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Category Archive: Life Skills

Jun 13

10 Smart Ideas My Redneck Neighbor Taught Me

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I half thought this was going to be a bit of a “dig” article, but not at all! This gentleman has not only thought of everything, but it is clear he is not paranoid, angry or selfish, as can sometimes be the stereotype with Preppers. The Neighbor in this story has exercised forethought, economic prowess, …

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Jun 11

13 Watermelon Hacks

Watermelon is one of those great summer treats that is refreshing on a hot day outside. They have even started to bottle the juice because of watermelon’s delicious hydrating properties. Well, these tricks and hacks are sure to get you inspired to usher summer in with a garden party or even a one person party …

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Jun 08

18 Urban And Wilderness Survival Hacks That Would Make MacGyver Proud

As big of a MacGyver fan as I was, his solutions were always so far fetched it was comical. These are all much more survival based, practical and they actually work! Sorry, no bombs made from chewing gum and paperclips here. : ( BUT, no one said a soda can or a cell phone might …

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Jun 07

10 Filthy Things You Never Thought About Cleaning

If my mother read this article she would follow it up with a, “HMmph! Child’s play!” That woman was condition to see everything as dirty and to clean it all accordingly. Having the privilege of growing up in a family hospitality business employed me as a “chambermaid” from the time I was 12 years old, working …

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Jun 07

The OFF Pocket

Have you hear of the pocket that allows you to go off grid without ever turning your phone off? If it’s five minutes or five hours, just place your phone in this pocket and you will be blocked off the grid. Pretty sweet, huh? Here is the original concept, but since its inception. other similar …

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Jun 03

10 Everyday Reasons To Be A Prepper

I think that being a prepper is a wonderful thing. Not a lot of people know the community well, but we have a pretty good idea here at IYSK. “Prepping” is being prepared for a widespread disaster so you would know how to survive without our modern day conveniences. This isn’t paranoia, it’s common sense. …

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Jun 03

5 Myths About Cast Iron

Giving up my cast iron pan for this RV lifestyle was one of the hardest things I had to let go of. (In the end, keeping it wouldn’t have made much of a difference on the weight our trailer). I compromised by keeping a tiny one, about 6 inches, so that I can saute up …

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Jun 02

Small House Living In A Barn

  These folks were lucky enough to have a barn that was going to be demolished given to them. They moved it, fixed it up and lived in it. Here’s their story:   Small House Living In a Barn

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Jun 01

How to Fix a Zipper Split 

I split zippers constantly, and as it turns out, it’s generally a result of overuse and “pulling” outward on the zipper causing the mouth of the zipper to open slowly. So whether your zipper comes completely apart of if the teeth pop open at a different point in the zipper, this is the easy fix: …

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Jun 01

30 Uses for Wood Ash

A camplife such as ours necessitates campfires as much and often as will be allowed. I’ve always loved making fires and love this lifestyle that makes it part of my routine! With fires almost every night, that produces a ton of ash! Most of that ash we do have to remove so that the pit …

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