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Two recent events took place on opposite ends of our nation that demonstrate how our drinking water can disappear almost overnight. The first was in West Virginia last week, where residents of that state were warned their water was suddenly completely unusable: don’t cook with it, don’t wash clothes in it, don’t bathe in it,… Read more »


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The New Year is often seen as a time for re-birth, a time to take stock of the year gone by and start anew. We all vow to make better decisions about our lives.  Whether these decisions involve losing the holiday pounds, seeing family more often, or even finding love; New Year’s resolutions are a… Read more »


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Did you know that the “experts” recommend chewing at least 21 times before you swallow? I don’t know about you, but I rarely have the luxury of sitting down and chewing my food that thoroughly; besides, broccoli sucks if it doesn’t come with a healthy serving of cheese (which by the way isn’t healthy, especially… Read more »


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Because of the instability of the U.S. dollar, many of us attempting to prepare for the coming hard times are interested in exploring alternative currencies. So when Bitcoin came on the scene it seemed perfect. Bitcoin was hailed as a fungible currency that could be traded over the internet. It could be used anonymously, and… Read more »


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Who doesn’t love secret compartments? Whether it’s the huge passageways tucked behind some discreet corner, or a tiny pocket in a jacket; it’s absolutely delightful to hide things away. Book safes have been used since time immemorial to stash things away, whether they are keys to a safe, treasure maps, a private document, or perhaps… Read more »


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Every winter, we hear horror stories of people who got trapped in their car, or stuck in the snow. No, these aren’t the stories your friends tell of the time they broke their key opening a frozen door, or of scraping windshields with credit cards. Some of these stories have heart wrenching endings. Something as… Read more »


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There are a lot of different demographics you must take into consideration when planning your food storage: Elderly, children/babies, sick, handicapped, etc.  But we’re forgetting one very important member or members of the family, the pets. Most pet owners, I will direct this post specifically towards dogs, buy one bag of food and then head… Read more »