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A Prepper’s Guide to Bread Making

A Prepper’s Guide to Bread Making Bread is one of staple of any pantry. Almost every culture on earth eats it in some form. When the French toast brigade hits stores just before a storm, it’s one of the first shelves to become bare. If the disaster is long term, what are people going to …

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MIY Spice Container 78 Piece Compact Survival Kit

MIY Spice Container 78 Piece Compact Survival Kit We’ve seen the pill bottle and the Altoid tin kits which are great ideas. But as noted by the maker of this spice container survival kit, they really don’t hold much. He realizes that pockets can actually hold a bit larger kit and that there are other important items that just …

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Pros and Cons of Melatonin as a Natural Sleep Aid

Pros and Cons of Melatonin as a Natural Sleep Aid If you have ever had trouble sleeping you know how devastating it can be to your mood and ability to function at your best. Especially in a crisis you need to insure you can think clearly. However, in a crisis medical assistance and pharmaceuticals may not …

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MIY Rhubarb Cherry Wine

MIY Rhubarb Cherry Wine Rhubarb is a tart veggie that often passes as a fruit. It blends wonderfully with sweet fruits like cherries and strawberries. Most often used in desserts and drinks.  Just seeing it in the bottle pictured above makes my mouth water! The combination of the tart rhubarb wit the sweet cherries makes …

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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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MIY Marigold Extract

MIY Marigold Extract Another of nature’s gifts to us is the simple marigold. Used for a number of herbal remedies. Not hard to make into your own extract either! First see its benefits and uses linked below Marigold/Calendula Benefits Then see how to MIY (make it yourself) linked below from Prepping A2Z How To Make …

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Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants

Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants If there is a major SHTF event there will be a problem accessing medical care. We see this in Venezuela since their economic collapse and we have seen it in the past in war torn countries. We have also seen this issue in shorter term natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina. …

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Candy Shotgun Slugs, Deadly and Delicious

Candy Shotgun Slugs, Deadly and Delicious I know this has been tried before with Jolly Rancher hard candy and was a fail. The candy simply didn’t hold up. But a young man tried it again with a homemade recipe of barley candy which I hear is the hardest there is and wow! Watch the video …

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Safety Guidelines for Canning

Safety Guidelines for Canning Canning food supplies is one of the things that are done by frugal preppers, homesteaders, and rural homemakers across the world. Doing so safely is at the top of everyone who does so as well as important to those that will dine on these home canned delights. I would always recommend …

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Natural Bug Repellents – Infographic

Natural Bug Repellents – Infographic   This is an aggregated site. Please be aware some of the sites we link you to could have pop ups. We have no control over them. However, we will never link you to a site that requires you to make any purchase to view the blog. Please read our disclaimer. …

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