Frill Free Zone

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The Frill Free Zone is where we get to the nitty gritty of living simply; eliminate all the unnecessary, useless, frivolous or giddy; it's where you get serious about creating your unique life that suits you to perfection.

  • Feel the pride of salvaging a piece of architectural molding and using it in an innovative way;

  • get off the recycling train and learn ways of using your packaging, instead of filling the landfill.

  • Find natural materials close at hand that make a vernacular building style work perfectly in your climate.

The world is at the cusp of stopping waste in its tracks - what did our grand parents say? Waste not, want not...

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Sep 24, 2021

Building a Worm Farm; simple tutorial for starting a red worm bin

Building a worm farm is easy and economical; hire some redworms to do the heavy lifting; worm composting is fun!

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Sep 18, 2021

Deer Collision Avoidance - how to avoid wildlife death and destruction

Deer Collision Avoidance - how to avoid wildlife death and destruction, not to mention vehicle damage...

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Sep 09, 2021

Plant Names for Your Dog or Puppy

Plant Names for Your Dog or Puppy - beyond typical gardening terms...

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Sep 04, 2021

Fall Gardening - don't put the garden to bed yet

Fall Gardening; don't stop yet, you have another season to go yet. Autumn gardens provide lots more yummy vegetables, with less effort from you...

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Sep 01, 2021

Seamless Dolman Top - spare and simple elegance - and easy to sew

Simple and easy to sew Seamless Dolman Top...

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Aug 28, 2021

Water on the Homestead - find it, use it

Water on the Homestead - how to find it, and use it...

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Aug 28, 2021

Plant Propagation Station - everything you need for success

Plant Propagation Station - everything you need to grow plants successfully...

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Aug 27, 2021

Earth Friendly Weed Control - use poison-free methods

Use poison-free methods; Earth Friendly Weed Control...

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Aug 08, 2021

Puppy Layette - everything you need for your new puppy

Puppy Layette - everything you need for your new puppy...

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Jul 12, 2021

Garden Problems - minor annoyance? Or big deal?

Minor annoyance or big deal; Garden Problems...

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Jul 06, 2021

Keeping Dogs Cool In Summer - beat the heat for your dog

Beat the heat for your dog; Keeping Dogs Cool In Summer

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Jul 02, 2021

Seaweed as Fertilizer - benefits and disadvantages

The benefits of using Seaweed as Fertilizer...

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Jun 29, 2021

Keeping Cool In The Heat of Summer

Keeping Cool In The Heat - tips and tricks for your home

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Jun 28, 2021

Alternative Building Books; natural homes, designs and methods

If you're like me, you have a growing library of Alternative Building Books, magazines and notes; add these great books to your collection...

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Jun 24, 2021

528 Hertz, Music for Healing and Pain Removal

528 Hertz Music for Healing and Pain Removal...

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Jun 15, 2021

Designing the Root Cellar - what to include

What should you include when Designing the Root Cellar?

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May 31, 2021

Tree Pruning Tools - sharp is best

Tree Pruning Tools - sharp and well maintained...

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May 28, 2021

Frown - a cross between a Frock and a Gown

Frown, a cross between a Frock and a Gown

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May 17, 2021

Starting a Gardening Business - make money homesteading

Make money homesteading - Starting a Gardening Business...

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May 17, 2021

Root Cellar Gallery - lots of ideas and inspiration for root cellars

Lots of ideas and inspiration for root cellars - Root Cellar Gallery

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