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How To Make Dandelion Honey Butter

How To Make Dandelion Honey Butter

🕔07:37, 11.Jun 2019

Birds chirping, grass turning green, people gathering outside, moods seem to be lifting…all signs point to it being spring! Oh, and let’s not forget one of the most obvious signs…a nice yellow field of dandelions in the lawn. There is

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8 Ways to Use Your Rancid Oil for Survival

8 Ways to Use Your Rancid Oil for Survival

🕔07:09, 3.Jun 2019

Editor’s Note: This article was inspired by an idea left in a comment by Left Coast Chuck, one of our most respected readers and opinion leaders. Cooking oil is one of the key elements in any prepper’s food supply. It’s

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The Most Common Plants Venezuelans Are Using To Treat Themselves After The Pharmacies Ran Dry

The Most Common Plants Venezuelans Are Using To Treat Themselves After The Pharmacies Ran Dry

🕔07:58, 30.May 2019

As far back as 2014 the country of Venezuela was experiencing political and social violence and scarcity of food and resources. Its hard to believe its been 6 years since Hugo Chavez died of cancer. At the end of that

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6 Items You Should Probably Not Stockpile Long-Term

6 Items You Should Probably Not Stockpile Long-Term

🕔07:24, 17.May 2019

We’ve all found how difficult building a survival stockpile can be. There are so many choices and decisions to make, that it’s easy to take a wrong steer somewhere along the way. Everyone has their own idea of what’s the

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39 Items You Can Compost

39 Items You Can Compost

🕔06:42, 14.May 2019

There are excellent reasons why you should make compost at home instead of throwing away your rubbish. Finding space for landfills is becoming a worldwide challenge, and throwing away rubbish that could become compost is like throwing away money. Compost

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Is It Legal To Go Off The Grid In Your State?

Is It Legal To Go Off The Grid In Your State?

🕔08:33, 10.May 2019

Living off grid is not illegal in any of the 50 states – at least not technically. There are many simple off the grid living activities you can do anywhere, but some of the most essential infrastructure aspects of disconnecting

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8 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow Indoors

8 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow Indoors

🕔07:50, 3.May 2019

Growing medicinal plants indoors vastly increases your ability to cultivate a comprehensive survival apothecary. Starting healing herb and plant seeds indoors is always a great idea, but there is so very much more you can cultivate than the typical native

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How To Make Sauerkraut – The Most Effective Probiotic

How To Make Sauerkraut – The Most Effective Probiotic

🕔06:15, 30.Apr 2019

If you like  cabbage and want better gut health, you’re in luck. Sauerkraut is not only tasty, and very inexpensive, but it also works as a great probiotic. Like other fermented foods, it can boost your intestinal flora by adding

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Bean and Rice Survival Soup – Easy and Adaptable Recipe

Bean and Rice Survival Soup – Easy and Adaptable Recipe

🕔11:06, 26.Apr 2019

I wanted to share this bean and rice survival soup recipe, because it’s an inexpensive and easy one to prep, store, and make when you’re ready to use it. Once it’s in the jar and stored, you will only need

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Ammo Storage Tips Every Prepper Should Know

Ammo Storage Tips Every Prepper Should Know

🕔07:56, 22.Apr 2019

A lot of people think being a prepper is all about stocking up on supplies. True enough, you can’t be very prepared without building up stockpiles of essentials – but that’s only half the battle. Once you’ve got it you

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The SHTF Diet: Minimum Food And Water Supply For 3 Months

The SHTF Diet: Minimum Food And Water Supply For 3 Months

🕔08:53, 18.Apr 2019

Most prepper sites – including ours – have plenty articles on building up an emergency food reserve. The reason is obvious, of course; food is one of the core essentials of survival, and if you don’t have enough to get

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Urbanites Moving To Rural Paradise Ruining It For The Locals

Urbanites Moving To Rural Paradise Ruining It For The Locals

🕔08:03, 11.Apr 2019

People from the city regions with their urban ideas can make it difficult or disrupt the way of life for those who live rural. What do I mean by that? In my view there are two primary contributing factors: Cities

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15 Pieces of Crucial Urban Survival Gear

15 Pieces of Crucial Urban Survival Gear

🕔07:05, 8.Apr 2019

Disasters are not planned but they must be prepared for. Urban areas are predisposed to both natural and man-made crises. Ask yourself where you’d be if a disaster were to strike. It is probable that you’ll be at home, workplace

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Cheap Foods That You Can Buy At A Mormon Cannery

Cheap Foods That You Can Buy At A Mormon Cannery

🕔07:23, 4.Apr 2019

Most preppers don’t realize it, but the Mormons, otherwise known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are big on prepping. They don’t call it that and they’re definitely not the Doomsday Prepper sort, but strongly believe

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Why You Should Place Matches In Your Plant Pots

Why You Should Place Matches In Your Plant Pots

🕔08:38, 2.Apr 2019

If someone tells you to put striker matches in potted plants to help them grow, you might think it’s a superstition—but there’s science behind this old wives’ tale. By pushing a few match heads into the soil around potted plants,

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