Where are we running Honey? Let’s go back to nature!

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#Self-Sufficient Community

Ridicule Unemployment! Stop complaining! Take an example of Jadav Payeng of Assam, India! We have sufficient for living!!!!

Get a small solar system that can be used to run a laptop or recharge batteries.

Drill a water well and install a hand pump or solar-powered DC pump. Set up a rainwater collection system or Own and know how to use a water filter. Start a garden this spring and acquire more food production skills.

Save garden seeds so you can plant the next generation of food

Acquire a wood-burning stove for heat and cooking Possess a large quantity of stored food; enough for at least 90 days.

Be sure to use fuel stabilizers to extend their life. Learn emergency first aid skills and own first aid supplies. This could save a life or possibly save a trip to the emergency room. Start growing your own medicine –

I.I Plant and grow aloe vera, oregano, garlic, cayenne pepper and other medicinal herbs that can replace a surprisingly large number of prescription drugs. Oregano, for example, is a potent antibiotic. Aloe vera treats cuts, scrapes and burns.Own emergency hand-cranked radios so you can tune in to news and announcements My #1 recommended brand is Freeplay. Boost your immune system with vitamin D and superfoods. Increase your level of physical fitness.

Tips to make Homemade soap and Hand-Wash:

HOMEMADE BODY WASH RECIPE

Ingredients:

Castile Soap

Apricot oil (or almond oil, jojoba oil, etc)

Vitamin E oil

optional – essential oils

Water

Directions:

Fill an empty bottle up a fourth of the way with liquid castile soap. I use Dr. Bronner’s castile soap, typically.

Next, add in your favorite oil. I like apricot oil because it’s on the cheaper side, but almond oil or jojoba oil will work great, too! 3 tablespoons will do for a 16oz bottle. However, if your bottle is smaller, a tablespoon or two will be enough.

Then, add in a tablespoon of vitamin E. Again, adjust accordingly depending on the size of your bottle.

While I don’t typically add in essential oils, you can certainly opt to. Add these in now with the oils and give the bottle a good swirl.

Lastly, fill the bottle the rest of the way up with water, cap it, and shake.

The oils will, of course, separate from the water. To incorporate them together again, I give the bottle a good shake before I wash my body.

And there you have it – now you know how to make homemade body wash if you run out, or want to try a cheaper but quality product.

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

Liquid castile soap

Water

Oil (such as apricot or hemp)

Vitamin E – Optional

Essential oils – Optional

DIRECTIONS:

Fill about a quarter of the bottle with liquid castile soap.

Add 2 teaspoons of an oil of your choice – two good options may be apricot or hemp oil. You can even use olive oil.

You may also add a teaspoon or two of vitamin E oil for added skin benefits.

Add 15-20 drops of your choice of essential oil. Lemongrass is a favorite of mine. This time I used clove, cinnamon and thieves since we are in the middle of the cold and flu season. This combo smells great, too!

Slowly fill the bottle up the rest of the way with water. Screw the top on and give it a gentle shake to incorporate everything.

Before use, you may want to give it a gentle swirl to combine the oils back into the soap mixture.

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The art of DIY

Alvin Toffler (the author of Future Shock) wrote:- “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”

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DIY is, among other things, about”the courage to screw up” and “an opportunity to use your hands and brain.” said by Mark Frauenfelder, editor-in-chief of Makemagazine. 

DIY is nothing new, but were forgotten for an era.  It is our personal involvement of making things and use of skills in upkeep of a house or apartment, making clothes; maintenance of cars, computers, websites; or any material aspect of living.  But, we recently refurbished this lost art for many years.

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Knowledge: DIY is completely based upon person’s knowledge on the subject which capable her/him to make things by his own.

Skills: It requires certain skill and practice.

Personal touch: DIY is completely based out of your learning, your own taste to it and never the less your emotions too.

Satisfaction: The enormous feeling of satisfaction that comes from building your own equipment. This is worth far more than money.

Earning:  A number of DIYers I’ve met have succeeded in turning their passion for making things from a hobby into a business. Apart from doing your regular job, DIY selling helps to boost up your financial state and you can save little extra money into your bank account.

Appreciation:  DIYers understand and appreciate hours of patience understand and appreciate human made world, the importance of crafts or any goods they buy or see. After All, they know how much energy, hours of hardwork and patience it needs to drilling, tapping threads, filing and finishing a case are all tasks that need to be done to complete the masterpiece. These are all skills that may just come in very handy later on.