Sustainable Saturday: Newspaper Weed Guard

I few months ago I explained how you can repurpose cardboard boxes into weed guard and grass killer. Now I’m here to share that you can also repurpose old newspapers as weed guard! I get newspapers delivered every week that were from the previous owner. For the longest time I would just gather them upContinue reading “Sustainable Saturday: Newspaper Weed Guard”

Five Reasons to be Self Sufficient

DEPENDING ON YOURSELF: You can rely on yourself and your own abilities to support you and your family. Being able to grow your own food, tend to your own livestock, and make simple repairs, makes you better suited to care for yourself in an ever changing world. HELPING THE ENVIRONMENT: Living a sustainable lifestyle willContinue reading “Five Reasons to be Self Sufficient”

Sustainable Saturday: Clothes Line

It’s a beautiful Saturday here in the midwest, and when the Sun is out it makes me start to think about setting up my clothes lines! Drying your clothing on a clothes line is an easy way to save energy and use Earth’s sustainable resources to dry your clothing. I always have a clothes lineContinue reading “Sustainable Saturday: Clothes Line”

Sustainable Saturday: Sun Tea

With the weather getting warmer and the sun staying out longer, there is a natural, sustainable, and energy efficient way to make tea: Sun Tea! Making Sun Tea is super easy. All you need is a large, clear container to hold the tea, the tea if your choice, and a space outside that gets sun.Continue reading “Sustainable Saturday: Sun Tea”