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First Time Chicken Owner Tips From Someone Who’s Been Raising Chickens For Over 20 Years!

Thinking of becoming a first time chicken owner? I’ve been raising chickens for over 20 years. I’ve put together this comprehensive guide to help you prepare and care for your new backyard chickens! All my best tips for raising chickens + Answers to the most common questions beginners usually ask. From what you need to know before buying egg laying chickens… to how many chickens you need for eggs, how many chickens to a coop, and how to keep your chickens healthy. Start here for beginner tips!

Make Your Bed Quickly Like Hotels Do – Here’s How To Do Triple Sheeting And Eliminate The Need For A Duvet Cover!

Love sleeping with a down comforter, but hate washing and changing the duvet cover? (Me too.) I recently found a quick way to make your bed AND have fresh bedding as often as you like! Try these hotel bed making secrets for a faster, more luxurious way to make the bed without the need for a duvet cover. Turns out the best way to make a bed is to do triple sheeting! Here’s how…

fixing things

Have Trouble Reading Small Print? Me Too. Here’s An Easy Hack That I Use All The Time (And It’s Already In Your Kitchen!)

If you can’t read small print up close and need a quick (and FREE) DIY hack when you’re at home, read this! This easy hack works every time. (I use it when I’m reading instruction manuals, recipes, the mail, and dosage instructions on prescription bottles.) I’ve also found a great magnifier for reading small print and tackling other household projects (like removing splinters and ticks, fixing jewelry, etc.) See the 7 reasons I think it’s the best magnifying glass for reading small print.

How To Get Rid Of Moles In Your Yard: The Ultimate Guide To Ground Mole Removal (From A Pest Control Expert)

As an entomologist and pest control expert specializing in both urban pests and agricultural pests for the past 25 years, I’m going to show you how to get rid of moles in your yard – from my most favorite to my least favorite methods. Lots of ground mole removal methods ranging from mole poison and baits more humane options. I’ll even show you how to get rid of moles naturally using items you already have at home!

moving/buying/selling a home

Where To Get Moving Boxes For Free And For Sale

Moving soon? Need a bunch of boxes… FAST? Start here! This is the ultimate list of where to get moving boxes for free AND for sale. Plus the places you should NOT get moving boxes from! Do you know the #1 thing to look for when choosing boxes for your move? What can you do with all of those cardboard boxes after you’ve moved? We’ve got the answers to all your questions about moving boxes!

How To Pack A Computer For Moving: 9 Things You Need To Know Before Packing Computers & Electronics For Your Next Move

How well you prepare and pack your computer BEFORE moving will impact your productivity AFTER moving — especially if you use your computer to earn money and/or organize your life. Here are 9 steps you should take when packing a computer so it won’t get damaged during the move, AND you won’t be left without a computer or important files, AND you will be able to quickly reconnect your computer correctly at its new location! Plus tips for packing other electronics — like printers, scanners/copiers, TVs, stereos, iPads, tablets, cameras, digital photo frames, stereo systems, DVD players, kitchen appliances, etc.

Eco-Friendly Moving Tips: How We Moved To A New House The ‘Green’ Way

Green (eco-friendly) moving tips to help you save money while being environmentally friendly at the same time. Some of the ideas include: find a moving company with sustainable business practices, reuse green moving and packing supplies, and don’t move every single item from your old house to your new house!

storing & organizing things

Are Home Depot Tuff Sheds Good? My Wood Tuff Shed Review [With Comparisons To Heartland Sheds From Lowes]

Are you trying to compare Home Depot Tuff Sheds vs. Heartland Sheds from Lowes? I did all the research so you don’t have to! Before I bought my wood Tuff Shed, I thoroughly explored all the options regarding Home Depot sheds and Lowes sheds. In this article, I answer the following questions: How much does a Tuff Shed cost? Do you need a permit to put up a Tuff Shed? What are the similarities and differences between the Home Depot Tuff Shed vs. Heartland Shed from Lowes? Are Tuff Sheds good and would you buy one again? What is the Tuff Shed installation process like? Why is a wood shed better than a metal shed or plastic shed?