tinyhousedarling
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Portable alternative power generations like this one are handy during extended blackouts and can make good starter kits for some tiny houses.
The size of a system depends on what you need to run; for example if you just needs lights and communications a very small system will do. If you need to power a refrigerator, well pump, and/or clothes washer the system will naturally need to be bigger.
You can build solar systems yourself with all the necessary parts or buy prebuilt packages like the one pictured here to help you get started.
To learn how to build your own solar system I’ve linked a few how-to articles from other websites below:
Eartheasy Blog - Simple DIY Home Solar Power System
Mother Earth News – DIY Solar Power System Offers Easy Emergency Power Supply
Off Grid Quest - 4 Videos – A Small Introduction to DIY Solar
Learn more about the system pictured above…





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New Post has been published on http://www.tinyhouseliving.com/alternative-power-generators-for-off-grid-tiny-homes/

Alternative Power Generators for Off-Grid Tiny Homes

Portable alternative power generations like this one are handy during extended blackouts and can make good starter kits for some tiny houses.

The size of a system depends on what you need to run; for example if you just needs lights and communications a very small system will do. If you need to power a refrigerator, well pump, and/or clothes washer the system will naturally need to be bigger.

You can build solar systems yourself with all the necessary parts or buy prebuilt packages like the one pictured here to help you get started.

To learn how to build your own solar system I’ve linked a few how-to articles from other websites below:

Learn more about the system pictured above…

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tinyhousedarling
tinyhousedarling:

hlmp:

tinyhousedarling:

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I love these floors!!

i like these wood floors so much i am picturing myself dying and my blood getting soaked up in between the cracks.morbid, but kind if comforting, don’t you think? certainly not any more morbid that the idea of one’s body rotting in the earth.

This person wins my love and affection for the day. All other applicants may go home.

tinyhousedarling:

hlmp:

tinyhousedarling:

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I love these floors!!

i like these wood floors so much i am picturing myself dying and my blood getting soaked up in between the cracks.

morbid, but kind if comforting, don’t you think?

certainly not any more morbid that the idea of one’s body rotting in the earth.

This person wins my love and affection for the day. All other applicants may go home.

biodiverseed
biodiverseed:

beesweethoneyfarms:

At Bee Sweet Honey Farms LLC., we use poultry to maintain a clean beeyard. Chickens help protect our colonies from mites and other predatory insects; as opposed to using chemicals and pesticides.

This is another fine example of permacultural thinking! All elements should serve multiple functions.
I dislike the use of “chemicals” as a pejorative though, because literally everything is made of chemicals. Here are the chemicals in an all-natural egg, for example:

#bees

biodiverseed:

beesweethoneyfarms:

At Bee Sweet Honey Farms LLC., we use poultry to maintain a clean beeyard. Chickens help protect our colonies from mites and other predatory insects; as opposed to using chemicals and pesticides.

This is another fine example of permacultural thinking! All elements should serve multiple functions.

I dislike the use of “chemicals” as a pejorative though, because literally everything is made of chemicals. Here are the chemicals in an all-natural egg, for example:

#bees

foodffs
foodffs:

I attending a Breakfast Breads baking class. The quickest and easiest of the recipes was the doughnut.  Below is the recipe. I’ve included the tips and notes I made into the recipe itself.
Doughnut
Ingredients
Flour                                                                                      100g
Sugar                                                                                     14g
Improver (optional)                                                                 1g
Yeast                                                                                      3.5g
Salt                                                                                         1.5g
Egg                                                                                         42g
Butter                                                                                      14g
Water                                                                                      11g
Method
Mix all ingredients, (Salt last. This is because the salt activates the yeast and you don’t want that to happen before you’ve blended the ingredients. This is a good tip for any bread dough involving yeast and salt.), into smooth elastic dough. (Window pane consistency. This is when you take a small amount of dough, roll it into a ball, then begin to stretch it into a square/rectangle shape. The dough will stretch until nearly transparent. Like a window pane. To make a very good dough, knead the ingredients except salt until it is to nearly this stage, then add the salt and knead to this stage.)
Portion out the dough, roll into smooth balls, then flatten.
Leave to rise (double in size).
Cut out the center hole.
Allow to rise again.
Fry in hot oil. A good doughnut will have a ring of white about its middle. The doughnut will be light and fluffy.
For Ganache
Equal parts by weight of cream and dark chocolate.
Boil the cream, then pour on the chocolate.
Add about a tablespoon of butter (for 500 g of chocolate. This is just to give a nice glossy finish.). Whisk until smooth.
Dip the doughnut in the Ganache so that the top is coated.
Shake off excess, then place on parchment so that chocolate sets.
If using Ganache to fill cake, make the night before and allow to set at room temperature.

foodffs:

I attending a Breakfast Breads baking class. The quickest and easiest of the recipes was the doughnut.  Below is the recipe. I’ve included the tips and notes I made into the recipe itself.

Doughnut

Ingredients

Flour                                                                                      100g

Sugar                                                                                     14g

Improver (optional)                                                                 1g

Yeast                                                                                      3.5g

Salt                                                                                         1.5g

Egg                                                                                         42g

Butter                                                                                      14g

Water                                                                                      11g

Method

  1. Mix all ingredients, (Salt last. This is because the salt activates the yeast and you don’t want that to happen before you’ve blended the ingredients. This is a good tip for any bread dough involving yeast and salt.), into smooth elastic dough. (Window pane consistency. This is when you take a small amount of dough, roll it into a ball, then begin to stretch it into a square/rectangle shape. The dough will stretch until nearly transparent. Like a window pane. To make a very good dough, knead the ingredients except salt until it is to nearly this stage, then add the salt and knead to this stage.)
  2. Portion out the dough, roll into smooth balls, then flatten.
  3. Leave to rise (double in size).
  4. Cut out the center hole.
  5. Allow to rise again.
  6. Fry in hot oil. A good doughnut will have a ring of white about its middle. The doughnut will be light and fluffy.

For Ganache

  1. Equal parts by weight of cream and dark chocolate.
  2. Boil the cream, then pour on the chocolate.
  3. Add about a tablespoon of butter (for 500 g of chocolate. This is just to give a nice glossy finish.). Whisk until smooth.
  4. Dip the doughnut in the Ganache so that the top is coated.
  5. Shake off excess, then place on parchment so that chocolate sets.
  6. If using Ganache to fill cake, make the night before and allow to set at room temperature.
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breelifts:

socialjusticekoolaid:

Protesters from across St Louis turned up and turned out for the first St Louis County Council Meeting since Mike Brown’s Death. (Part I)

The St Louis County Council wasn’t as bad as Ferguson’s Council, but still very few answers and virtually no accountability from the folks who unleashed unholy hell on the residents of Ferguson, following Brown’s murder. #staywoke #farfromover

KEEP POSTING I NEED TO KNOW! DONT STOP POSTING ABOUT THIS. IT IS NOT OVER!