Category: Life Tips

How To Change Traffic Lights With This Secret Code

How To Change Traffic Lights With This Secret Code - Once you get there you are going to want to enter a combination of long and short clicks to get the light to change so you can cross. The first combination is going to be three short clicks. Then do two long clicks. Next do one short click. Then do two long clicks again. Finally do three short clicks. If done correctly then the light should change from green to red and this would then allow you to cross the street.

Nobody likes having to stand at the crosswalk waiting for the light to change so you can cross. This seems to happen more times then not these days. A way has been discovered to eliminate this problem with ease. The first thing you are going to want to do is go to the pole that …

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14 Essential Tools That Can Fix and Clean Almost Anything

14 Essential Tools That Can Fix and Clean Almost Anything - If you bought one of everything on the list, generally speaking you would spend around $50 and that's with $20 being spent on the multi-tool! Consider all the different ways you could use dental floss or a can of compressed air for to clean and fix things around the house. Sure is a lot cheaper than the chemicals!

No matter what kind of life you live, there are things that need fixing and there are things that need to be cleaned. It’s just a fact of life. Another fact is there are multiple products designed to clean or repair and it can be very easy to spend far more than you need to. …

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Being Frugal – 12 Lessons from the Great Depression

Being Frugal - 12 Lessons from the Great Depression - Being frugal doesn't mean you live in squalor, though many did during that time. In the world we live in, it's actually much easier to get the things you need or find 'trash' that can be repurposed to serve your needs. Just because something is used doesn't mean it is somehow 'less than' good enough.

The Great Depression was a time of hunger, homelessness, and despair. Our country was in dire straights with over 25% of the population reportedly out of work. Through absolute necessity, being frugal was a way of life and survival in every sense of the word. There are many lessons modern people can learn from that …

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Pro Guide For Using Tap Water In Your Garden

Pro Guide For Using Tap Water In Your Garden - Just as important as the composition of your soil, the quality of the water you use in your garden should be known and monitored. Especially for those who cannot utilize a water catch system, having the knowledge will help your garden with healthier plants and larger harvests.

Using tap water for your garden, especially your food garden, can have some negative results. Many times, gardeners are forced to use the tap instead of catching rainwater due to their growing conditions, regulations on catching rain water, or inability to catch rainwater due to space available. This can lead to less than ideal crop …

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Wilderness Survival Skills Everyone Should Know

Wilderness Survival Skills Everyone Should Know - Surviving in the wilderness comes down to one important factor – preparation. This alone can affect how the entire experience goes. Unfortunately, in some cases, we are not always able to prepare the essentials for a trip into the wild.

Surviving in the wilderness comes down to one important factor – preparation. This alone can affect how the entire experience goes. Unfortunately, in some cases, we are not always able to prepare the essentials for a trip into the wild. Ideally, we would be packed lightly but efficiently with enough water, food, and even a …

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63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life

63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life — Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What's more interesting is that this doesn't have anything to do with income.

Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What’s more interesting is that this doesn’t have anything to do with income. Even people who are making more than $100,000 to $150,000 per year can’t seem to save …

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6 Survival Life Hacks YOU SHOULD KNOW

6 Survival Life Hacks YOU SHOULD KNOW - This video presents you with 6 survival hacks that will change the way you look at your survival approach. These things take some up front time but that is all. Once you make the preparations you will have something special. Please, in the comments below, share your very best survival hack. I am sure we could get a powerful list going.

Ahh the survival hack. Some hacks can be garbage but some can change everything. Its probably worth creating a website dedicated to all of the great, old and new survival hacks of our time. There are just so many of them out there now its hard to catch them all in one place. I am …

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This Little Trick Will Tell You How Much Propane Is Left In A Tank With No Gauge

This Little Trick Will Tell You How Much Propane Is Left In A Tank With No Gauge - I found a little trick which shows you how to check the level of a propane tank without a gauge installed. Most propane tanks you pick up from a gas station have no gauges so check out this little tip and never run out of propane while cooking again!

Spring is around the corner and that means warmer weather and cookouts! How many times have you ran out of propane half way through a cookout or while camping only to wake up freezing and no way to cook breakfast without starting a fire? I know I have, quite a few times actually! Ugh. I …

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How To Install a Truck Bed Storage System

How To Install a Truck Bed Storage System - If you’re a homesteader, you are probably used to having plenty of fix-it or build-it projects around the property. Hauling your tools and supplies back and forth can be a major pain, and adds a lot of time to any task.

How To Install a Truck Bed Storage System If you’re a homesteader, you are probably used to having plenty of fix-it or build-it projects around the property.  Hauling your tools and supplies back and forth can be a major pain, and adds a lot of time to any task.  Tool boxes can only hold so …

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12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper

12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper — Prepping seems to ask more from your wallet every day. If you don't have money to convert your grid to solar, it doesn't mean you have to just sit on your hands.

12 Cheap Ways to Become a Better Prepper Prepping seems to ask more from your wallet every day. If you don’t have money to convert your grid to solar, it doesn’t mean you have to just sit on your hands. If you don’t have the resources to get started with rain barrel water collection, you don’t …

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