Category: Life Hacks

28 Brilliant Garage Organization Ideas

This article shows you 28 different ways to organize your garage for cheap. Having a tidy, organized garage works wonders when it comes time to get motivated to garden or get your hands dirty with a few DIY projects. Garage organization …

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Zero Fuel Solutions for Keeping the Cold at Bay

How To Make Your Own Energy-Saving Thermal Curtains - These can be made with reused and recycled materials and are great if you are looking to save money or if SHTF you need a way to keep your house warm.

The cold months are literally breathing down our necks! Before long we will be unboxing the sweaters and looking for that one missing glove as the days grow shorter and the air colder.  How long will you hold off turning …

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Stove Necklace Idea for Ultralight Backpacking

Wearable tech is a trend that is exploding. We are just watching its most crude and early phases in things like the Fit Bit. These forms of tech are driven by modern, city living and high tech communications. However, what …

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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 Remove Rusted Nuts and Bolts

How to Remove Rusted Nuts and Bolts — You may just thank us one day for sharing this little secret, If SHTF and you need to remove rusted nuts or bolts, remember this!

Do you have a basic understanding of maintenance? Funny enough, going to college and even starting a career is not enough to assure you know how to take care of a home or machines or anything that actually makes the …

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These 45 Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago Are Useful Even Today

Pulling an old nail out of wood

Did you ever need help with something and asked one of your elders? Did their solution surprise you? I know I’ve been blown away by some of the life hacks my grandma shared with me: some are genius! Throughout history, …

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30 Uses for Wood Ash You Never Thought Of

Did you know that when you have finished burning wood in your fireplace, you can save the ash? There are uses for wood ash you probably didn’t know about and we’re going to take some time to go over them …

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How to Make a Soup Can Forge

How to Make a Soup Can Forge — This is a great DIY project for anyone who wants to start blacksmithing on the cheap. Great for SHTF situations to fix knives or even make them. This is an inexpensive tabletop forge out of a soup can (any can really) with a plaster lining.

There is a skill in prepping, survival and self-sufficiency that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. During early settlements, there was one prominent position that most every settlement had to have in order to be successful. They need a person …

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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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