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How to Fold Things
The art of folding things, how many of these things do you already know how to fold correctly? Pocket Square: Fitted Sheet: Suit Jacket: Fold & File Socks:
How to Properly Sharpen Your Axe
Growing up in the city in Southern California, if we wanted to buy firewood for a bonfire on the beach or to burn in my aunt’s fireplace, we’d go to the store and buy. None of this “chop my own wood” business. The first time I hefted an axe and tried my hand at cityslicker […]
Hax: Netflix Hidden Categories!
If you’re old enough to legally drive a car or a Super Kart, then you already know a few secrets like: In-N-Out’s secret menu (LOL) Disneyland’s hidden Mickeys and secrets Chic-Fil-A’s secret menu I came across another cool secret feature that’s not-so-secret anymore. BUT, it’ll enhance your experience with using Netflix.
Become a Stain Removal Guru!
I have a particular friend that I met years ago. I’m taller than him. I’m 6’3″. He’s 5′, if he’s lucky. His name is Fermín. What he lacks in height, he makes up in character and HILARITY. To this day, especially in an intimate small group setting, he talks about the time he worked as […]
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 […]
Hygiene – Keeping Clean in a Survival Situation
Hygiene – Keeping Clean in a Survival Situation In a SHTF situation, many urgent needs must be met: Is there enough food? Is there a source of clean water? Is there a safe shelter? Is there a means to protect yourself and your belongings? Are my teeth clean? Wait, what? Believe it or not, good […]
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 […]
Emergency lighting – Crayons
A quick and simple emergency lighting option Let’s say that the power has gone out. You need to get to your emergency candles but your kids are scared and don’t want to sit in the dark. What can you do? Pull out a box of crayons! But how can the little ones color quietly while […]
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 […]