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Top Bar Hives Declared Legal in NZ October 16, 2013 By Frugal Kiwi Fantastic news for New Zealand beekeepers! NEWS FLASH The Ministry of Primary Industries has made a change to the Biosecurity (American Foulbrood) Act in regards to top bar hives. They have amended the definition of ‘moveable frame hives’ to encompass all hive designs, as long as frames and COMBS can be removed for inspection. Frugal Kiwi — Live Green. Spend Less. Frugal Kiwi — Live Green. Spend Less.
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Make it: Gardener Lotion Bar Make it: Gardener Lotion Bar From the Nature's Gifts episode of Creative Juice on DIY Network. Smooth out skin's rough edges with a homemade lotion bar. Perfect for gardeners, knitters or anyone who needs a little soothing care for their hands. This easy recipe is so good for the skin! Gardener Lotion Bar Ingredients: 3 tbsp. beeswax pellets 2 tbsp. regular cocoa butter 3 tbsp. shea butter 2 tbsp. sweet almond oil 2 tbsp. calendula oil ¼ tsp. vitamin E acetate soap bar mold glass measuring cup small saucepan popsicle stick for stirring optional – essential oils
Pioneer Thinking - Reflexion de Pionnier - Pensamiento de Pionero

Pioneer Thinking - Reflexion de Pionnier - Pensamiento de Pionero

The Paper that we know today was invented by Ts’ai Lun in A.D. 105, It is believed that he mixed hemp, mulberry bark, and rags with water, mashed it into a pulp, pressed out the liquid and hung it to dry in the sun. Paper was born and this humble mixture would set off one of mankind’s greatest communication revolutions.Today there is a revival in homemade paper making crafts. Not only is it a fun experience for you and the kids, but it’s a good way to recycle waste into wonderful possibilities.
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Extensive List of Easy Home-made Household Products for Frugal Living

Extensive List of Easy Home-made Household Products for Frugal Living

The below Homemade Laundry Detergent and Homemade Fabric Softener recipes can save you a lot of money and your health too. They are also more eco-friendly laundry alternatives. Many expensive store bought laundry detergents and fabric softeners are some of the most toxic household products in the average home. Expensive heavy duty chemical laundry cleaners and fabric softener have been implicated as being possible causes of breast cancer.
Available now from HarperCollins–Chickens in the Road: An Adventure in Ordinary Splendor, the wild and juicy memoir of my life at Stringtown Rising Farm. (Cows, cookies, high water, and love!) Plus special sections with recipes, crafts, and photographs. (What more could you ask for?) Chickens in the Road | Author Suzanne McMinn Chickens in the Road | Author Suzanne McMinn
I'm not sure why life doesn't stop for a while on occasion, in order for me to catch up with everything, but it doesn't. Here is a peek into the last few weeks of our lives. Seth and his friend with their boat. Encouragement for Moms Encouragement for Moms
Frugal Granola People regularly ask me how I feed our family affordably, while still accommodating food allergies. We’ve had various seasons of health where individuals have needed to avoid dairy, eggs, or nuts, in addition to gluten. We also have one individual that has been very sensitive to sweeteners. Right now, most of our family is gluten-free. For our family of five, our grocery budget usually averages $350-$450 per month. Frugal Granola
Tammy's Recipes | Everyday Kitchen Inspiration Tammy's Recipes | Everyday Kitchen Inspiration One of the things I've learned is that every house has differences. Some things will be better (or easier); other things will be worse (or more difficult). When shopping for rental houses, I try to keep in mind the things that are truly important to me and for our family.
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Organic Gardening, Modern Homesteading, Renewable Energy, Green Homes, DIY Projects – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

The Frugal Girl — cheerfully living on less

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. Because hard as I try, there are just some days when dinner cooking doesn’t happen and Chinese carryout comes to the rescue. “Frugality is so necessary to the happiness of the world, so beneficial in its various forms to every rank of man, from the highest of human potentates to the lowest laborer, and the miseries the neglect of it produces are so numerous and so grievous that it ought to be recommended for every variation of address and adapted to every class of understanding. He that is extravagant will quickly become poor…without frugality none can be rich, and with it, very few would be poor.”