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24 Prepping Items I Don’t Spend Money On

24 Prepping Items I Don’t Spend Money On

🕔11:37, 21.Jul 2017

By Diane Watkins   Prepping is difficult when you have very little extra money, and I’ve been living that reality for a few years. Initially, when hard times hit, we pulled back on prepping and began living off some of

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How to Make A Cool Rocket Stove For Free

How to Make A Cool Rocket Stove For Free

🕔13:46, 7.Jul 2017

Rocket stoves are easy to carry around as a small camp stove whenever you’re out. They are efficient and burn for a long time, so you need less fuel to keep the fire alive. The log rocket stove has limited

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How To Make Money Off Grid: Making A Living From Your Homestead

How To Make Money Off Grid: Making A Living From Your Homestead

🕔09:10, 30.Jun 2017

There are literally hundreds of ways to earn an income from your off-grid homestead, the trick is finding a way to earn income that still allows you time to enjoy the off-grid lifestyle. What’s the point in moving to an

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How To Can Potatoes for Long Term Preservation

How To Can Potatoes for Long Term Preservation

🕔12:33, 12.Jun 2017

Potatoes are low acid foods. It’s important to be aware that the only suitable method for canning low acid foods is by using pressure canning. Make sure that your equipment is nice and clean. Here are the items that you

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13 Shelters That You Can Build With A Military Poncho

13 Shelters That You Can Build With A Military Poncho

🕔10:43, 5.May 2017

Today I’m going to show you 13 ways to make a shelter out of your poncho. Every shelter  that you’re about to see has its own strengths: some will better protect you from the rain and snow, others from wind and

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How To Make a Powerful Marigold Extract to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet (with pictures)

How To Make a Powerful Marigold Extract to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet (with pictures)

🕔12:27, 11.Apr 2017

Beautiful to look at in full bloom, the sunny orange calendula – also known as marigold – has a wealth of herbal uses that are worth learning about. With both antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, the fresh petals can be infused

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Tools You Will Need When SHTF

Tools You Will Need When SHTF

🕔14:03, 19.Jan 2017

by Chris Byrne Even though there are many different SHTF situations possible, there are general-purpose tools and equipment that every prepared individual should have. I’m going to list not only the tools that everyone should have, but how to keep

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How To Build an Earthen Oven – DIY Easy Tutorial With Pictures

How To Build an Earthen Oven – DIY Easy Tutorial With Pictures

🕔13:04, 18.Jan 2017

by C. Giurgi Earthen ovens have been in use for thousands of years and are made of a clay–sand mixture that is hardened by the wood fire used to heat it. The way they work is that a fire is

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18 Must-Know Hints for Novice Preppers

18 Must-Know Hints for Novice Preppers

🕔11:30, 23.Dec 2016

I can clearly see and feel the moment in my life when I realized just how vulnerable I was to the terrors of the world. I was surrounded by a soggy earth riddled with fallen trees and rush waters. It

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5 Strategies To Survive In The City When SHTF

5 Strategies To Survive In The City When SHTF

🕔00:00, 12.Dec 2016

When we think of survival and disaster preparedness the images most people conjure up are basically rural. Preparedness is all about being ready to harvest the essentials from the land, and there’s a distinct echo of pioneer families about it

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How to Make a Storm Glass To Predict the Weather

How to Make a Storm Glass To Predict the Weather

🕔10:57, 11.Nov 2016

In this article I’m going to show you how to make a quick and pretty simple storm glass. The ingredients are not something that you’d normally have lying around the house. But, they are all easy to buy now, from

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How to Build a Water Purification System in 10 Minutes

How to Build a Water Purification System in 10 Minutes

🕔11:18, 2.Nov 2016

In a true emergency situation, you can last for months without adequate food, but a lack of water will knock you on your back within a matter of hours. You might be thinking that dehydration will never be a problem

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Preppers List: 5 Things to Do Immediately!

Preppers List: 5 Things to Do Immediately!

🕔12:15, 7.Oct 2016

Looking at the state of the world, being prepared is more important than ever. Terrorism is on the rise around the globe. Rogue states like North Korea become more dangerous as their stability fails – and North Korea has nuclear

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September Crops for a Fall Harvest

September Crops for a Fall Harvest

🕔10:56, 24.Aug 2016

Known as a fall garden, there are a number of cold-hardy vegetables that can be direct-sown for harvest in the fall. Some vegetables are just suited to cooler weather, which is to your distinct advantage. Not only that, but the cooler

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How to Make Ballistic Gel

How to Make Ballistic Gel

🕔09:44, 18.Aug 2016

Gel testing was made famous by the FBI. They used ballistic gelatin to test a wide variety of rounds and calibers to determine the most effective combination for their agents. Police across the country have adopted the same standard of

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