Archive for September 2016

A New Way to Think About Home Fixes

14 Home Solutions

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Whether you are handy or not, things need to be repaired at home.  Some things are intricate and you need a licensed professional.  For everything else, here are some tips to do quick fixes, without purchasing a lot of different commercial products.

Just look in your cupboards and all your DIY projects can be fixed.

Here is a list of 14 quick-fix things to get you started.

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Keep Your Pets Safe

Make Your Pet Comfortable Naturally  family remedies image of sick penguin

Thanks to TreeHugger.com, who assembled this list.  I am just sharing with all.  Original post: http://www.treehugger.com/green-home/21-natural-home-remedies-pets.html

This list are suggestions from around the Internet  on how to help your pet stay healthy, get healthy and stay safe.  We all want our pets to have the best, now you can see how you can help keep your fur baby from getting sick or getting healthier faster!

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How to Keep Your Campers Happy

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If you Love Camping, You’ll love these Recipes

No one likes to cook big meals once they are at the campground.  It is a time to spend outside with family and friends in the beauty of the nature around you.  However, after a long day of playing the tribe gets hungry.  Here are two recipes to feed your beasts in the early morning and late evening faster they you can make a sandwich! You just need to put a few ingredients together before you leave for the weekend.

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Saving Rain Water Considerations

Rain Water Pre-Planning

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I live in Wisconsin, so we have been lucky not to experience the type of draught the west has endured these past couple of years.  That does not mean it can’t happen here.

I was thinking about installing a rain water system, but where do you start?  There are a lot on the market, many that you can do yourself and some that look great and others that look downright ugly.

First and foremost: Know your municipality’s rainwater rules (or your state). Looks are not what is important though.  You need to know if it is allowed in your municipality.  Yes, believe it or not, some places don’t want you to use rain catchment systems, even if they are totally hidden.  Apparently (just my thoughts) they can’t get as much sewer and water taxes from me if I use one.

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