Make Your Own Peppermint Oil – The Best Insect Repellent

Mint is one of the easiest herbs to grow, if left unchecked, sometimes they take over garden patches. Fresh or dried, all varieties of mint have innumerable uses. This recipe...

17 Survival Uses for Safety Pins

Did you know that before the Winchester repeating rifle was invented, Walter Hunt patented the “combined piston breech and firing cock repeating gun”? Not only that, according to the Smithsonian,...

DIY broths from kitchen scraps

I’m one of those people who really loves soups and stews. A good soup simmering on the stove makes a house feel like home, it offers comfort during stressful...

How to Make Black Garlic For Boosting Your Immune System

Black Garlic is sometimes called fermented, however, the process is more like slow-roasting. Whole garlic cloves are held for 2 to 6 weeks at a temperature of 140 F....

Sour Tea Helps You Avoid High Blood Pressure

Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. Unfortunately, many of them are unaware they have it or of the damage that...
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19 Early Pioneers Tools That Are Still Working Today

Setting out for the frontier in the 19th century was nothing like moving to a new city today. You weren’t moving to a place with a fully developed infrastructure, where...

How to Make a Natural Remedy for Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is a serious issue, nothing to trifle with. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 48 million people suffer from some form of food...

How to Use Herbs and Make Your Own Cold Medicines at Home

Most of us know the signs when it comes to coping with colds and flu, and try to get through it. We have a lot of natural treatments for...

How to Heat Up A Room with Cooking Oil

Yesterday evening I had a couple of friends over for a kick-ass movie night. Of course, you know how these things usually turned out – after the second movie,...