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Handling Stress with Essential Oils

Handling Stress with Essential Oils No one is stress-free.  But there are healthy ways we can deal with our stress; one of them being essentials oils.  We had Angela Kupper on the We Grow Ours Podcast recently talking about how we can use essential oils in our preps. Mama Kautz has some great information just on...

Recycled Seed Starting Containers
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Recycled Seed Starting Containers

This article TOTALLY appeals to my cheapness!!!  It’s frugaliscious!!! Anyway, gardening can be an expensive venture if you go “No-Limit” on it, buying every doohicky and thingamabob that’s recommended by the “experts.”  If gardening is costing you more than buying healthy food, you might be doing it wrong.  Even growing food for feeding your rabbits...

Tracking Your Expenses
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Tracking Your Expenses

Tracking Your Expenses One of my favorite sayings is as follows, “You go to work all day trading your non-renewable resource ‘time’ for paper money that is barely worth the fabric on which it’s printed”…  I despise money, but I love to have it and spend it.  Our goal at Hostile Hare is to help...

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Super Garlic!

Super Garlic! Super Garlic! My first thought when I hear “garlic” is vampires and Italian food…  But apparently its much more useful than warding off the sparkly immortals and cooking fine cuisine!!!  I still might keep some around in case my creepy New Zealand white rabbits with the red eyes escape their cages… I’m pretty...

Home Safety Check List
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Home Safety Check List

Home Safety Check List Home Safety Checklist Checklists rock!  There is nothing quite like the feeling for crossing something off your to-do list…that is satisfaction. Your Own Homestore has created a great one for you.  This is a home safety checklist that can be printed out and used in YOUR home! Take it around the...

6 Survival Uses for Charcoal
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6 Survival Uses for Charcoal

6 Survival Uses for Charcoal Survival Uses for Charcoal There is charcoal and then there is activated charcoal or activated carbon. Both are the byproduct of removing water and other constituents from animal and vegetation substances. This articles’ focus, however, will be on charcoal made from hardwoods and its uses in a survival situation. Activated...

Top 5 Guard Dogs to Protect You and Your Preps
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Top 5 Guard Dogs to Protect You and Your Preps

Top 5 Guard Dogs to Protect You and Your Preps Sometimes all the weapons and high tech security systems money can buy can’t replace a living and breathing guard dog to oversee you, your family and your preps. Animal instincts, sense of smell, keen hearing and loyalty are a deadly combination for intruders trying to...

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The Sustainable Living Balancing Act

I’ll take a wild stab and assume we’d all like to save some money, be socially acceptable and not hurt the environment in the process…  That’s not as easy as it sounds.  Some of us gravitate towards the fringe of these traits, but most of us agree that being a greedy cheapskate or a non-washing,...

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