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Preserving Cheese by Waxing

September 3, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

how-to-wax-cheese

Waxing cheese is the best way to preserve it (and age it) for long term storage, and as a side benefit cheese wax keeps out any unwanted beasts like mold.

You can also use wax to store the cheese that you buy at the store.

Cheese wax is quite easy to do (but a little messy) and is fairly inexpensive. Once the cheese is waxed, it can then be stored in a cool dark place indefinitely.

Here’s how to do it:
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How To Protect Your Food Storage From Rodents

September 2, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

The Better Mousetrap

As a person who has been preparedness-minded, you have done an excellent job of acquiring a food storage beyond that of the average American – who is woefully low in this category. But that’s not the end of it – you’re not done yet…

There are several precautions that you must take in order to be assured that your extra food will stand the test of time. Not only should you be concerned about the storage environment (temperature, etc..), but also be very aware of your food storage containment, and the container it’s kept in.

Rodents (mice) have a way of finding food – and there are precautions that you can take to prevent rodents from destroying your valuable food storage…

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How To Stop An Infection From An Ordinary Cut

September 1, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

neosporin-and-band-aid

It doesn’t take long for the possibility of an infection setting in as a result from an ordinary cut on your skin. In today’s modern world of medicine we don’t give it much thought – especially with all of the ointments and antibiotics at our disposal.

But what about for preparedness? What supplies should we keep on hand to help prevent a simple (or worse) cut from becoming infected? Or to treat an infection that may be setting in?

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How To Keep Your Cell Phone Charged During A Power Outage

August 31, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

best-cell-phone-charger
(possibly the best cell phone charger for when the power goes out)

When there’s a regional power outage and the power goes out, your cell phone will keep on working – at least until the battery drains. Then what? During the time of hurricane Sandy, I recall reading articles describing how people were desperately looking for ways to charge up their cell phones for communications with loved ones (the cell towers were still operating due to their independent backup power systems – which is always a top priority during an outage).

Well here’s an effective way to keep your cell phones charged when the grid does down…

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What Happened To Me After I Switched Banks

August 30, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

too-big-to-fail-bank

I just wanted to let you know an interesting (coincidental?) thing that happened to me recently as I made a major transfer from one particular bank to deposit into a new (different) bank.

I don’t much believe in coincidences (there’s often a reason) and in this case I have little doubt it was coincidental…

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Survival Preparedness Resources

August 30, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

Survival Preparedness Resources

About once each month I like to point out our sponsor vendors here on Modern Survival Blog.

Consider browsing for some of your preparedness supplies (or preparedness ideas) from those listed below who pay for advertising space here – which helps keep us in business so to speak…

 
The following vendors who advertise on Modern Survival Blog offer an array of preparedness products that might interest you:

Updated: AUG 30, 2015
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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2015-08-29)

August 29, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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(my solar panels)

In the opinion of many, this week’s roller-coaster ride in the stock market is just a prelude to what is coming in the next 4 to 8 weeks, and these people are stepping up their preparedness. They realize the extreme dangers that will surround a market meltdown and credit lockup whereby the lifeblood (credit) of today’s modern world will slow or stop – crippling the infrastructure of supply and distribution of all sorts of goods and services.

Many believe that the resulting follow-on effects will include a Great Reset – currency devaluations (already beginning elsewhere). Many also believe (and see the writing on the wall) of an upcoming major war – quite likely devolving into World War which could turn into an East/West showdown.

The signs of the troubled times ahead are there. And for those who see them, they’re doubling-down on their preparedness going into this Fall season.

With that said, what have you been doing for your preparedness this week?

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