Get Fit with Rebounding

      I’m sure many of our followers have seen small exercise trampolines, but not many have tried this increasingly popular exercise tool, or more specifically, the increased quality of a bungee rebounder. I’m going to share  a little bit about what an exercise rebounder is, the benefits of a bungee rebounder specifically, and […]

Berkey Instructions

Contents: 1 – Upper Chamber (has holes for the filters) 1 – Lower Chamber (has a hole for the spigot) 1 – Spigot Kit which contains: Spigot Black Washer White (or Black) Beveled Washer Black Nut 1 – Lid 1 – Lid Knob with Screw 2 to 8 – Filters (will have as many as […]

Can I Store My Berkey System?

One of the questions we get about our Berkey water filtration systems is what to do when you may not be using your system for an extended period of time. The Berkey filtration systems are designed to be easily disassembled if you need to store them or travel with them, so it’s certainly not a […]

Mother-Ease Cloth Diaper Wash and Care Instructions

Caring for your cloth diapers is simple! First, it is recommended that you wash brand-new diapers a few times before the first use to “break in” and maximize the absorbancy. After the diaper is soiled, flush any solid pieces in your toilet. Then, place the used diaper in an airtight diaper pail. When you are […]

The Hows & Whys of Berkey Filter Lifespans

There are a lot of variables in this topic, so I thought we could get into a bit more detail in addressing some of those factors relating to the lifespan of the Berkey filters. What is the lifespan of a Berkey filter? The first thing to note is that the “lifespan” of the Berkey filters, […]

About the WonderMill

The WonderMill grain mill has the abillity to mill several items that many grain mills will not. There are two grain mills to choose from, the WonderMill electric and the Wonder Junior hand-operated mill. The WonderMill electric grain mill is fast and gives you good variety of items it can grind, not including oily grains, […]

Why Isn’t My Austin Air Picking Up Dust?

Austin Air Purifiers work to make sure that micro-particles in the air are removed, since we can’t see them and are helpless to do anything about them. They can also remove a certain amount of larger, more visible elements, such as fine dust, pollen, and smoke. The variety of particles an Austin Air Purifier can […]

Identifying Black Berkey Filter Problems

When your new Black Berkey filters arrive (maybe in a shiny stainless steel Berkey unit!), it’s definitely cause for excitement! You know you’re about to experience some of the purest water on the planet. We don’t want any little glitches that may occur in the set-up process to discourage you; it’s good to remember that […]

Country Living Exercise Bike

Exercise Bike with Country Living Grain Mill

Here are some ideas on how to use your Country Living Grain Mill with an exercise bicycle. We carry the Country Living Grain Mill and all of the parts and accessories, including pulleys which you can use to hook up to your exercise bike. However, because there are so many ways you can hook your […]

How to Clean Berkey or Berkefeld Filters

If your flow rate has slowed, your first plan of action should be a simple cleaning procedure. More often than not this will have an immediate helpful effect on your flow rate. You will need: -Water -A Scotch Brite (or similar) all-purpose non-metal scrubbing pad (a toothbrush works, also) Empty any water from the Berkey […]

Filter Lifespan: How Long Do Berkey Filters Last?

Another common question we get is How long do my Berkey filters last? That’s a great question! Let’s start by clarifying that we carry two different types of primary filters for the Berkey system: the Black Berkey purifiers and the Berkefeld Super Sterasyl ceramic filters. (Read more about the differences between the two here.) These […]

The Secret to Finding Safe Water When Traveling

Keeping hydrated while you travel often presents a challenge. Even more so if you have standards for the quality of water you want to be putting into your body. Drinking water from public water fountains has never really been on my radar. My mom warned me against it in my youth, graphically describing how germs […]

Difference Between Black Berkey and White Ceramic Filters

Many folks often ask us what the difference is between the Black Berkey water filters and the white Super Sterasyl ceramic filters. Good question. The ceramic filters were developed long before the Black Berkey purifiers were, so the Black Berkeys have come along and improved upon the concept. Both filters will: Remove pathogenic bacteria Remove […]

Allergy Machine vs. HealthMate

Since we sell both the Allergy Machine and the HealthMate (both by Austin Air), we’ve had the question raised as to what the difference is. The difference is in the filters. The HealthMate has a True Medical HEPA filter surrounded by a carbon/zeolite mixture which adsorbs odors and gases. This standard filter weighs approximately 21 […]

Grinding Herbs, Roots, & Spices with the WonderMill Grain Mill

Ever wondered if your grain mill can grind some more unconventional items? A lot of people don’t realize that the WonderMill electric grain mill is actually able to grind several varieties of herbs, roots, and spices. Let’s take a look at what some of those are. The number one general rule to keep in mind […]