While everyone else was waiting for the government to restore power to Puerto Rico, Oscar Carrion and his friends went in together to buy a bucket truck … Read the rest
Baby chicks…they’re adorable, fluffy, and incredibly delicate! Despite their fragility, they’re actually pretty simple to raise. If you have some outdoor space and live in an area … Read the rest
Self-Reliance. It’s a revolutionary word these days and I thought it deserved a manifesto.
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Manifesto: noun man·i·fes·to \ˌma-nə-ˈfes-(ˌ)tō\
A declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of the
Do you live in the suburbs but yearn for the farm life?
The two do not have to be mutually exclusive. There’s a guide that can help … Read the rest
With the price of healthful groceries going no place but up, lots of thrifty folks are starting a garden to save money on their bills this year. But what about … Read the rest
I have always been a big fan of Martha Stewart. I know, sometimes she does stuff like gluing moss on lampshades which causes you to wonder if she ever uses … Read the rest
It’s always interesting reading when someone smug and sanctimonious writes a clueless diatribe about another group of people being smug and sanctimonious. So when I saw that … Read the rest
As happily organic as we all try to be, sometimes we have to deal with noxious weeds. While strong white vinegar will get rid of many of … Read the rest
If you’re itching for gardening season to start, you’re in luck. You can start now with the clean hands, no backache part. Whether or not you’ve grown … Read the rest
The Self-Reliance Weekly Report discusses acts of nature, along with a healthy helping of information about eggs from the backyard and, of course, unique and frugal DIYs … Read the rest
In the last weeks of winter, you can sometimes find yourself in limbo. You’re itching for spring and the smell of the freshly turned dirt, the magic … Read the rest
This week, we’re going to talk about self-reliance strategies for small spaces, temporary locations, and rentals because I got a great question in the comments of an … Read the rest