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How to Live Out Of Your Car

How to Live Out Of Your Car

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 9th, 2014

When you lose the roof over your head, keep your wits (and your wheels) about you. Your car can provide much more than just a ride to work.

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Teaching My Child First Aid: 6 Essentials

Teaching My Child First Aid: 6 Essentials

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 26th, 2014

Learning a few first-aid principles does more than prepare kids for the worst: it also helps them develop their compassion, self-esteem, and sense of purpose.

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Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness

Water Filtration for Emergency Preparedness

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 14th, 2014

Water: it can save us or sicken us. When our water supply is compromised, knowledge and preparation make all the difference.

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Is Your Pet Prepared for a Major Storm or Evacuation?

Is Your Pet Prepared for a Major Storm or Evacuation?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2014

Natural disasters are on the rise — include domestic animals in your “just in case” planning. Their lives are in your hands!

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DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 24th, 2014

Learning basic “care and feeding” of your battery bank protects your investment and adds peace-of-mind to the self-sufficient life.

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The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 5th, 2014

Will water shortages worsen, altering daily life even in the next ten years?

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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6 Ways You Can Help Philippine Typhoon Victims Today

6 Ways You Can Help Philippine Typhoon Victims Today

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 15th, 2013

Time is of the essence for victims of Cyclone Haiyan (Yolanda), and your help is needed.

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How to Avoid Roadside Wildlife Collisions

How to Avoid Roadside Wildlife Collisions

By Greg Seaman, Posted October 9th, 2013

As the weather begins to cool and fall sets in, the risk of striking a deer while driving is heightened.

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5 Tips for Tornado Preparedness

5 Tips for Tornado Preparedness

By Lee Flynn, Posted June 6th, 2013

Few natural occurrences have the ability to inspire dread in quite the same way as the tornado…

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How to Keep your Cell Phone Working During a Power Outage

How to Keep your Cell Phone Working During a Power Outage

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted November 8th, 2012

Make sure your phone is charged when you need it most

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What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

What it’s Like Raising Children Off-Grid

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 27th, 2012

We wanted to raise “free-range children”, and learned how much active parenting was required…

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Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 18th, 2012

This basic off-grid solar power system is simple to install and can be easily expanded…

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How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s’ Hot Tub

How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s’ Hot Tub

By Marcella Andrews, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 14th, 2012

Enjoy a long hot soak without paying for an expensive hot tub…

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How to Make a Simple ‘Ready-Kit’ for Your Daypack

How to Make a Simple ‘Ready-Kit’ for Your Daypack

By Eartheasy.com, Posted January 26th, 2012

Be prepared during day hikes with this compact, lightweight ‘ready-kit’ you can make yourself.

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Free Land – Are you Ready to Try Homesteading?

Free Land – Are you Ready to Try Homesteading?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted October 3rd, 2011

Self-reliance is an appealing alternative in today’s economic reality…

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Contaminated Drinking Water Feared in Hurricane’s Wake

Contaminated Drinking Water Feared in Hurricane’s Wake

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 15th, 2011

Flood water is toxic and polluted, and may compromise local water supplies. Here are suggestions for ensuring the safety of your drinking water.

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How to Prepare for a Heat Wave

How to Prepare for a Heat Wave

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 19th, 2011

These simple measure you can take to keep cool will also reduce your energy use…

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4 Mistakes to Avoid for the Novice Homesteader

4 Mistakes to Avoid for the Novice Homesteader

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted May 4th, 2011

A few considerations when making the transition to a more independent way of life…

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Listening to life, before it’s too late: an interview with Ellen La Conte

Listening to life, before it’s too late: an interview with Ellen La Conte

By Robert Jensen, Posted March 11th, 2011

Why so much is going wrong everywhere at once and how Life teaches us to fix it.

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