Category: Life Hacks

Make Your Own Gel Ice Packs

Make Your Own Gel Ice Packs — How many times have you used gel ice packs in your life? Their uses are almost limitless: from medical applications to keeping your sandwiches cool, gel ice packs are handy to have in the freezer.

How many times have you used gel ice packs in your life? Their uses are almost limitless: from medical applications to keeping your sandwiches cool, gel ice packs are handy to have in the freezer. The problem for most people …

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SHTF Currency – Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins?

Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins? — Everything we do in life involves money, being in the preparedness community, the question now is what kind of money. The world is changing whether we like it or not. You have to adapt in order to survive and the same goes for monetary system too.

What does SHTF currency look like? We all like to speculate but it’s hard to really know what will hold weight in which situation. It’s hard to imagine a time when cash is no longer king. However, if the currency …

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SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List

SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List — We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF, and it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves.

We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF. And it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves. There are some hacks …

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7 Vintage Homemaking Skills that Save You Money

Without a doubt, technology has made housekeeping easier and more efficient for us.  Unfortunately, that means a lot of housekeeping knowledge has been lost.  The traditional ways were more frugal because they had to be disposable disinfecting clothes and dishwashers …

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50 Ways to Become More Self-Sufficient in One Hour or Less

If you woke up one morning and you had no one to rely on but yourself, could you do it?  Could you be entirely self-sufficient, with food, shelter, and other necessities?  It is easy to take things for granted when …

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How To Make a Penny Battery

How To Make a Penny Battery — See how to make a penny battery today and always have a quick source of power in an emergency. Perfect for small projects like powering a small clock or LED's light bulbs.

See how to make a penny battery today and always have a quick source of power in an emergency. Perfect for small projects like powering a small clock or LED’s light bulbs. I will start off by saying… obviously, this is …

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36 Cold Weather Hacks to Keep You Cozy This Winter

36 Cold Weather Hacks to Keep You Cozy This Winter - Here are some cold weather hacks to get us through the cold winter months. Even better, most of these tips use materials that we already have around the house. For those of us who can’t afford a complete renovation this list is perfect.

It’s that time again-whether we love it or dread it, the holidays are upon us.  For a lot of us, that also means it’s about to get so, very cold.  The kind of cold that keeps us in bed, or …

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How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin

How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin — Do your heels look like the hide of an alligator? Is your skin chapped from the cold and the wind? Are your legs so dry that little flakes come off with your pants?

Whether you are a homemaker and the destruction of your skin is happening because of cleaning or if you are an operator that has killed your feet in boots, moisturizers can help. When you talk about survival and prepping you …

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Ten Cent Modification You Can Do to Double Your Radio’s Range

Ten Cent Modification You Can Do to Double Your Radio’s Range — Just like anything in the world, radios only reach so far. Their frequencies can extend across vast spaces, depending on the transmitters and receivers that come with your radio. Obviously, when they reach farther, you can broadcast to a much larger audience, and when they do not go quite as far, the public you reach is not nearly as big.

Just like anything in the world, radios only reach so far. Their frequencies can extend across vast spaces, depending on the transmitters and receivers that come with your radio. Learning how to double your radio’s range could mean all the …

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How To Make a Beautiful Dandelion Paperweight Globe

How To Make A Beautiful Dandelion Globe - These actually sell for 75 bucks so if you get good at it you could sell some on the side or make them for presents. They truly are amazing

There are few things more beautiful than a dandelion paperweight! When Spring arrives, you will start to see dandelions popping up all over the place. Soon they will flower and you will see a bunch of white fluffy heads instead …

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