How To Make Reusable Menstrual Pads

It’s all about how to make reusable menstrual pads today. Are you prepared for that time of the month? You know that topic (Maturation) no one wants to talk about, typically. But, hey, it’s life and we need to be ready if the stores are closed or the shelves at those stores are empty, right? I look back when I was younger and I had to purchase tampons or menstrual pads. Why was I embarrassed to throw those items in the shopping basket? Now, I think what’s the big deal? But I didn’t think that back when I was 16 or 17 years old. I really start to giggle that I even worried about that sort of thing, but I did. Now I could walk down the grocery store aisle with them piled high with all the glory of knowing I have tampons and menstrual pads for my guests or the neighborhood after a major disaster. Oh, how life changes for the good, right?

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What You Need In Your Hygiene Kit For Survival

Maybe you have already thought what you would need in your hygiene kit for survival. I felt very strongly I needed to write this post today after the holidays. Yes, you can add one of these bags to your 72-hour kits or bug out bags. I hope you already have one or two in every bag you have. My thoughts today are different based on a little trip I took up to Salt Lake City, Utah and caught the TRAX city transportation system from the airport to Sandy, Utah before Christmas. Here’s the deal, we have all taken city transportation system like buses, trolleys, trains, etc. I was adamant that my daughter NOT pick my husband and I up at the airport. I REALLY wanted to learn how to make the transfers on TRAX in case I made the trip to her house on my own sometime in the future. We didn’t use the Front Runner commuter train to get to Sandy, but probably should have simply due to the time the TRAX light rail took to get to our destination. We are senior citizens and it cost $1.25 each to go 15 miles. What a bargain and we are helping save the planet from car emissions.

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When The Toilet Paper Is Gone-What Will You Do

When the toilet paper is gone from all the stores, now what? Some people may have a few rolls, or a few hundred rolls, stored away. Let’s assume we have an unforeseen disaster. One where the roads cave in or are washed away like we had this last winter on the east coast. We had a major highway between Southern Utah and Nevada separate when a heavy rain storm hit fast and hard. It was the remains of  Hurricane Norbert. It was closed for any semi-trucks driving from California to Northern Utah for four or five days.

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Personal Hygiene After A Disaster

Have you thought about our personal hygiene after a disaster or emergency? There would be a number of things we might need. I like to store extra toothbrushes and toothpaste. Yep, that is one thing I would not like to have to share with anyone else. I want my own toothbrush and tube of toothpaste. You might laugh, but in an emergency or unforeseen disaster, I am picturing popping lots of popcorn to share with everyone. Yep, this is why we need floss. Razors, let’s be realistic here, it would probably be on the bottom of the list. But some people might want to shave. Who knows…if so, I am prepared with a few extras for those who might need them.

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