Author: matthewdavies

Food That Should Never Be Dehydrated

When you are living off the grid, it is essential that you preserve your food. The reason is that you will have a limited amount of storage space since refrigeration and freezing units can eat up a lot of your electricity. Many people living off the grid choose to can or dehydrate their foods. That…
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Easy Ways to Plan A Camping and Fishing Staycation

As summer begins to draw to an end, many people are trying to get in that last vacation of the year. A lot of people had postponed their vacation due to COVID-19. Many others had to cancel their holiday overseas. All of this is leaving them scrambling for a way to use their vacation days…
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Reasons Beekeepers Charge for Live Bee Removal

You may have heard of beekeepers that remove live bees for free. Generally speaking, these people are hobbyists and do not rely on making money from their hobby. However, beekeepers like me, Matthew Davies, typically charge for the removal. The inconsistency between people that charge and those that don’t create a little confusion to homeowners.…
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How to Homeschool and Work from Home

Something that no one had planned on for this school year has finally come to fruition. There are going to be many parents who have to homeschool their children in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. That means that a lot of parents are going to have to try to juggle both educating their children…
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Tips for Fishing from A Boat

With only a few more weeks of the summer fishing season, it is time you get out there and get some fishing in before winter sets in. That is not to say that fishing is only good during the summer months; it is just a fact that boat fishing is much better than any other…
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When and How You Should Feed Your Bees

Whether or not to feed your bees is a common question that most beekeepers ask themselves. Of all the questions about beekeeping, this seems to bee the most widely debated topic and hardest to answer. Fear not! I, Matthew Davies, am ready to share a plethora of knowledge with you regarding this very question. As…
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The Best Way to Keeping your Off-Grid Home Warm

Just like everyone else, Matthew Davies knows a warm home is a necessity. When deciding to live off-grid, the choice of your location should not be dictated by climate. It is part of the equation but should not be the only thing you consider. Living off-grid does not have to mean being cold all the…
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Ways to Find Good Fishing Spots Near Me This Summer

Of all outdoor activities, fishing can be one of the best ways to have fun and social distance at the same time. However, it’s crucial to practice responsible diversion by discovering multiple alternatives for great fishing and camping areas. So, if you are looking for an amazing way to social distance this summer while having…
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Best Uses for Bee Products

Everyone knows the importance of bees. Even people who do not like bees or are allergic to bees still understand that bees play an essential role in the food chain. Without bees, we would be hard-pressed to make enough food for very many years after the last bee dies. Therefore, it is vital to people…
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Essential Tools for The Homestead Kitchen

If you walk through the small appliance section of any store that sells these items, you will see a vast selection. However, when you are homesteading, you will only be able to use a fraction of them, since you will not have enough electricity to support the power draw it would require to run them…
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