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23 Prepping Items that You Can Find at the Dollar Store

23 Prepping Items that You Can Find at the Dollar Store

🕔08:48, 22.Sep 2020

Prepping for an emergency or large-scale disaster can become expensive, but it doesn’t need to be. While it is important to invest in high-quality gear, some prepping items are consumable or are such that quality is less important. Your local

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DIY Candle Lantern From A Soda Can

DIY Candle Lantern From A Soda Can

🕔08:38, 8.Sep 2020

One of the major tenets of prepping is the repurposing of items that would normally be discarded after use. Soda cans are one of these items that hold a significant amount of uses beyond holding our favorite beverage. Converting your

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15 Survival Uses for Zip Ties

15 Survival Uses for Zip Ties

🕔10:16, 1.Sep 2020

We call them zip ties, zap straps, or cable ties, and sometimes it seems that much of our modern life is held together by them. These thin plastic ratcheting straps have a lot of utility and should be included in

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37 Things You Forgot to Add to Your Bug Out Bag

37 Things You Forgot to Add to Your Bug Out Bag

🕔08:29, 28.Aug 2020

If there’s anything that’s synonymous with prepping, other than a stockpile of food, it’s the bug out bag. While bug out bags aren’t limited to the prepping community (FEMA even talks about them), they are one thing that we all

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Baking Soda – 112 Uses (WWII Series)

Baking Soda – 112 Uses (WWII Series)

🕔09:06, 20.Aug 2020

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2016. Given the events going on around us in the past few months, I believe the information will be helpful to the people who did not get a chance to read the

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15 Cheap Survival Items You Should Stockpile

15 Cheap Survival Items You Should Stockpile

🕔08:31, 7.Aug 2020

Prepping does not have to be expensive, in fact you can find items to stockpile that are very inexpensive. This means that for a minimal investment, you can get a significant amount of survival stocks to ready yourself against any

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16 Things You Must Have in Your Stockpile for This Year’s Hurricane Season

16 Things You Must Have in Your Stockpile for This Year’s Hurricane Season

🕔08:42, 31.Jul 2020

While we’ve all been busy worrying about the pandemic and rioters destroying our cities, the calendar has been marching on. Time, they say, doesn’t stand still for any man, and apparently it doesn’t stand still for a virus either. We’re

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50 Homesteading Hacks You Should Know

50 Homesteading Hacks You Should Know

🕔09:08, 28.Jul 2020

New to homesteading? If so, you should consider these 50 homesteading hacks. They’re guaranteed to make your life a million times easier. 1. Start a Vermicomposting Bin If you don’t have a lot of space on your homestead, you might

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What Happens If You Put Silver In Milk?

What Happens If You Put Silver In Milk?

🕔11:04, 27.Jul 2020

Back in the day, before refrigeration, a particular problem was keeping stuff fresh for extended periods. There were many weird and wonderful ideas, the practical ranging from the Victorian ice house, to cool dark pantries and root cellars. Curries actually

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What Kind Of Guns Are Best Stored To Leave As An Inheritance

What Kind Of Guns Are Best Stored To Leave As An Inheritance

🕔06:24, 23.Jul 2020

Anyone who has ever gone in a gun store understands that guns can be expensive. Those of us who own several of them (and who doesn’t?) can have quite a bit of money invested in our gun collection. That makes

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20 Survival Foods That Will Last 20 Years

20 Survival Foods That Will Last 20 Years

🕔07:10, 20.Jul 2020

Humans can live for up to three weeks without food, but the effects of hunger and starvation begin to affect us within days after we cease consuming calories. This is why food storage is critical when preparing for any emergency,

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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 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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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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