If you’ve read Line Drying Clothes in Winter, you know I’m an avid fan of my clothesline. There are a few tricks I’ve picked up along my clothesline journey and I’m excited to share these tips and tricks with you today. Yes, line drying clothes can be as simple as flinging your clothes over a line, but with the right technique, you’ll see how amazing line drying really can be. You might even take to bragging to your friends that you are a clothesline master. Don’t laugh, I do it.
Simple & Sustainable Skills
What is simple living? Well, it means different things to different people. Some people want to pare down and live a more minimalistic lifestyle. Others want to live a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Are you looking for ways to simplify your life? Here are some homestead things everyone should know.
If you have even a single solar panel working on your homestead, you may be as frustrated as I am by the general image of solar electrical generation presented in the mainstream media.
I can’t count how often one hears alternative energy, particularly solar, denigrated. It is almost always referred to as limited, usually because it gets dark every night (none of these people have ever heard of something called a “battery,” apparently) or cloudy. It’s commonly condemned as too expensive, both to the consumer and in the manufacturing process.
I regard these as damaging stereotypes that ring false to most people who own and use solar arrays.
Did you know that you can continue to line dry your clothes throughout the year and continue to save money? There is even an added bonus for those of us in the northern hemisphere that I refer to as “snow bleaching” for your whites. So why is it that you can dry without heat? A fancy word: Sublimation. Subli-what?
Dear FDA, There has been a lot of talk about you on the internet lately. Your enforcement of the regulation stating that menstrual cloths are a medical device really has a lot of ladies with their panties in a twist. You see, you’ve had this regulation on the books for a while now…
Whether you live up in the northern part of the world where it gets super cold for the better half of a year, or in the south where the climate is pretty moderate and you could garden outdoors any time of year… I believe YOU should also be gardening. Not just any sort of gardening though. I’m talking about indoor gardening!