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5 Unusual Things To Pickle

5 Unusual Things To Pickle

🕔10:14, 16.Nov 2018

When it comes to pickling we usually think of the classic options, such as cucumbers and peppers. But there is a whole world of pickling available, covering foods most people wouldn’t ever consider – did you ever think of pickling

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What Foods Can You Bury Underground For Winter?

What Foods Can You Bury Underground For Winter?

🕔08:00, 15.Nov 2018

Are you familiar with the term “starving spring”? How about “the hungry gap”? Well, these were two terms that represented the struggles of the average person, pre-convenience foods, to store enough food to sustain themselves and their families. Winter would

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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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How To Clear Your House When You Wake Up And You Think There Is An Intruder

How To Clear Your House When You Wake Up And You Think There Is An Intruder

🕔07:28, 12.Nov 2018

So you’ve taken all the precautions you can think of against intruders. You’ve cleared away cover around your home, fitted quality door and window locks and made sure your tools are securely locked away. But apparently it wasn’t enough, because

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5 Survival Foods Your Grandmother Used To Make

5 Survival Foods Your Grandmother Used To Make

🕔08:37, 2.Nov 2018

Thanks to modern food processing technology, building up a stock of survival rations is easier than it’s ever been. From cheap tinned goods to tasty dehydrated meals that let you eat well even when you’re living out of a rucksack,

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The Black Walnut Hull Remedy That Cleans Your Intestines Of Parasites

The Black Walnut Hull Remedy That Cleans Your Intestines Of Parasites

🕔07:11, 26.Oct 2018

Before I get started with the information on how to make your own black walnut tincture, a word of caution is in order. If you have a nut allergy, do not attempt to make or use this tincture. Even though

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11 Things Native Americans Carried With Them To Survive In The Wild

11 Things Native Americans Carried With Them To Survive In The Wild

🕔00:00, 18.Oct 2018

Some people tend to think of survival as a modern thing, made possible by modern tools, equipment and techniques. However, there was a time when most people’s everyday lives were pretty close to the survival scenarios we prepare for today.

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What Really Happens When You Take Antibiotics After Their Expiration Date

What Really Happens When You Take Antibiotics After Their Expiration Date

🕔06:56, 11.Oct 2018

We all know that the expiration date on food is more of a guideline than a rule that has to be followed strictly – but what about antibiotics? Every medicine sold in the USA comes with an expiration date marked

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How To Identify Poison Ivy Growing In Your Backyard

How To Identify Poison Ivy Growing In Your Backyard

🕔07:17, 9.Oct 2018

Poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) is a very common plant in the United States and it is very persistent. Poison ivy grows rampant and can quickly take over an area. One common sign that you’ve had contact with poison ivy is

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Emergency Shelters When You Are On The Move

Emergency Shelters When You Are On The Move

🕔07:32, 5.Oct 2018

Surviving is all about prioritizing your needs. There are a lot of things you need to stay alive and healthy, but you don’t need them all right now. Some things can wait a while, but others are more urgent. Ask

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Pemmican vs. Spam. Which is the best food for survival?

Pemmican vs. Spam. Which is the best food for survival?

🕔07:51, 4.Oct 2018

Meat – rich in protein, fats, iron, energy and other essential nutrients – is a useful and tasty addition to your survival food reserves. The problem is it’s also highly perishable. Without refrigeration, fresh meat will stay safe to eat

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How To Store 100 Gallons Of Water Using A WaterBOB

How To Store 100 Gallons Of Water Using A WaterBOB

🕔08:55, 1.Oct 2018

The WaterBOB is an excellent tool for last-minute emergency preparedness, especially for those who live in an apartment. Designed to hold up to 100 gallons of fresh tap water, it gives you a way to quickly store water in an

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12 Wild Medicinal Plants You Should Harvest This Fall

12 Wild Medicinal Plants You Should Harvest This Fall

🕔07:17, 27.Sep 2018

When you think of herbal remedies and medicinal herbs modern natural healing may come to mind. Using wild medicine is a key to staying away from the onslaught of modern medicine so sometimes it can seem like a modern answer

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The Map That Shows You The Edible Trees In Your Neighborhood

The Map That Shows You The Edible Trees In Your Neighborhood

🕔06:21, 18.Sep 2018

If a SHTF event hit tomorrow, how long would your family’s food last? The truth is that most of us do not feel confident that our stores could get us through a long-term event. Some of us might not last

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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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