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4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Winter!

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 7.0% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a...

The #1 Reason to List Your House Today!

Many people believe that selling their house during “the spring buyers’ market” is the best thing to do. Their reasoning is that there will be more buyers than there are during the winter months and, therefore, their house will sell quicker and for a higher price. Historically, this made sense....

Home Prices Up 7% from Last Year

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7.0% year-over-year increase. A lack of supply of homes for sale has led to upward pressure on home prices across...
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The Tevis Cup Equestrian Endurance Ride

The Tevis Cup is a "100 Miles One Day Trail Ride" that begins in a short two weeks on August 5th, at 5:15 AM.  It follows a rugged portion of the Western States Trail which stretches from Salt Lake City, Utah to Sacramento. This annual endurance riding event is recognized...
The Smart & Easy Way To Make Your Own Essential Oils

The Smart & Easy Way To Make Your Own Essential Oils

Image source: Pixabay.com It’s surprisingly easy to extract homemade essential oils at from home-grown herbs. The health benefits of aromatherapy have long been documented in peer-reviewed studies, and they’re now being used in hospitals by nurses as complementary alternative medicine. Essential oils also have been shown to have antibacterial properties,...
What Is The True Shelf Life Of Store-Bought Canned Foods

What Is The True Shelf Life Of Store-Bought Canned Foods?

Image source: Flickr / Creative Commons Have you ever wondered how long store-bought canned good will last in your stockpile? Professional food processors and manufacturers have both the equipment and knowledge to properly preserve food — plus the tests and inspections from the federal government. However, most canned foods are...
A Legal, Hassle-Free ‘Short-Barreled Shotgun’ Yep

A Legal, Hassle-Free ‘Short-Barreled Shotgun’? Yep.

I recently went to my local gun shop to do a firearms transfer, and while there, I glanced up and saw a shotgun that immediately caught my eye. It was a 12-gauge, pump-action shotgun with an odd-looking pistol grip and a barrel that was clearly shorter than the ATF’s required...
29 Once-Common Survival Skills We’ve Lost To Technology

29 Once-Common Survival Skills We’ve Lost To Technology

No doubt, all of us benefit greatly from technology. Unfortunately, though, there is a payoff for all this convenience: the loss of common skills. Although I love being able to Google almost any question and click an icon to call home, the fact is that there are some skills we...
Can I Know God And Believe What I Want

Can I Know God And Believe What I Want?

Image source: Pixabay.com “Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle,” said President George Washington in his farewell address. But Washington’s words can be more broadly understood as a good representation of how many Americans view religion — useful, respectable,...
14 Drought-Resistant Vegetables To Plant If You Rarely Get Rain

14 Drought-Resistant Vegetables To Plant If You Rarely Get Rain

Image source: Pixabay.com In many parts of the country, a drought-resistant garden is more than just a neat idea; it’s a necessity. Choosing the right combination of vegetables, paying attention to planting dates, and modifying your approach to irrigation and planning can help you grow food despite less hospitable conditions....
How To Successfully Breed Rabbits Every Single Time

How To Successfully Breed Rabbits Every Single Time

Image source: Pixabay.com Like many adages, “breeding like rabbits” is founded on some truth. That’s because unlike other animals – like chickens — the drive to reproduce remains strong in rabbits. To breed, put the doe into the buck’s living area. Within seconds, the buck will mount the doe, mate,...
War Between U.S. & China ‘More Likely Than Not,” Adviser To 5 U.S. Presidents Says

War Between U.S. & China ‘More Likely Than Not,” Adviser To 5 U.S. Presidents Says

Image source: U.S. Navy The world is underestimating the risk of a cataclysmic clash between the United States and China. That’s the belief of Graham Allison, a foreign policy expert who advised every presidential administration from Reagan to Obama. Allison sees disturbing parallels between the present relationship between China and...