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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Swedish Fire – An All-Night Campfire with Only One Log

Swedish Fire – An All-Night Campfire with Only One Log I love a Swedish torch! But as I have admitted before I haven’t ever actually built one myself. I will now! If you are a camper for fun or because of an overnight hike or hunting trip you know how unpleasant it can be if …

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Smell is One of Your First Lines of Defenses

Smell is One of Your First Lines of Defenses Sometimes we humans forget that we are a member of the animal kingdom. We were given sensory gifts genetically. We can touch, taste, smell, hear and see. Too often we rely on the ability to see and hear as our primary senses and don’t appreciate our …

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Grow Your Own First Aid Kit

Grow Your Own First Aid Kit The first rule of using herbal medicine is to never replace your doctor’s advice with such remedies. Then insure that any herb used is cleared by your physician to avoid side effects or drug interactions. Just because it’s herbal doesn’t mean it’s safe. Our modern day medicines are often …

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