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Practical how-to knowledge may not be the most critical expertise you need to reach your self-sufficiency dreams. Learn how to work efficiently with this article's six basic self-reliance skills to make your dreams into reality.

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You can recycle a plastic salad container to make a mini-greenhouse for spring seedlings.
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Eventually, knowing how to fix knitting mistakes becomes relevant to every knitter—here are some tips and tricks to help you handle common mistakes.
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