making wine from fruit juice

Beginners Guide to Making Wine From Fruit Juice

Are you looking for an easy way to make wine at home but you don’t have any winemaking equipment? Here’s an easy homemade wine recipe using common items that you already have around the house. Winemaking at home is easy with our beginner’s guide to making wine from fruit juice. … Read more

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Snow and Seed Catalogs – Gardening In Winter

It’s my favorite January ritual. But it’s far more fun than resolutions and things to give up. After a month of holidays and celebrations, January dawns cold and dreary. And just when the Christmas catalogs have stopped arriving in the mailbox, something new appears. Something that whets the appetite and … Read more

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5 Steps to an Effective Survival Food Plan

Do you have a survival food plan? Survival food – it’s one of the first things you think of when prepping for a crisis. It’s also one the first things to disappear from the grocery store shelves in an emergency. But where do you start? Here are five steps to … Read more

Gardening and Other Natural Disasters

When I was younger and frighteningly optimistic, I decided to try a little experiment in living off the land. Considering the fact that I had absolutely no prior gardening experience, I figured, people have been doing this for centuries and so it would be easy enough to try. After all, … Read more

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Wine Making For Optimists – Making Dandelion Wine

I’ve always wanted to learn the art of making dandelion wine. For me, it all started with a book named Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury. In the story, he described how the essence of summer could be captured within a clear glass bottle and savored in the cold heart of … Read more

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How To Start A Vegetable Garden From Scratch

Starting a garden can be both harder and easier than you think. Between planning what to grow, where to grow it, and getting your plants into the ground, there are a lot of important decisions to make and actions to take. If you’re starting your first garden, here are some … Read more

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Best High-Calorie Vegetables for Survival Gardening

High-calorie vegetables are an important part of survival gardening. As part of a survival food plan, fresh vegetables are a nutritious addition to any survival diet. You need calories for the energy you need to deal with whatever challenges you may face. Here are the best high-calorie vegetables for your … Read more

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How To Make Real Ginger Ale At Home

Fresh, real ginger ale not only tastes great, but it’s also easy to make at home. If you’re looking for a healthy, nutritious drink, you can’t go wrong with this natural ginger ale recipe made with real ginger. You don’t need any fancy equipment. All you need is a plastic juice bottle, some fresh … Read more

vegetable gardening tips for beginners

Vegetable Gardening Tips for Beginners

If you’re new to gardening, growing your own food can be a fun, if sometimes challenging activity. From testing your soil, watering your garden and dealing with hungry insects, there’s always something new to deal with. Here are some helpful vegetable gardening tips for beginners to make your gardening experience easier … Read more