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  1. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    So baking soda is pretty inexpensive, and I currently use it for brushing my teeth. But what else can it be used for? And how long will it last if stored properly (how would you store it?)
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi All, Newbie here. I'm looking for ideas for food that I can store that has a very long shelf life. At least 5 years. My plan is to set asside a corner of my garage and spend a couple of weekends gathering about 5-6 large storage boxes woth of supplies. I want to be able to put everything...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I just about killed my vacuum sealer because I sucked up a a whole bunch of baking powder while trying to vacuum a small mylar bag. Sure, I knew it MIGHT happen, but thinking that I'm so much better than that, I doubted it would happen to me. News Flash. I'm not that good. It is a good thing...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A few of these will overlap, but thought worth posting both anyway. 75 Extraordinary Uses for Baking Soda http://lifehackery.com/2008/07/22/home-4/ Baking soda is a chemical compound that appears as a fine powder. It releases bubbles of carbon dioxide when it interacts with an acid and a...
  5. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Homemade Toothpaste Amounts Ingredients 3 parts Baking Soda 1 part Salt 1 part Vegetable Glycerin Few drops optional Essential Oil for flavor: eucalyptus, Anise (licorice like flavor), cinnamon, peppermint, spearmint etc Water – to get consistency you like 1. Mix...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A must for every kit, I am thinking. How many uses are there? Hundreds. Hygiene, first aid, fire suppression, cleaning, neutralizing acids Can you think of others?
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    baking soda is one of my most important items in my pantry. I buy it in 50lb bags. it's good for: cleaning brushing my teeth washing my hair (in a paste) mixing with laundry detergent baking ... I'm starting to keep a stock in my basement, I know it will make my life a whole lot easier after...
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