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National Preparedness Month is September!

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National Preparedness Month is Here. If you haven’t recently, now might be a good time to access your overall preparedness during National Preparedness Month.  With so many reasons to have some of the essentials you’ll need on a daily basis at your disposal, it makes sense to take some time to do a needs assessment. […]

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Make 50-hour Emergency Candles for Less Than $2 Each

Learn How to Make 5o Hour Emergency Candles Once, in college, the power went out on my half of town. (I went to school in a small town in Idaho.) since my roommates and I had very little interest in preparedness at the time, we only had a single flashlight for out apartment. It was […]

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Strawberry Rocks

Strawberry Rocks – The Art of Deception

I came across this idea while surfing the web painting rocks to look like strawberries or strawberry rocks to thwart hungry birds. The main idea of the project is to paint rocks that are roughly the size and shape of strawberries and scatter them throughout the strawberry patch. Birds are attracted to the “strawberries” and the […]

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DIY Entryway Upgrade!

We came across this stunning DIY project for an entryway upgrade and thought we’d share it with all of you.  The steps are not as detailed as most of us would like, but at least you get the jist.  If you’d like to see the projects step by step directions click here If you take […]

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How to Build a Shipping Container Cabin

Shipping containers are being used all over the world as an alternative way to build a structure, in this case a home.  Could you live in a shipping container if it turned out like this one?  Take a look at this comprehensive 17 step process and let us know. Disclaimer: I am not a professional […]

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DIY: Kid Wash Water Activity

With summer comes the potential for kids & parents alike to get stir-crazy…so here’s a fun project that will keep the munchkins entertained, especially if they can play with WATER! Now, be sure it’s not too hot outside. Just because they’ll be playing in water, sunburns come easy & adequate hydration is always important. Click […]

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