Rural Internet Options – A Comparison of Rural Internet Services

Rural Internet Options – A Comparison of Rural Internet Services

Living in the country has its benefits, lower cost per acre, fewer regulations and more freedom. But with those benefits comes a distinct disadvantage, slow or no rural internet options. Whether you are trying to find internet for a vacation home, rural business, primary home, homestead, or farm finding stable, fast rural internet can be…

The Best Cheap Flashlight (Under $5 each and Crazy Bright)
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The Best Cheap Flashlight (Under $5 each and Crazy Bright)

As part of our effort to be prepared for everyday emergencies, we went on a hunt for the best cheap flashlight. Our target was a durable, inexpensive high lumen flashlight that we could give out freely and not worry if it was lost. It needed to be a flashlight bright enough for a light source…

Everything You Need to Know About the 18650 Battery
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Everything You Need to Know About the 18650 Battery

This post tells you everything you need to know about 18650 batteries. We’ll talk about different types, features, charging, lifespans, and our recommendations for batteries and chargers. What is an 18650? An 18650 is a lithium ion rechargeable battery. Their proper name is “18650 cell”. The 18650 cell has voltage of 3.7v and has between…

Unlimited Cellular Data Plans – High Speed Internet Alternative

Unlimited Cellular Data Plans – High Speed Internet Alternative

We’ve been looking for good high speed internet alternatives for years. A couple months ago, we came across pre-paid bundled cellular data plans. This is the best option for our rural location (so far), and is also popular with the RV crowd. We’ll explain how bundled cellular data internet access works and some pros and…

Best Rechargeable Battery and Best Battery Charger
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Best Rechargeable Battery and Best Battery Charger

My husband, August, did a ton of research to find the best rechargeable battery and the best battery charger for emergencies and every day use, so I asked him to help put together this post to share what he found out. We identify the best value and absolute best AA, AAA and 18650 rechargeable battery…