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Five Things You Should Be Making (And Not Buying)

““Why?” My husband asks for the eight zillionth time. “They sell _________ (insert item here) at the store. WHY are you making it yourself?” I give him a cheezy grin and say, “Because I can.” Why would you make something that you could just run out and buy? Lots of reasons. Homemade food tastes better. […]

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Independent At Home: Six Systems For Self-Sufficient Living

“In a world that is constantly evolving, sometimes for the worse, independent living can be an invaluable discipline. With smart tactics and technologies, you can grow your own food, power your own home and sever the wires that make you dependent on anyone but yourself. In celebrating the independent spirit, we’ve explored six systems for […]

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Awesome Firestarter – Cotton Balls & Vaseline

“All Preppers know that in a TEOTWAWKI or WTSHTF situation or any other crisis event you’ve got to be able to start fires, especially in a Bug Out situation. We’re not talking about being able to get a spark here, we’re talking about strong tinder lighting capability. If you add moisture to the mix you’ve […]

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10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Store Oats

“Oats are one of those storage foods people LOVE to ignore. I can’t even get my own husband to eat them. Since we both came from rural areas and grew up with the same self-reliant and frugal values, I couldn’t understand this. I love oats! Why would anyone not like oats? Soon I learned it […]

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8 Ways To Make Money On A Homestead

“With food prices on the rise, gas prices soaring and the cost of everything skyrocketing, learning how to make money from your homestead is more important now than every before. You can making money from your homestead with a little creative thinking, good time management and marketable services or products. If you have a country […]

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20 Reasons To Keep Baking Soda On Hand

“Baking soda, a.k.a. sodium bicarbonate, is another house old item that every well-prepared home should have plenty of.  Keep it on hand for daily use as well as those special occasions where this wonder powder is irreplaceable. Like vinegar, baking soda has hundreds of uses and applications, including keeping your home clean, shiny, and most importantly, […]

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Being Prepared – How The Garden And Farm Feed Us Year Round

“When we started our little farm project just three short years ago, one of our main goals was to be able to produce and provide much of what we eat. We knew if we could accomplish that – it would instantly create healthier diets for our entire family. Not only would it knock out artificial […]

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How To Build A Underground Shelter With A Shipping Container (Video)

“The abundance of shipping containers means that they’ve popped up as housing, as schools, funhouses, shopping malls and as emergency shelters. And now for the survivalists among us, there’s the underground shipping container bunker too. Check out this video showing how one man built his. Using a 20-foot shipping container, martiwf0 explains some of the […]

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Water Sources & Treatment

“Water as you probably know, is a survival priority that comes before food. In fact, it is an often reported fact that we cannot survive much longer than 3 days without it being replenished in our bodies. A very small number of people have been known to survive for up to a week without water […]

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How To Make A Cross Bow

The crossbow is one of those inventions that changed history. Prior to its invention, an archer might train for years before developed the strength and proficiency to be an effective warrior. With the crossbow a modicum of training could turn even the meanest peasant into a soldier. Additionally, through the use of mechanical cocking mechanisms, […]

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