Category Archive: General Posts

6 Coffee Making Methods With No Power

6 Coffee Making Methods With No Power   Coffee is something most Americans take very seriously. With a quick Google search, you will learn that the USA drinks 400 million cups per day. That is a LOT of coffee making every day! Imagine, for a moment, what it would be like if suddenly there was no power …

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How to Have a Successful Yard Sale

How to Have a Successful Yard Sale   To have a successful yard sale you will need to take the time to set up, do your planning and pricing, and a lot of work – all before you have the actual sale. Then, you have to deal with the early birds, the hardcore hagglers, and the people who waste …

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Using Vinegar for Things Other than Cooking

Using Vinegar for Things Other than Cooking Vinegar is one of those useful things that is found in just about every household’s cupboard across the country: at least in some form. Though it’s now used primarily for cooking, your simple white vinegar has far, far more uses around the house than you can imagine! We all …

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Not Prepping for Septic Maintenance is Asking for Trouble

Not Prepping for Septic Maintenance is Asking for Trouble Many people who live green and frugally are in rural locations. Even those who live in suburban areas that have been incorporated into growing cities may still have septic systems versus being part of a large sewer line. There are over 21 million households that need …

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You Forgot to Get These Survival Items

You Forgot to Get These Survival Items Bug Out Bag? Check. Stockpiled 3 – 6 months of food? Check. Cash on hand and water stored? Check. You may think that you have everything you need to survive a disaster but the reality is, every prepper can’t be expected to think of everything. That is why continuing …

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Why Storing Wheat is Better than Flour

Why Storing Wheat is Better than Flour   Unless you are gluten intolerant, wheat is something that you eat pretty much every single day. Whether that is in a bread or ingredient in some of your favorite dishes, wheat is one of those things that is on every continent and part of just about every …

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Grow Your Own Fast Food in the Garden

Grow Your Own Fast Food in the Garden Did you know that it takes 30 days (or less) to grow many different greens? Even if all you have is a couple weeks of really good growing season left, you can sprout some baby greens and enjoy the fresh, delicious flavors – not to mention the …

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