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Being Thankful For Plenty

I can’t tell you how many times a day I have a thought cross my mind that I don’t have enough.  I don’t have enough cash in savings. I certainly don’t have enough in retirement funds.  I don’t have enough to pay off my house…etc.  It’s so easy to focus …

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Growing A Food Forest In Michigan

A forest garden is just what it says, a garden in the forest.  A forest garden is designed using mostly native species to provide abundant supplies of food using perennial plants.  Over the long term a forest garden should be extremely low maintenance compared to traditional gardening methods, while providing …

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How To Prepare For A House Fire

In 2013 there were 1.2 million fires in the U.S. which resulted in 3,240 fatalities and over 15,000 injuries.  Virtually all of these deaths could have been prevented.  Overall I think I am fairly safety conscious and I also have a bit of a prepper streak in me. The consequences …