/2/

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Nature's Secret Larder

Make Multi-Purpose Cord from Nettles

How to instructions
Friday, November 21, 2014, 4:51 PM
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Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

The Truth About Cast Iron Pans

7 Myths That Need To Go Away
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:24 PM

If you have ever wanted to incorporate some cast iron cookware into your food prep routine but was hesitant based on what you had heard about maintaining / seasoning or other drawbacks to cooking with it - don't hesitate any longer.  The following article really dispels the myths of cast iron cookware and will give you the confidence in your newly acquired pans.  (I personally cook with cast iron every single day and for most meals.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner!)

http://www.seriouseats.com/2014/11/the-truth-about-cast-iron.html