Archive for July, 2012

Water Storage: The Basics To Storing Water Part II

Why Have an Emergency water supply? We often take our household water supply for granted. However, when safe drinking water is unavailable, it is more than just an inconvenience – it can become a health emergency. Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and winter storms are examples of natural disasters that can interrupt the supply of safe drinking […]

Sixty Uses of Salt

Beside making food delicious, it’s believed there are more than 14,000 uses for salt, and our grandmothers were probably familiar with most of them. A number of these uses were for simple things around the home before the advent of modern chemicals and cleaners. Many of these salt uses are still valid today and can […]

Wild Edible Plants: Wood Sorrel (Oxalis Acetosella)

Wood Sorrel (Oxalis Acetosella) is an amazing wild edible, that has leaves and flowers that are best eaten raw. Commonly called sour grass, and often confused with “yellow clover”, Wood Sorrel is a sour treat that will quench your thirst, while you enjoy it as a trail side nibble. The familiar acid of the Wood Sorrels […]

Water Storage: The Basics To Storing Water

Why Store Water Natural disasters such as floods or earthquakes may pollute or disrupt water supplies.  Water is more essential than food in sustaining life.  It is wise to have an emergency storage of at least 14 gallons of water per person.  To protect the quality of the water it must be pure to start […]

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