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Preparing for Cold Weather

Layers, Patterns, and Every Day Carry
Monday, January 6, 2014, 7:24 PM

The notion of preparing for cold weather has radically different meanings between geographic locations. A person living in Louisiana will have different needs than someone in Wyoming, and as such, it’s important to discuss what environments create “cold,” the types of cold, and how they create thermal injuries.  There are differing schools of thought, but the following is a good cross-section that should help you get a hook set in Old Man Winter and keep his icy fingers off you as much as possible. » Read more

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12 Ways to Keep Your Family Warm This Winter

And reduce your costs and energy use
Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 2:27 PM

A great list of tips for staying warm during the cold months and reduce your heating costs.

http://poplebackyardfarm.blogspot.com/2013/11/12-ways-to-keep-your-family-warm-this.html » Read more

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Growing Food Hidden in the Forest

Food forests and laying growth
Friday, July 5, 2013, 4:05 PM

Learn about food forests, inter-planting, and the advantages of layering different plants for maximum benefit.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/food-forest-zbcz1307.aspx#axzz2YCZArOMJ