Category Archive: Hunker Down Prepping

Ideas for Your Storm Room

Ideas for Your Storm Room Storm rooms are becoming more and more popular. They are now included in new builds and being added to existing homes and businesses. They aren’t really a new fad, but rather the re-emergence of the old fashion storm shelter in a new form. Now they are actually inside the home …

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Supplies for Pandemic Survival

Supplies for Pandemic Survival If you are a fan of TWD (A popular USA zombie television series – The Walking Dead) you know what would be the worst pandemic scenario! Now we rationally know that a pandemic of any kind isn’t going to create zombie beings. However, if you have seen what the end stages …

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Coming To My House When SHTF Happens? We Need To Talk…

Coming To My House When SHTF Happens? We Need To Talk… We all hear that phrase “I know where I am coming if SHTF” mostly joking but truly not. They are actually quite serious. They don’t believe there is going to be a SHTF event serious enough for them to actually prepare their own homes. …

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Indoor Vegetable Garden

Indoor Vegetable Garden Homesteaders have been growing and eating fresh produce year round for years. But did you know those of us without green houses can do so as well? Indoor gardening on a smaller scale is doable no matter where you reside! Grow your vegetable garden year round. See how at our featured link …

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7 Critical and Specific Components of a Prepared Home

7 Critical and Specific Components of a Prepared Home This article is more about preparing the specifics of the family in the home than the house, after all isn’t it the family that makes the house a home? The whole point of preparedness is to preserve the lives of ourselves and families as well as …

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Incubating and Hatching Eggs

Incubating and Hatching Eggs I did this on a very small scale as a kid and hatched a single egg and recall it was an awesome thing to watch. Incubating and hatching eggs isn’t child’s play however. For today’s homesteaders and even those who have a back yard coop each egg is an investment. After …

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Accurately calculate how much food you need for SHTF

Accurately calculate how much food you need for SHTF We are given estimates on how much food we need to store per person for a SHTF event. But have you really looked at the serving size on some foods? I was looking at the serving size on a bottle of salad dressing the other day …

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Homestead in Place

Homestead in Place One of our favorite bloggers Gayle over at Backdoor Survival lives a prepper lifestyle but her dream has long been to own and operate a legitimate homestead. The livestock, the crops, the huge garden, the entire way of life appeals to her. But like many of us she has had to make …

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Radio Communications During an Event

Radio Communications During an Event HAM radio is the one most talked about of preparedness communications. However, there are many others to consider! Finding the right radios for you is a part of the prepping process. You don’t realize how much you depend upon communication until it’s gone! Information stops flowing and you are truly …

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The Kratky Method for Passive Gardening

The Kratky Method for Passive Gardening Passive gardening?? Yes, Yes, Yes! Finally a method of gardening that doesn’t take all my good weather time to upkeep. I am for any method that allows me to be out of the garden enjoying fair weather activities and still produce what my family eats. Even better this type …

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