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5 Prepping “Rules” That Are Actually Myths

5 Prepping “Rules” That Are Actually Myths

🕔12:12, 15.Jan 2018

Rules. The word itself makes me cringe. I have been antiauthoritarian all my life, so I bristle at the idea of rules in general. Still, as something evolves it tends to make up some rules on its journey. Prepping has

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7 Survival Foods Made by Soldiers During WWI

7 Survival Foods Made by Soldiers During WWI

🕔09:43, 4.Jan 2018

Sing me to sleep, the bullets fall Let me forget the war & all Damp is my dugout, cold is my feet Nothing but biscuits & bully to eat. Popular soldier’s song, circa 1918, recorded in the diary of Archie

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Mini-Farming on 1 Acre

Mini-Farming on 1 Acre

🕔09:03, 28.Dec 2017

A lot of people love the idea of being self-sufficient in produce, but just don’t see it as an achievable goal. After all, how many of us really have access to enough land to even come close to self-sufficiency? Well,

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7 Super Cheap Foods To Stockpile That People Usually Throw Away

7 Super Cheap Foods To Stockpile That People Usually Throw Away

🕔11:12, 22.Dec 2017

If your great-grandmother saw half the things you just throw away, I’m sure she’d have some stern words for you. These days, food comes pre-packaged, prepared, trimmed, peeled and neat. While boneless chicken may be convenient for some, practically speaking,

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What Plants Cowboys Ate in the West

What Plants Cowboys Ate in the West

🕔07:42, 7.Dec 2017

Food preservation in the days of the ol’ West wasn’t even close to what it is today. Commercially preserved food wasn’t widely available in the late 1800s when the cowboy culture was at its peak (though it did exist, surprisingly

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24 Food Items To Hoard

24 Food Items To Hoard

🕔10:18, 1.Dec 2017

The classic prepper way to build up a long-term food source is to stockpile bulk staples like rice, pasta and dried beans. This is cost-effective and works well, but it can leave you facing a pretty boring diet. That’s not

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How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

🕔10:08, 24.Nov 2017

One of the biggest issues people run into with their preparedness food storage is a lack of space. They simply don’t have enough room to keep all the food that they’ll need in the event of an emergency, leaving them

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15 Weird Foods That Were Common During The Great Depression

15 Weird Foods That Were Common During The Great Depression

🕔08:31, 23.Nov 2017

The Great Depression was a time of scarcity-induced innovation: families had to do without many household staples and used their resourcefulness to come up with alternatives made from goods that were more readily available. From dying their legs with tea

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What Happens When You Eat Nothing but MREs

What Happens When You Eat Nothing but MREs

🕔13:04, 16.Nov 2017

By Claude Davis Ah, MREs. Meals Rejected by Ethiopians. Meals Rejected by the Enemy. Meals Rejected by Everyone. It actually stands for Meals, Ready to Eat, which has been described as “Three lies for the price of one” – it’s

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$1.70 a Day – 90 Days Emergency Food Kit

$1.70 a Day – 90 Days Emergency Food Kit

🕔09:19, 23.Oct 2017

One of the biggest obstacles people see when they think about preparedness is cost. They’d like to be prepared to survive a major emergency, but they just don’t think it’s realistic. That’s not really surprising. After all, the average cost

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DIY Mini Greenhouse For Year-Round Vegetables

DIY Mini Greenhouse For Year-Round Vegetables

🕔10:06, 20.Oct 2017

Making your own cold frame can be a good addition for anyone with a love of growing plants or for those who love living a healthier life with little to no effort. That really is the truth because today we

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How to Make Acorn Flour

How to Make Acorn Flour

🕔08:07, 17.Oct 2017

In the event that the world as we know it crumbles, the ability to forage for edible flora and fauna will be an important skill. While stockpiling necessary items will undoubtedly help you to survive if things go south, learning

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How To Cook Burdock

How To Cook Burdock

🕔07:15, 12.Oct 2017

When I first moved onto our current property four years ago, I tilled and planted a large garden to help us become more self-sufficient.  At about the same time, I started studying wild edibles.  There was a large plant growing

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Nuclear Protection Supplies You Need To Have Ready

Nuclear Protection Supplies You Need To Have Ready

🕔06:46, 22.Sep 2017

If you value preparedness you probably have most of the supplies you’ll need to survive pretty much anything that befalls you. The fact is, while there’s a huge variety of potential disasters most of them will hand you the same

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How To Can Pulled Pork

How To Can Pulled Pork

🕔23:30, 20.Sep 2017

Unless you avoid it for ethical/religious/other reasons, the chances are that you’ve tried and enjoyed pulled pork. Pulled pork inspires passionate arguments about the best way to cook and flavor it. The great thing to arise from these heated disagreements

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