How to Store Bagels – Self Sufficient Home Tip

how to store bagels

Here’s a nifty tip on how to store bagels! Use an old DVD/CD carrying case to hold your bagel sandwich in place so it won’t fall apart!    

Homemade Laundry Soap

homemade laundry soap

Homemade laundry soap is something I didn’t think I would ever think of making. But after watching this video, it looks easier than I ever imagined!  It doesn’t take that long to make, isn’t that hard, is much cheaper than what you buy at the store, and is ideal for those with sensitive skin.  Who [Read On]

Self-Sufficient Tip: Hold Nail in Place

hold nail in place

Protect your fingers from getting hit by the hammer by using a hair comb to hold nails in place.    

Self-Sufficient Tip: Homemade Cooking Spray

homemade cooking spray

Avoid the nasty propellants in commercial cooking sprays by making a homemade version! Ingredients: 1 part olive oil (or your choice of oil) 4-5 parts boiled distilled/filtered water (start with 3, and work your way up) 1 misting spray bottle Instructions: 1. Sterilize your spray bottle in boiling water. 2. Place oil and water into [Read On]

Self-Sufficient Home Tip: Convert AAA Batteries into AA

convert AAA Batteries to AA Batteries

Convert AAA Batteries Into AA Batteries with Tin Foil If you run out of a charge on a pair of AA batteries but have some AAAs laying around, use a strip of tin foil to convert the AAA battery into a AA battery. To get this to work, all you need is a AAA battery [Read On]