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7 Ways To Make A Decent Living Even If You’re Retired

7 Ways To Make A Decent Living Even If You’re Retired

🕔10:11, 16.Jul 2020

Baby boomers are learning some alarming news – their retirement isn’t enough. After being told all their lives that having a million dollars in assets would guarantee they had enough for retirement, they’re now being told that they need double

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How To Deal With Unusual Garden Invaders

How To Deal With Unusual Garden Invaders

🕔08:06, 14.Jul 2020

Gardens offer so much positivity for many people, from a rewarding hobby, to supplying necessary foods for survival. So, the last thing a gardener wants to do, after their hard work and money spent creating a bountiful garden, is to

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How To Use The Bark Of This Common Tree To Keep Your Meat From Spoiling

How To Use The Bark Of This Common Tree To Keep Your Meat From Spoiling

🕔08:17, 10.Jul 2020

There are many things which have been lost in the halls of history. Those who have gone before us had ways of doing things that we can’t even imagine. In some cases, those ways were more ingenious than our own,

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How To Make Apple Butter With 2 Years Shelf-Life

How To Make Apple Butter With 2 Years Shelf-Life

🕔07:12, 9.Jul 2020

Each year we head West on I-64 to Carter Mountain Orchard. This is a special trip because our oldest son’s name is Carter and we joke and dream about the orchard being Carter’s. While we have some peach trees on

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6 Traps to Place on Your Property Against Looting Rioters

6 Traps to Place on Your Property Against Looting Rioters

🕔07:14, 6.Jul 2020

Protests against the murder of George Floyd have led to protests around the country. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen this happen, but it is probably the most widespread and has lasted the longest than ever before. The Black

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Meal in a Bag: Hamburger Gravy and Mashed Potatoes

Meal in a Bag: Hamburger Gravy and Mashed Potatoes

🕔09:52, 3.Jul 2020

Making your own MREs and emergency food is a healthy alternative! This is one recipe I never thought I’d get right! Actually, it’s not even a dish I thought I would try and develop into a meals-in-a bag-recipe. But I

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12 Essential Things to Buy Before the Second Wave of COVID-19

12 Essential Things to Buy Before the Second Wave of COVID-19

🕔08:09, 2.Jul 2020

As the country starts opening up again, many of us are waiting with baited breath. The lockdowns worked to flatten the curve, but what now? Initial projections showed a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, once the lockdowns were

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15+ Survival Items To Keep In Your Car At All Times For SHTF

15+ Survival Items To Keep In Your Car At All Times For SHTF

🕔10:45, 30.Jun 2020

We Americans sometimes overlook how much the automobile is integrated into our lifestyle. We are so accustomed to driving everywhere, that we don’t even think of it. Yet, our lives, especially suburban life, is designed around the idea that we

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The Most Important Thing That Is Missing From Your Stockpile

The Most Important Thing That Is Missing From Your Stockpile

🕔08:40, 26.Jun 2020

As you’ve built your stockpile, I’m sure you’ve seen countless articles which made recommendations to you. We all see those articles and we all read them, just to be sure that we haven’t missed something important. But no matter how

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8 Plants That You Need To Know How To Harvest Seeds From

8 Plants That You Need To Know How To Harvest Seeds From

🕔07:36, 23.Jun 2020

I have a friend who harvests and plants the seeds from every fruit or vegetable she eats. She now has an amazing garden and sells her produce to others. The amazing thing is that she has a small lot, not

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How to Safely Store Homemade Broth for 6 Months (No Canning or Freezing Required!)

How to Safely Store Homemade Broth for 6 Months (No Canning or Freezing Required!)

🕔10:24, 19.Jun 2020

Normally when I think of making homemade broth, I think of the fall or winter months. The main reason is that it often requires a lot of heat, not only for cooking the broth, but also canning it. Or, I

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Survival Lessons From Alone

Survival Lessons From Alone

🕔08:15, 18.Jun 2020

The History Channel series “Alone” puts ten participants, with ten survival items each, into a remote wilderness location in a last man or woman standing competition. The series is self-filmed by the participants and their only contact with the outside

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177 Cool DIY Projects for Preppers

177 Cool DIY Projects for Preppers

🕔00:00, 16.Jun 2020

Want a cool preparedness project for this weekend? Here are a few ideas: #1 How to Make Homemade Bread in a Can #2 Using Mineral Oil to Keep Eggs Fresh for up to One Year #3 How to Make a Keyhole Garden

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7 Ways To Not Waste A Good Crisis

7 Ways To Not Waste A Good Crisis

🕔08:21, 11.Jun 2020

In a way, disasters are what we all live for; at least, that’s what preppers live for. Oh, we may not admit it, but deep down inside our secret heart we do. On one hand, we’re all hoping that nothing

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DIY Projects for Your Prepper Pantry

DIY Projects for Your Prepper Pantry

🕔07:03, 5.Jun 2020

Anyone who knows anything about prepping knows that building a survival pantry or stockpile is a big part of prepping. For most of us, that’s where we started, and no matter how long we’ve been at it, we’re probably still

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