The companies that sell the grains??? and the people throughout history who have made kefir must have to make the grains without existing grains so how do you make kefir grains at home?
I want to powder up chicory root to take as a prebiotic supplement. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to do that? Roasting it will "un-raw" it, so I don't want to do that. Any help would be great. Thanks!
Anyone tried it? It seems to be popular in Asia for it purported whitening capabilities, and is damn cheap! Just bought a package last night for about US $1.50 . My skin felt ultra smooth and almost too clean after; I feel like there must be... (more)
At the beginning of the Lifestyle, I laughed at comments I had seen about DIY toothpaste, shampoo, etc. I thought - "Now that's just going TOO FAR!" But here I am, striving to DIY E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G from deodorant to shaving cream. I love... (more)
Hey all, In my last run to the store, I bought a tiny bag of Deep River Rosemary & Olive Oil chips, an old favorite. Though they were pretty cheap, I think I'd have more fun making my own. Especially since I was going to make kale chips soon... (more)
As part of a paleo lifestyle, I want to explore leather and fur clothing and footware, but I want to make sure they're sourced from humane, and preferably local, sources. I was thinking for my first project I would get leather and make my own toe... (more)
You could try your local vintage store. You aren't supporting inhumane farms if the animal was killed in the 50s and it's a great testament to just how long this stuff lasts. Another option is to get to know a hunter (many don't know what to do... (more)
I live in the city in an apartment with an east facing balcony. I want to set up an edible garden for my own veggies as I cant seem to get through a CSA box before it goes bad, and this way I know I can get only stuff I like. Not to mention the... (more)
Are there people who dont like to spent time in fitness or crossfit studios. Rather doing natural excercise like working hard or moving a lot. Natural training. Is it clear?
Dear cavepeople, have any of you ever made a pull up bar yourself? I'm going to make a DIY pull up bar in order to save time (traveling to and from gym), money (gym membership fees) and results (am too lazy to go to the gym 2+ times per... (more)
My wife and I decided to save time and money by working out at home. In the mornings, we do WODs consisting mostly of sets and Tabatas of body weight reps (pushup, pullups, situps, burpees, etc.). With our $$ savings vs gym membership, we've... (more)
I know someone mentioned that HyperLipid has the procedure but I couldn't find it so if anyone has made it's own cream, do share. Also what percentage would that cream be ?
Since lately I haven't been able to hit the gym as much as i would like to, I was wondering if there were any inexpensive heavy lifting ideas I could do at home. I have sets of 3, 5, and 8 lb Barbie-bells but those don't cut the mustard. What do... (more)
You can definitely fill a duffle bag with sand and do some sandbag cleans and squats. Also, you can get a basketball, cut into it, fill it with sand, and use that just like a medicine ball.
Does anyone know of any good resources on starting and developing a vegetable garden? Just had a delicious cauliflower mash for dinner and thought hey, I should ditch the bulk farmed variety, not have to pay the exorbitant price of organic and... (more)
I've been thinking that learning how to butcher animals would make it easier and cheaper to get healthier meat. There are all the labels, like grass-fed, organic, etc..., but ideally the best animal to eat is one I've seen alive, running around... (more)
Unfortunately, recently my family realized that our land is really too damaged to support our herd of cattle for the moment and we've had issues with our farm manager, so we've decided to sell off the cattle and I'd like to initiate a forestry... (more)
Lately I???ve become enamored with the idea of building one of these tiny homes. Thoughts, ideas, live in one now?