18 Tips to Make Your Groceries Last Longer

Like most people, I enjoy my food but I don’t enjoy watching it go to waste. So, the next time that you get back from the store, don’t unpack just yet until you have read our list of 18 tips to make your groceries last longer. It doesn’t matter if you are barely getting by or whether you have plenty left over each month, every single family has some sort of budget. These tips will…

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Reuse Your Plastics – How to Make an Ecobrick

We are hearing on an almost daily basis about how we are clogging up our waterways all thanks to us not reusing our plastics. The amount of plastic in our ocean is ever increasing but so is plastic production. Where does it end? How? Now, here’s the thing. Not all plastic is the same. Not all can be recycled and not all will break down. But what can we do with all these plastics that…

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Make Your Own Caltrops for Defense

Caltrops are spiked weapons that consist of four spikes or points that can and have been used against both man and vehicles throughout history. These can simply be thrown on the ground and there will always be one spike sticking up whilst resting on the other three. Caltrops have been used as far back as Roman times in which they were used against advancing men and horses. The Romans called caltrops tribulus which means ‘jagged…

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Home Canning Tips

I am sure at some point you have looked into preserving the food that you are growing at home and I am also sure that if you have, you will have seen articles written about home canning. During this post we are going to be looking at some of the top home canning tips that can help you make your own food preservation a success. 1. Test and Understand Your Equipment Before you ever need…

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10 stages of a solid fire evacuation plan Infographic

I just came across this 10 stages of a solid fire evacuation plan infographic on my searches and although we have written previously about fire evacuation plans, I believe this infographic sums it up pretty well. Nobody would ever like to think that they would need to evacuate a burning building and I never thought so too until I actually needed to do it and get my family out too as our house had an…

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