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The Five Main Vestment Colors - What They Mean and When They ..

Vestments colors for different services and different times of the year have been in practice since 1198, when Pope Innocent III was elevated to the papacy. During the celebration of mass, a priest ..
(October 10, 2008)
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The Power of Being Prepared - Eight Great Surprise Benefits of .

Tired of all the doom and gloom you've heard lately? Trust me, you're not alone. Dow Jones dropping points, GM going bankrupt, threats of terrorism. Yikes! In these scary, unstable times, we do need ..
(October 10, 2008)
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The Homestead Beekeeper - Tips on Keeping Bees

The homestead beekeeper knows there is no better form of self reliance than keeping a colony or two of these wonderful insects around. They not only provide a nourishing food packed with health ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Your Garden Location - Eight Tips on Picking the Best Spot For .

Choosing the right garden location is one of the most important steps of organic gardening. You will either have pleasure and a bountiful harvest or years of headaches depending on the location. In ..
(September 10, 2008)
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A Return to Homesteading - Ten Reasons People Are Becoming ..

Tired of the rat race, fast food and feeling out of touch with your world? These days people are becoming more self reliant, depending on themselves for what they eat, what they wear and even how ..
(August 28, 2008)
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Get More Done in Less Time - Eight Time Management Tips to ..

Time management is crucial in the modern-day world. We work all day, take care of the kids, struggle to get a meal on the table and try to spend time with the family. Unless you learn to organize ..
(August 28, 2008)
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An Easier Raised Bed You Can Prepare For Your Organic ..

An easier raised bed is appealing to self reliant gardeners. Those who are homesteading usually have a lot on their plates besides gardening: animals to tend, repairs to make and countless others ..
(August 20, 2008)
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Live Off Your Land - Fifteen Steps You Can Take to Get Out of ..

Want to live off your land? More people are pursuing a lifestyle of self-reliance, depending upon themselves for their food and making a living by homesteading. If you long to get off the office ..
(August 10, 2008)
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Cutting Costs at the Grocery Store - Ten Secrets That Could ..

Cutting costs is not what people tend to think of when it comes to getting out of debt. Instead, it's the elusive promotion or the lottery win that seem to be the ticket. But more money is seldom the .
(August 11, 2008)
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Homesteading Income Fourteen Ways You Can Earn Money From Your .

1. Eggs Those the supermarket sells can be a month old by the time they hit the shelves, and the hens that lay them are given antibiotics which are then transferred to the eggs. Small wonder then ..
(August 12, 2008)
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Chickens - A Delightful and Valuable Part of Organic Gardening .

Adding chickens to your backyard farm is the fastest way to a healthy, organic garden, and a delightful way to make your homestead more self-sufficient. Why Chickens are Invaluable To Self-Reliance ..
(August 02, 2008)
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Goats - Crucial For the Self-Reliant Homesteader

When most people think of farming, the cow usually comes to mind. But “Bessie's" milk isn't always the best for human consumption, and cows require far more hay and grain - and produce way more .
(August 02, 2008)
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How to Milk a Dairy Goat

Milking your dairy goat leads to the biggest reward of having these wonderful creatures - namely the delicious fresh milk and cheese! But there are a few tricks to it, and a few supplies you should ..
(August 02, 2008)
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How to Care For Your Dairy Goats

To take proper care of the goats in your backyard farm or homestead isn't rocket science, but it does take some preparation. These animals aren't as tough as some cartoons will make them out to be. ..
(August 02, 2008)
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