When it comes to being prepared, having a functioning food storage room is essential. With America sitting alongside China and India in suffering the most natural disasters globally between 1995 and 2015, a well designed and well maintained food storage room could well turn out to be your saving grace. So today, we’ll be offering our 4 top tips on how to design a large-scale food storage room for your home that ensures you’re ready for any and every […]
Natural disasters in the United States have become part of our everyday lives. It seems like any time we turn on the news, we see that a hurricane has hit the South or a wildfire has spread across the West.
In order to understand natural disasters a bit better, Move.org decided to study how much natural disasters really impact our everyday lives. We analyzed how much money each state has spent on property damage from natural disasters in the past ten […]
The whole festive season of winter is finally here! While it’s great news for people who love the holidays so much and who are in the safety of their own warm homes, it’s not so much for other people. Winter is a ruthless season, and motorists know this very well. For many people on the road, winter is a nightmare.
And who could blame them? Motorists have almost always poor visibility, even zero during heavy snow, the road conditions are […]
It’s that time of year again, when family and friends from afar descend upon your home for holiday festivities. Some stay for days; others just come for a party. In either case, a 2017 holiday survey found that 65 percent of respondents host between 1 and 15 guests over the holiday season and most of these hosts will prepare at least one meal daily for their guests—that’s a lot of work.
Regardless of the number of guests you have, you […]
Are you guilty of throwing away a lot of your groceries when you clean out your refrigerator? If you find yourself throwing away a lot of groceries when you empty out your refrigerator then you are guilty of wasting food, but fear not as you aren’t alone in this as the average American throws away more than 20 pounds of food annually. This is equal to $165 billion dollars going into a landfill annually.
Here are some storage tricks you […]
As a society we have become accustomed to our modern conveniences. Not only can we cook on a stovetop or oven, but we can pop a dish in the microwave and have it ready in mere seconds! So when we find ourselves in a position where we don’t have access to these conveniences things can get tough.
Whether you are out on a weekend camping trip, stranded in the woods, or in more dire circumstances, knowing how to cook without […]
Teaching your children to fish is one of the most rewarding ways you can spend time with them. But if you want your child to have fun, you’ll need to make sure that he or she gets a taste of sweet fishing success. And in this context, success means a photo of a fish on a hook with a grinning youngster in the background.
Fortunately, this is easier than you may suspect.
Aside from using age- and size-appropriate rods, reels and […]
Everyone should be able to relax on a vacation, including the family cook. No-one wants to spend all afternoon chopping and prepping a meal when they could be at the beach or hiking up a mountain trail. At the same time, eating out every day is a surefire way to max out your vacation budget and stretch your waistline, so most families have to do some cooking on vacation. The trick is to make food that’s tasty, quick, and […]
Whether you’re concerned with the rising cost of food or just want to be self-sufficient, you may have started growing your own fruits and vegetables. If so, you may have discovered the ongoing debate about the pros and cons of hybrid and non-hybrid seeds. What’s the difference, and why should you care?
Hybrid Seeds and Commercial Interests
Hybrid seeds are produced by cross-pollinating two different strains of plant. For instance, if one type of large cabbage is susceptible to disease, and […]
Hikers and campers delight in ghost stories. Crowded around a crackling campfire, with the noises of the dark night around you, tales of horror and the supernatural that you’d scoff at in the bright light of day seem eerily possible. Perhaps because of this, the United States is home to dozens of haunted trails. We’ve assembled some of the more compelling, for those of you brave enough to walk with the unknown.
Batona Trail, New Jersey
In the woods of the […]