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How to Make a Nutritious One-Year Shelf-Life Vitamin Bar for Your Stockpile

How to Make a Nutritious One-Year Shelf-Life Vitamin Bar for Your Stockpile

🕔08:19, 8.Jun 2020

Shelf stable nutrition is a big part of creating a sound food storage program. Nutritional diversity should be something you concern yourself with while you are building up your deep pantry and your long-term food storage solutions. This is one

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The Self-Sufficient Backyard: Book Review

The Self-Sufficient Backyard: Book Review

🕔12:10, 28.May 2020

When I heard that Ron Melchiore and his wife had written The Self-Sufficient Backyard I knew I had to get myself a copy. I’ve read about them before and I always wanted to follow in their footsteps: to live a

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Canning Meatloaf for Meals in a Jar

Canning Meatloaf for Meals in a Jar

🕔07:30, 15.May 2020

I love having meals in a jar on my storage shelves.  It is so nice to spend a few minutes warming up a good hearty meal, instead of spending hours preparing one. I have been searching for a recipe for

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What the Government Can or Can’t Do Under Martial Law

What the Government Can or Can’t Do Under Martial Law

🕔07:20, 12.May 2020

The big M word in the survivalist and prepper world, Martial Law, is a very disturbing concept and one we have seen in small bouts here in America. In our lifetime we have never been closer to seeing true Martial

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50 Tips From the Great Depression

50 Tips From the Great Depression

🕔00:00, 5.May 2020

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2016. Given the recent events going on around us, I believe the information found here will be helpful to the people who did not get a chance to read the article in 2016,

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The Best States to Outlive an Economic Depression

The Best States to Outlive an Economic Depression

🕔10:59, 20.Mar 2020

The world is facing the biggest catastrophe it has faced since World War II. As the Coronavirus spreads around the globe, governments and medical personnel are scrambling to figure out what to do. This unprecedented disaster is creating a lot

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Making Your Own MREs at Home

Making Your Own MREs at Home

🕔11:18, 19.Mar 2020

Canned and preserved foods are found in the pantries of most preppers. And they have also been popular when packing for survival. However, there are a couple of drawbacks to using canned foods for survival kits. One is their size

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The Best States To Live In When A Pandemic Strikes

The Best States To Live In When A Pandemic Strikes

🕔10:37, 21.Feb 2020

In October of 1347, 12 ships from the Black Sea docked at the Sicilian port of Messina. The people who were gathered on the dock were shocked to see over half the sailors laying on the decks of those ships,

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30 Supplies for Pandemic Survival

30 Supplies for Pandemic Survival

🕔01:29, 14.Feb 2020

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2017. This is an updated version of the article, given the recent Coronavirus outbreak, which keeps spreading almost all over the world. When the experts can’t agree, it’s clear that there’s a problem.

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6 Bug In Mistakes That You’re Probably Making Right Now

6 Bug In Mistakes That You’re Probably Making Right Now

🕔13:07, 10.Feb 2020

Most of the time, it makes more sense to bug in, than it does to bug out. There have been many survival writers who have taken this stance, myself included. Bugging out, especially bugging out to the wild, is something

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My 3 Bug Out Bags (with Pictures)

My 3 Bug Out Bags (with Pictures)

🕔09:33, 16.Jan 2020

Everyone in the prepping community gets around to talking about bug out bags at one time or another. I’ve done it myself. There are no shortage of reasons why we all need to have a bug out plan and having

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Man Eats Expired Food for 365 Days. This Is What Happened:

Man Eats Expired Food for 365 Days. This Is What Happened:

🕔08:42, 19.Nov 2019

We go through a lot of food here in the US; some 815 billion calories per day. Unfortunately, about 200 billion of those calories of food are wasted. That’s something like 200,000 tons of food; enough to feed 80 million

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8 Old West Cowboy Recipes

8 Old West Cowboy Recipes

🕔11:23, 18.Nov 2019

Can you see the sun breaking the horizon? The fire is already going, and you see others in camp stirring about. Perhaps someone is brewing up a kettle of Arbuckle’s axle grease, the old west cowboy’s name for Arbuckle brand

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36 PVC DIY Projects for Your Homestead

36 PVC DIY Projects for Your Homestead

🕔08:36, 28.Oct 2019

There are so many projects that you can do on your homestead. Have you considered DIY projects with PVC pipes? There are a number of things that you can do from animal care to garden hacks. The projects can be

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10 Most Sought-After Bartering Items in Venezuela

10 Most Sought-After Bartering Items in Venezuela

🕔08:13, 14.Oct 2019

About 50 years ago, Venezuela was one of the most stable countries in the world. Even with huge oil reserves, however, little is left of the so-called Saudi Venezuela. More than 30 years of misguided economic policies unleashed what is

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