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“How to Create an Essential Home Toolbox”

No matter how handy you are, everyone needs a few tools for a little self-sufficiency around the apartment or house. As the weather continues to warm up, we always get inspired to do more around the house and garden. Right now, Georgia is sanding doors for a new coat of exterior paint and building window boxes for some miniature boxwoods that will serve as a privacy screen. We’ll show you […]

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“How To Purify Your Water”

You never know where life’s adventures will take you, whether you’re lost in the woods or stuck in your apartment during a power outage or hurricane. With the weather warming up we are definitely longing to get out and go for those longer hikes and camping adventures, (see our tips for bringing your dogs along HERE). One of the biggest benefits of living a self-sufficient lifestyle is the confidence and power that […]

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“Garden Designs for Every Backyard”

This is your guide for how to do more with less, to delight in your little patch of garden behind your home or in your back alley. Making the most of what have all comes down to taking the time to do your prep work and planning your design. We touched on some tips on designing an efficient garden, HERE, and as promised G is sharing her sure-fire garden design solutions, so you […]

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“Tips for Camping or Hiking with your Dog”

Now that the weather is warming up we are itching to get outside and have an outdoor adventure. We, of course, want to bring our dogs along with us, from hunting to traveling, and everything in between. We do our best to keep them healthy (the all natural way, of course, you can see our tips on that HERE). Here are all our tips for camping or hiking with your dog, so […]

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“Here’s What You Should Plant in Your Garden this Year”

Deciding what you should plant in your garden this year can be daunting, there are so many splendid options. The key to choosing your plants is to make a gardening plan that inspires you and to keep to that plan when you march off to the gardening store. Every plant can be alluring when you are hungry to grow. Before you buy, consider the following questions to make the most […]

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“Why You Should Consider Getting a Goat”

We, along with the rest of the internet, have completely and totally fallen in love with goats. Fainting goats, billy goats, baby goats, goats with beards, goats climbing trees, goats wearing pajamas, you name it it has popped up all over our Instagram feed. We sit on the edge of our seats awaiting the next Goats of Anarchy post. But goats are a lot more than just adorable faces. In case you need […]

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“I Went Hot Air Ballooning In Cappadocia During The Off-Season, Here’s How It Went”

Editor’s note: Our resident wanderer, Haylee, is back and this time she talking all about the magic of traveling in the off-season. She is filled with fabulous tips you won’t want to miss. As the days become shorter, and the nights become cooler, many bunker down for the Winter with a hot cocoa in hand, in front of a comforting fire. The countdown and planning begin for the next tropical […]

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“Announcing My New TV Show on Travel Channel!”

***UPDATE: My new TV Show “Wild Food” will be premiering Monday, May 14th at 11pm ET / 10pm CT!!! With a second airing on Sunday, May 20th at 2pm ET / 1pm CT. Tune in and tell all your friends! And be sure to follow along with us on social media by tagging @travelchannel and @georgiapellegrini using the #wildfood*** Hi Friends, Today I’m officially Announcing My New TV Show on […]

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“8 Places You Have To Fish Before You Die”

The warmer weather is on its way and it has us with a hankering for adventure. On the top of our list of activities to do is fishing. We did some research and even asked all of you for your favorites and the following is the 8 Places You Have To Fish Before You Die. 8 Places You Have To Fish Before You Die:   Gallatin River in Montana A fly […]

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“5 Things To Do to Get Your Yard Ready For Spring”

Can you tell that we are really, really excited for spring yet? We’ve discussed our obsession with tackling our window boxes, which is a great place to start, but now it’s time to move on to the big stuff — YOUR YARD. Like most things in life, it is best to do a little planning and prep work before jumping in (and having a meltdown at your local nursery). The […]

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