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Strange and Effective Way to Store Bacon for 15+ Years

Strange and Effective Way to Store Bacon for 15+ Years

🕔07:33, 11.Jan 2019

Canning bacon is an easy option for storing your bacon for up to a decade and beyond. I’m not talking about expensive canned bacon you can buy at the store. I’m talking about fresh bacon, without any added preservatives or

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My 5 Worst Fears For 2019

My 5 Worst Fears For 2019

🕔08:03, 7.Jan 2019

Traditionally this is a time for optimism, and we all have dreams and ambitions for what we’d like to see happening in 2019. I know I do, and whatever you’re hoping for next year, I hope it works out for

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Winter Sowing Technique That Guarantees The Best Crops

Winter Sowing Technique That Guarantees The Best Crops

🕔09:35, 31.Dec 2018

Some gardeners are sad to see the colder months come as winter approaches, because they feel as though they have to put their hobby into hibernation for the winter. In fact that’s not necessarily true. Winter sowing allows the opportunity

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7 Medicines You Should Know How To Make At Home

7 Medicines You Should Know How To Make At Home

🕔10:10, 28.Dec 2018

It seemed like no matter what I went to the doctor for as a child, I received an antibiotic. This happened so regularly to so many people that it changed the way a whole generation, or maybe more, looked at

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How To Make A Lot Of Compost This Winter

How To Make A Lot Of Compost This Winter

🕔08:13, 21.Dec 2018

A gardening enthusiast, whether it be for commercial or personal use, often incorporates compost in hopes for the best results possible for their crops. Compost is created through a natural process when recycling organic material turns into a rich supplement

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5 Medicinal Plants that My Grandmother Grew in Her Backyard

5 Medicinal Plants that My Grandmother Grew in Her Backyard

🕔08:05, 20.Dec 2018

Granny was a farmer. She and Papa had a small farm and grew most of their food. They purchased flour, coffee, and sugar, but most other foods came from the farm. She also had a medicinal garden and grew her

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The Best Fowls to Raise for SHTF – Quail, Guineafowl, Chicken, Turkey, Emu, etc.

The Best Fowls to Raise for SHTF – Quail, Guineafowl, Chicken, Turkey, Emu, etc.

🕔08:36, 18.Dec 2018

Survival livestock comes in a variety of breeds, types, and sizes. What you decide to raise to continue putting meat and eggs on your table during a SHTF situation likely depends both largely on your location and budget. Chickens, ducks,

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Dirty Little Prepping Secrets The Crap You Don’t Hear About

Dirty Little Prepping Secrets The Crap You Don’t Hear About

🕔07:31, 14.Dec 2018

I love prepping. I love being self-sufficient enough to produce most of what I need on a daily basis, and to know I can carry that on if there’s a crisis that disrupts food supplies. I love the feeling of

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How To Pickle Meat

How To Pickle Meat

🕔07:52, 13.Dec 2018

At least as far back as the 18th century, brining was a common way to preserve meat to make sure it wouldn’t go to waste. It became popular in the age of sail due to its ability to preserve meat

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How To Raise Mini Cows For Prepping And SHTF

How To Raise Mini Cows For Prepping And SHTF

🕔09:53, 6.Dec 2018

There are times in life when being small has its advantages. You need to eat less, you take up less space, and you use fewer resources – all important aspects to consider when keeping a sustainable future in mind. However,

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How $5 A Week Can Get Your Family 295 Pounds Of Food

How $5 A Week Can Get Your Family 295 Pounds Of Food

🕔07:50, 4.Dec 2018

Looking at the state of the world today, with all its threats to our society and way of life, it’s easy to think anyone would see the benefits of preparedness. Personally I think most people do realize that being prepared

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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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Scientists Find Smelling Rosemary Can Increase Memory By 75%

Scientists Find Smelling Rosemary Can Increase Memory By 75%

🕔08:53, 27.Nov 2018

Rosemary has given us many things over the years, from its appealing colorful flowers to the aromatic smells and flavors that enhance so many recipes. However, studies now indicate that the importance of rosemary may go well beyond what we

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How to Dry Plums for Long-Term Storage Just Like Grandma

How to Dry Plums for Long-Term Storage Just Like Grandma

🕔07:58, 26.Nov 2018

We have so much information at our fingertips these days that we often forget to tap into a great source of knowledge that has been in front of us all along – our grandparents. And, with all the new trends

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Homesteading After 60 What You Need To Know

Homesteading After 60 What You Need To Know

🕔09:54, 23.Nov 2018

My grandparents had a farm in Georgia, where they raised nearly everything they needed. I remember my grandmother telling me that they bought coffee, flour, and sugar. They raised most everything else. On weekends and in the summer, I helped

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