March 18, 2019

Experimenting with the Easiest Homemade Laundry Detergent

This post is by Bernie Carr, I had been wanting to try making my own homemade laundry detergent, but wanted an easy one.  Many recipes require grating soap, or boiling the soap mixture, which I wanted to avoid. Then I found a super easy laundry detergent recipe over at Backdoor Survival.  Survival Woman’s recipe, found in The No Mess No Fuss Method of Making DIY Laundry Detergent did not involve grating soap or boiling ingredients.  The best part was, […]

Do this One Tip and Avoid Wasting Money

Last week I was paying bills when I noticed the electric bill was $25 higher than last month’s.  I didn’t think our usage changed that much so I called the power company to find out what changed.  I was right, our usage didn’t change that much.  But one thing did change:  the discount electric plan I had subscribed to had expired.  I’m usually pretty good about keeping track of such things so I asked why wasn’t I notified?  Well, it […]

Is a Big Box Store Worthwhile for Apartment Prepping?

When I first started prepping I resisted joining a warehouse store.  I did not want to pay the annual dues, and I felt I would end up with junk I don’t need.   The one year I did join with an employee discount, I overspent by about $300 and ended up with moldy croissants and way too many Cinnabon cinnamon rolls.  I figured there is no way I would ever join again. Once I started buying supplies for emergencies I re-evaluated […]

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