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37 Deep Cleaning Tips

Save This List for Spring Cleaning!


With the cold spell making us long for springtime, you might wanna bookmark this blog post…37 Deep Cleaning Tips Every Obsessive Clean Freak Should Know. Now, contrary to that article’s title, deep cleaning isn’t limited to “obsessive clean freaks” and it’s definitely not limited to the spring time. For example: Ever considered using citrus fruits to […]

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What to put in a 72 Hour Kit

Preparing a 72 Kit In the event of an emergency or natural disaster, often it takes two or three days before assistance comes. If you have prepared a 72 hour kit for you and each of your family members, it can be the difference between surviving comfortably and putting yourself in a dire situation. I found on […]

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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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FREE Download: The Preparedness Review, Spring 2013

Todd Sepulveda (creator or Prepper Website) invited both Jeff & I to provide articles for The Preparedness Review, and we happily accepted. Jeff’s article is titled Don’t Waste Your Time…There’s Prepping to Do, and David’s article is titled Are You Knot Ready? Here are excerpts from both: I’m convinced that time management skills are what […]

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DIY: {Hillbilly} Washing Machine

Check out today’s DIY Washing Machine! In case you don’t have a Faraday cage big enough for your washing machine, we’ve got you covered. Melissa at Refashionista decided to call her project a Hillbilly Washing Machine. This project is certainly not limited to hillbillies per se, so check it out & make your own…just make […]

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DIY: Convert Your Lawn Mower Into a Generator

Lies start wars. Heck, even facts start wars! But I mentioned lies because I want you to think about this one: I could easily live a few days without electricity. I can’t. My primary source of income will be removed when the grid goes down. I have back-ups and my back-ups have back-ups. Three of […]

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DIY: Create an Aged Farmhouse Table

Ever see a table that looks & feels old, has aged well, but is as sturdy as a new one? Here’s the secret: today’s DIY! You don’t have to live on the farm our out in the country to enjoy the decorative accent of well-aged furniture. Today’s DIY link provides you some tips that you […]

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Awesome DIY Project – How to build a plastic bottle greenhouse!

Today’s project is your very own Green House built from plastic bottles. You can use virtually any size plastic bottle, although the numbers needed will vary by your final dimensions. Click on the image below to Download the PDF or click HERE to visit today’s DIY. (The link at is not working but we […]

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