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How to Make Cabbage Bandages to Treat Inflammation and Joint Pain

How to Make Cabbage Bandages to Treat Inflammation and Joint Pain

🕔15:38, 30.Nov 2018

When I was a child, I didn’t stay indoors much. I used to play with other kids in my neighborhood all day long. Of course, this meant injuries were an almost daily occurrence. But I didn’t care. I was just

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18 Vintage Homesteading Tools to Search for at Garage Sales

18 Vintage Homesteading Tools to Search for at Garage Sales

🕔07:46, 29.Nov 2018

I’ve discovered something that was rather surprising – that the ways we do things today aren’t necessarily the best ways to do them. As we look back in time we see that our ancestors had many ways of doing thing

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What Really Happens When You Only Eat Walmart Cans For 30 Days?

What Really Happens When You Only Eat Walmart Cans For 30 Days?

🕔07:21, 13.Nov 2018

We started adding significantly to our food stores a few years ago, and now cans from our first large purchase are beginning to expire. I can donate them to my local food pantry, but my husband (Jim) wants to eat

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When Did Independence Become Illegal?

When Did Independence Become Illegal?

🕔00:56, 5.Nov 2018

Over the last year, I have really started to notice a growing trend. At first, it was a news story here or there, usually talking about someplace far off. The news was disturbing, of course – people being forced to

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How To Make Moringa Powder (DIY – With Pictures)

How To Make Moringa Powder (DIY – With Pictures)

🕔06:25, 22.Oct 2018

Numerous studies have already been conducted regarding the medicinal properties of moringa, and it has been found to be beneficial for many conditions, ranging from skin diseases to hypertension, diabetes, kidney stones, tuberculosis, and even tumors. In Ayurvedic medicine, moringa

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Yesterday My Grandfather Died

Yesterday My Grandfather Died

🕔11:36, 24.Sep 2018

Editor’s Note: Roland has been part of our small community – here at ask a prepper – for a long time. He often talked about his grandfather, as being his lifetime model. His grandfather was one of the last cowboys

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If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

🕔07:19, 20.Sep 2018

If you’re like most preppers you probably have a pretty wide assortment of food stashed away. My own supply contains everything from MREs and freeze-dried camping meals to sacks of bulk rice; there are dozens of different items in there.

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How To Make A Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

How To Make A Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

🕔06:25, 17.Sep 2018

Once upon a time, root cellars were the only way people had to preserve their food. These wonderful cold-storage areas became less common when refrigerators became affordable. Houses were no longer automatically built with a root cellar beneath them or

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The 5 Most Common Edible Weeds In Your State

The 5 Most Common Edible Weeds In Your State

🕔06:18, 10.Sep 2018

This is a field guide to the most common plants found throughout the United States. When traveling outside of the southwest I often found myself lost when it came to what plants I could seek to use in a given

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What Is The Closest Amish Market To Your Home

What Is The Closest Amish Market To Your Home

🕔06:36, 7.Sep 2018

Amish Markets are America’s hidden treasures, scattered thinly across several – but not all – of the states. Many of these markets offer wonderful finds, such as homemade baked goods that can’t be matched in the average grocery store or

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$100 Walmart Prepper Food Run

$100 Walmart Prepper Food Run

🕔06:27, 31.Aug 2018

I have some long-term food supplies put away, but I wanted to put together a 30-plus day supply for my husband and I that contains foods in all of the main food groups. My budget is only $100 and I

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How I Got A 260 Pill SHTF Antibiotic Stockpile

How I Got A 260 Pill SHTF Antibiotic Stockpile

🕔10:18, 14.Aug 2018

Modern antibiotics are lifesavers. Without them, a simple cold can quickly turn into a deadly pneumonia, an infection in a small cut can mean the loss of a limb, and many ordinary childhood problems turn deadly. In fact, they have

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The Safe Zones After an EMP

The Safe Zones After an EMP

🕔07:04, 2.Aug 2018

We’ve had a lot to say about the EMP threat on this site, and if you’ve been keeping up with it you’re probably more than a bit worried about the consequences of this kind of attack. So you should be;

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How To Stockpile Lard, The Calorie Rich Survival Food Of The Great Depression

How To Stockpile Lard, The Calorie Rich Survival Food Of The Great Depression

🕔07:23, 26.Jul 2018

Suicides exploded during the great depression. The stats are pretty alarming. They state that in 1928 22 people per 100,000 were committing suicide. These suicide jumps have happened over time and are often due to economic downturn. The fact that

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The Tree That Every Prepper Should Grow In His Backyard

The Tree That Every Prepper Should Grow In His Backyard

🕔10:46, 19.Jul 2018

Moringa has been called the “Miracle Tree” and for good reason. It’s one of the top superfoods out there on par with avocado, salmon, quinoa, or turmeric just to name a few. The versatility of this plant is unparalleled given

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