Preparing in advance for the upcoming winter is important for those who live in areas where blizzards and the subsequent power outages occur frequently. It is vital to have some stored food and water just in case you’re left without power and there is no way to get out and about, but make sure you take a few other things into consideration as well.
In a new survey, about one-third of economists expect the United States to be gripped by a recession by the year 2021. According to a survey published on Monday, 34% percent of economists surveyed by the Nationalist Association for Business Economics said a recession will begin by 2021. That’s a 9-point uptick since February.
Now that summer is in full swing, most of us already know that obnoxious feeling of getting bitten by a mosquito. But, making a homemade mosquito trap could help keep you from getting bitten by the pesky and annoying bugs, and it’s easy! Because a trap will prevent bites, it will help keep you safer from contracting some of the diseases carried by mosquitos, such as West Nile virus, Zika, or Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus.
Wheat berries are a must for the food pantry and for those who are interested in eating healthy whole foods. Most notably, wheat berries are considered a true whole grain and without wheat berries, there would be no flour! What we like most about this food staple is its nutrition profile and the long storage life.
Having paracord handy when you need it during an emergency situation in the wilderness can literally be a lifesaver. This versatile material, which is the same thin nylon cord used for parachute lines, can tackle any application that would normally call for rope as well as a stand-in for nearly any use you can imagine during an emergency.