Surprising Uses for Silica Gel Packets

I am sure you have seen plenty of these little silica gel packets when making certain purchases like trainers or even jerky. I always found them to be annoying as they usually just ended up going straight into the trash. I never really understood how they could actually be reused. Silica gel is toxic to humans so please do keep an eye on your kids or babies. Since these little white packets seem to be…

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Budget Friendly Ways to Start Prepping

In order to be fully prepared, it costs money and when you first begin to think about what you need, it can quickly become overwhelming. This is not TV, this is the real world and although many of us would love to get everything we need and be immediately ready for anything the world throws at us, our finances just don’t make that possible. The sad fact is that because many people only see the…

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Breastfeeding During a Disaster

Disasters can bring with them widespread destruction and displacement of families living in the affected areas. This leaves them at risk for disease, malnutrition, and dehydration. Babies are at particular risk, especially if they are bottle-fed rather than breastfed. Following such events, baby formula and clean water may be scarce, and breastfeeding may be the best way to ensure survival of this vulnerable population. Amid all of the chaos, babies still need to eat. It…

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How Your Company Can Prevent Cyber Attacks

All it takes is one infected file or a stolen company computer to suddenly crush a company’s bottom line. The good news is that YOU actually have the power to save the company from data destruction by practicing good cybersecurity habits. This won’t necessarily be easy as it will require you to scrutinize both your online and offline work activities a little bit more than usual. I want you to forget everything that you think you…

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How to Stay Safe During a Thunderstorm

I am sure that you have heard the common sayings about lightning such as lightning never strikes the same place twice or, it always strikes the tallest object. Well, don’t listen to that as they are nothing other than myth. Lightning doesn’t care about whether somewhere has already been struck before, it simply heads for the best conductor. Thunderstorms can happen at any time of the year but it is those that occur during the…

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