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American Miniature Horse Farm
Over 100 pictures of AMHA miniature horses, mini news, training tips, mini horses for sale, hundreds of links. Home of three National Champions!

Carter Performance Horses
Features quarter horse stallion, and the Ohio home of Peppy Dry Bonanza, stud services, quarter horses, horses for sale, NCHA stallion.

Chicken Keeping Secrets
Guide to Keeping Happy, Healthy, Egg Laying Chickens In Your Own Backyard.

Building / Homes

12,000 Shed Plans & More
Offers the most complete home project resource you can buy on the Internet. It provides expert advice with step-by-step techniques, photos and diagrams to make every project easy to tackle.

14,000 Woodworking Plans & Projects
Download Thousands Of Woodworking Plans And Easily Learn Over 20 Years of Woodworking Knowledge

BarnPlans, Inc
Blueprints for a selection of attractive two story Gambrel Roof Barns, and more. Plans for your Horse Barn, Barn Home, Garage/Workshop.

Ellis Nunn & Associates
Luxury custom log home designers / architects. Jackson Hole Wyoming, Big Sky Montana, The Yellowstone Club, and well beyond.

Little Cedar Log Homes
Builders of log homes in Missouri and surrounding states. Also offering log siding and aromatic red cedar products.

Professional Dome Plans
A book of detailed shop drawings and simple formulas for building wood framed, 3v icosa, panelized geodesic domes.

Charity / Volunteer

Dream Catchers, USA
Making dreams and wishes come true for people with disabilities

Crafts & Hobbies

Out of the Woods-Wooden Spoons
Handcarved wooden spoons and other quality cooking utensils


Dragonfly Wind Generator
Wind Generator Plans and Blade Kits. Low cost, low tech plans. Can be adapted to almost any type alternator or generator. Good drawings. Also blades and kit blades for this type unit

EV Solar Products
We specialize in the design, installation and sale of solar, wind and water pumping systems.

Provides tutorials, both beginner & advanced and interactive online design tools for Solar Energy Systems.

Energy-related news, articles, information, and resources. Hundreds of articles on heating, cooling, energy efficiency, insulation, solar, water heating, geothermal, hydro, and more.
An alternative energy website for solar, wind and hydro power experimentors and enthusiasts–anyone that likes to make their electricity from scratch. Plans, parts, used/surplus equipment, and lots of free information.

Equipment / Tools

Micro-Mill Chainsaw Guide
Accutech Innovations has developed a very lightweight, small, and durable chainsaw mill that functions with greater accuracy than any other mill.

Farm / Garden

Homestead Products
Gardening, Farming, Rural Living, & How-To Information and Products

Food / Recipes / Supplies

Official Secret Restaurant Recipes
Learn the jealously guarded secrets behind dishes from billion dollar restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory®, KFC®, The Olive Garden®, PF Chang’s®, Red Lobster®, Chili’s®, (plus many others) and learn how to easily make them at home!

Pleasant Hill Grain
Kuhn Rikon Pressure Cookers, Bosch Mixers and Meat Slicers and more cooking items at great prices.

The Sneaky Kitchen
Dedicated to those who need to help children and other family members eat a healthier diet, even if they don’t want to!

Newsletters / Email Groups

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Politics / Patriotism / Commentary

Cato Institute
A nonpartisan public policy research foundation, the Cato Institute seeks to broaden the parameters of public policy debate to allow consideration of more options that are consistent with the traditional American principles of limited government, individual liberty, and peace.

The Free State Project
The Free State Project is a plan in which 20,000 or more liberty-oriented people will move to a single state of the U.S. to secure a free society.

Fully Informed Jury Assn.
Learn how each of us can take back our rights and freedoms by using our power and duty to judge the law, and how it is being applied, as well as the facts of a case.

Libertarian Party
Home page of the only political party that supports true personal freedom and responsibility.

Preparedness / Self-Reliance

Hudson Safety Products
Home Security and Surveillance, Child Safety and Injury Prevention, Diversion Safes, Self Defense, Survival Tools and Common Sense Safety Items.

Pioneer Preparedness Products
Be ready for extended power failures when the Y2K Millennium Bug Strikes!

Readers’ Websites

Dave’s Outdoor Adventure page
From hiking the 2,000 mile Appalachian Trail to paddling the Yukon river across Alaska… join me on the wilderness trip of your life!

Pearl’s Potions
My homemade oils, lotions and goats milk soap with links to my 4-H goat project page.

Second Amendment

Gun Owners of America
“The only no-compromise gun lobby in Washington.”    -Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX)

Shooters’ Committee On Political Education
New York State’s 2nd Amendment Civil Rights Organization for the preservation of firearms ownership, as guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.

Self Defense / Survival / Primitive Skills

Survivalist Information
Links, personal information and experiences

Survival Sheath Systems
Manufacturing and supplying custom urban and rural equipment on a personal basis to fit individual situations for personal defense and survival.