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How To Cook In A Cactus

How To Cook In A Cactus

🕔07:25, 3.Jan 2019

We all know the importance of keeping plenty of food on hand to get us through a crisis. Stockpiling food is usually the first thing that any of us do as preppers – and it’s something that we keep on

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25 Things We Did as Kids That Would Get Someone Arrested Today

25 Things We Did as Kids That Would Get Someone Arrested Today

🕔11:08, 1.Jan 2019

By Daisy Luther With all of the ridiculous new regulations, coddling, and societal mores that seem to be the norm these days, it’s a miracle those of us over 30 survived our childhoods. Here’s the problem with all of this

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BOB from the Dollar Store for $50

BOB from the Dollar Store for $50

🕔08:04, 25.Dec 2018

Let’s face it, prepping can be expensive. That one problem has kept a lot of people from prepping through the years. It also makes things difficult for those of us who have decided to go ahead and prep, even though

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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 $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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How to Make Cabbage Bandages to Treat Inflammation and Joint Pain

How to Make Cabbage Bandages to Treat Inflammation and Joint Pain

🕔15:38, 30.Nov 2018

When I was a child, I didn’t stay indoors much. I used to play with other kids in my neighborhood all day long. Of course, this meant injuries were an almost daily occurrence. But I didn’t care. I was just

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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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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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When Did Independence Become Illegal?

When Did Independence Become Illegal?

🕔00:56, 5.Nov 2018

Over the last year, I have really started to notice a growing trend. At first, it was a news story here or there, usually talking about someplace far off. The news was disturbing, of course – people being forced to

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How To Make Moringa Powder (DIY – With Pictures)

How To Make Moringa Powder (DIY – With Pictures)

🕔06:25, 22.Oct 2018

Numerous studies have already been conducted regarding the medicinal properties of moringa, and it has been found to be beneficial for many conditions, ranging from skin diseases to hypertension, diabetes, kidney stones, tuberculosis, and even tumors. In Ayurvedic medicine, moringa

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Yesterday My Grandfather Died

Yesterday My Grandfather Died

🕔11:36, 24.Sep 2018

Editor’s Note: Roland has been part of our small community – here at ask a prepper – for a long time. He often talked about his grandfather, as being his lifetime model. His grandfather was one of the last cowboys

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If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

🕔07:19, 20.Sep 2018

If you’re like most preppers you probably have a pretty wide assortment of food stashed away. My own supply contains everything from MREs and freeze-dried camping meals to sacks of bulk rice; there are dozens of different items in there.

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How To Make A Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

How To Make A Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

🕔06:25, 17.Sep 2018

Once upon a time, root cellars were the only way people had to preserve their food. These wonderful cold-storage areas became less common when refrigerators became affordable. Houses were no longer automatically built with a root cellar beneath them or

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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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What Is The Closest Amish Market To Your Home

What Is The Closest Amish Market To Your Home

🕔06:36, 7.Sep 2018

Amish Markets are America’s hidden treasures, scattered thinly across several – but not all – of the states. Many of these markets offer wonderful finds, such as homemade baked goods that can’t be matched in the average grocery store or

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