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The Three Sister Garden Plans: How To Get The Most Out Of Every Square Foot

The Three Sister Garden Plans: How To Get The Most Out Of Every Square Foot

🕔11:14, 22.Mar 2019

The Three Sisters Garden plan has seen a resurgence in popularity across the country thanks to the tried and true results. The crops which comprise the trio grown together in these space saving gardens that do not require chemical fertilizers

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Survival Water From Your Water Heater

Survival Water From Your Water Heater

🕔11:22, 21.Mar 2019

Probably the first thing any of us will notice in a post-disaster scenario is the lack of electrical power. The second thing we will most likely notice is that there isn’t any water. We’ll go to the sink, expecting the

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How To Make Survival Ration Bars At Home

How To Make Survival Ration Bars At Home

🕔07:20, 19.Mar 2019

I wanted to find an easy and practical recipe for a survival bar that would reach an impressive 3,000 calories. However, that was a bigger challenge than I expected! I found a few options for high calories, but nowhere near

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Investing For Preppers –  12 Things That Won’t Lose Value In A Crisis

Investing For Preppers – 12 Things That Won’t Lose Value In A Crisis

🕔11:28, 18.Mar 2019

One of the most forgotten areas of prepping is financial preparedness. It’s as if we all think that whenever the brown stuff hits the air movement device, all debt and other financial concerns will disappear. While that might be true

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25 Survival Uses For Leftover Bacon Grease

25 Survival Uses For Leftover Bacon Grease

🕔07:13, 14.Mar 2019

If you eat bacon and sausage regularly, you will probably start accumulating leftover bacon grease. Bacon fat is a handy and versatile provision, and once you know the many ways in which you can use it, you will want to

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12 Ways To Make An Extra $1000 A Month On A Small Homestead

12 Ways To Make An Extra $1000 A Month On A Small Homestead

🕔08:31, 8.Mar 2019

Living on a homestead is a dream life for many folks. The only thing that could make owning your very own patch of sustainable land is perhaps to be able to earn a living working without having to leave it,

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The 10 Best Prepper Foods You Can Find At Costco

The 10 Best Prepper Foods You Can Find At Costco

🕔08:03, 5.Mar 2019

A walk down the aisles at your local warehouse big box store will raise the eyebrows and pique the interest of any prepper. The bulk packaging and discount pricing that these types of retailer’s present are exactly what most preppers

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How Growing Your Own Vegetables Can Get You Arrested

How Growing Your Own Vegetables Can Get You Arrested

🕔07:59, 25.Feb 2019

During WWI and WWII, nearly every home had a vegetable garden. In fact, it was almost unpatriotic not to have a plot to feed your family and friends. Called “Victory Gardens,” these plots were necessary to free up food to

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Sealed Foods that Last Forever

Sealed Foods that Last Forever

🕔08:22, 19.Feb 2019

It seems as if the beginning and ending of prepping is stockpiling food. I say that because that’s how almost all of us start out and it’s something we keep on doing, even after most of our preps are done.

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18 Plants That Should Always Be Planted Together

18 Plants That Should Always Be Planted Together

🕔07:51, 15.Feb 2019

Companion planting can not only help your growing plants thrive, but deter pest infestations that can greatly diminish your harvest yield. Grouping specific plants together can also help prevent nutrient depletion in soil. Some common garden plants actually curtail the

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DIY Wilderness Soap And Shampoo From This Plant

DIY Wilderness Soap And Shampoo From This Plant

🕔07:53, 8.Feb 2019

It’s easy to focus on the major needs when talking about survival. Food, water, fire and a few other things get a lot of airtime, when it comes to discussing what we need. But the reality is, there are a

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Do Seeds Really Expire?

Do Seeds Really Expire?

🕔07:29, 7.Feb 2019

We’ve all heard the news stories about seeds found in ancient tombs that germinated when planted; yet the seeds you buy are marked with expiration dates or with use by seasons. What is the truth about seed viability and how

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How to Plant a Perennial Food Garden – Fruits & Veggies That Will Keep Coming Back Year After Year

How to Plant a Perennial Food Garden – Fruits & Veggies That Will Keep Coming Back Year After Year

🕔08:31, 5.Feb 2019

Perennial plants either live through the winter and produce again the next year, or they can die each winter and grow again from the roots, or sometimes seeds, when the weather is favorable. In many cases the climate where you

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Homesteading While You Are Sick For A Long Period Of Time

Homesteading While You Are Sick For A Long Period Of Time

🕔08:57, 4.Feb 2019

My husband, Chuck, and I have always wanted to start homesteading. After thinking about it for a while, we decided to go for it. We bought our own land seven years ago, and it was the best decision we have

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How To Make a Bacon Grease Survival Candle

How To Make a Bacon Grease Survival Candle

🕔08:41, 1.Feb 2019

If you make bacon, especially in large amounts, you might have grown tired of dumping all the grease that comes from frying it up. It’s not good to pour down the drain. And it’s a hassle and messy to throw

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