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How To Make A Bacon Fat Candle

How To Make A Bacon Fat Candle Well, where do I begin. First off bacon is the food we all LOVE! It has an aroma everyone on planet earth recognizes and wants to eat when they smell it. Bacon isn’t just for breakfast anymore. Foodies world over have incorporated it into appetizers, main dishes and …

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35 Free Books On How To Build An Earthbag Home

35 Free Books On How To Build An Earthbag Home Building with earthbags or sandbags, depending on where you are from is both old and new. Sandbags have long been used, and still are to this day, particularly by the military, for creating strong, protective barriers, or for flood control. The same reasons that make …

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How-To Make A Multi Key Utility-Key 18-in-1 Tool

How-To Make A Multi Key Utility-Key 18-in-1 Tool We all have old keys laying around the house and if you don’t they only cost around 2 bucks. The key to survival (no pun intended) is to adapt and to re-use what you already have around you. For example, an old milk jug can be up-cycled …

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DIY Burt’s Bees Copy Cat Lip Balm Recipe

DIY Burt’s Bees Copy Cat Lip Balm Recipe Lips are extremely susceptible to drying out-much more so than other parts of our body, as they are always exposed to the elements, and really have only a thin layer of skin to protect them. This is why we turn to lip balm. Not only do we have …

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10 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

10 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter To prepare for winter, you should get extra blankets, thermal underwear, firewood, and non-electric space heaters (kerosene and propane are both good options). But if you had to rely on space heaters, how well would your home contain the heat? To get the most out of space …

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How To Make a STORM GLASS To Predict The Weather

How To Make a STORM GLASS To Predict The Weather The Storm Glass was first invented in the mid 1700’s, and soon made it’s way into ships and harbors around Europe to help give warning of approaching bad weather. It gained the most fame through Admiral FitzRoy who used a Storm Glass on the voyage …

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How to Build a Badass Hidden Root Cellar / Storm Shelter

How to Build a Badass Hidden Root Cellar / Storm Shelter We all know that a root cellar is a great place to store your food and root vegetables. The temperature is always cool and dark and the humidity is always dry. (if you built it right) Well, I have a little treat for you. …

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How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed

How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed Food will be worth more than gold and silver if SHTF. So, knowing that, wouldn’t you think it be a wise move to hide some food in case looters and neighbors try and break into your house and take all of it? There are hidden pantry tutorials on …

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How to Hack a Radio to Pick Up Different Frequencies – Including Law Enforcement & More

How to Hack a Radio to Pick Up Different Frequencies – Including Law Enforcement & More   The only thing you need for this project is an AM/FM transistor radio, an older model that has a physical adjustment for tuning rather than digital. This will be a wheel or slider that changes stations. The only …

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How To Make a Super Bright LED Light Bulb For $3

How To Make a Super Bright LED Light Bulb For $3 Lights in our home account for over 30% of our electric bill. Standard incandescent light bulbs are only about 10% efficient and lose the rest in heat. Using LED light bulbs will reduce your energy bill as well as waste heat. This has the …

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