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How to Decontaminate Yourself in 5 Easy Steps when Back at Home from Infected Areas

How to Decontaminate Yourself in 5 Easy Steps when Back at Home from Infected Areas

🕔13:30, 26.Mar 2020

The number of people infected with the Coronavirus keeps climbing all the time, with more and more cases showing up here at home, now that testing is becoming more widespread. While the US is still number three, worldwide, in total

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Shepherd’s Purse Hidden Secret

Shepherd’s Purse Hidden Secret

🕔12:33, 23.Mar 2020

An herbaceous weed naturalized from the Mediterranean, shepherd’s purse is widespread and abundant in North America, primarily where humans have invaded and where the soil has been disturbed. It also grows in more stable soil, like lawns, vacant lots, old

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The Best Long-Lasting Protein Sources for a Crisis

The Best Long-Lasting Protein Sources for a Crisis

🕔09:17, 17.Mar 2020

Planning a survival stockpile can be a financial and logistical nightmare. It doesn’t take long before we realize that building that stockpile is going to be an expensive proposition. Regardless of how carefully we try to budget, it is challenging

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Five Ways Our Life is Better Living Off The Grid

Five Ways Our Life is Better Living Off The Grid

🕔09:44, 16.Mar 2020

Living off the grid has been somewhat romanticized throughout American history. While many enter into this lifestyle change in the efforts of becoming more sustainable, self-sufficient, or for greater personal satisfaction, our story is a bit different than most. I

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$0 Alternatives to Pain Meds

$0 Alternatives to Pain Meds

🕔12:16, 10.Mar 2020

When you are in pain, you need fast relief. But pain medicines have side effects that you may want to avoid, and now we are possibly facing shortages of drugs. One solution that I have found is using herbs for

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Watch Out for These Toilet Paper Eating Bugs

Watch Out for These Toilet Paper Eating Bugs

🕔10:09, 9.Mar 2020

I think I’ve heard it all now… there are bugs out there who eat paper. I guess that shouldn’t be all that surprising, considering how termites go after wood and paper is made from wood fibers. But I guess it’s

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How To Grow Suspended Food Indoors

How To Grow Suspended Food Indoors

🕔11:31, 6.Mar 2020

Some people believe that gardening is seasonal, especially in colder climates. But as a prepper, you probably already know that there are options to having a garden all year round. A greenhouse is an option, but unless you are going

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How to Properly Harvest Seeds and Get a Sustainable Food Source Year Round

How to Properly Harvest Seeds and Get a Sustainable Food Source Year Round

🕔09:22, 5.Mar 2020

Why should you harvest seeds? Harvesting seeds can be tricky, requiring patience, practice and a good amount of knowledge. That being said, it’s an incredibly rewarding endeavor. Properly harvesting seeds can ultimately result in cultivating a sustainable food source year-round.

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How To Protect Your Garden From Pests And Diseases

How To Protect Your Garden From Pests And Diseases

🕔09:44, 3.Mar 2020

There are many things that can happen to your garden that you wouldn’t even consider being a problem, pests and diseases. Either of these can wreak havoc very quickly without a sign that it was there. You need to know

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6 Backyard Plants You Can Turn Into Bread

6 Backyard Plants You Can Turn Into Bread

🕔11:23, 2.Mar 2020

Bread has been a staple of almost every human civilization. The grinding of seeds or nuts into a flour and the kneading of that flour, sometimes leavening, dates back thousands of years. Across ancient Europe, into Africa, parts of Asia,

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The Easiest And Cheapest Way To Filter Water With Shungite

The Easiest And Cheapest Way To Filter Water With Shungite

🕔12:00, 28.Feb 2020

If you’ve never heard of shungite, you’re not alone. This rare mineral compound only comes from Russia. First found near the village of Shunga, in the region of Karelia, Russia, the largest known deposit is in the Lake Onega area.

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The States with the Most Medicinal Plants. Do You Live in One of Them?

The States with the Most Medicinal Plants. Do You Live in One of Them?

🕔13:01, 27.Feb 2020

According to the State of the Worlds Plants Report 2017, there are at least 28,187 plants that are recognized as medicinal. However, we use only a small percentage of these plants. Additionally, there are probably many more medicinal plants that

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5 Forbidden Remedies That Should Be Legal

5 Forbidden Remedies That Should Be Legal

🕔13:25, 24.Feb 2020

When it comes to forbidden herbal remedies, you might immediately think of cannabis or other such mind-altering substances. However, there are many plants that are prohibited due to their intoxicating effects, but also their invasive growing habits. The United States

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6 Make-it and Forget-it Prepper Foods

6 Make-it and Forget-it Prepper Foods

🕔10:58, 17.Feb 2020

Growing food and raising meats is becoming much more difficult for producers around the world. Between radical changing weather patterns and disease, we are seeing more crop loss and livestock deaths than ever before. The numbers are HUGE because we have

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11 Things You Need to Have Ready for when the Power Grid Fails

11 Things You Need to Have Ready for when the Power Grid Fails

🕔09:54, 13.Feb 2020

It finally happens and you hear it… or rather, you don’t hear it. You don’t hear anything at all. Everything just seems so quiet. Must have been how things were, before all the cars and machinery entered our lives. Things

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