Everyday Pantry Items to Have on Hand

Everyday Pantry Items to Have on Hand The truly prepared know that there are several everyday pantry items that should always be on hand. With these simple items, you can make just about any kind of meal, that will include bread, pancakes, muffins, pasta, and tortillas. You can also make crackers, mayonnaise, English muffins, Swedish …

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Understand the Cycle of Garden Soil

The Cycle of Your Garden Soil Do you struggle with growing terrific vegetables in your garden? You may if you don’t have a feel for the cycle of garden soil. Do you have fresh soil, bursting with nutrients or has the growing cycle depleted it? Everyone who has ever tried to grow anything knows that …

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Steps to Take Post Natural Disaster

Steps to Take Post Natural Disaster Natural disasters happen every day. Sometimes they can cause as much damage as any man-made disaster and others times, no one is really affected. Once you’ve gotten through the event, you need to have a post natural disaster plan to follow! It will help you not only increase your …

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Prepping Lessons After 6 Years

Prepping Lessons After 6 Years You do anything for 6 years and there’s a good chance that how you do things now is a lot different than when you first started! Time and experience have taught you many things that you’ve added to your knowledge base. Maybe you even changed the way you do something …

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Welcoming the Next Generation of Preppers

Welcoming the Next Generation of Preppers Regardless of what you may think or feel about the millennial generation, there are certain things about them that have far exceeded their parents’ generation. Information, for example. All they’ve ever known is to Google search. They have little to no concept of the Dewey decimal system, cassette players, …

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Realistic and Reasonable Prepping Priorities

Realistic and Reasonable Prepping Priorities New preppers tend to get either very overwhelmed, discouraged, or both. They set the bar too high and tend to go to the extremes instead of setting reasonable prepping priorities. Is a nuclear war possible? Yep. Is a solar flare taking out all electrical power on the planet possible? You bet! Are the …

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Stupid Survival Things People Do On TV

Stupid Survival Things People Do On TV We’ve all seen the shows- they fall into one of two categories. Either they are like Doomsday Preppers (“reality TV”) or they’re fictional like “The Strain” or “The Walking Dead.” These people and characters go through scenarios and tend to escape unharmed but is that how it would …

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Save Money – DIY Gel Ice Packs

Save Money – DIY Gel Ice Packs How many times have you used gel ice packs in your life? Their uses are almost limitless: from medical applications to keeping your sandwiches cool, gel ice packs are handy to have in the freezer. The problem for most people is that the only ones they get are …

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Are you REALLY Ready to Go Off Grid?

Are you REALLY Ready to Go Off Grid? Thinking about going off grid? Are you really ready? Going off the grid is something many people dream about but few ever accomplish. Those who decide to make the plunge will have a sharp learning curve, especially if they’ve never experienced off grid living before. Those who are …

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6 Coffee Making Methods With No Power

6 Coffee Making Methods With No Power Coffee is something most Americans take very seriously. With a quick Google search, you will learn that the USA drinks 400 million cups per day. That is a LOT of coffee making every day! Imagine, for a moment, what it would be like if suddenly there was no power to …

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