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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May 10, 2021

Frugal Gardening - growing plants with less

Frugal Gardening - growing plants with less...

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May 10, 2021

Recycling in The Organic Garden; Re-Use and Re-Purpose

Re-Use and Re-Purpose; Frugal Gardening - Recycling In The Organic Garden...

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May 10, 2021

Site Preparation of Pearls Place - getting it all ready

The Site Preparation begins before any building can take place; it's like clearing the table before you start setting it for a banquet...

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Apr 30, 2021

Yurt Shirt - you've seen felt tents? Here's a shirt for the cold

Yurt Shirt - warm felted wool, for cold days outdoors...

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Apr 30, 2021

Bog Coat - a funny name for a rustic peasant coat

Bog Coat - a funny name for a rustic peasant coat...

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Apr 29, 2021

Peasant Chic - or, clothing for the country

Peasant Chic - or, clothing for country or gardening wear...

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Apr 17, 2021

Most Affordable Housing - my alternative dwelling

Planning the Most Affordable Housing is an exercise in thinking outside the box; learning about alternative building materials & green home building has to take place first...

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Apr 13, 2021

Earth Day - it's a celebration

Earth Day - what's your way of celebrating the special day...

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Mar 28, 2021

Germinating Seeds - helping them break out of their dormancy

Germinating Seeds - helping them break out of dormancy and grow...

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Mar 26, 2021

Setting Sustainability Goals on Your Homestead

Younger generations are increasingly interested in returning to nature to live out their lives. The homesteading movement has slowly grown over the past

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Mar 21, 2021

Homesteading Books; handbooks and guides for your homestead

Handbooks and Guides for your Homestead; Homesteading Books...

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Mar 18, 2021

Growing Vegetables In Pots - small container garden

Growing Vegetables in Pots - small container garden

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Mar 18, 2021

How to Get Rid of Slugs (and Snails) Naturally

How to Get Rid of Slugs (and Snails) Naturally

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Mar 10, 2021

Forever Permaculture Farm - new way of farming

Forever Permaculture Farm - a new way of farming...

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Mar 06, 2021

Mouse Trap Bait - you probably have this in your pantry...

You probably have this Mouse Trap Bait in your pantry...

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Mar 02, 2021

10 Best High Nitrogen Natural Fertilizers for organic gardens

10 Best High Nitrogen Natural Fertilizers for organic gardens...

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Feb 23, 2021

DIY Dog Flirt Pole - give your dog the exercise she needs

Give your dog the exercise she needs with this DIY Dog Flirt Pole...

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Feb 01, 2021

Plant Names for Your Dog or Puppy

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

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Jan 28, 2021

Organic Garden Tour - this is what's happening in the garden in July

This is what's happening in the Organic Garden in July - come on the tour and visit me here in the sustainable, no pesticide garden...

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Jan 14, 2021

Gluten Free Tuna Casserole - simple ingredients for a delicious dish

Gluten Free Tuna Casserole - or, how to make a favorite dish without issues...

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