Make Your Own Vaseline

Make Your Own Vaseline

Vaseline is one of those products that has a multitude of amazing uses from treating chapped lips to stopping the door hinges from squeaking. The problem is that some types of petroleum jelly do more harm than good to our bodies. Of particular concern are those that contain unrefined petrolatum, a by-product of oil drilling. Check out the following quote from Dr Oz: Petroleum jelly is a byproduct of oil drilling, and when you spread it…

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Why Learn Morse Code and How

Why Learn Morse Code and How

Morse code was originally created in the 1830s to use as a quick, and straightforward way of communicating over a long distance. There are two sounds used in morse code (dits and dahs) that are used in different combinations that each represent a letter of the roman alphabet. When written, these sounds are represented as dots and dashes but it can also be used with light. As a prepper I believe that it is important to…

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Become a Human Lie Detector - Part 1

Become a Human Lie Detector – Part 1

The ability to know whether somebody is being honest is a valuable skill to learn. Following a disaster it will allow you to know whether somebody wishes you harm, and it will allow you to know who you can trust. The government may play down the severity of the situation to avoid mass panic, but you will know when it’s time to leave. Generally we like to believe that we are already good at spotting…

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Disaster Preparedness and Diabetes

Disaster Preparedness and Diabetes

Natural disasters seem to be on the rise. They are not only happening more frequently, but also seem to be increasing in severity. There can be no more “IF” when it comes to disasters, there can be only “WHEN”. Those with diabetes can’t prepare the same as those without. They require more planning and extra supplies but with the correct planning in place, you can not only survive during these times, but also maintain control…

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Protect Your Garden From the Winter Frost

Protect Your Garden From the Winter Frost

Most garden plants can survive the winter without problems but others need a little bit of extra help. Frost can damage and even kill tender plants, while excess water causes rot and cold winter winds can harm the foliage. Preparing ahead of time, before the frost appears will make sure that you don’t loose your favorite plants. Protect the Soil Leaving soil exposed risks depleting the beneficial life contained within it. A layer of organic material…

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