2 DIY Mini Fans – Separate or Combined

2 DIY Mini Fans – Separate or Combined I know it seems foolish to think about a personal fan during a SHTF scenario especially when the little battery operated ones sell so cheaply in today’s world. But after a crisis these little luxury items won’t be available. Nor will they be a luxury item in …

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How Your local Grocer is Told to Prepare for Disaster

How Your local Grocer is Told to Prepare for Disaster At first I thought this article was going to be about how your local grocer (co-op) was being told to handle us the consumers. But it’s not. It’s how they should react to a disaster to best help their employees and then their business from …

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DIY Water Filter Distiller

DIY Water Filter Distiller We all worry about clean water after any disaster manmade or natural. Water is the essence of life. No matter which in which country, state, or region you reside in, water is going to be a priority find during a crisis. You may think ahh but there is a lake just down the road, or it …

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Why Keep Those Old Cook Books?

Why Keep Those Old Cook Books? I have a bunch of old cookbooks that I purchased years ago and also have several that were passed on to me by family. Now days I am told they are a waste of space in the kitchen. I do have and use an electronic recipe reader that contains …

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Understanding Preparing for the Unknown

Understanding Preparing for the Unknown That we are preparing for the unknown is a concept that too often is forgotten by the prepping community at large and reveled in by the non-prepper as an excuse not to be prepared. The prepper, myself included, tends to have an idea of what the post disaster community will …

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Lone Wolf Survival Expectancy

Lone Wolf Survival Expectancy There are opinions both pro and con to the idea of the lone wolf survival. Some people  like the idea of only themselves to worry about during a crisis and others who feel that human beings are indeed pack animals and will need each other more than ever in a crisis. …

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MIY Rhubarb Wine

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MIY Rhubarb Wine If you have rhubarb growing on your property you know it like a weed needs virtually no care and is actually a bit difficult to get rid of if you do not want it anymore. It is quite edible of course and you will often see it mixed into sweet treats because …

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Gerber Big Rock – A Great Budget Survival Knife

Gerber Big Rock – A Great Budget Survival Knife   by: Tom Sheppard Guest Author   Having a great knife on you in the wilderness is critical for survival. However, sometimes we can’t necessarily afford to have an expensive tool at our side. There is also an ongoing debate about size, where you want to …

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Practice Bug Out

Practice Bug Out Practice makes perfect is an old saying and as with all old sayings they become old by being true. But one thing I actually never thought to actually practice is our bug out. It makes sense of course, what you see on the map and what it’s actually like out there could …

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Prepping For Sleep Apnea

Prepping For Sleep Apnea If you don’t know what sleep apnea is you are fortunate enough to not to have it nor know anyone with it. It is a condition that causes the sufferer to stop breathing during their sleep. Often times many times an hour each night. This of course is scary not only …

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