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7 Survival Things You’re Better Off Buying in Mexico (No. 2 Will Save You TONS Of Money)

Image source: Pixabay.com I live real close to the Mexican border. While that usually elicits questions about the dangers of the drug cartels coming over the border, that’s not something I worry a whole lot about. The cartels are smart enough to know that Texans believe in concealed carry, so...
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Why You Should Never, Ever ‘Turn’ A Compost Pile Again

Image source: Pixabay.com Many experts insist that in order to make good compost, it must be turned regularly, but is that really the case? Consider: When leaves fall each autumn and dead trees topple over in hardwood forests, is that decaying matter turned over? No, it just sits there turning...
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Your Suspicions About GMO Crops Were Just Confirmed By A NYT Report

Image source: Pixabay.com An analysis of data by The Times shows that crop yields did not increase and herbicide and insecticide use did not shrink in the 20 years since GMO seeds were introduced in North America. In fact, herbicide use has increased. “An analysis by The Times using United...
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Gas Shortage Imminent As America’s Largest Pipeline Explodes

Image source: Instagram / Alabaster Fire Department BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A gas shortage could be merely days away for much of the United States after a pipeline that supplies gasoline for 50 million Americans exploded. The Colonial Pipeline caught fire Monday afternoon in Shelby County, Ala., after a trackhoe hit...
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9 Mind-Blowing Ways Our Grandparents Recycled Stuff During The Great Depression

Image source: Flickr Chances are pretty good that you know someone who lived through the Great Depression. Some of the stories they tell are almost unbelievable. My mother, for example, was a child during the Great Depression and World War II. She always kept some type of snack in her...
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The Old-Timer’s Secret Way To Remove Skunk Odor (Hint: It’s Not Tomato Juice)

Image source: Pixabay.com It’s nearly winter, which means skunk families will be moving in close to food supplies. This means your chicken coop, sheds and barn. With these stinky creatures so close, it’s a matter of time before the family dog gets sprayed or worse yet, the person who startles...
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7 Things You Better Learn & Know Before Digging A Well

Image source: Pixabay.com   Water is one of those commodities that many people take for granted. Like electricity or natural gas, a lot of us are accustomed simply to flipping a switch or turning a knob or lifting a handle, and there it is. It may be that we have...
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The Surprisingly Simple Way To Avoid Being Robbed

Image source: Pixabay.com Let me start this out with a bit of a test for you. Try to answer the following questions: The last time you stopped for gas, how many other cars were getting gas? What color socks was your boss wearing today? What did the people in front...
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16 Popular Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze

Image source: AcultivatedNext.com If you are looking to keep your foods fresher longer – and who isn’t? – you need look no further than your freezer. Freezing is an easy and convenient way to preserve food. By freezing leftovers and foods that will spoil before you use them, you can...