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Small Blog, Small changes, Big difference

I've been trying to wrap my head around how to feel confident enough to write a blog about what is essentially my day to day life. I'm not the typical face of a movement and I'm definitely not someone who has refined skill in almost anything. Still, I want to make a difference in the way I do things, and in the way my children learn to do things. I hope that if I make steady, consistent, changes and share them, that perhaps I can inspire at least one person to do the same. So in the future as y
Women's March 2018 - Wichita KS

Women's March 2018 - Wichita KS

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Hear our Votes! Hear Our Votes! Lacey Cruse leads the Women's March Battle Cry! Last year, I missed this event. I'm terrible at keeping up with events but I'm getting better! This year I was able to go and listen to some very amazing women and what they had to say. I was surprised to see people that I hadn't seen in a long time and at the same time, happy they showed up too! Why we showed up: The Catalyst Unfortunately, we all pretty much know why the Women's March was started a year ago to
How to Make Advanced Fire Starters

How to Make Advanced Fire Starters

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Five For A Change is a Not-For-Profit that believes in helping people by freely sharing information on how to do a lot of things. If you like what we do, please consider a donation to help us keep doing good things. Advanced Fire Starters Now, fire starters aren't anything new...I get that. I've actually already done a video on Simple Fire Starters here: Watch the Video Above or Watch on YouTube I wanted to see if there was a way to make one that is made from not only readily availab
How to install Solar on your Chicken Coop

How to install Solar on your Chicken Coop

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Five For A Change is a Not-For-Profit that believes in helping people by freely sharing information on how to do a lot of things. If you like what we do, please consider a donation to help us keep doing cool things. The Chicken and the Egg This was kind of an interesting experiment for me, as I had never really thought about chickens needing more light during the winter to lay eggs. So when I had a farmer come up to me, at the mother earth fair and tell me that my, LED light that ran o
Fight For Net Neutrality

Fight For Net Neutrality

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Net Neutrality - Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers must treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication. For instance, under these principles, internet service providers are unable to intentionally block, slow down or charge money for specific websites and online content.  #NetNeutrality has been a big, big, BIG issue lately
How To Build a Simple DIY Aircrete Machine

How To Build a Simple DIY Aircrete Machine

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Five For A Change is a Not-For-Profit that believes in helping people by freely sharing information on how to do a lot of things. If you like what we do, please consider a donation to help us keep doing cool things. This is a quick tutorial on how to build a simple DIY Aircrete Machine. Just note that you can use whatever parts you want but below is a list of the parts I used. 1 1/2 in PVC Pipe (you'll want at least 48 inches of PVC) Pour tube about 6 inches Back tube about 5 inc
Insert clever use of the word "sucks" here.. Or Researching to purchase a new vacuum

Insert clever use of the word "sucks" here.. Or Researching to purchase a new vacuum

Today I started the search for a new vacuum cleaner for my home. Currently I have a little Dirt Devil, that leaves a little too much dirt behind. It also has some functional issues that I am unable to repair or replace, so here I am on the hunt for a new one. My current residence has all tile floors, and with only a few area rugs or the nooks in my sofa to consider I really don't need anything too fancy. However, as I look into this purchase, I know that my needs can change. It is Because of tha
How to Build a Thin LED Light

How to Build a Thin LED Light

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This is relatively simple to do. It took me about 45 mins to build. Once I got it down, I was able to build it much faster.   You can find the supply list here This is what it looks like finished. Simple but it works.
Five For A Change Recycling at the Graham County Fair!

Five For A Change Recycling at the Graham County Fair!

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Five For A Change was able to do some recycling up at the Graham County Rodeo this past weekend! I'm excited to share some pictures of Naomi and some of her helpers fighting the good fight and keeping a lot of plastics and cans out of the landfill! Thank You so much Naomi for helping Five For A Change and helping Mother Earth in the process. Graham County Fair Rodeo Naomi took the initiative to ask me for the Recycling Bins so that she and her crew could do the recycling at the rodeo. I was
How to Install the Five For A Change App

How to Install the Five For A Change App

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How to get a "1 Click" solution to access the Five For A Change Website on your phone. Note: Currently, this is only a solution for Android Phones. We'll be working on adapting the App in the future for iPhones. Step 1: Install and Open Chrome Browser Step 2: Type www.fiveforchange.org into the browser and go to the site. Step 3:  Click on the 3 dots in the right-hand corner of the screen for the options drop down menu. Then choose the Option: "Add to Home Screen" Step 4: Go to y

How to Create A Free VPN in 5 Minutes

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This is a Quick Tutorial on How To set up a Free Virtual Private Network (VPN) Watch the Video Above or Watch on YouTube   Option 1: Free and Paid Services ProtonVPN - This is not an affiliate link. It's a paid service but they do offer a free option. It's not going to be blazing fast but it is free. It also has options for all your other devices. VPN Unlimited - This is a really good program for all your devices. They don't offer you a "Free Version" but they do have a lifetime deal th