Marjory

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3 Tips For Working Outside In The Cold

Working Outside In The Cold As A Homesteader

As you start to live more sustainably you will be spending more time outdoors. And in the winter it can be tough. Getting or cutting firewood, tending livestock, taking care of the orchards or greenhouse – all of these activities mean you’ll be outside, in the cold. Here are my three best tips for staying warm and toasty during the winter months:

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Prepare Your Body For Winter; How To Wrap Your Kidneys

Learn how to wrap your kidneys

Have you ever heard of a kidney wrap? It is a simple, but powerful technique to take care of your body during the winter months. It soothes the adrenals and ensures your body will be ready to have a fabulous Spring. This amazing health technique used to be well known by humanity that lived in cold climates, and you'll recognize the truth of it when looking at the fashions people wore in old photos.

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Surviving A Cold Night With Nothing But The Clothes On Our Backs

Picture of a cold night outside in the desert

“You have deep survival in your genes. All of your ancestors were survivors or you wouldn’t be here now,” David told us. “Humanity has faced plagues, famine, wars, floods, and every form of disaster you can imagine. In your lineage are people who fled, or fought, or learned, or adapted. The people who didn’t make it, died. You are direct descendants of all those who survived. You have it in you even if you don’t know it…”

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Bzzzzzzzzzzzzz... Homesteading Basics: Shave Your Long-Haired Dogs?

Marjory with Farm Dog

I have 2 livestock guardian dogs, and they are both Great Pyrenees-mixes. My dogs love their lifestyle. They don’t come in the house, ever, and quite frankly they don’t want to. They love being outside where they can watch for trouble and keep an eye on their flock. But still, they are very loving and when I go outside they follow me around, lean on me, and lay down at my feet.

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